Establishment Retford Oaks Academy

URN: 137117

Academy sponsor led

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Babworth Road, Retford, Nottinghamshire, DN22 7NJ
Local authority:
Nottinghamshire (891)
Mrs Heather Widdup
Age range: Help with age range field
11 to 18
Phase of education:
School type:
Academy sponsor led
Academy trust:
Academy sponsor:
Diverse Academies Trust
Gender of entry:
URN: 137117, DfE number: 891/4001
UKPRN: 10037076
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Ofsted rating:
Good (Last inspection: 07 June 2017)
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Religious character:
Not applicable
Religious ethos:
No boarders
Nursery provision:
No Nursery Classes
Official sixth form:
Has a sixth form
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Section 41 approved:
Not applicable
Open date / Reason:
New Provision
Close date / Reason:
Not recorded
Not applicable
Special classes:
No Special Classes
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Not applicable
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Chair of local governing body

Chair of local governing body
Name Shared with Appointed by From To
Andrew Knight Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 01/09/2017 31/08/2021

Local governors

Local governors
Name Shared with Appointed by From To
Colin Callaghan Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 10/09/2019 09/09/2023
Neil Trickett Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 03/03/2015 02/03/2023
Geoff Gadie Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 11/12/2014 10/12/2022
Patricia Bryn-Jones Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 04/10/2016 03/10/2020
Wayne Spooner Not recorded Elected by school staff 01/09/2016 31/08/2020
Andrew Silcock Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 01/09/2016 30/08/2020

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Andrew Knight Local governor Appointed by GB/board 01/09/2017 08/10/2019
Michael Quigley Chair of local governing body Appointed by GB/board 01/09/2018 08/10/2019
Natalie Ward Local governor Parent appointed by GB/board due to no election candidates 08/09/2015 07/09/2019
Sarah Gibson Local governor Appointed by GB/board 19/12/2017 09/07/2019
RSC Region:
East Midlands and the Humber
Government Office Region:
East Midlands
East Retford West
Parliamentary Constituency:
Urban/Rural Description:
Urban city and town
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Middle Super Output Area (MSOA):
Bassetlaw 010
Lower Super Output Area (LSOA):
Bassetlaw 010E

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School capacity

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