Establishment Whitworth Community High School

URN: 119753

Community school

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Hall Fold, Whitworth, Rossendale, Lancashire, OL12 8TS
Local authority
Lancashire (888)
Headteacher / Principal
Mrs Gillian Middlemas
Phase of education
School type
Community school
Gender of entry
URN: 119753, DfE number: 888/4184
UKPRN: 10015621
Establishment status
Admissions policy
Ofsted rating
Good (Last inspection: 1 February 2018)
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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
Number of pupils
Open date
Not recorded
Reason establishment opened
Not applicable
Closed date
Not recorded
Reason establishment closed
Not applicable
Special classes
No Special Classes
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Date last changed / confirmed
12 March 2021
Type of SEN provision
Type of resourced provision
Not recorded
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
Christine Wright Appointed by GB/board 17 September 2017 16 September 2021


Name Appointed by From To
Emma Loynd Appointed by GB/board 11 March 2021 10 March 2025
Lindsay Evans Appointed by GB/board 27 June 2020 26 June 2024
Daniel Crook Nominated by other body and appointed by GB 25 November 2019 24 November 2023
Danny O'Malley Appointed by GB/board 25 November 2019 24 November 2023
Taqueer Khan Elected by school staff 2 October 2019 1 October 2023
John Hanson Appointed by GB/board 4 March 2019 3 March 2023
Liz Hughes Appointed by GB/board 3 December 2018 2 December 2022
Lynn Risby Appointed by GB/board 2 February 2018 10 June 2022
Lila Towers Appointed by GB/board 11 March 2018 10 March 2022
Steven Oxford Appointed by GB/board 5 March 2018 4 March 2022
Peter Steen Nominated by LA and appointed by GB 8 January 2018 7 February 2022
Peter Cooper Appointed by GB/board 20 November 2017 19 November 2021
Laura Clarke Parent appointed by GB/board due to no election candidates 14 November 2017 13 November 2021
Irene Banham Appointed by GB/board 17 September 2017 16 September 2021

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Craig Leech Governor Parent appointed by GB/board due to no election candidates 12 July 2017 12 February 2021
Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region
Lancashire and West Yorkshire
Government office region (GOR)
North West
Healey and Whitworth
Parliamentary constituency
Rossendale and Darwen
Urban/rural description
(England/Wales) Urban city and town
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code
Census ward
Middle super output area (MSOA)
Rossendale 009
Lower super output area (LSOA)
Rossendale 009D

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Free school meals

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