Wigston Birkett House Community Special School

URN: 138935

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Address:
Station Road, Wigston, Leics, LE18 2DT
Local authority:
Leicestershire (855)
Headteacher/Principal:
Mr Chris White
Age range: Help with this field
4 to 19
Phase of education:
Not applicable
School type:
Academy special converter
Single academy trust:
BIRKETT HOUSE SCHOOL
Gender of entry:
Mixed
ID:
URN: 138935, DfE number: 855/7005
UKPRN: 10039384
Establishment status:
Open
Admissions policy:
Not applicable
Website:
http://www.birketthouse.leics.sch.uk
Telephone:
01162885802
Ofsted rating:
Outstanding (Last inspection: 14 May 2015)
Ofsted report
Religious character:
Does not apply
Diocese:
Not applicable
Religious ethos:
None
Boarders:
No boarders
Nursery provision:
Not applicable
Official sixth form:
Has a sixth form
School capacity: Help with this field
209
Number of pupils:
196
Section 41 approved:
Not applicable
Open date / Reason:
01/11/2012
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Close date / Reason:
Not recorded
Not recorded
Special classes:
Has Special Classes
Percentage of children eligible for free school meals: Help with this field
21.7%
Type of SEN provision:
SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty
Type of resourced provision:
Not recorded
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SEN Unit capacity:

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Chair of trustees

Name Appointed by From To
Andrew McQuaid Appointed by GB/board 02/09/2018 31/08/2022

Trustees

Name Appointed by From To
Christopher John White Appointed by GB/board 28/08/2018 28/08/2023
Kate Foster Appointed by GB/board 09/10/2017 09/10/2022
Lee Bentley Appointed by GB/board 09/10/2017 09/10/2022

Members

Name Appointed by From
Andy McQuaid N/A 01/10/2012
James Royley Elected by parents 01/05/2016
Julie Bentley N/A 26/03/2015
Kate Foster Elected by parents 01/05/2016
Lee Bentley N/A 01/10/2012
Linda Bickley Appointed by GB/board 01/09/2017
Linda Bickley Appointed by GB/board 01/09/2017
Lynda Freestone N/A 11/06/2015
Maureen Lambert Appointed by GB/board 01/07/2017

Accounting officer

Name From To
Christopher White 02/09/2018 Not recorded

Chief financial officer

Name From To
Gaynor Hall 01/10/2012 Not recorded

Historic (left within last 12 months)

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Name Role Appointed by From To
Rosemary Lowe Chair of trustees N/A 01/11/2012 01/09/2018
Sue Horn Accounting officer N/A 01/01/1900 01/09/2018
RSC Region:
East Midlands and the Humber
Government Office Region:
East Midlands
District:
Oadby and Wigston
Ward:
Wigston All Saints
Parliamentary Constituency:
Harborough
Urban/Rural Description:
Urban city and town
GSS LA Code:
E10000018
Easting:
459915
Northing:
298440
Census Ward:
Unknown
Middle Super Output Area (MSOA):
Oadby and Wigston 007
Lower Super Output Area (LSOA):
Oadby and Wigston 007A

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