Establishment Pate's Grammar School

URN: 136353

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Single-academy trust: PATE'S GRAMMAR SCHOOL

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Princess Elizabeth Way, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL51 0HG
Local authority
Gloucestershire (916)
Headteacher / Principal
Mr Russel Ellicott
Phase of education
School type
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Single-academy trust
Academy sponsor
Pate's Grammar School
Gender of entry
URN: 136353, DfE number: 916/5403
UKPRN: 10032220
Establishment status
Admissions policy
Ofsted rating
Outstanding (Last inspection: 26 April 2013)
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Religious character
Not applicable
Religious ethos
Does not apply
No boarders
Nursery provision
Not applicable
Official sixth form
Has a sixth form
Number of pupils
Section 41 approved
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Open date
1 December 2010
Reason establishment opened
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Closed date
Not recorded
Reason establishment closed
Not recorded
Special classes
No Special Classes
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Date last changed / confirmed
4 September 2021
Type of SEN provision
Type of resourced provision
Not recorded
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Special Educational Needs (SEN) unit capacity
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Chair of trustees

Chair of trustees
Name Appointed by From To
Rebecca Flaxman Appointed by GB/board 27 September 2018 23 September 2021


Name Appointed by From To
Molly Macleod Appointed by GB/board 1 July 2021 30 June 2025
Nicolas Andrews Elected by parents 7 June 2021 6 June 2025
Bryan Stiles Appointed by foundation/Trust 30 September 2020 29 September 2023
Fiona Johnston Appointed by foundation/Trust 21 September 2020 20 September 2023
Laura Ralph Appointed by foundation/Trust 3 April 2019 2 April 2023
Gee Gowri Shankar Appointed by GB/board 3 February 2019 2 February 2023
Miriam Wright Elected by school staff 21 January 2020 20 January 2023
Carolyn Hopper Elected by parents 4 December 2018 3 December 2022
Robert Morton Elected by school staff 1 December 2018 30 November 2022
Russel Ellicott Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 1 September 2012 31 August 2022
Jenny Dye Elected by parents 8 March 2018 7 March 2022
Warwick Ainsworth-Parker Appointed by foundation/Trust 25 January 2018 24 January 2022
Graeme May Appointed by foundation/Trust 9 October 2017 8 October 2021


Name Appointed by From
Carolyn Hopper Appointed by GB/board 24 September 2019
Guy Bradshaw Appointed by foundation/Trust 1 December 2014
John Clarke Appointed by foundation/Trust 28 June 2018
John Parker Original (signatory) members 1 December 2010
Paul Kenmir Appointed by academy members 25 July 2018
Rebecca Flaxman Appointed by GB/board 26 September 2018
Wallace Ascham Appointed by GB/board 1 December 2014

Accounting officer

Accounting officer
Name From To
Russel Ellicott 1 September 2012 Not recorded

Chief financial officer

Chief financial officer
Name From To
Stephen Locke 1 September 2012 Not recorded

Historic (left within last 12 months)

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Ray Fish Trustee Elected by parents 28 March 2017 27 March 2021
Catherine Smith Trustee Elected by school staff 1 December 2018 15 January 2021
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Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region
South-West England
Government office region (GOR)
South West
Hesters Way
Parliamentary constituency
Urban/rural description
(England/Wales) Urban city and town
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code
Census ward
Middle super output area (MSOA)
Cheltenham 003
Lower super output area (LSOA)
Cheltenham 003A
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