Establishment The Bishop of Hereford's Bluecoat School

URN: 116991

Voluntary aided school

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Address:
Hampton Dene Road, Tupsley, Hereford, Herefordshire, HR1 1UU
Local authority:
Herefordshire (884)
Headteacher/Principal:
Mr Martin Henton
Age range: Help with age range field
11 to 16
Phase of education:
Secondary
School type:
Voluntary aided school
Gender of entry:
Mixed
ID:
URN: 116991, DfE number: 884/4600
UKPRN: 10017715
Establishment status:
Open
Admissions policy:
Non-selective
Website:
http://www.bhbs.hereford.sch.uk Opens in new window
Telephone:
01432347500
Ofsted rating:
Requires improvement (Last inspection: 02 May 2019)
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Data from other services:
Religious character:
Church of England
Diocese:
Diocese of Hereford
Boarders:
No boarders
Nursery provision:
No Nursery Classes
Official sixth form:
Does not have a sixth form
School capacity: Help with school capacity field
1175
Number of pupils:
1055
Open date / Reason:
Not recorded
Not applicable
Close date / Reason:
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
5%
Date last changed / confirmed:
31/08/2019
Type of SEN provision:
SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty, VI - Visual Impairment, OTH - Other Difficulty/Disability, HI - Hearing Impairment, SLCN - Speech, language and Communication, ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder, SEMH - Social, Emotional and Mental Health, MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment, PD - Physical Disability, MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty and SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty
Type of resourced provision:
Resource Provision
Resourced provision number on roll:
8
Resourced provision capacity:
8
SEN Unit number on roll:
SEN Unit capacity:

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Chair of governors

Chair of governors
Name Appointed by From To
Tim O'Byrne Appointed by GB/board 02/01/2018 02/01/2022

Governors

Governors
Name Appointed by From To
Nick Armstrong Ex-officio foundation governor (appointed by foundation by virtue of the office they hold) 01/09/2015 31/08/2023
Linde Melhuish Appointed by foundation/Trust 01/11/2018 31/10/2022
Phillip Brown Appointed by foundation/Trust 01/02/2018 31/01/2022
Claire Jinks Elected by parents 01/06/2017 30/05/2021
Gayle Scot Elected by parents 01/06/2017 30/05/2021
Liz Kearns Nominated by LA and appointed by GB 01/05/2017 30/04/2021
Steve Morgan Appointed by GB/board 01/05/2017 30/04/2021
Allan Davies Appointed by GB/board 01/01/2017 31/12/2020
Sophie Burrage Appointed by foundation/Trust 01/01/2017 31/12/2020
Diane Farmer Appointed by GB/board 01/12/2016 30/11/2020
John Round Appointed by GB/board 01/12/2016 30/11/2020
Martin Henton Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 01/04/2018 Not recorded

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Donna Yandle Governor Elected by school staff 01/12/2016 18/07/2019
Alison Woodcock Governor Appointed by GB/board 28/02/2019 21/05/2019
Rob Patterson Governor Elected by parents 01/06/2017 25/02/2019
Eleanor Benson Governor Appointed by GB/board 31/12/2017 31/10/2018
RSC Region:
West Midlands
Government Office Region:
West Midlands
District:
Herefordshire, County of
Ward:
Tupsley
Parliamentary Constituency:
Hereford and South Herefordshire
Urban/Rural Description:
Urban city and town
GSS LA Code:
E06000019
Easting:
353245
Northing:
240107
Census Ward:
Unknown
Middle Super Output Area (MSOA):
Herefordshire 014
Lower Super Output Area (LSOA):
Herefordshire 014A

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