West Hill School

URN: 137020

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Thompson Cross, Stamford Street, Stalybridge, Cheshire, SK15 1LX
Local authority:
Tameside (357)
Alan Harrison
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11 to 16
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URN: 137020, DfE number: 357/5401
UKPRN: 10034851
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Admissions policy:
Comprehensive (secondary)
Ofsted rating:
Good (Last inspection: 16 November 2016)
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No boarders
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Chair of trustees

Name Appointed by From To
Ian Saxon Appointed by academy members 01/09/2017 31/08/2021


Name Appointed by From To
Alan Frank Harrison Appointed by GB/board 01/09/2015 31/08/2019
John McElwee Appointed by GB/board 01/09/2015 31/08/2019


Name Appointed by From
Carolyn Wright Appointed by GB/board 01/09/2017
Diane Drummond Appointed by GB/board 05/12/2017
Elaine Pickford Appointed by GB/board 01/09/2015
Glyn Lee Appointed by GB/board 05/12/2017
Ian Anthony Berry Appointed by GB/board 15/01/2015
Ian Saxon Appointed by GB/board 01/09/2015
Jan Jackson Appointed by GB/board 17/01/2017
Keith Davy Appointed by GB/board 17/01/2017
Kevin Aspin Appointed by GB/board 04/07/2017
Martha Davies Appointed by GB/board 24/10/2016
Michael O'Neill Appointed by GB/board 01/09/2015
Richard Cookson Appointed by GB/board 12/02/2016
Sian Birch Appointed by GB/board 12/12/2015
Suzie Butler Appointed by GB/board 29/09/2017

Accounting officer

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Alan Harrison 01/09/2015 Not recorded

Chief financial officer

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Alan Harrison 01/09/2015 Not recorded

Historic (left within last 12 months)

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Name Role Appointed by From To
Carolyn Wright Chair of trustees N/A 01/09/2015 31/08/2017
Matthew Jackson Member Appointed by GB/board 01/09/2016 31/08/2017
RSC Region:
Lancashire & West Yorkshire
Government Office Region:
North West
Stalybridge North
Parliamentary Constituency:
Stalybridge and Hyde
Urban/Rural Description:
Urban major conurbation
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Middle Super Output Area (MSOA):
Tameside 008
Lower Super Output Area (LSOA):
Tameside 008D

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