Establishment The Commonweal School

URN: 137190

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Address:
The Mall, Old Town, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN1 4JE
Local authority:
Swindon (866)
Headteacher/Principal:
Mr Robert Linnegar
Age range: Help with age range field
11 to 19
Phase of education:
Secondary
School type:
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Single-academy trust:
THE COMMONWEAL SCHOOL
Gender of entry:
Mixed
ID:
URN: 137190, DfE number: 866/5410
UKPRN: 10034826
Establishment status:
Open
Admissions policy:
Non-selective
Website:
http://www.commonweal.co.uk Opens in new window
Telephone:
01793612727
Ofsted rating:
Good (Last inspection: 29 November 2017)
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Data from other services:
Religious character:
None
Diocese:
Not applicable
Religious ethos:
Does not apply
Boarders:
No boarders
Nursery provision:
Not applicable
Official sixth form:
Has a sixth form
School capacity: Help with school capacity field
1400
Number of pupils:
1386
Section 41 approved:
Not applicable
Open date / Reason:
01/08/2011
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Close date / Reason:
Not recorded
Not recorded
Special classes:
Has Special Classes
Percentage of children eligible for free school meals: Help with percentage of children eligible for free school meals field
10.8%
Date last changed / confirmed:
23/07/2020
Type of SEN provision:
SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty and PD - Physical Disability
Type of resourced provision:
Resource Provision
Resourced provision number on roll:
Resourced provision capacity:
29
SEN Unit number on roll:
SEN Unit capacity:

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Chair of trustees

Chair of trustees
Name Appointed by From To
Jokie Bakker Appointed by GB/board 01/10/2013 31/12/2021

Trustees

Trustees
Name Appointed by From To
Anna Tuersley Appointed by GB/board 18/05/2020 17/05/2024
Florence Leroy Appointed by GB/board 18/05/2020 17/05/2024
Phil Hutton Appointed by GB/board 18/05/2020 17/05/2024
David Mason Appointed by GB/board 01/01/2020 31/12/2023
Genny Williams Elected by school staff 01/01/2020 31/12/2023
Nick Weaver Elected by school staff 01/01/2020 31/12/2023
Neil Williamson Appointed by GB/board 21/10/2019 20/10/2023
Tony Forsythe Appointed by GB/board 08/07/2019 07/07/2023
Gurcan Fidan Appointed by GB/board 29/06/2015 28/06/2023
Linda Peele Appointed by GB/board 12/03/2018 12/03/2022
Nick Ware Appointed by GB/board 12/03/2018 12/03/2022
Deb Wilson Elected by parents 01/01/2014 31/12/2021
Grev Parmenter Elected by parents 01/01/2014 31/12/2021
Erica Ford Appointed by GB/board 01/01/2013 31/12/2020
Joyce Birnie Appointed by GB/board 13/05/2013 31/12/2020

Members

Members
Name Appointed by From
Anna Tuersley Appointed by GB/board 18/05/2020
David Mason Appointed by GB/board 01/01/2016
Deb Wilson Appointed by GB/board 01/01/2014
Erica Ford Appointed by GB/board 01/01/2013
Florence Leroy Appointed by GB/board 18/05/2020
Genny Williams Elected by school staff 01/01/2016
Grev Parmenter Appointed by GB/board 01/01/2014
Gurcan Fidan Appointed by GB/board 29/06/2015
Jokie Bakker Appointed by GB/board 01/10/2013
Joyce Birnie Appointed by GB/board 13/05/2013
Linda Peele Appointed by GB/board 12/03/2018
Neil Williamson Appointed by GB/board 21/10/2019
Nick Ware Appointed by GB/board 12/03/2018
Nick Weaver Appointed by GB/board 01/01/2016
Phil Hutton Appointed by GB/board 18/05/2020
Robert Earl St. John Linnegar Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 01/09/2017
Tony Forsythe Appointed by GB/board 08/07/2019

Accounting officer

Accounting officer
Name From To
Robert Earl St. John Linnegar 01/09/2017 Not recorded

Chief financial officer

Chief financial officer
Name From To
Jo Sara Sear 31/08/2016 Not recorded
RSC Region:
South-West England
Government Office Region:
South West
District:
Swindon
Ward:
Old Town
Parliamentary Constituency:
South Swindon
Urban/Rural Description:
Urban city and town
GSS LA Code:
E06000030
Easting:
414807
Northing:
183381
Census Ward:
Unknown
Middle Super Output Area (MSOA):
Swindon 021
Lower Super Output Area (LSOA):
Swindon 021F

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