The Kings of Wessex Academy

URN: 136783

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Address:
Station Road, Cheddar, Somerset, BS27 3AQ
Local authority:
Somerset (933)
Headteacher/Principal:
Mr Gavin Ball
Age range: Help with this field
13 to 18
Phase of education:
Secondary
School type:
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Academy trust:
WESSEX LEARNING TRUST
Gender of entry:
Mixed
ID:
URN: 136783, DfE number: 933/4583
UKPRN: 10031581
Establishment status:
Open
Admissions policy:
Comprehensive (secondary)
Website:
http://www.kowessex.co.uk/
Telephone:
01934742608
Ofsted rating:
Good (Last inspection: 06 March 2015)
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Religious character:
Church of England
Diocese:
Diocese of Bath and Wells
Religious ethos:
Does not apply
Boarders:
No boarders
Nursery provision:
Not applicable
Official sixth form:
Has a sixth form
School capacity: Help with this field
1194
Number of pupils:
1068
Section 41 approved:
Not applicable
Open date / Reason:
01/06/2011
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Close date / Reason:
Not recorded
Not recorded
Special classes:
Not applicable
Percentage of children eligible for free school meals: Help with this field
4.4%
Type of SEN provision:
Type of resourced provision:
SEN Unit
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Chair of local governing body

Name Shared with Appointed by From To
Brian Kirkup Not recorded Appointed by academy members 01/09/2017 01/09/2018

Local governors

Name Shared with Appointed by From To
Ceri Walsh Not recorded Foundation/sponsor members 01/04/2017 31/03/2021
Carl Bennett Not recorded Elected by school staff 01/06/2013 31/08/2020
Gillian Frances Briggs Not recorded Appointed by academy members 01/05/2013 31/08/2020
Helen Louise Bardle Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 11/03/2015 31/08/2020
John Edwin George Angle Not recorded Foundation/sponsor members 01/06/2011 31/08/2020
Martin Charles Davey Not recorded Appointed by academy members 01/06/2011 31/08/2020
Morwenna Hebbaye Homewood Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 11/03/2015 31/08/2020
Peter Lythgoe Not recorded Original (signatory) members 01/06/2011 31/08/2020
Richard John Allen Oliver Not recorded Elected by parents 21/06/2011 31/08/2020
Steven Gary Methley Not recorded Elected by parents 12/11/2014 31/08/2020

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Name Role Appointed by From To
Brian Kirkup Chair of local governing body Appointed by academy members 01/09/2016 01/09/2017
RSC Region:
South West
Government Office Region:
South West
District:
Sedgemoor
Ward:
Cheddar and Shipham
Parliamentary Constituency:
Wells
Urban/Rural Description:
Rural town and fringe
GSS LA Code:
E10000027
Easting:
345738
Northing:
153103
Census Ward:
Unknown
Middle Super Output Area (MSOA):
Sedgemoor 001
Lower Super Output Area (LSOA):
Sedgemoor 001C

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