Establishment The Burgess Hill Academy

URN: 142089

Academy sponsor led

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Station Road, Burgess Hill, West Sussex, RH15 9EA
Local authority:
West Sussex (938)
Mr Jon Francies
Age range: Help with age range field
11 to 16
Phase of education:
School type:
Academy sponsor led
Academy trust:
Academy sponsor:
University of Brighton
Gender of entry:
URN: 142089, DfE number: 938/4012
UKPRN: 10052495
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Ofsted rating:
Good (Last inspection: 02 May 2019)
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Religious character:
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Not applicable
Religious ethos:
No boarders
Nursery provision:
No Nursery Classes
Official sixth form:
Does not have a sixth form
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Number of pupils:
Section 41 approved:
Not applicable
Open date / Reason:
New Provision
Close date / Reason:
Not recorded
Not recorded
Special classes:
Not applicable
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Not recorded
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Chair of local governing body

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Local governors

Local governors
Name Shared with Appointed by From To
Russell Ferrier Not recorded Elected by school staff 09/10/2019 08/10/2022
Adam White Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 23/07/2019 22/07/2022
Diane Heckels Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 23/07/2019 22/07/2022
Jane Davey Not recorded Nominated by other body and appointed by GB 23/07/2019 22/07/2022
Kevin McLaren Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 12/06/2018 11/06/2021
Stacey Williams Not recorded Elected by parents 12/06/2018 11/06/2021
Simon Boyle Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 21/01/2018 20/03/2021
Jonathan Francies Not recorded Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 01/09/2016 Not recorded

Historic (left within last 12 months)

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Richard Cherry Chair of local governing body Appointed by foundation/Trust 24/07/2019 22/03/2020
Catherine Leslie Local governor Elected by school staff 01/11/2017 23/07/2019
Ian Hughes Chair of local governing body Appointed by GB/board 07/11/2017 23/07/2019
Richard Cherry Local governor Appointed by foundation/Trust 14/03/2017 23/07/2019
RSC Region:
South-East England and South London
Government Office Region:
South East
Mid Sussex
Burgess Hill Meeds
Parliamentary Constituency:
Mid Sussex
Urban/Rural Description:
Urban city and town
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Census Ward:
Middle Super Output Area (MSOA):
Mid Sussex 014
Lower Super Output Area (LSOA):
Mid Sussex 014D

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