Establishment Plympton Academy

URN: 136556

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Moorland Road, Plympton, Plymouth, Devon, PL7 2RS
Local authority:
Plymouth (879)
Ms Lisa Boorman
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11 to 18
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URN: 136556, DfE number: 879/4178
UKPRN: 10033277
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Ofsted rating:
Good (Last inspection: 14 January 2016)
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No boarders
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Has a sixth form
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No Special Classes
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Type of SEN provision:
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder
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Chair of trustees

Chair of trustees
Name Appointed by From To
Sue Dann Appointed by GB/board 12/09/2017 10/09/2020


Name Appointed by From To
Sarah Fear Appointed by GB/board 21/11/2019 20/11/2022
David Arthur Appointed by GB/board 08/07/2019 07/07/2022
Kirsty Luke Elected by school staff 08/07/2019 07/07/2022
Edward James Atter Appointed by GB/board 27/09/2018 26/09/2021
Paul Hutchings Appointed by GB/board 12/09/2017 11/09/2021
Margaret Turner Appointed by GB/board 21/11/2017 20/11/2020
Tina Blagdon Appointed by GB/board 21/11/2017 20/11/2020
Steve Wallers Parent appointed by GB/board due to no election candidates 16/11/2016 15/11/2020
Lisa Boorman Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 04/01/2016 Not recorded


Name Appointed by From
Paul Hutchings Appointed by GB/board 10/11/2014
Sue Dann Appointed by GB/board 01/09/2016

Accounting officer

Accounting officer
Name From To
Lisa Boorman 04/01/2016 Not recorded

Chief financial officer

Chief financial officer
Name From To
Teresa Lakeman 01/08/2016 Not recorded

Historic (left within last 12 months)

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Margaret Hall Trustee Appointed by academy members 25/11/2008 11/08/2020
Margaret Hall Member Appointed by GB/board 25/11/2008 11/08/2020
David Parker Trustee Parent appointed by GB/board due to no election candidates 10/10/2016 10/10/2019
RSC Region:
South-West England
Government Office Region:
South West
Plympton St Mary
Parliamentary Constituency:
South West Devon
Urban/Rural Description:
Urban city and town
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Middle Super Output Area (MSOA):
Plymouth 015
Lower Super Output Area (LSOA):
Plymouth 015C

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