Establishment Gorse Hill Primary School

URN: 106321

Community school

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Burleigh Road, Stretford, Manchester, M32 0PF
Local authority
Trafford (358)
Headteacher / Principal
Mrs L Bates
Phase of education
School type
Community school
Gender of entry
URN: 106321, DfE number: 358/2047
UKPRN: 10078956
Establishment status
Admissions policy
Not applicable
Ofsted rating
Good (Last inspection: 11 April 2018)
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Religious character
Does not apply
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No boarders
Nursery provision
Has Nursery Classes
Official sixth form
Does not have a sixth form
Number of pupils
Open date
Not recorded
Reason establishment opened
Not applicable
Closed date
Not recorded
Reason establishment closed
Not applicable
Special classes
No Special Classes
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Date last changed / confirmed
13 September 2021
Type of SEN provision
Type of resourced provision
Not recorded
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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
Simon Balme Appointed by GB/board 9 October 2010 8 October 2022


Name Appointed by From To
Julie McCormack Appointed by GB/board 19 October 2012 18 October 2024
Daniel Musson Elected by parents 16 October 2020 15 October 2024
Claire Ferguson Elected by school staff 2 October 2020 1 October 2024
Manish Negi Appointed by GB/board 24 June 2020 23 June 2024
Caroline Wade Appointed by GB/board 19 March 2011 18 March 2023
Lisa Bates Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 16 April 2012 Not recorded

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Elizabeth Anne Williams Governor Nominated by LA and appointed by GB 10 October 2009 9 October 2021
David Acton Governor Nominated by LA and appointed by GB 23 March 2017 22 March 2021
Amanda Ward Governor Elected by parents 14 February 2013 13 February 2021
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Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region
Lancashire and West Yorkshire
Government office region (GOR)
North West
Gorse Hill
Parliamentary constituency
Stretford and Urmston
Urban/rural description
(England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code
Census ward
Middle super output area (MSOA)
Trafford 003
Lower super output area (LSOA)
Trafford 003C
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