Establishment Darrick Wood School

URN: 136355

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Address
Lovibonds Avenue, Orpington, Kent, BR6 8ER
Local authority
Bromley (305)
Headteacher / Principal
Dr Martin Airey
Phase of education
Secondary
School type
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Single-academy trust
DARRICK WOOD SCHOOL
Gender of entry
Mixed
ID
URN: 136355, DfE number: 305/5418
UKPRN: 10032231
Establishment status
Open
Admissions policy
Non-selective
Telephone
01689850271
Ofsted rating
Good (Last inspection: 16 January 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
1698
Section 41 approved
Not applicable
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
Percentage of children eligible for free school meals Help with percentage of children eligible for free school meals field Opens a dialog
6.4%
Date last changed / confirmed
31 March 2021
Type of SEN provision
HI - Hearing Impairment
Type of resourced provision
Resourced provision
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Special Educational Needs (SEN) unit number on roll
Special Educational Needs (SEN) unit capacity

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Chair of trustees

Chair of trustees
Name Appointed by From To
David Wilcox Appointed by GB/board 27 November 2018 1 September 2023

Trustees

Trustees
Name Appointed by From To
Ian Barnett Appointed by GB/board 2 February 2021 2 February 2025
Martin Airey Appointed by GB/board 1 April 2015 1 January 2025
Peter Earley Appointed by GB/board 23 June 2020 23 June 2024
Sarah Croot Appointed by GB/board 26 November 2019 26 November 2023
Stella Mitchell Appointed by GB/board 26 November 2019 26 November 2023
Robert Voyce Appointed by GB/board 1 September 2015 1 September 2023
John Tuck Elected by school staff 1 October 2018 1 October 2022
Mike Slater Elected by school staff 1 October 2018 1 October 2022
Paul Cook Elected by school staff 1 May 2018 1 May 2022
Allan Tweddle Elected by parents 1 October 2017 1 October 2021
Elizabeth Thornton Elected by parents 1 October 2017 1 October 2021

Members

Members
Name Appointed by From
David Wilcox Appointed by GB/board 1 September 2015
Jane Hewitt Appointed by GB/board 20 March 2019
Kathy Morris Appointed by GB/board 27 June 2017
Mandy Piper-Killick Appointed by GB/board 26 June 2019

Accounting officer

Accounting officer
Name From To
Martin Airey 1 April 2015 Not recorded

Chief financial officer

Chief financial officer
Name From To
William Toth 1 December 2010 Not recorded

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
James Goatcher Member Appointed by GB/board 1 September 2015 31 December 2020
Peter Earley Trustee Appointed by GB/board 1 May 2016 1 May 2020
Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region
South-East England and South London
Government office region (GOR)
London
District
Bromley
Ward
Farnborough and Crofton
Parliamentary constituency
Orpington
Urban/rural description
(England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code
E09000006
Easting
543802
Northing
164935
Census ward
Unknown
Middle super output area (MSOA)
Bromley 036
Lower super output area (LSOA)
Bromley 036C

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