Establishment Samuel Ward Academy

URN: 136322

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Address
Chalkstone Way, Haverhill, Suffolk, CB9 0LD
Local authority
Suffolk (935)
Headteacher / Principal
Mr Andrew Hunter
Phase of education
Secondary
School type
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Academy sponsor
Unity Schools Partnership
Gender of entry
Mixed
ID
URN: 136322, DfE number: 935/4102
UKPRN: 10032209
Establishment status
Open
Admissions policy
Non-selective
Telephone
01440761511
Ofsted rating
Requires improvement (Last inspection: 7 March 2019)
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Religious character
None
Diocese
Not applicable
Religious ethos
Does not apply
Boarders
No boarders
Nursery provision
Not applicable
Official sixth form
Has a sixth form
Number of pupils
1245
Section 41 approved
Not applicable
Open date
1 November 2010
Reason establishment opened
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Closed date
Not recorded
Reason establishment closed
Not recorded
Special classes
No Special Classes
Percentage of children eligible for free school meals Help with percentage of children eligible for free school meals field Opens a dialog
11.9%
Date last changed / confirmed
9 November 2021
Type of SEN provision
Type of resourced provision
Not applicable
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Chair of local governing body

Chair of local governing body
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Sue Kehr Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 4 September 2017 20 October 2023

Local governors

Local governors
Name Shared with Appointed by From To
Danielle Miller Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 29 September 2017 27 September 2025
Robert Mason Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 26 March 2017 27 March 2025
Michael Dalzell Not recorded Elected by parents 27 February 2020 26 February 2024
David Maguire Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 1 September 2019 31 August 2023
Sophie Ireland Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 1 July 2019 30 June 2023
Peter Nicholson Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 13 February 2019 12 February 2023
Matthew Richardson Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 8 July 2018 8 July 2022
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Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region
East of England and North-East London
Government office region (GOR)
East of England
District
West Suffolk
Ward
Haverhill East
Parliamentary constituency
West Suffolk
Urban/rural description
(England/Wales) Urban city and town
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code
E10000029
Easting
567770
Northing
246274
Middle super output area (MSOA)
St Edmundsbury 014
Lower super output area (LSOA)
St Edmundsbury 014D
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