Establishment Todmorden High School

URN: 107564

Community school

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Ewood Lane, Todmorden, West Yorkshire, OL14 7DG
Local authority:
Calderdale (381)
Headteacher / Principal:
Ms Gill Shirt
Phase of education:
School type:
Community school
Gender of entry:
URN: 107564, DfE number: 381/4026
UKPRN: 10006929
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Ofsted rating:
Good (Last inspection: 23 January 2020)
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Religious character:
Does not apply
Not applicable
No boarders
Nursery provision:
No Nursery Classes
Official sixth form:
Does not have a sixth form
Number of pupils:
Open date / Reason:
Not recorded
Not applicable
Closed date / Reason:
Not recorded
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
Date last changed / confirmed:
13 January 2021
Type of SEN provision:
Type of resourced provision:
Not recorded
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Chair of governors

Chair of governors
Name Appointed by From To
Jon Hairsine Appointed by GB/board 22 September 2016 22 September 2022


Name Appointed by From To
Andrew Oulton Elected by parents 20 May 2020 19 May 2024
Jessica Giraud Appointed by GB/board 25 September 2019 24 September 2023
Carol Carpenter Appointed by GB/board 10 July 2019 09 July 2023
Penny Langham- Clarkson Appointed by GB/board 19 November 2018 18 November 2022
Daryll Chaplin Elected by parents 17 November 2018 16 November 2022
Chloe Beale Elected by parents 27 September 2017 27 September 2021
Sam Crossley Appointed by GB/board 27 September 2017 27 September 2021
Gill Shirt Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 01 May 2017 01 May 2021
Jaki Howes Appointed by GB/board 28 March 2017 28 March 2021
Mary Scott Elected by school staff 28 March 2017 28 March 2021

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Dave Leggett Governor Appointed by GB/board 19 October 2016 23 September 2020
Steve Sweeney Governor Appointed by GB/board 22 September 2016 08 July 2020
Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region:
Lancashire and West Yorkshire
Government office region (GOR):
Yorkshire and the Humber
Parliamentary constituency:
Calder Valley
Urban/rural description:
(England/Wales) Urban city and town
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code:
Census ward:
Middle super output area (MSOA):
Calderdale 013
Lower super output area (LSOA):
Calderdale 013E

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