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The quickest way to get in touch with us is to send a message via the form below. Please ensure that you put in the correct email address, so that our reply reaches you. If you are reporting your child absent, please use the absence reporting form on the Parent/Carer page or at the bottom of this page in the green attendance section.


    Directing Your Enquiry

    Unless stated otherwise, all staff below can be contacted via the school telephone number 020 8344 2100 or at the school address. If you would like to send an email, please email, marked for the attention of the person you are trying to contact, and it will be forwarded on to them. We aim to acknowledge requests within 24 hours, and respond within 5 working days.

    General Enquiries (School Front Office) M. DeMaria (Office Manager)
    S. Brennan
    A. McDonnell
    A. McCue
    J. Wallis
    Attendance (more info R. Gardner
    Admissions (more info ) M. DeMaria
    Student Welfare (First Aid) & Lost Property (more info ) K. Rawal
    SENCO (more info ) S. Brennan
    Examinations (more info ) B. Saleh
    Careers (more info ) A. Iordanou
    Sixth Form Study Supervisor & Former Student Enquiries (more info ) L. Miles
    Head of ICT Services S. Thurairatnam
    Chair of Governors (more info ) J. Ireton
    Chair of the PTFA (more info ) S. Gates
    School Trips (more info ) Trip organiser
    Headteacher’s PA S. Waters
    Press Enquiries N. Bain
    Clerk to the Governing Body (more info ) Judicium – 0845 459 2130
    Hiring School Facilities (more info ) Schools Plus – 0345 222 2323

    East Barnet School is owned by Members of the Academy Trust and can be contacted c/o East Barnet School.


    East Barnet School
    Chestnut Grove, East Barnet, Herts EN4 8PU

    Office Opening Hours
    The office is closed for staff training on Wednesday afternoons

    Monday08:00 - 17:30
    Tuesday08:00 - 17:30
    Wednesday08:00 - 17:30
    Thursday08:00 - 17:30
    Friday08:00 - 17:30

    Compulsory School Hours
    32 hours 40 minutes total in a typical week

    Monday08:45 - 15:25
    Tuesday08:45 - 15:25
    Wednesday08:45 - 14:45
    Thursday08:45 - 15:25
    Friday08:45 - 15:25

    Getting Here

    EBS is well serviced by public transport links:

    • Underground: Cockfosters and Oakwood
    • Overground: Oakleigh Park
    • Bus: 307, 298, 184 and 384
    • Driving: Parking is available but please note the car park can be busy and you may have to park on surrounding roads; please do not park across driveways of local residents.
    • Cycling: We have ample bicycle racks for staff, students and visitors.
    • Disabled Access: EBS is fully accessible in all areas for disabled visitors. Our on-site car park also has 3 dedicated disabled parking spaces; please display a blue badge when parking in a disabled space.

    All visitors must sign in at reception. Due to the current Covid-19 restrictions, please do not visit the school without an appointment.

    Communication Channels

    To talk to someone regarding a student’s wellbeing please contact their Form Tutor and/or Head of Year.

    For enquiries regarding a student’s subject performance, please contact their subject teacher and/or Head of Department.

    To arrange a meeting with a staff member (apart from the Headteacher) you will need to contact them at the school directly.

    To contact a member of staff, please email with the name of the staff member you would like to contact clearly written in the subject box. Email messages are forwarded to staff directly and they will respond to queries as soon as possible.

    If you would prefer to speak to a member of staff call 020 8344 2100, if they are unavailable at the time you call please leave them a voice message with your contact details and they will call you back.

    Please be aware that teaching staff are often unable to respond to calls/emails during the school day.

    Paper Copies

    Paper copies of our policies or other website information are available on request. Please email or use the contact form on this page stating which policy or information you require.


    If a student is going to be absent from school as a result of illness, a parent or carer must phone the school as early as possible, on each day that the student is absent from school. If a student is absent for more than a few days then medical evidence will be required (labels from medication prescribed acceptable) for our records.

    020 8344 2100 – Direct all queries relating to a student’s absence to R. Gardner.


    If a student has an appointment which cannot be made outside of school hours, then the student may only be excused from lessons for the duration of the appointment and should return to school immediately afterwards. Every student wishing to leave school early must have a letter from either the place of appointment or a note from a parent, in order to be excused from lessons. Students are also required to sign in and out at reception.


    Holidays are not permitted during term time and if taken, the family could be issued a fine and an unauthorised absence will be recorded on the student’s permanent record.

    Only in exceptional circumstances, will a student be granted time out of school. If you would like to be considered, the request must be put in writing to the Headteacher at least two weeks prior to the date absence. The Headteacher will review each request and respond accordingly with permission. An application form can be accessed via the button below:


    Students who arrive late for registration will receive a late detention on the same day, at the end of school, for half an hour.


    Students who truant will either be given a Headteacher’s Detention, be internally excluded or suspended, as deemed appropriate.

    Persistent Absence

    Students whose attendance falls below the school average (currently 96%) will be monitored closely by the Head of Year and Attendance Officer. If no improvement is made in the short term, students will be referred to the Educational Welfare Officer.

    If a student is missing from registration and a call has not been made on their behalf to explain the absence, then a text will be generated to prompt parents and carers to phone the school.


    At EBS we commend students who achieve 100% attendance each term. These students are awarded a badge and certificate which automatically enters them in the termly prize draw.

    Report a Student Absence or Lateness