Establishment The Grange Academy

URN: 144904

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Sparhawke, Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire, SG6 4PY
Local authority
Hertfordshire (919)
Headteacher / Principal
Ms Amanda Hopwood
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Academy sponsor
Agora Learning Partnership
Gender of entry
URN: 144904, DfE number: 919/2068
UKPRN: 10065024
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No boarders
Nursery provision
No Nursery Classes
Official sixth form
Does not have a sixth form
Number of pupils
Section 41 approved
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Open date
1 September 2017
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Closed date
Not recorded
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Special classes
No Special Classes
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Date last changed / confirmed
13 September 2021
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Chair of local governing body

Chair of local governing body
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Clive Mitchell Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 1 September 2021 31 August 2025

Local governors

Local governors
Name Shared with Appointed by From To
Ann Blake Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 1 September 2021 31 August 2025
Jon Legg Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 1 September 2021 31 August 2025
Michael Emmins Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 28 April 2021 27 April 2025
Joanne Balaam Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 29 April 2019 28 April 2023
Jamie Sinclair Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 5 February 2019 4 February 2023
Nicola Murphy Not recorded Elected by school staff 1 September 2018 31 August 2022
Amanda Hopwood Not recorded Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 18 April 2016 Not recorded

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Laura Benn Local governor Elected by parents 1 September 2019 23 April 2021
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Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region
North-West London and South-Central England
Government office region (GOR)
East of England
North Hertfordshire
Letchworth Grange
Parliamentary constituency
North East Hertfordshire
Urban/rural description
(England/Wales) Urban city and town
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code
Census ward
Middle super output area (MSOA)
North Hertfordshire 003
Lower super output area (LSOA)
North Hertfordshire 003A
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