Establishment Sutton Grammar School

URN: 136787

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Manor Lane, Sutton, Surrey, SM1 4AS
Local authority
Sutton (319)
Headteacher / Principal
Mr Ben Cloves
Phase of education
School type
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Single-academy trust
Gender of entry
URN: 136787, DfE number: 319/5404
UKPRN: 10033706
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Religious character
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Religious ethos
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No boarders
Nursery provision
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Official sixth form
Has a sixth form
Number of pupils
Section 41 approved
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Open date
1 June 2011
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Closed date
Not recorded
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Special classes
No Special Classes
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Date last changed / confirmed
8 September 2021
Type of SEN provision
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Chair of trustees

Chair of trustees
Name Appointed by From To
Julian Edwards Original (signatory) members 13 May 2011 13 May 2023


Name Appointed by From To
Lisa Holt Appointed by GB/board 1 January 2021 31 December 2025
Anthony Marcus Melbourne Elected by parents 7 June 2021 6 June 2025
Felicity Hilary Alexander Appointed by GB/board 27 February 2017 28 February 2025
William David Humphries Elected by school staff 1 February 2021 31 January 2025
Robert William Murrill Appointed by GB/board 17 October 2012 31 October 2024
Alex Jack Marsh Elected by school staff 18 May 2020 17 May 2024
David Geoffrey Hobbs Appointed by academy members 27 April 2020 26 April 2024
Thomas George Kohler Appointed by GB/board 10 February 2020 9 February 2024
Peter Julian Ritson Appointed by academy members 1 June 2015 31 May 2023
Gareth Wilson Jones Original (signatory) members 13 May 2011 13 May 2023
Julian Edwards Original (signatory) members 13 May 2011 13 May 2023
Nayana Prasad Elected by parents 22 November 2018 21 November 2022
Paul Stuart Chambers Appointed by GB/board 5 June 2014 30 June 2022
Benjamin Alexis Cloves Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 1 September 2019 Not recorded


Name Appointed by From
Chris Townsend Any additional members appointed by the members of the academy trust 1 June 2017
Gareth Wilson Jones Original (signatory) members 13 May 2011
Julian Edwards Original (signatory) members 13 May 2011
Shahenaz Lalani Original (signatory) members 13 May 2011

Accounting officer

Accounting officer
Name From To
Benjamin Alexis Cloves 1 September 2019 Not recorded

Chief financial officer

Chief financial officer
Name From To
Paul Whittle 1 January 2021 Not recorded

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Raymond Ashley Pletts Trustee Elected by school staff 1 February 2013 31 January 2021
Elaine Beach Chief financial officer N/A 1 June 2011 31 December 2020
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Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region
South-East England and South London
Government office region (GOR)
Sutton Central
Parliamentary constituency
Sutton and Cheam
Urban/rural description
(England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code
Census ward
Middle super output area (MSOA)
Sutton 012
Lower super output area (LSOA)
Sutton 012A
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