Establishment Oakfield Academy

URN: 136970

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Address
Oakfield Road, Frome, Somerset, BA11 4JF
Local authority
Somerset (933)
Headteacher / Principal
Miss Emma Wilkes
Phase of education
Middle deemed secondary
School type
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Single-academy trust
OAKFIELD SCHOOL ACADEMY TRUST
Gender of entry
Mixed
ID
URN: 136970, DfE number: 933/4257
UKPRN: 10034741
Establishment status
Open
Admissions policy
Not applicable
Telephone
01373462539
Ofsted rating
Good (Last inspection: 3 March 2016)
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Religious character
Does not apply
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
663
Section 41 approved
Not applicable
Open date
1 August 2011
Reason establishment opened
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Closed date
Not recorded
Reason establishment closed
Not recorded
Special classes
Has Special Classes
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14.5%
Date last changed / confirmed
19 April 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
Kate Hellard Appointed by GB/board 18 September 2018 17 September 2022

Trustees

Trustees
Name Appointed by From To
David McGrath Elected by school staff 26 April 2021 25 April 2025
Kathy Pinches Elected by school staff 26 April 2021 25 April 2025
Gary Smart Appointed by GB/board 1 April 2021 31 March 2025
Matthew Hill Appointed by GB/board 11 February 2021 11 February 2025
Christopher Salmon Elected by parents 18 December 2020 18 December 2024
Neil Corcoran Elected by parents 18 December 2020 18 December 2024
Marc Higgins Elected by parents 24 January 2020 23 January 2024
Susannah Hill Appointed by academy members 24 January 2020 23 January 2024
Claire Hopkins Nominated by LA and appointed by GB 1 September 2007 31 August 2023
Emma Wilkes Appointed by academy members 1 January 2014 1 January 2023
William De Bolla Appointed by GB/board 11 July 2017 10 July 2021

Members

Members
Name Appointed by From
Gary Smart Appointed by GB/board 1 April 1999
Kate Hellard Appointed by GB/board 18 September 2018
Sarah Hynds Appointed by GB/board 18 December 1996
Tim Cutting Appointed by GB/board 1 March 2007

Accounting officer

Accounting officer
Name From To
Emma Wilkes 1 January 2014 Not recorded

Chief financial officer

Chief financial officer
Name From To
Sarah Wells 1 August 2011 Not recorded

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Gary Smart Trustee Appointed by GB/board 1 April 1999 25 March 2021
Barry Edwards Trustee Nominated by LA and appointed by GB 1 May 2015 11 February 2021
Kate Stewart Trustee Elected by school staff 19 September 2017 10 October 2020
Lesley Peat Trustee Elected by school staff 1 February 2014 10 October 2020
Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region
South-West England
Government office region (GOR)
South West
District
Mendip
Ward
Frome Oakfield
Parliamentary constituency
Somerton and Frome
Urban/rural description
(England/Wales) Urban city and town
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code
E10000027
Easting
376584
Northing
147924
Census ward
Unknown
Middle super output area (MSOA)
Mendip 004
Lower super output area (LSOA)
Mendip 004D

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