Closure Announcement

Damming financial leak reveals troubles.

A damming leaked document revealing the headmaster’s budgets for last year and 2017 show that the financial pressures facing Abbots Bromley School have been known for many years. The full budget breakdown of the school year reveals damming information that allows us to understand the true reasons the school was destined for failure, in the Read More…

Rick Van Driel

The Bursar who led us into the dark

The role of any school bursar is financial prudence and sound judgement of finances. The typical job for a school Bursar is as follows: Looking at the financial accounts running up to the closure announcement of Abbots Bromley and the schools poor financial health it reads as a shocking inditement of the bursar’s roles in Read More…

Abbots Bromley school accounts overdue
Closure Announcement

Overdue accounts and the law

Having an accountant as a member of any school governing body is a win win situation you would think. Imagine having an accountant who knew where you could making efficiency savings whilst also being able to predict business growth that would surely be the perfect example of an accountant. As a part of the governing Read More…

Simon James Governor
Governors Woodard Corporation

Open Letter to the Governors and Woodard

** Open letter to the Governing Body** As a parent I would first like to place on record the support and love held for Abbots Bromley School,a place my daughter has made memories,made friends and grown in confidence and self belief and that’s due to the excellent leadership of Mr Udy and his staff all Read More…

Richard Morse OPUS
Governors Woodard Corporation

The sale process

As a parent first and chartered surveyor second i wanted to raise some key questions regarding my concerns about the sales process and ask Woodard to commit to the sales process in good faith. Some key questions for the Woodard Corporation Will the Woodard Corp submit to freedom of information requests for their strategy for Read More…

Simon James Governor
Business Strategy Closure Announcement Governors School Future Woodard Corporation

Abbots Bromley School For Sale

At a parent meeting held on the 25th March 2019,Parents were given some hope that the school may remain open into the new academic term. The meeting which started 7:30pm had the air of doom as parents sat and awaited the news which the Governing body were due to deliver. The meeting started with a Read More…