Establishment Sky College

URN: 123939

Community special school

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This establishment closed on 31 March 2021. View details of linked establishments

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Pickeridge Close, Taunton, Somerset, TA2 7HW
Local authority
Somerset (933)
Headteacher / Principal
Mr David Simons
Phase of education
Not applicable
School type
Community special school
Gender of entry
URN: 123939, DfE number: 933/7006
UKPRN: 10016219
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Ofsted rating
Good (Last inspection: 13 February 2019)
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Religious character
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Nursery provision
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Official sixth form
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Number of pupils
Open date
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Reason establishment opened
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Closed date
31 March 2021
Reason establishment closed
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Special classes
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Date last changed / confirmed
4 July 2021
Type of SEN provision
SEMH - Social, Emotional and Mental Health
Type of resourced provision
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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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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Andrew Biggs Governor Elected by school staff 16 April 2018 30 March 2021
Eileen Tipper Governor Appointed by GB/board 18 January 2019 30 March 2021
Gail Crees Governor Appointed by GB/board 14 January 2019 30 March 2021
George Allen Governor Appointed by GB/board 28 January 2019 30 March 2021
Kaleah Teasdale Governor Appointed by GB/board 21 December 2018 30 March 2021
Kevin Wilkins Governor Appointed by GB/board 14 January 2019 30 March 2021
Simeon Cracknell Governor Appointed by GB/board 11 December 2017 30 March 2021
Virginia Roberts Chair of governors Appointed by GB/board 12 November 2018 30 March 2021
Virginia Roberts Governor Appointed by GB/board 12 December 2018 30 March 2021
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Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region
South-West England
Government office region (GOR)
South West
Somerset West and Taunton
Parliamentary constituency
Taunton Deane
Urban/rural description
(England/Wales) Urban city and town
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code
Middle super output area (MSOA)
Taunton Deane 004
Lower super output area (LSOA)
Taunton Deane 004A
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