Establishment The Blue Coat CofE School

URN: 137133

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Egerton Street, Oldham, Lancashire, OL1 3SQ
Local authority
Oldham (353)
Headteacher / Principal
Mr Rob Higgins
Phase of education
School type
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Academy trust
Academy sponsor
Cranmer Educational Trust
Gender of entry
URN: 137133, DfE number: 353/4600
UKPRN: 10034836
Establishment status
Admissions policy
Ofsted rating
Outstanding (Last inspection: 9 December 2011)
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Religious character
Church of England
Diocese of Manchester
Religious ethos
Does not apply
No boarders
Nursery provision
Not applicable
Official sixth form
Has a sixth form
Number of pupils
Section 41 approved
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Open date
1 August 2011
Reason establishment opened
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Closed date
Not recorded
Reason establishment closed
Not recorded
Special classes
No Special Classes
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Date last changed / confirmed
25 November 2021
Type of SEN provision
Type of resourced provision
Not recorded
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Chair of local governing body

Chair of local governing body
Name Shared with Appointed by From To
Edward Moores Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 1 September 2019 31 August 2023

Local governors

Local governors
Name Shared with Appointed by From To
Adrian Smale Not recorded Elected by parents 4 January 2021 3 January 2025
Ruth Simpson Not recorded Elected by school staff 26 February 2020 25 February 2024
Alicia Harris Not recorded Appointed by academy members 8 October 2019 7 October 2023
Michael Unsworth Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 8 October 2019 7 October 2023
Susan McKenna Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 8 October 2019 7 October 2023
Stephen Cartwright Not recorded Elected by parents 9 October 2018 8 October 2022
Robert Higgins Not recorded Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 1 September 2017 Not recorded

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Diane Hohmann Local governor Appointed by foundation/Trust 8 October 2019 5 October 2021
Derek Palmer Local governor Appointed by foundation/Trust 17 October 2019 20 September 2021
Aine Barnes Local governor Elected by parents 1 January 2017 1 January 2021
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Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region
Lancashire and West Yorkshire
Government office region (GOR)
North West
St Mary's
Parliamentary constituency
Oldham East and Saddleworth
Urban/rural description
(England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code
Middle super output area (MSOA)
Oldham 014
Lower super output area (LSOA)
Oldham 014D
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Free school meals

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