Establishment Dorin Park School & Specialist SEN College

URN: 111511

Community special school

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Address
Wealstone Lane, Upton, Chester, Cheshire, CH2 1HD
Local authority
Cheshire West and Chester (896)
Headteacher / Principal
Mrs Lucy Lee
Phase of education
Not applicable
School type
Community special school
Gender of entry
Mixed
ID
URN: 111511, DfE number: 896/7118
UKPRN: 10015381
Establishment status
Open
Admissions policy
Not applicable
Telephone
01244470134
Ofsted rating
Good (Last inspection: 25 September 2018)
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Religious character
Does not apply
Diocese
Not applicable
Boarders
No boarders
Nursery provision
Has Nursery Classes
Official sixth form
Has a sixth form
Number of pupils
140
Open date
Not recorded
Reason establishment opened
Not applicable
Closed date
Not recorded
Reason establishment closed
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
39.8%
Date last changed / confirmed
17 January 2023
Type of SEN provision
VI - Visual Impairment, HI - Hearing Impairment, SLCN - Speech, language and Communication, ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder, SEMH - Social, Emotional and Mental Health, PD - Physical Disability, MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty, SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty and PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty
Type of resourced provision
Not applicable
Resourced provision number on roll
Resourced provision capacity
Special Educational Needs (SEN) unit number on roll
Special Educational Needs (SEN) unit capacity
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Chair of governors

Chair of governors
Name Appointed by From To
Amanda Hartley Parent appointed by GB/board due to no election candidates 21 December 2021 20 December 2025

Governors

Governors
Name Appointed by From To
Bnar Spencer Appointed by GB/board 26 February 2022 25 February 2026
Denise Richardson Appointed by GB/board 2 December 2021 1 December 2025
Ursula Middleton Elected by school staff 20 May 2021 19 May 2025
Martin Roberts Elected by parents 12 November 2020 11 November 2024
Tom Rees Appointed by GB/board 5 December 2019 4 December 2023
Will Steel Appointed by GB/board 5 December 2019 4 December 2023
John Lacey Appointed by GB/board 17 October 2019 16 October 2023
Robert Robertson Appointed by LA 29 July 2019 28 July 2023
Lucy Lee Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 1 January 2021 Not recorded

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Bnar Spencer Governor Appointed by GB/board 26 February 2018 25 February 2022
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Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region
West Midlands
Government office region (GOR)
North West
District
Cheshire West and Chester
Ward
Upton
Parliamentary constituency
City of Chester
Urban/rural description
(England/Wales) Urban city and town
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code
E06000050
Easting
340875
Northing
368862
Middle super output area (MSOA)
Cheshire West and Chester 027
Lower super output area (LSOA)
Cheshire West and Chester 027D
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Free school meals

This field is not editable by establishment users as it is populated by the DfE using the underlying data from the schools, pupils and their characteristics statistical release published each summer. The figures used are the performance table figures which ensures GIAS and the Find and Compare Schools in England service are consistent.

This information is compiled from the data returned by establishments for their establishment's situation on the third Thursday in January, in the spring school census data collection return.

This field shows whether a pupil's family have claimed eligibility for free school meals as reported in the annual spring school census. Pupils or their parents are able to claim free school meals if they receive a qualifying benefit. This field does not show pupils who actually received free school meals but the percentage of those who are eligible to receive them.