Establishment The Reach Free School

URN: 139662

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Address
Long Lane, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, WD3 8AB
Local authority
Hertfordshire (919)
Headteacher / Principal
Mr Richard Booth
Phase of education
Secondary
School type
Free schools
Single-academy trust
REACH LEARNING LIMITED
Gender of entry
Mixed
ID
URN: 139662, DfE number: 919/4007
UKPRN: 10041671
Establishment status
Open
Admissions policy
Non-selective
Telephone
01923711517
Ofsted rating
Good (Last inspection: 28 February 2019)
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Religious character
None
Diocese
Not recorded
Religious ethos
None
Boarders
Not applicable
Nursery provision
No Nursery Classes
Official sixth form
Has a sixth form
Number of pupils
645
Section 41 approved
Not applicable
Open date
2 September 2013
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
14.5%
Date last changed / confirmed
19 May 2021
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 trustees

Chair of trustees
Name Appointed by From To
Carolyn Venn Appointed by GB/board 16 September 2020 16 September 2021

Trustees

Trustees
Name Appointed by From To
Graham Richard Nye Appointed by academy members 31 March 2021 31 March 2025
Kirsten Louise Johnson Appointed by academy members 11 March 2021 11 March 2025
Stephen Mark Brooks Appointed by academy members 6 October 2020 6 October 2024
Richard Sutton Appointed by academy members 7 October 2019 7 October 2023
Eyal Hartal Parent appointed by GB/board due to no election candidates 14 January 2019 13 January 2023
Lucy Wickins Elected by school staff 20 September 2018 20 September 2022
Adrian Green Elected by parents 4 May 2018 4 May 2022
Colette Oliver Elected by school staff 1 September 2017 23 October 2021
Mark Sutton Appointed by academy members 21 September 2017 21 September 2021
Matthew Cawthorne Appointed by academy members 20 June 2017 20 June 2021

Members

Members
Name Appointed by From
Carolyn Venn Appointed by academy members 22 February 2012
Mark Sutton Appointed by academy members 23 February 2012
Martyn Essery Appointed by academy members 23 May 2011
Natalie Simpson Original (signatory) members 12 July 2010
Richard Booth Original (signatory) members 12 July 2010

Accounting officer

Accounting officer
Name From To
Richard Booth 1 September 2013 Not recorded

Chief financial officer

Chief financial officer
Name From To
Martyn Essery 1 September 2013 Not recorded

Historic (left within last 12 months)

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Graham Nye Trustee Appointed by academy members 31 March 2017 31 March 2021
Tadgh O'Donovan Trustee Elected by school staff 20 September 2018 31 August 2020
Victoria Saunders Trustee Appointed by academy members 26 February 2019 31 August 2020
Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region
North-West London and South-Central England
Government office region (GOR)
East of England
District
Three Rivers
Ward
Penn & Mill End
Parliamentary constituency
South West Hertfordshire
Urban/rural description
(England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code
E10000015
Easting
503629
Northing
193781
Census ward
Unknown
Middle super output area (MSOA)
Three Rivers 007
Lower super output area (LSOA)
Three Rivers 007A

Age range

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School capacity

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Free school meals

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