Establishment Birches Head Academy

URN: 124390

Foundation school

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Birches Head Road, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST2 8DD
Local authority
Stoke-on-Trent (861)
Headteacher / Principal
Ms Katie Dixon
Phase of education
School type
Foundation school
Gender of entry
URN: 124390, DfE number: 861/4046
UKPRN: 10014865
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Ofsted rating
Requires improvement (Last inspection: 27 June 2018)
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Religious character
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No boarders
Nursery provision
No Nursery Classes
Official sixth form
Does not have a sixth form
Number of pupils
Open date
1 January 1900
Reason establishment opened
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Closed date
30 November 2020
Reason establishment closed
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Special classes
No Special Classes
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Date last changed / confirmed
30 November 2020
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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Alexander Growcott Governor Appointed by GB/board 14 October 2020 29 November 2020
Ceri Bedford Governor Nominated by LA and appointed by GB 1 September 2018 29 November 2020
Daniel Jackson Governor Appointed by GB/board 1 September 2017 29 November 2020
James Gandon Governor Appointed by GB/board 28 November 2017 29 November 2020
John Philip Bryden Governor Appointed by GB/board 1 September 2019 29 November 2020
Kathryn Thompson Governor Appointed by GB/board 14 October 2020 29 November 2020
Katie Dixon Governor Appointed by GB/board 1 April 2015 29 November 2020
Rachel Billington Governor Appointed by GB/board 15 October 2020 29 November 2020
Roisin Maguire Chair of governors Appointed by GB/board 15 October 2020 29 November 2020
Shirley Kliment-Temple Governor Elected by school staff 1 July 2017 29 November 2020
Stephanie Moran Governor Appointed by GB/board 20 March 2018 29 November 2020
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Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region
West Midlands
Government office region (GOR)
West Midlands
Baddeley, Milton and Norton
Parliamentary constituency
Stoke-on-Trent Central
Urban/rural description
(England/Wales) Urban city and town
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code
Middle super output area (MSOA)
Stoke-on-Trent 007
Lower super output area (LSOA)
Stoke-on-Trent 007E
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