Establishment The Bishops' Blue Coat Church of England High School

URN: 136543

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Address
Vaughans Lane, Great Boughton, Chester, Cheshire, CH3 5XF
Local authority
Cheshire West and Chester (896)
Headteacher / Principal
Mr Ian Wilson
Phase of education
Secondary
School type
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Gender of entry
Mixed
ID
URN: 136543, DfE number: 896/4623
UKPRN: 10033287
Establishment status
Open
Admissions policy
Non-selective
Telephone
01244313806
Ofsted rating
Good (Last inspection: 21 November 2019)
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Religious character
Church of England
Diocese
Diocese of Chester
Religious ethos
Does not apply
Boarders
No boarders
Nursery provision
Not applicable
Official sixth form
Has a sixth form
Number of pupils
1104
Section 41 approved
Not applicable
Open date
1 April 2011
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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15.4%
Date last changed / confirmed
7 September 2021
Type of SEN provision
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Not recorded
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Chair of trustees

Chair of trustees
Name Appointed by From To
David Walsh Appointed by academy members 1 April 2019 6 May 2023

Trustees

Trustees
Name Appointed by From To
Laura Edwards Appointed by academy members 6 September 2021 6 September 2025
Michael Bird Appointed by GB/board 6 September 2021 6 September 2025
Sonja High Appointed by academy members 6 September 2021 6 September 2025
Elaine Hemmings Appointed by academy members 18 December 2016 18 December 2024
Paul Towner Appointed by academy members 2 November 2020 2 November 2024
Eamonn Coffey Elected by school staff 30 September 2020 30 September 2024
Justine Bryant Elected by school staff 9 December 2019 8 December 2023
Julian David Annison Appointed by academy members 1 June 2019 31 May 2023
Christopher Woods Elected by parents 1 April 2019 1 April 2023
Keith Marcroft Elected by parents 1 April 2019 1 April 2023
Timothy Noakes Appointed by academy members 1 April 2015 1 April 2023
Nigel John Appointed by academy members 11 March 2019 11 March 2023
Ralph Mainard Appointed by academy members 24 September 2018 24 September 2022
John Cecil Davies Appointed by academy members 22 November 2017 21 November 2021
Ian Wilson Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 1 January 2016 Not recorded

Members

Members
Name Appointed by From
Chester Diocesan Board of Education Original (signatory) members 18 March 2011
David Walsh Ex-officio foundation governor (appointed by foundation by virtue of the office they hold) 15 March 2017
Lynn Carstens Original (signatory) members 22 November 2017
Mark Tanner Foundation/sponsor members 12 May 2020

Accounting officer

Accounting officer
Name From To
Ian Wilson 1 January 2016 Not recorded

Chief financial officer

Chief financial officer
Name From To
Alison Beasley 5 January 2012 Not recorded

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Jane Jones Trustee Appointed by academy members 22 November 2017 21 July 2021
Lynn Carstens Trustee Appointed by academy members 22 November 2017 22 November 2020
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Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region
West Midlands
Government office region (GOR)
North West
District
Cheshire West and Chester
Ward
Great Boughton
Parliamentary constituency
City of Chester
Urban/rural description
(England/Wales) Urban city and town
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code
E06000050
Easting
342202
Northing
365589
Census ward
Unknown
Middle super output area (MSOA)
Cheshire West and Chester 041
Lower super output area (LSOA)
Cheshire West and Chester 041B
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