Establishment Torquay Academy

URN: 138370

Academy sponsor led

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Address
Cricketfield Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ2 7NU
Local authority
Torbay (880)
Headteacher / Principal
Mr Steve Margetts
Phase of education
Secondary
School type
Academy sponsor led
Gender of entry
Mixed
ID
URN: 138370, DfE number: 880/4000
UKPRN: 10037856
Establishment status
Open
Admissions policy
Non-selective
Telephone
01803329351
Ofsted rating
Good (Last inspection: 27 February 2020)
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Religious character
None
Diocese
Not applicable
Religious ethos
None
Boarders
No boarders
Nursery provision
Not applicable
Official sixth form
Has a sixth form
Number of pupils
1406
Section 41 approved
Not applicable
Open date
1 September 2012
Reason establishment opened
New Provision
Closed date
Not recorded
Reason establishment closed
Not recorded
Special classes
Not applicable
Percentage of children eligible for free school meals Help with percentage of children eligible for free school meals field Opens a dialog
26.3%
Date last changed / confirmed
8 December 2022
Type of SEN provision
Type of resourced provision
Not recorded
Resourced provision number on roll
Resourced provision capacity
Special Educational Needs (SEN) unit number on roll
Special Educational Needs (SEN) unit capacity
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Chair of local governing body

Chair of local governing body
Name Shared with Appointed by From To
Vincent Flower Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 4 January 2022 3 January 2026

Local governors

Local governors
Name Shared with Appointed by From To
Stephen Corline Not recorded Parent appointed by GB/board due to no election candidates 17 February 2022 16 February 2026
Leonora Melina Critchlow Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 4 February 2022 3 February 2026
Robin Victor Causley Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 7 January 2022 6 January 2026
Carly Holloway Not recorded Elected by parents 4 January 2022 3 January 2026
George Grute Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 4 January 2022 3 January 2026
Stephen John Dobbs Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 4 January 2022 3 January 2026
Joanne Cornish Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 24 May 2021 23 May 2025
David Graham Not recorded Elected by parents 12 May 2021 11 May 2025
Cheryl Leigh Baxter Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 28 March 2021 27 March 2025
Ian Westwood Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 18 April 2019 17 April 2023
Stephen Robert Margetts Not recorded Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 1 January 2014 Not recorded

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Kirsty Porter Local governor Appointed by foundation/Trust 14 December 2019 25 October 2022
Kathrine Mortimore Local governor Elected by school staff 13 February 2020 23 September 2022
Leonora Melina Critchlow Local governor Appointed by foundation/Trust 4 February 2018 3 February 2022
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Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region
South-West England
Government office region (GOR)
South West
District
Torbay
Ward
Tormohun
Parliamentary constituency
Torbay
Urban/rural description
(England/Wales) Urban city and town
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code
E06000027
Easting
290674
Northing
65594
Middle super output area (MSOA)
Torbay 004
Lower super output area (LSOA)
Torbay 004B
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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.

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Free school meals

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.