Establishment Denefield School

URN: 137777

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Single-academy trust: DENEFIELD SCHOOL

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Address
Long Lane, Tilehurst, Reading, Berkshire, RG31 6XY
Local authority
West Berkshire (869)
Headteacher / Principal
Mr Edwin Towill
Phase of education
Secondary
School type
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Single-academy trust
DENEFIELD SCHOOL
Gender of entry
Mixed
ID
URN: 137777, DfE number: 869/5404
UKPRN: 10035962
Establishment status
Open
Admissions policy
Non-selective
Telephone
01189413458
Ofsted rating
Good (Last inspection: 16 January 2018)
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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
Number of pupils
1120
Section 41 approved
Not applicable
Open date
1 January 2012
Reason establishment opened
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Closed date
Not recorded
Reason establishment closed
Not recorded
Special classes
No Special Classes
Percentage of children eligible for free school meals Help with percentage of children eligible for free school meals field Opens a dialog
11.4%
Date last changed / confirmed
22 January 2023
Type of SEN provision
Type of resourced provision
Not applicable
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Chair of trustees

Chair of trustees
Name Appointed by From To
Steven Musson Appointed by academy members 27 January 2016 8 January 2024

Trustees

Trustees
Name Appointed by From To
Louise Kate Courtney-Taylor Appointed by GB/board 19 October 2022 18 October 2026
Amy Louise Harrison Appointed by GB/board 13 July 2022 12 July 2026
Trevor Colin Keable Appointed by GB/board 25 May 2022 24 May 2026
Stephen Kayongo Elected by parents 18 December 2020 17 December 2024
Steven Musson Appointed by academy members 27 January 2016 8 January 2024
Adam Greenhalgh Elected by parents 23 October 2019 22 October 2023
Edwin Mark Towill Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 25 September 2019 Not recorded

Members

Members
Name Appointed by From
Alice Boon Appointed by academy members 4 December 2019
Catherine Sara Hester Appointed by academy members 4 December 2019
Harvey Nolan Smith Appointed by academy members 24 July 2021
Hazel Archer Appointed by academy members 25 October 2022
Matthew James Barber Appointed by academy members 4 December 2019

Accounting officer

Accounting officer
Name From To
Edwin Towill 1 September 2019 Not recorded

Chief financial officer

Chief financial officer
Name From To
Edmund Bradley 27 March 2017 Not recorded

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Joanne Michelle Toovey Trustee Appointed by GB/board 13 July 2022 4 November 2022
Lorraine Doyle Chair of trustees Appointed by GB/board 21 May 2015 31 August 2022
Lorraine Doyle Trustee Appointed by academy members 21 May 2015 31 August 2022
Sarah Shortt Trustee Original (signatory) members 13 February 2019 31 August 2022
Daniel Jonathan Barter Member Appointed by academy members 4 December 2019 31 July 2022
Katie Ayres Trustee Appointed by GB/board 25 September 2019 31 July 2022
Rupert Bancroft Trustee Appointed by academy members 23 March 2016 31 July 2022
Thomas Austin James Member Appointed by academy members 4 December 2019 31 July 2022
Joel Davis Trustee Appointed by GB/board 3 February 2021 10 February 2022
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Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region
North-West London and South-Central England
Government office region (GOR)
South East
District
West Berkshire
Ward
Tilehurst & Purley
Parliamentary constituency
Reading West
Urban/rural description
(England/Wales) Urban city and town
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code
E06000037
Easting
465665
Northing
175151
Middle super output area (MSOA)
West Berkshire 004
Lower super output area (LSOA)
West Berkshire 004A
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This field is not editable by establishment users as it is populated by the DfE using the underlying data from the schools, pupils and their characteristics statistical release published each summer. The figures used are the performance table figures which ensures GIAS and the Find and Compare Schools in England service are consistent.

This information is compiled from the data returned by establishments for their establishment's situation on the third Thursday in January, in the spring school census data collection return.

This field shows whether a pupil's family have claimed eligibility for free school meals as reported in the annual spring school census. Pupils or their parents are able to claim free school meals if they receive a qualifying benefit. This field does not show pupils who actually received free school meals but the percentage of those who are eligible to receive them.