Establishment Goldington Academy

URN: 136552

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Address
Haylands Way, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK41 9BX
Local authority
Bedford (822)
Headteacher / Principal
Mr Francis Galbraith
Phase of education
Secondary
School type
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Single-academy trust
GOLDINGTON ACADEMY TRUST
Academy sponsor
Goldington Academy
Gender of entry
Mixed
ID
URN: 136552, DfE number: 822/4000
UKPRN: 10033281
Establishment status
Open
Admissions policy
Not applicable
Telephone
01234261516
Ofsted rating
Good (Last inspection: 21 June 2016)
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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
Does not have a sixth form
Number of pupils
786
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
Percentage of children eligible for free school meals Help with percentage of children eligible for free school meals field Opens a dialog
10.7%
Date last changed / confirmed
8 February 2021
Type of SEN provision
Type of resourced provision
Not recorded
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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
Robin Francis Appointed by academy members 17 July 2020 21 October 2023

Trustees

Trustees
Name Appointed by From To
Heather Cuncliffe Appointed by foundation/Trust 12 December 2019 11 December 2023
Joanna Hawkins Appointed by foundation/Trust 17 October 2019 16 October 2023
Binoy Kumaran Elected by parents 16 October 2020 15 October 2023
Dharminder Mehmi Elected by parents 16 October 2020 15 October 2023
Kate Reynier Elected by parents 16 October 2020 15 October 2023
Sara Redmond Elected by parents 16 October 2020 15 October 2023
Matt Price Appointed by foundation/Trust 9 February 2017 8 February 2022
Azma Ahmad-Pearce Appointed by foundation/Trust 25 January 2018 24 January 2022
Emma Jane Butler Any additional members appointed by the members of the academy trust 4 January 2018 3 January 2022
Francis Galbraith Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 1 September 2012 Not recorded

Members

Members
Name Appointed by From
Alan Dickinson Original (signatory) members 15 May 2008
Doug Alcock Original (signatory) members 26 February 2009
Martyn Hallett Original (signatory) members 3 July 2008

Accounting officer

Accounting officer
Name From To
Francis Galbraith 1 January 1900 Not recorded

Chief financial officer

Chief financial officer
Name From To
Alan Dickinson 1 April 2011 Not recorded

Historic (left within last 12 months)

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Martyn Latchman Trustee Elected by school staff 30 November 2017 15 October 2020
Diane Field Chair of trustees Original (signatory) members 10 February 2011 16 July 2020
Ed Friday Trustee Elected by school staff 7 February 2013 16 July 2020
Paul Hymers Trustee Appointed by academy members 1 December 2011 16 July 2020
Robin Francis Trustee Appointed by academy members 22 October 2015 16 July 2020
Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region
North-West London and South-Central England
Government office region (GOR)
East of England
District
Bedford
Ward
De Parys
Parliamentary constituency
Bedford
Urban/rural description
(England/Wales) Urban city and town
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code
E06000055
Easting
506574
Northing
250711
Census ward
Unknown
Middle super output area (MSOA)
Bedford 007
Lower super output area (LSOA)
Bedford 007A

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