Establishment The Whitby High School

URN: 111429

Foundation school

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Sycamore Drive, Whitby, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, CH66 2NU
Local authority:
Cheshire West and Chester (896)
Mr Bryn Heeley
Age range: Help with this field
11 to 18
Phase of education:
School type:
Foundation school
Seahorse Educational Trust
Gender of entry:
URN: 111429, DfE number: 896/4167
UKPRN: 10006862
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Ofsted rating:
Requires improvement (Last inspection: 07 February 2019)
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Religious character:
Not applicable
No boarders
Nursery provision:
No Nursery Classes
Official sixth form:
Has a sixth form
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Close date / Reason:
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Not applicable
Special classes:
No Special Classes
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Chair of governors

Chair of governors
Name Appointed by From To
Angela Claydon Appointed by GB/board 21/01/2019 20/01/2023


Name Appointed by From To
Michelle Edwards Elected by parents 15/02/2019 14/02/2023
Carole Hibbert Appointed by GB/board 21/01/2019 20/01/2023
Karen Shore Appointed by GB/board 21/01/2019 20/01/2023
Myles Hogg Appointed by GB/board 21/01/2010 20/01/2023
Peter Lewis Appointed by GB/board 21/01/2019 20/01/2023
Robert Alexander Appointed by GB/board 21/01/2019 20/01/2023
Brian Jones Nominated by LA and appointed by GB 31/08/2018 30/08/2022
Henry Terefenko Appointed by GB/board 07/12/2017 07/12/2021
Helen Chambers Appointed by GB/board 22/03/2017 22/03/2021
Jemma Falloon Elected by parents 01/02/2017 01/02/2021
Darryl Pickering Nominated by other body and appointed by GB 05/10/2016 05/10/2020
Bryn Heeley Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 01/09/2011 31/08/2020
Jenny Shearer Elected by parents 21/10/2015 21/10/2019
Caroline Palmer Elected by school staff 15/10/2015 15/10/2019

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Angela Claydon Governor Appointed by GB/board 21/01/2015 21/01/2019
Gill Morris Governor Appointed by GB/board 21/01/2015 21/01/2019
Jayne Robinson Governor Elected by parents 05/10/2016 05/12/2018
RSC Region:
West Midlands
Government Office Region:
North West
Cheshire West and Chester
Parliamentary Constituency:
Ellesmere Port and Neston
Urban/Rural Description:
Urban city and town
GSS LA Code:
Census Ward:
Middle Super Output Area (MSOA):
Cheshire West and Chester 016
Lower Super Output Area (LSOA):
Cheshire West and Chester 016A

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