Establishment Aston University Engineering Academy

URN: 138222

University technical college

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1 Lister Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, B7 4AG
Local authority:
Birmingham (330)
Mr Daniel Locke-Wheaton
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14 to 19
Phase of education:
School type:
University technical college
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URN: 138222, DfE number: 330/4003
UKPRN: 10037492
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Ofsted rating:
Requires improvement (Last inspection: 14 February 2018)
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No boarders
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No Nursery Classes
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Has a sixth form
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New Provision
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Chair of trustees

Chair of trustees
Name Appointed by From To
Neil Scott Appointed by GB/board 01/03/2015 31/12/2050


Name Appointed by From To
Alison Davies Foundation/sponsor members 31/05/2019 30/05/2023
Christopher Dunkley Elected by parents 27/03/2018 27/03/2022
Rachael Grant Elected by school staff 27/03/2018 27/03/2022
Richard Toy Appointed by GB/board 01/11/2017 31/10/2021
Richard Billingham Persons who are appointed by the foundation body or sponsor (if applicable) 13/03/2017 12/03/2021
Paul Harper Foundation/sponsor members 01/08/2016 31/07/2020
Peter Hazzard Appointed by academy members 01/08/2016 31/07/2020
Daniel Locke-Wheaton Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 15/08/2015 Not recorded


Name Appointed by From
Alison Davies Foundation/sponsor members 31/05/2019
Neil Scott Foundation/sponsor members 30/04/2018
Paul Harper Foundation/sponsor members 31/07/2012
Richard Billingham Persons who are appointed by the foundation body or sponsor (if applicable) 01/05/2017

Accounting officer

Accounting officer
Name From To
Daniel Locke-Wheaton 17/08/2015 Not recorded

Chief financial officer

Chief financial officer
Name From To
Amanda Kaye 14/02/2014 Not recorded

Historic (left within last 12 months)

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Colin Parker Trustee Appointed by academy members 01/01/2016 31/12/2019
Iain Roche Trustee Appointed by GB/board 01/01/2016 31/12/2019
Steven Hancock Trustee Elected by school staff 01/11/2015 30/10/2019
Christopher Dunkley Member Elected by parents 01/01/2018 31/08/2019
Colin Parker Member Appointed by GB/board 31/12/2015 31/08/2019
Daniel Locke-Wheaton Member Appointed by GB/board 31/07/2012 31/08/2019
Iain Roche Member Appointed by GB/board 31/12/2015 31/08/2019
Peter Hazzard Member Appointed by GB/board 31/07/2016 31/08/2019
Rachael Grant Member Elected by school staff 01/12/2017 31/08/2019
Richard Toy Member Appointed by GB/board 01/11/2017 31/08/2019
Sarah Hainsworth Trustee Foundation/sponsor members 01/09/2018 31/08/2019
Sarah Hainsworth Member Foundation/sponsor members 01/09/2018 31/08/2019
Steven Hancock Member Appointed by GB/board 30/09/2015 31/08/2019
Tracey Linton Member Appointed by GB/board 31/12/2015 31/08/2019
Tracy Linton Trustee Elected by parents 09/01/2015 31/08/2019
RSC Region:
West Midlands
Government Office Region:
West Midlands
Parliamentary Constituency:
Birmingham, Ladywood
Urban/Rural Description:
Urban major conurbation
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Middle Super Output Area (MSOA):
Birmingham 050
Lower Super Output Area (LSOA):
Birmingham 050E

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