Establishment Castle Manor Academy

URN: 138162

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Eastern Avenue, Haverhill, Suffolk, CB9 9JE
Local authority:
Suffolk (935)
Mrs Vanessa Whitcombe
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11 to 16
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Unity Schools Partnership
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URN: 138162, DfE number: 935/4004
UKPRN: 10037474
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Ofsted rating:
Good (Last inspection: 17 May 2019)
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No boarders
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Chair of local governing body

Chair of local governing body
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Justine Dawkins Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 13/05/2013 12/05/2021

Local governors

Local governors
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Vanessa Whitcombe Not recorded Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 01/09/2015 31/08/2023
Teri Putnam Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 24/01/2019 24/01/2023
Kirsty Franks Not recorded Parent appointed by GB/board due to no election candidates 16/11/2017 15/11/2021
Justine Dawkins Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 13/05/2013 12/05/2021
Vicky Hogg Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 11/05/2017 10/05/2021
Ann Grimstone Not recorded Elected by school staff 28/03/2017 27/03/2021
James Mason Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 28/03/2017 27/03/2021
Paul Cummings Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 08/11/2018 08/11/2020
Tony Humphrey Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 08/11/2018 08/11/2020

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Janette Godfrey Local governor Appointed by GB/board 17/11/2015 16/11/2019
RSC Region:
East of England and North-East London
Government Office Region:
East of England
West Suffolk
Haverhill South
Parliamentary Constituency:
West Suffolk
Urban/Rural Description:
Urban city and town
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Middle Super Output Area (MSOA):
St Edmundsbury 012
Lower Super Output Area (LSOA):
St Edmundsbury 012B

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