Establishment Testwood School

URN: 137315

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Testwood Lane, Totton, Southampton, Hampshire, SO40 3ZW
Local authority:
Hampshire (850)
Jennifer Pitman
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11 to 16
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URN: 137315, DfE number: 850/5406
UKPRN: 10034792
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Good (Last inspection: 15 January 2019)
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Chair of trustees

Chair of trustees
Name Appointed by From To
Vanessa Ford Appointed by academy members 31/07/2020 31/07/2023


Name Appointed by From To
DARREN VANN Appointed by academy members 01/09/2020 31/08/2024
Hadleigh Garland Appointed by GB/board 17/08/2011 31/08/2023
KIRSTY ODDY Appointed by academy members 08/07/2019 07/07/2023
TRINA SILLENCE Appointed by academy members 05/07/2019 04/07/2023
JUDITH LOUISE MUNRO Appointed by GB/board 15/05/2019 14/05/2023
Nathan Cheung Appointed by GB/board 08/04/2019 08/04/2023
Robert Motherwell Appointed by GB/board 29/03/2017 29/03/2021
Nicholas Whitcher Appointed by academy members 17/10/2016 16/10/2020
Jennifer Pitman Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 12/05/2014 Not recorded


Name Appointed by From
Chris Bell Appointed by academy members 05/09/2016
Dawn Bushrod Appointed by academy members 01/01/2015
Gemma Young Appointed by academy members 21/05/2019
Vanessa Ford Appointed by academy members 13/09/2014

Accounting officer

Accounting officer
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Jennifer Pitman 12/05/2014 Not recorded

Chief financial officer

Chief financial officer
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Jackie Barker 26/10/1996 Not recorded

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Dawn Bushrod Chair of trustees N/A 01/01/2015 30/07/2020
Nicholas Gilbert Trustee Elected by school staff 06/06/2014 11/12/2019
RSC Region:
South-East England and South London
Government Office Region:
South East
New Forest
Totton East
Parliamentary Constituency:
New Forest East
Urban/Rural Description:
Urban city and town
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Middle Super Output Area (MSOA):
New Forest 004
Lower Super Output Area (LSOA):
New Forest 004C

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