Establishment Birchwood Community High School

URN: 139840

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Brock Road, Birchwood, Warrington, Cheshire, WA3 7PT
Local authority:
Warrington (877)
Moira Bryan
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11 to 19
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URN: 139840, DfE number: 877/4226
UKPRN: 10042219
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Good (Last inspection: 11 October 2018)
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Chair of trustees

Chair of trustees
Name Appointed by From To
Andrea Atherton Appointed by academy members 18/11/2013 18/11/2019


Name Appointed by From To
Aimee Morley Elected by parents 24/05/2019 24/05/2023
Carol Walsh Elected by school staff 01/05/2019 30/04/2023
Mark Proctor Appointed by GB/board 01/02/2015 01/02/2023
Claire Doherty Appointed by GB/board 08/07/2019 08/07/2021
Andrew Lindsay Appointed by GB/board 19/11/2017 19/11/2020
Rosemary Panting Appointed by GB/board 01/11/2012 18/11/2020
Paul Taylor Appointed by GB/board 01/11/2012 01/11/2020
Deborah Ost Appointed by GB/board 01/07/2017 01/07/2020
Paul McCaffery Appointed by GB/board 01/07/2018 01/07/2020
Nigel Reeves Appointed by GB/board 01/11/2015 01/11/2019
Colin Burrows Appointed by GB/board 01/10/2015 01/10/2019


Name Appointed by From
Andrea Atherton Appointed by academy members 01/07/2013
Colin Burrows Appointed by academy members 01/10/2007
Debi Ost Appointed by academy members 01/07/2013
Rosemary Panting Appointed by GB/board 26/04/2017

Accounting officer

Accounting officer
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Moira Bryan 01/09/2015 Not recorded

Chief financial officer

Chief financial officer
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Alan O'Reilly 13/01/2016 Not recorded

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Janet Wilson Trustee Elected by school staff 01/03/2015 01/03/2019
RSC Region:
Lancashire and West Yorkshire
Government Office Region:
North West
Parliamentary Constituency:
Warrington North
Urban/Rural Description:
Urban city and town
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Middle Super Output Area (MSOA):
Warrington 005
Lower Super Output Area (LSOA):
Warrington 005A

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