Establishment Wood Green Academy

URN: 136616

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Single-academy trust: WOOD GREEN ACADEMY

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Address
Wood Green Road, Wednesbury, West Midlands, WS10 9QU
Local authority
Sandwell (333)
Headteacher / Principal
Mr James Topham
Phase of education
Secondary
School type
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Single-academy trust
WOOD GREEN ACADEMY
Gender of entry
Mixed
ID
URN: 136616, DfE number: 333/4024
UKPRN: 10033330
Establishment status
Open
Admissions policy
Non-selective
Telephone
01215564131
Ofsted rating
Good (Last inspection: 27 February 2020)
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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
1533
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
25.5%
Date last changed / confirmed
21 May 2024
Type of SEN provision
Type of resourced provision
Not recorded
Resourced provision number on roll
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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
Victoria Millward Appointed by GB/board 20 September 2021 30 September 2024

Trustees

Trustees
Name Appointed by From To
Michael Holder Appointed by GB/board 23 May 2016 29 April 2028
Adam Rashid Mohammed Appointed by GB/board 7 March 2016 20 March 2028
Jenny Mynett Parent appointed by GB/board due to no election candidates 16 September 2022 16 September 2026
Kevin Michael Shilton Appointed by GB/board 16 September 2022 16 September 2026
Abdul Husen Parent appointed by GB/board due to no election candidates 12 September 2022 12 September 2026
John Blackband Appointed by GB/board 1 April 2011 8 May 2026
Saima Naqvi Parent appointed by GB/board due to no election candidates 19 April 2018 28 March 2026
Victoria Millward Appointed by GB/board 26 February 2018 18 January 2026
Calvin Robert Hussey Appointed by GB/board 30 January 2017 18 January 2025
Darren Rhodes Appointed by GB/board 17 November 2020 16 November 2024
Gurnam BERDESHA Appointed by GB/board 26 November 2012 20 September 2024
James Topham Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 1 September 2014 Not recorded

Members

Members
Name Appointed by From
Paul Bernard Francis Appointed by GB/board 1 February 2016
Sarah Tranter Appointed by academy members 14 May 2018
Stewart Gill Appointed by academy members 14 May 2018
Victoria Millward Appointed by GB/board 22 November 2021

Accounting officer

Accounting officer
Name From To
James Topham 1 September 2014 Not recorded

Chief financial officer

Chief financial officer
Name From To
Peter Hesslegrave 1 April 2011 Not recorded

Historic (left within last 12 months)

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Naurin Roohi Ahmed Trustee Parent appointed by GB/board due to no election candidates 19 March 2019 25 September 2023
Kelly Harding Trustee Parent appointed by GB/board due to no election candidates 12 September 2022 17 July 2023
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Government office region (GOR)
West Midlands
Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region
West Midlands
District
Sandwell
Ward
Wednesbury North
Parliamentary constituency
West Bromwich West
Urban/rural description
(England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code
E08000028
Easting
399847
Northing
296198
Unique property reference number (UPRN)
32097785
Middle super output area (MSOA) Help with middle super output area Opens a dialog
Sandwell 001
Lower super output area (LSOA) Help with lower super output area Opens a dialog
Sandwell 001A
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Free school meals

This field is not editable by establishment users as it is populated by the DfE using the underlying data from the schools, pupils and their characteristics statistical release published each summer. The figures used are the performance table figures which ensures GIAS and the Find and Compare Schools in England service are consistent.

This information is compiled from the data returned by establishments for their establishment's situation on the third Thursday in January, in the spring school census data collection return.

This field shows whether a pupil's family have claimed eligibility for free school meals as reported in the annual spring school census. Pupils or their parents are able to claim free school meals if they receive a qualifying benefit. This field does not show pupils who actually received free school meals but the percentage of those who are eligible to receive them.

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Lower super output area (LSOA)

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