Establishment Parkside School

URN: 132217

Foundation school

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Parkside Terrace, Cullingworth, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD13 5AD
Local authority:
Bradford (380)
Headteacher / Principal:
Mrs Katharine Needham
Phase of education:
School type:
Foundation school
Gender of entry:
URN: 132217, DfE number: 380/4112
UKPRN: 10004989
Establishment status:
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Ofsted rating:
Good (Last inspection: 06 October 2016)
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Religious character:
Does not apply
Not applicable
No boarders
Nursery provision:
No Nursery Classes
Official sixth form:
Has a sixth form
Number of pupils:
Open date:
Reason establishment opened:
01 September 2000
Not applicable
Closed date:
Reason establishment closed:
Not recorded
Not recorded
Special classes:
Not applicable
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:
07 January 2021
Type of SEN provision:
Not Applicable, SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty, VI - Visual Impairment, OTH - Other Difficulty/Disability, HI - Hearing Impairment, SLCN - Speech, language and Communication, ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder, SEMH - Social, Emotional and Mental Health, MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment, PD - Physical Disability, MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty, SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty and PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty
Type of resourced provision:
Resourced provision and SEN unit
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Chair of governors

Chair of governors
Name Appointed by From To
Shirley Rainford Appointed by GB/board 23 September 2019 31 August 2021


Name Appointed by From To
Katharine Allison Needham Appointed by GB/board 01 September 2020 31 August 2025
Susan Stewart Appointed by GB/board 08 July 2020 07 July 2024
Julia Sunderland Elected by parents 18 October 2019 17 October 2023
Christopher Cariss Elected by school staff 23 September 2019 22 September 2023
Pam Speed Appointed by GB/board 15 July 2019 14 July 2023
Richard Freeman Appointed by GB/board 21 May 2019 20 May 2023
Richard Norris Parent appointed by GB/board due to no election candidates 21 May 2019 20 May 2023
Shirley Rainford Appointed by GB/board 21 May 2019 20 May 2023
Peter Birkby Appointed by GB/board 17 September 2018 16 September 2022
Nikki Parker Nominated by LA and appointed by GB 14 November 2017 13 November 2021

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Liam Radcliffe Governor Appointed by GB/board 25 February 2020 20 October 2020
Andrew Taylor Governor Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 01 September 2013 31 August 2020
Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region:
Lancashire and West Yorkshire
Government office region (GOR):
Yorkshire and the Humber
Bingley Rural
Parliamentary constituency:
Urban/rural description:
(England/Wales) Rural town and fringe
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Middle super output area (MSOA):
Bradford 031
Lower super output area (LSOA):
Bradford 031B

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