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
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11 to 18
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Academy sponsor:
Cranmer Educational Trust
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URN: 137133, DfE number: 353/4600
UKPRN: 10034836
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Ofsted rating:
Outstanding (Last inspection: 09 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
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Not applicable
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No Special Classes
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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 01/09/2019 31/08/2023

Local governors

Local governors
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Ruth Wild Not recorded Elected by school staff 26/02/2020 25/02/2024
Derek Palmer Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 17/10/2019 16/10/2023
Alicia Harris Not recorded Appointed by academy members 08/10/2019 07/10/2023
Diane Hohmann Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 08/10/2019 07/10/2023
Michael Unsworth Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 08/10/2019 07/10/2023
Susan McKenna Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 08/10/2019 07/10/2023
Stephen Cartwright Not recorded Elected by parents 09/10/2018 08/10/2022
Aine Barnes Not recorded Elected by parents 01/01/2017 01/01/2021
Robert Higgins Not recorded Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 01/09/2017 Not recorded

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Name Role Appointed by From To
David Halford Local governor Appointed by foundation/Trust 10/05/2016 09/05/2020
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
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Middle super output area (MSOA):
Oldham 014
Lower super output area (LSOA):
Oldham 014D

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