Establishment The Open Academy

URN: 135650

Academy sponsor led

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Address:
Salhouse Road, Norwich, Norfolk, NR7 9DL
Local authority:
Norfolk (926)
Headteacher/Principal:
Mr Jon Ford
Age range: Help with age range field
11 to 19
Phase of education:
Secondary
School type:
Academy sponsor led
Academy trust:
THE DIOCESE OF NORWICH EDUCATION AND ACADEMIES TRUST
Academy sponsor:
The Diocese of Norwich Education and Academies Trust
Gender of entry:
Mixed
ID:
URN: 135650, DfE number: 926/6905
UKPRN: 10024180
Establishment status:
Open
Admissions policy:
Non-selective
Website:
http://www.open-academy.org.uk/ Opens in new window
Telephone:
01603481640
Ofsted rating:
Requires improvement (Last inspection: 07 November 2018)
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Data from other services:
Religious character:
Not recorded
Diocese:
Not recorded
Religious ethos:
None
Boarders:
No boarders
Nursery provision:
Not applicable
Official sixth form:
Has a sixth form
School capacity: Help with school capacity field
750
Number of pupils:
608
Section 41 approved:
Not applicable
Open date / Reason:
01/09/2008
New Provision
Close date / Reason:
Not recorded
Not applicable
Special classes:
Has Special Classes
Percentage of children eligible for free school meals: Help with percentage of children eligible for free school meals field
23.2%
Date last changed / confirmed:
02/07/2020
Type of SEN provision:
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder
Type of resourced provision:
Resource Provision
Resourced provision number on roll:
10
Resourced provision capacity:
10
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
Nick Plater Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 01/09/2018 31/08/2022

Local governors

Local governors
Name Shared with Appointed by From To
Anthony Edwards Not recorded Elected by school staff 09/03/2016 08/03/2024
Lisa-Anne Aldous Not recorded Elected by parents 04/09/2019 03/09/2023
Astra Richardson Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 02/09/2019 01/09/2023
Charlotte Land Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 30/01/2019 29/01/2023
Peter Whear Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 30/01/2019 29/01/2023
Susan Cant Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 01/03/2018 28/02/2022
Mark Hurren Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 03/04/2017 02/04/2021
Basil Choudhry Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 01/09/2016 31/08/2020
Jon Ford Not recorded Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 01/09/2018 Not recorded

Historic (left within last 12 months)

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Heather Cracknell Local governor Appointed by foundation/Trust 01/09/2018 31/07/2019
Rebecca Pitts Local governor Parent appointed by GB/board due to no election candidates 07/03/2018 24/07/2019
RSC Region:
East of England and North-East London
Government Office Region:
East of England
District:
Norwich
Ward:
Crome
Parliamentary Constituency:
Norwich North
Urban/Rural Description:
Urban city and town
GSS LA Code:
E10000020
Easting:
625082
Northing:
310392
Census Ward:
Unknown
Middle Super Output Area (MSOA):
Norwich 004
Lower Super Output Area (LSOA):
Norwich 004C

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