Establishment Excelsior Academy

URN: 135423

Academy sponsor led

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Address:
Denton Road, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE15 6AF
Local authority:
Newcastle upon Tyne (391)
Headteacher/Principal:
Principal David Thornton
Age range: Help with age range field
3 to 19
Phase of education:
All-through
School type:
Academy sponsor led
Academy trust:
THE LAIDLAW SCHOOLS TRUST
Academy sponsor:
The Laidlaw Schools Trust
Gender of entry:
Mixed
ID:
URN: 135423, DfE number: 391/6905
UKPRN: 10023975
Establishment status:
Open
Admissions policy:
Non-selective
Website:
http://www.excelsiornewcastle.org.uk Opens in new window
Telephone:
01912288400
Ofsted rating:
Requires improvement (Last inspection: 29 November 2017)
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Data from other services:
Religious character:
Does not apply
Diocese:
Not applicable
Religious ethos:
None
Boarders:
No boarders
Nursery provision:
Has Nursery Classes
Official sixth form:
Has a sixth form
School capacity: Help with school capacity field
1710
Number of pupils:
1548
Section 41 approved:
Not applicable
Open date / Reason:
01/09/2008
New Provision
Close date / Reason:
Not recorded
Not applicable
Special classes:
No Special Classes
Percentage of children eligible for free school meals: Help with percentage of children eligible for free school meals field
42.9%
Date last changed / confirmed:
25/09/2019
Type of SEN provision:
Type of resourced provision:
Not recorded
Resourced provision number on roll:
Resourced provision capacity:
SEN Unit number on roll:
SEN Unit capacity:

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Chair of local governing body

Chair of local governing body
Name Shared with Appointed by From To
Mohammad Farsi Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 01/09/2016 31/08/2020

Local governors

Local governors
Name Shared with Appointed by From To
Claris D'cruz Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 11/07/2019 10/07/2023
Shayne Elsworth Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 11/07/2019 10/07/2023
William Messer Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 20/11/2018 20/11/2022
Jeffrey Lough Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 23/03/2017 22/03/2021
Tim Goodship Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 14/12/2016 11/12/2020
Claire Lewis Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 01/09/2016 31/08/2020

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Rachel Turner Local governor Appointed by GB/board 01/09/2016 19/09/2019
Deni Chambers Local governor Appointed by foundation/Trust 20/06/2018 16/05/2019
Kate Charnley Local governor Appointed by GB/board 01/09/2016 16/05/2019
RSC Region:
North of England
Government Office Region:
North East
District:
Newcastle upon Tyne
Ward:
Parliamentary Constituency:
Newcastle upon Tyne Central
Urban/Rural Description:
Urban major conurbation
GSS LA Code:
E08000021
Easting:
419931
Northing:
564481
Census Ward:
Unknown
Middle Super Output Area (MSOA):
Newcastle upon Tyne 025
Lower Super Output Area (LSOA):
Newcastle upon Tyne 025E

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School capacity

The number of pupil places the establishment can accommodate.

Free School Meals

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