Establishment Biggleswade Academy

URN: 137947

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Mead End, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, SG18 8JU
Local authority:
Central Bedfordshire (823)
Ms Shelley Flynn
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2 to 13
Phase of education:
Middle deemed primary
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URN: 137947, DfE number: 823/4006
UKPRN: 10036746
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Ofsted rating:
Good (Last inspection: 11 December 2014)
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No boarders
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Has Nursery Classes
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Type of SEN provision:
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder
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Chair of local governing body

Chair of local governing body
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Chris Jones Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 05/09/2018 05/09/2019

Local governors

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Julie Bull Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 10/01/2018 10/01/2022
Bethan Dudas Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 10/05/2017 25/05/2021
Claire Racher Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 04/05/2017 25/05/2021
Duncan Nicol Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 04/05/2017 25/05/2021
Julie Coles Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 21/09/2016 21/09/2020
Esme Wyatt Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 30/01/2012 30/01/2020
Shelley Flynn Not recorded Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 21/07/2016 Not recorded

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Chris Jones Chair of local governing body Appointed by GB/board 10/01/2018 30/09/2018
RSC Region:
North-West London and South-Central England
Government Office Region:
East of England
Central Bedfordshire
Biggleswade South
Parliamentary Constituency:
North East Bedfordshire
Urban/Rural Description:
Urban city and town
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Middle Super Output Area (MSOA):
Central Bedfordshire 006
Lower Super Output Area (LSOA):
Central Bedfordshire 006B

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