Establishment The Grove School

URN: 123580

Foundation school

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This establishment closed on 30/11/2018. View details of linked establishments

Newcastle Road, Market Drayton, Shropshire, TF9 1HF
Local authority:
Shropshire (893)
Mrs Sonia Taylor
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11 to 18
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School type:
Foundation school
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URN: 123580, DfE number: 893/4423
UKPRN: 10006676
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Ofsted rating:
Requires improvement (Last inspection: 06 December 2017)
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No boarders
Nursery provision:
No Nursery Classes
Official sixth form:
Has a sixth form
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Has Special Classes
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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Adrian Pembleton Governor Appointed by GB/board 02/12/2015 29/11/2018
Allison Stevenson Governor Appointed by GB/board 19/06/2015 29/11/2018
Andrew Hartley Governor Appointed by GB/board 19/06/2015 29/11/2018
Andrew Rowcliffe Governor Appointed by GB/board 25/10/2016 29/11/2018
Christopher Williams Governor Appointed by GB/board 24/10/2016 29/11/2018
David Cadwell Governor Elected by parents 08/03/2016 29/11/2018
David Minnery Governor Appointed by GB/board 19/06/2015 29/11/2018
Dorothy Hanney Governor Appointed by GB/board 19/06/2015 29/11/2018
John Cadwallader Governor Appointed by GB/board 13/05/2016 29/11/2018
Pauline Brown Governor Appointed by GB/board 22/06/2016 29/11/2018
Peter Ingham Chair of governors Appointed by GB/board 18/05/2015 29/11/2018
Richard Bartholomew Allen Kolbe Governor Appointed by GB/board 30/09/2015 29/11/2018
Robert Hewer Governor Appointed by GB/board 19/06/2015 29/11/2018
Sheila Halsall Governor Appointed by GB/board 18/05/2015 29/11/2018
Sonia Taylor Governor Appointed by GB/board 31/08/2014 31/08/2018
RSC Region:
West Midlands
Government Office Region:
West Midlands
Market Drayton East
Parliamentary Constituency:
North Shropshire
Urban/Rural Description:
Urban city and town
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Middle Super Output Area (MSOA):
Shropshire 005
Lower Super Output Area (LSOA):
Shropshire 005B

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