Establishment South Wirral High School

URN: 105107

Foundation school

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Address
Plymyard Avenue, Eastham, Wirral, Merseyside, CH62 8EH
Local authority
Wirral (344)
Headteacher / Principal
Mr Simon Goodwin
Phase of education
Secondary
School type
Foundation school
Gender of entry
Mixed
ID
URN: 105107, DfE number: 344/4071
UKPRN: 10006012
Establishment status
Open
Admissions policy
Non-selective
Telephone
01513273213
Ofsted rating
Requires improvement (Last inspection: 21 March 2019)
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Religious character
None
Diocese
Not applicable
Boarders
No boarders
Nursery provision
No Nursery Classes
Official sixth form
Has a sixth form
Number of pupils
901
Open date
Not recorded
Reason establishment opened
Not applicable
Closed date
Not recorded
Reason establishment closed
Not applicable
Special classes
No Special Classes
Percentage of children eligible for free school meals Help with percentage of children eligible for free school meals field Opens a dialog
27.3%
Date last changed / confirmed
10 May 2022
Type of SEN provision
Type of resourced provision
Not recorded
Resourced provision number on roll
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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
Richard Barker Appointed by GB/board 5 October 2021 5 October 2022

Governors

Governors
Name Appointed by From To
Phil Gilchrist Nominated by LA and appointed by GB 23 June 2022 23 June 2026
Michelle Percival Elected by parents 10 February 2022 10 February 2026
Terry Parkin Appointed by GB/board 6 June 2021 6 June 2025
Barbara Brassey Elected by parents 1 January 2021 1 January 2025
Jaqueline Ruth Elected by parents 1 January 2021 1 January 2025
Martin Crossman Elected by parents 1 January 2021 1 January 2025
Lynn Davies Appointed by GB/board 28 September 2020 28 September 2024
Amy Barr Elected by school staff 21 October 2019 21 October 2023
Christopher Weatherston Appointed by GB/board 30 September 2019 30 September 2023
Jan Levenson Appointed by GB/board 18 April 2022 18 April 2023
Gareth Davies Appointed by GB/board 11 March 2019 11 March 2023
Jenny Quayle Appointed by GB/board 11 March 2019 11 March 2023
Mel Ainscow Appointed by GB/board 4 February 2021 4 February 2023
Richard Barker Appointed by GB/board 31 August 2018 31 August 2022
Tom Murphy Appointed by GB/board 25 January 2022 21 July 2022
Simon Goodwin Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 1 April 2016 Not recorded

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Tom Murphy Governor Elected by parents 16 January 2018 16 January 2022
Richard Barker Chair of governors Appointed by GB/board 30 September 2020 30 September 2021
Dave Lewtas Governor Appointed by GB/board 7 October 2019 20 July 2021
Rachel Taggart Governor Appointed by GB/board 11 March 2019 8 July 2021
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Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region
Lancashire and West Yorkshire
Government office region (GOR)
North West
District
Wirral
Ward
Eastham
Parliamentary constituency
Wirral South
Urban/rural description
(England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code
E08000015
Easting
334885
Northing
379810
Middle super output area (MSOA)
Wirral 042
Lower super output area (LSOA)
Wirral 042D
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Free school meals

This field is not editable by establishment users as it is populated by the DfE using the underlying data from the schools, pupils and their characteristics statistical release published each summer. The figures used are the performance table figures which ensures GIAS and the Find and Compare Schools in England service are consistent.

This information is compiled from the data returned by establishments for their establishment's situation on the third Thursday in January, in the spring school census data collection return.

This field shows whether a pupil's family have claimed eligibility for free school meals as reported in the annual spring school census. Pupils or their parents are able to claim free school meals if they receive a qualifying benefit. This field does not show pupils who actually received free school meals but the percentage of those who are eligible to receive them.