Establishment Ferndown Upper School

URN: 113854

Community school

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Cherry Grove, Ferndown, Dorset, BH22 9EY
Local authority:
Dorset (838)
Mr Philip Jones
Age range: Help with age range field
13 to 19
Phase of education:
School type:
Community school
Gender of entry:
URN: 113854, DfE number: 838/4022
UKPRN: 10002443
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Ofsted rating:
Good (Last inspection: 12 May 2016)
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Religious character:
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No boarders
Nursery provision:
No Nursery Classes
Official sixth form:
Has a sixth form
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Special classes:
No Special Classes
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Chair of governors

Chair of governors
Name Appointed by From To
Robert Osborough Appointed by GB/board 15/10/2019 14/10/2023


Name Appointed by From To
Richard Stanbrook Nominated by LA and appointed by GB 27/01/2020 26/01/2024
Alex James Andrew Crutchley Appointed by GB/board 03/12/2019 02/12/2023
Toni Moss Appointed by GB/board 03/12/2019 02/12/2023
Tonja Ackroyd Parent appointed by GB/board due to no election candidates 25/11/2019 24/11/2023
Nigel Edward Harris Appointed by GB/board 16/07/2019 15/07/2023
Gary Stone Appointed by GB/board 16/07/2013 14/07/2023
Jason Milsom Appointed by GB/board 12/12/2018 11/12/2022
Clive Dedman Appointed by GB/board 09/11/2018 08/11/2022
Kimi Bothamley Elected by school staff 22/05/2018 21/05/2022
Samantha Elizabeth Moore Elected by parents 10/11/2017 09/11/2021

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Richard Charles Stanbrook Governor Parent appointed by GB/board due to no election candidates 19/11/2015 18/11/2019
Linda Thornton Governor Appointed by GB/board 29/10/2018 29/10/2019
Michael Walter James Halliwell Governor Nominated by LA and appointed by GB 26/09/2018 01/10/2019
Robert Irvine Osborough Governor Appointed by GB/board 27/03/2012 26/09/2019
Robert Osborough Chair of governors Appointed by GB/board 14/07/2019 26/09/2019
David Young Governor Appointed by GB/board 10/11/2008 14/07/2019
Hilary Billimore Chair of governors Appointed by GB/board 27/09/2016 14/07/2019
RSC Region:
South-West England
Government Office Region:
South West
Ferndown North
Parliamentary Constituency:
Urban/Rural Description:
Urban city and town
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Census Ward:
Middle Super Output Area (MSOA):
East Dorset 009
Lower Super Output Area (LSOA):
East Dorset 009E

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