The Taunton Academy

URN: 136193

Academy sponsor led

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Address:
Cheddon Road, Taunton, Somerset, TA2 7QP
Local authority:
Somerset (933)
Headteacher/Principal:
Mrs Jenny Veal
Age range: Help with this field
11 to 18
Phase of education:
Secondary
School type:
Academy sponsor led
Academy trust:
RICHARD HUISH TRUST
Academy sponsor:
Richard Huish College
Gender of entry:
Mixed
ID:
URN: 136193, DfE number: 933/6905
UKPRN: 10030944
Establishment status:
Open
Admissions policy:
Non-selective
Website:
http://www.thetauntonacademy.com/
Telephone:
01823348200
Ofsted rating:
Requires improvement (Last inspection: 26 September 2018)
Ofsted report
Religious character:
Church of England
Diocese:
Diocese of Bath and Wells
Religious ethos:
None
Boarders:
No boarders
Nursery provision:
Not applicable
Official sixth form:
Has a sixth form
School capacity: Help with this field
1150
Number of pupils:
647
Section 41 approved:
Not applicable
Open date / Reason:
01/09/2010
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
23.2%
Type of SEN provision:
Type of resourced provision:
Not recorded
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Chair of local governing body

Name Shared with Appointed by From To
Chris Ormrod Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 03/05/2015 31/05/2019

Local governors

Name Shared with Appointed by From To
Marcus Kinnier Paul Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 06/09/2018 30/09/2022
Sarah Gould Not recorded Elected by parents 20/07/2016 30/09/2020
Dee Smith Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 03/05/2015 31/05/2019
Ian Rowswell Not recorded Elected by parents 03/05/2015 31/05/2019
Lorraine Heath Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 03/05/2015 31/05/2019
Sarah Hancock Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 03/05/2015 31/05/2019
Jen Veal Not recorded Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 05/01/2016 Not recorded

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Name Role Appointed by From To
John Abbott Local governor Appointed by foundation/Trust 03/05/2015 01/09/2018
RSC Region:
South-West England
Government Office Region:
South West
District:
Taunton Deane
Ward:
Taunton Pyrland and Rowbarton
Parliamentary Constituency:
Taunton Deane
Urban/Rural Description:
Urban city and town
GSS LA Code:
E10000027
Easting:
322854
Northing:
127126
Census Ward:
Unknown
Middle Super Output Area (MSOA):
Taunton Deane 004
Lower Super Output Area (LSOA):
Taunton Deane 004E

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