Establishment Birch Copse Primary School

URN: 109844

Community school

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Wittenham Avenue, Tilehurst, Reading, Berkshire, RG31 5LN
Local authority:
West Berkshire (869)
Mr J Micklewhite
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4 to 11
Phase of education:
School type:
Community school
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URN: 109844, DfE number: 869/2110
UKPRN: 10068961
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Ofsted rating:
Outstanding (Last inspection: 29 November 2011)
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Religious character:
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No boarders
Nursery provision:
No Nursery Classes
Official sixth form:
Does not have a sixth form
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Not recorded
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Not recorded
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
Mathew Graham Appointed by GB/board 21/06/2019 21/06/2023


Name Appointed by From To
Paul Massey Elected by school staff 22/06/2020 22/06/2024
Elzbieta Meredith Nominated by LA and appointed by GB 13/02/2020 13/02/2024
Marta-Karolina Pawlak-Uramowska Appointed by GB/board 13/02/2020 13/02/2024
Richard Beck Parent appointed by GB/board due to no election candidates 13/02/2020 13/02/2024
Gillian Hearn Appointed by GB/board 13/01/2020 13/01/2024
James Masterton-Smith Appointed by GB/board 14/11/2019 14/11/2023
Daniela Vought Elected by parents 18/02/2019 18/02/2023
Michael Smith Appointed by GB/board 13/02/2019 13/02/2023
Jane Hardie Appointed by GB/board 15/01/2019 15/01/2023
Daniel Brookings Elected by parents 12/10/2016 12/10/2020
John Charles Micklewhite Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 01/04/2007 Not recorded
RSC Region:
North-West London and South-Central England
Government Office Region:
South East
West Berkshire
Tilehurst Birch Copse
Parliamentary Constituency:
Reading West
Urban/Rural Description:
Urban city and town
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Middle Super Output Area (MSOA):
West Berkshire 006
Lower Super Output Area (LSOA):
West Berkshire 006C

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