Blackburn Central High School

URN: 134906

Foundation school

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Address:
Haslingden Road, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 3HJ
Local authority:
Blackburn with Darwen (889)
Headteacher/Principal:
Mrs Diane Atkinson
Age range: Help with this field
11 to 16
Phase of education:
Secondary
School type:
Foundation school
Trust:
East Blackburn Learning Community Trust
Gender of entry:
Mixed
ID:
URN: 134906, DfE number: 889/4799
UKPRN: 10014927
Establishment status:
Open
Admissions policy:
Non-selective
Website:
http://www.bchs.co.uk
Telephone:
01254505700
Ofsted rating:
Good (Last inspection: 03 May 2017)
Ofsted report
Religious character:
None
Diocese:
Not applicable
Boarders:
No boarders
Nursery provision:
No Nursery Classes
Official sixth form:
Does not have a sixth form
School capacity: Help with this field
900
Number of pupils:
891
Open date / Reason:
04/04/2005
Fresh Start
Close date / Reason:
Not recorded
Not applicable
Special classes:
Not applicable
Percentage of children eligible for free school meals: Help with this field
22.8%
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, PD - Physical Disability and MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty
Type of resourced provision:
Resource Provision
Resourced provision number on roll:
169
Resourced provision capacity:
169
SEN Unit number on roll:
SEN Unit capacity:

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Chair of governors

Name Appointed by From To
Dot Thomson Appointed by foundation/Trust 01/09/2015 31/08/2019

Governors

Name Appointed by From To
Anthony Humphrys Nominated by LA and appointed by GB 01/09/2018 31/08/2022
Ashraf Brepotra Parent appointed by GB/board due to no election candidates 01/09/2016 31/08/2020
Ghafar Khan Nominated by other body and appointed by GB 01/09/2016 31/08/2020
Paula Royle Elected by school staff 01/09/2016 31/08/2020
Sumayya Motola Nominated by other body and appointed by GB 01/09/2016 31/08/2020
Corwynne Whitehead Appointed by foundation/Trust 01/09/2013 31/08/2019
Derek Elliott Appointed by foundation/Trust 01/09/2016 31/08/2019
Diane Atkinson Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 01/09/2014 31/08/2019
Muhammad Mizan Appointed by foundation/Trust 01/09/2015 31/08/2019
Nasreen Shah Elected by parents 01/09/2014 31/08/2019
Susan Aldred Appointed by foundation/Trust 01/09/2016 31/08/2019
RSC Region:
Lancashire and West Yorkshire
Government Office Region:
North West
District:
Blackburn with Darwen
Ward:
Queen's Park
Parliamentary Constituency:
Blackburn
Urban/Rural Description:
Urban city and town
GSS LA Code:
E06000008
Easting:
369088
Northing:
427022
Census Ward:
Unknown
Middle Super Output Area (MSOA):
Blackburn with Darwen 011
Lower Super Output Area (LSOA):
Blackburn with Darwen 011F

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School capacity

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Free School Meals

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