Gillespie Primary School

Gillespie Primary School is a mixed community school, which means that it is financed by public money and managed by the Local Authority, which also sets the admission requirements.

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  • DfE Code: 206/2251
  • Number of places available in reception class: 30
  • Visiting dates: See school website for dates and times
  • School start and finish times: 8.55am-3.30pm
  • Does the school have two-year-old provision? No
  • Does the school have a nursery class? Yes
  • Does the school have a breakfast club? Yes
  • Does the school have any after-school childcare? No
  • Does the school have a uniform? Yes
  • Is the school recognised as a 'Healthy School'?: Yes, Bronze Award (Jan 2022-25)
  • Accessibility: Wheelchair access to ground floor only
  • Last pupil admitted under distance criterion in Sept 2022: 0.141 miles
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Who to contact

Contact Name
Mark Owen, Headteacher
020 7226 6840 020 7226 6840
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Gillespie Road
N5 1LH

Time / date details

Opening times/date
8.55am to 3.30pm

Other Details

Can I refer myself?
Referral not required
Referral Details

Contact School Admissions, Upper Street, London, N1 1XR, 020 7527 5515 or go online to

Local Offer

How will you support my child?

Further SEND information can be found in Gillespie's School SEND Information Report.

Gillespie Primary School is committed to the Islington SEND Parents Charter.

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