Establishment Middlewich High School

URN: 111410

Community school

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King Edward Street, Middlewich, Cheshire, CW10 9BU
Local authority:
Cheshire East (895)
Headteacher / Principal:
Ms Heidi Thurland
Phase of education:
School type:
Community school
Gender of entry:
URN: 111410, DfE number: 895/4127
UKPRN: 10016535
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Admissions policy:
Ofsted rating:
Good (Last inspection: 6 November 2019)
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Religious character:
Does not apply
Not applicable
No boarders
Nursery provision:
No Nursery Classes
Official sixth form:
Does not have a sixth form
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Reason establishment opened:
Not recorded
Not applicable
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Reason establishment closed:
Not recorded
Not applicable
Special classes:
Has Special Classes
Percentage of children eligible for free school meals: Help with percentage of children eligible for free school meals field Opens a dialog
Date last changed / confirmed:
18 January 2021
Type of SEN provision:
HI - Hearing Impairment and ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder
Type of resourced provision:
Resourced provision
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Chair of governors

Chair of governors
Name Appointed by From To
Colin Price Parent appointed by GB/board due to no election candidates 20 November 2018 19 November 2022


Name Appointed by From To
Angela Deakin Appointed by GB/board 11 January 2021 10 January 2025
Mike Taylor Elected by school staff 8 December 2020 7 December 2024
Alan Dixon Appointed by GB/board 19 October 2020 18 October 2024
Stuart Mayhead Appointed by GB/board 10 February 2020 9 February 2024
Julie Brandreth Appointed by GB/board 28 January 2020 27 January 2024
Mike Finney Appointed by GB/board 21 May 2019 20 May 2023
Simon McGrory Appointed by LA 4 February 2019 3 February 2023
Catherine Broadhurst Appointed by GB/board 2 November 2020 1 November 2022
Heidi Thurland Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 23 April 2019 Not recorded

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Andrew McAdam Governor Elected by school staff 29 June 2020 10 November 2020
Will Hibbert Governor Appointed by GB/board 21 May 2019 15 October 2020
Andrew Gibson Governor Appointed by GB/board 21 May 2019 14 October 2020
Simon Drew Governor Appointed by GB/board 21 May 2019 13 October 2020
Helen Clayton Governor Elected by parents 16 November 2019 28 September 2020
Andrew Gibson Chair of governors Appointed by GB/board 21 May 2019 15 September 2020
Colin Price Governor Parent appointed by GB/board due to no election candidates 20 November 2018 15 September 2020
Janet Langford Governor Appointed by GB/board 21 May 2019 2 July 2020
Chris Chapman Governor Appointed by GB/board 21 May 2019 18 May 2020
Iain Wilson Governor Elected by school staff 22 February 2018 11 May 2020
Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region:
West Midlands
Government office region (GOR):
North West
Cheshire East
Parliamentary constituency:
Urban/rural description:
(England/Wales) Urban city and town
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code:
Census ward:
Middle super output area (MSOA):
Cheshire East 024
Lower super output area (LSOA):
Cheshire East 024B

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