Darwen Aldridge Community Academy

URN: 135580

Academy sponsor led

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Sudell Road, Darwen, Lancashire, BB3 3HD
Local authority:
Blackburn with Darwen (889)
Lisa Dolan
Age range: Help with this field
11 to 19
Phase of education:
School type:
Academy sponsor led
Academy trust:
Academy sponsor:
Aldridge Education
Gender of entry:
URN: 135580, DfE number: 889/6905
UKPRN: 10024130
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Admissions policy:
Ofsted rating:
Good (Last inspection: 23 May 2017)
Ofsted report
Religious character:
Does not apply
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Religious ethos:
No boarders
Nursery provision:
Not applicable
Official sixth form:
Has a sixth form
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Section 41 approved:
Not applicable
Open date / Reason:
New Provision
Close date / Reason:
Not recorded
Not applicable
Special classes:
No Special Classes
Percentage of children eligible for free school meals: Help with this field
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Type of resourced provision:
Not recorded
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Chair of local governing body

Name Shared with Appointed by From To
Antony Lockley Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 10/12/2017 09/12/2021

Local governors

Name Shared with Appointed by From To
Lisa Dolan Not recorded Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 01/09/2017 31/08/2025
Glenda Brindle Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 10/12/2017 09/12/2021
Darren James Not recorded Elected by parents 04/10/2017 03/10/2021
Jaqueline McVan Not recorded Elected by parents 01/03/2017 30/04/2021
Jennifer Tipping Not recorded Elected by school staff 01/03/2017 30/04/2021
Wayne Hartley Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 01/11/2016 31/10/2020

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Name Role Appointed by From To
Glenda Brindle Local governor Appointed by foundation/Trust 10/12/2013 09/12/2017
Antony Lockley Chair of local governing body Appointed by foundation/Trust 09/12/2013 08/12/2017
RSC Region:
Lancashire and West Yorkshire
Government Office Region:
North West
Blackburn with Darwen
Parliamentary Constituency:
Rossendale and Darwen
Urban/Rural Description:
Urban city and town
GSS LA Code:
Census Ward:
Middle Super Output Area (MSOA):
Blackburn with Darwen 016
Lower Super Output Area (LSOA):
Blackburn with Darwen 016D

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