Abbeywood Community School

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Abbeywood Community School
Type Academy
Trust The Olympus Academy Trust
Headteacher Dr Dave Howe
Deputy Headteaher Mr Ben Dilley
Assistant Headteachers Mr Sam Kent, Mr Ian Henry, Mrs Carolyn Tipler
Associate Leaders Mr Richard Bendry, Ms Karen Harding, Mr Greg Seal
Personnel & Admin Manager Mrs Catherine Thompson
Location New Road
Stoke Gifford
BS34 8SF
51°30′48″N 2°33′14″W / 51.5134°N 2.5538°W / 51.5134; -2.5538Coordinates: 51°30′48″N 2°33′14″W / 51.5134°N 2.5538°W / 51.5134; -2.5538
DfE URN 139067 Tables
Ofsted Reports
Capacity 1,214
Students 881
Gender Mixed
Ages 11–18
Houses Athena, Appolo, Hera, Zeus
Website School website

Abbeywood Community School is a mixed secondary school located in the Stoke Gifford area of South Gloucestershire, England.[1]

The school was rated GOOD in every area in its last Ofsted inspection in 2015 and has been oversubscribed in both 2016 and 2015.

It is part of the Olympus Academy Trust (which includes 8 schools locally.[2] The school continues to coordinate with South Gloucestershire Council for admissions.

Abbeywood benefits from some facilities including sporting and leisure facilities, including flood-lit all–weather pitch, sports hall, and music recording studio, tennis and basketball courts, bespoke Dance Studio, and access to Pro-5 football pitches. Secure WiFi access is available throughout the building, alongside well-equipped teaching spaces for all specialist subjects, including Science, Music, Art, Catering and Product Design.

Abbeywood Community School offers GCSEs and BTECs as programmes of study for pupils, while students in the sixth form have the option to study from a range of A-levels and further BTECs.


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