Establishment Beacon Academy

URN: 139005

Academy sponsor led

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Address
Woodthorpe Road, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 2NF
Local authority
Leicestershire (855)
Headteacher / Principal
Mrs Catherine Gadd
Phase of education
Primary
School type
Academy sponsor led
Gender of entry
Mixed
ID
URN: 139005, DfE number: 855/2008
UKPRN: 10039591
Establishment status
Open
Admissions policy
Not applicable
Telephone
01509212227
Ofsted rating
Requires improvement (Last inspection: 25 October 2017)
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Religious character
Does not apply
Diocese
Not applicable
Religious ethos
None
Boarders
No boarders
Nursery provision
No Nursery Classes
Official sixth form
Does not have a sixth form
Number of pupils
318
Section 41 approved
Not applicable
Open date
1 December 2012
Reason establishment opened
New Provision
Closed date
Not recorded
Reason establishment closed
Not recorded
Special classes
Has Special Classes
Percentage of children eligible for free school meals Help with percentage of children eligible for free school meals field Opens a dialog
34%
Date last changed / confirmed
25 May 2021
Type of SEN provision
MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty
Type of resourced provision
SEN unit
Resourced provision number on roll
Resourced provision capacity
Special Educational Needs (SEN) unit number on roll
36
Special Educational Needs (SEN) unit capacity
36

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Chair of local governing body

Chair of local governing body
Name Shared with Appointed by From To
Tim Bassett Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 1 August 2019 31 August 2022

Local governors

Local governors
Name Shared with Appointed by From To
Craig Clarke Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 1 May 2021 30 April 2025
Beejal Parmar Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 1 January 2019 1 January 2022
Simon Taylor Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 1 September 2018 31 August 2021
Susan Willetts Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 30 September 2016 31 August 2021
Ruth Murad Not recorded Ex-officio foundation governor (appointed by foundation by virtue of the office they hold) 1 September 2019 Not recorded

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Craig Clarke Local governor Ex-officio foundation governor (appointed by foundation by virtue of the office they hold) 1 March 2021 19 May 2021
Kirsty Norbury Local governor Appointed by foundation/Trust 1 January 2019 28 February 2021
Lauren Costello Local governor Appointed by foundation/Trust 27 June 2017 26 June 2020
Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region
East Midlands and the Humber
Government office region (GOR)
East Midlands
District
Charnwood
Ward
Loughborough Shelthorpe
Parliamentary constituency
Loughborough
Urban/rural description
(England/Wales) Urban city and town
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code
E10000018
Easting
454019
Northing
318303
Census ward
Unknown
Middle super output area (MSOA)
Charnwood 009
Lower super output area (LSOA)
Charnwood 009B

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