Establishment Blessed Thomas Holford Catholic College

URN: 106376

Voluntary aided school

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Urban Road, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA15 8HT
Local authority:
Trafford (358)
Mr John Cornally
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11 to 19
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School type:
Voluntary aided school
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URN: 106376, DfE number: 358/5403
UKPRN: 10015044
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Ofsted rating:
Outstanding (Last inspection: 20 June 2013)
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Religious character:
Roman Catholic
Diocese of Shrewsbury
No boarders
Nursery provision:
No Nursery Classes
Official sixth form:
Has a sixth form
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Not applicable
Special classes:
No Special Classes
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Not recorded
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Chair of governors

Chair of governors
Name Appointed by From To
Helen Hope Appointed by GB/board 01/09/2004 31/08/2020


Name Appointed by From To
Peter Higgins Nominated by other body and appointed by GB 30/09/2015 29/09/2023
Stephen Secretan Foundation/sponsor members 01/03/2019 28/02/2023
Geraldine Hepburn Elected by parents 03/10/2017 02/10/2021
Melissa El-Qasem Elected by parents 03/10/2017 02/10/2021
Amanda Hawtin Elected by school staff 20/09/2017 19/09/2021
John Rafferty Foundation/sponsor members 01/09/2009 31/08/2021
Michael Swarbrick Foundation/sponsor members 27/11/2017 31/08/2021
Catherine Martin Nominated by LA and appointed by GB 10/04/2013 10/04/2021
William Edwards Foundation/sponsor members 01/03/2019 28/02/2021
John Shuttleworth Foundation/sponsor members 01/09/2012 31/08/2020
Susan Astley Foundation/sponsor members 01/09/2012 31/08/2020
Valerie Heywood Foundation/sponsor members 01/09/2012 31/08/2020
John Cornally MBE Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 01/09/2003 Not recorded
RSC Region:
Lancashire and West Yorkshire
Government Office Region:
North West
Parliamentary Constituency:
Altrincham and Sale West
Urban/Rural Description:
Urban major conurbation
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Middle Super Output Area (MSOA):
Trafford 024
Lower Super Output Area (LSOA):
Trafford 024E

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