Establishment Palmerston School

URN: 104748

Community special school

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Address
Minehead Road, Aigburth, Liverpool, Merseyside, L17 6AU
Local authority
Liverpool (341)
Headteacher / Principal
Mrs Alison Wheeler
Phase of education
Not applicable
School type
Community special school
Gender of entry
Mixed
ID
URN: 104748, DfE number: 341/7051
UKPRN: 10016906
Establishment status
Open
Admissions policy
Not applicable
Telephone
01514282128
Ofsted rating
Outstanding (Last inspection: 11 December 2019)
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Religious character
Does not apply
Diocese
Not applicable
Boarders
No boarders
Nursery provision
Not applicable
Official sixth form
Has a sixth form
Number of pupils
120
Open date
Not recorded
Reason establishment opened
Not applicable
Closed date
Not recorded
Reason establishment closed
Not applicable
Special classes
Has Special Classes
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51.2%
Date last changed / confirmed
18 May 2021
Type of SEN provision
SLCN - Speech, language and Communication, ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder, SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty and PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty
Type of resourced provision
Not applicable
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 governors

Chair of governors
Name Appointed by From To
Andrea Penketh Appointed by GB/board 1 November 2016 30 October 2024

Governors

Governors
Name Appointed by From To
Matthew Stockwell Appointed by GB/board 31 October 2016 30 October 2024
Karen Nicholson Nominated by LA and appointed by GB 1 September 2020 31 August 2024
Joanne Francis Parent appointed by GB/board due to no election candidates 1 July 2020 30 June 2024
AIlish Hood Elected by school staff 3 July 2019 3 July 2023
Tommy Farrell Appointed by GB/board 27 June 2019 27 June 2023
Kirsty Humphries Parent appointed by GB/board due to no election candidates 6 June 2019 5 June 2023
Alison Houghton Parent appointed by GB/board due to no election candidates 14 December 2014 12 December 2022
Alison Wheeler Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 1 September 2017 Not recorded

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Carol Chapman Chair of governors Nominated by LA and appointed by GB 18 July 2018 31 August 2020
Karen Nicholson Governor Parent appointed by GB/board due to no election candidates 1 July 2016 30 June 2020
Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region
Lancashire and West Yorkshire
Government office region (GOR)
North West
District
Liverpool
Ward
Mossley Hill
Parliamentary constituency
Liverpool, Riverside
Urban/rural description
(England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code
E08000012
Easting
338162
Northing
386040
Census ward
Unknown
Middle super output area (MSOA)
Liverpool 056
Lower super output area (LSOA)
Liverpool 056A

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