Establishment Acorns Primary School

URN: 135347

Community special school

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Address
Moor Park, Blackpool Road, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 6AU
Local authority
Lancashire (888)
Headteacher / Principal
Mrs Paula Barlow
Phase of education
Not applicable
School type
Community special school
Gender of entry
Mixed
ID
URN: 135347, DfE number: 888/7119
UKPRN: 10076628
Establishment status
Open
Admissions policy
Not applicable
Telephone
01772792681
Ofsted rating
Good (Last inspection: 8 November 2017)
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Religious character
Does not apply
Diocese
Not applicable
Boarders
No boarders
Nursery provision
Has Nursery Classes
Official sixth form
Not applicable
Number of pupils
87
Open date
1 September 2008
Reason establishment opened
Result of Amalgamation
Closed date
Not recorded
Reason establishment closed
Not applicable
Special classes
Has Special Classes
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27.4%
Date last changed / confirmed
12 December 2022
Type of SEN provision
VI - Visual Impairment, HI - Hearing Impairment, SLCN - Speech, language and Communication, ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder, MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment, MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty, SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty and PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty
Type of resourced provision
Not applicable
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Special Educational Needs (SEN) unit number on roll
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Chair of governors

Chair of governors
Name Appointed by From To
Amanda Howarth Appointed by GB/board 11 June 2016 21 October 2024

Governors

Governors
Name Appointed by From To
Martin Horton Appointed by GB/board 17 March 2022 16 March 2026
Anne Manley Appointed by GB/board 5 May 2018 1 March 2026
Elizabeth Dewhurst Elected by parents 20 October 2021 19 October 2025
Katie Stables Elected by parents 15 October 2021 14 October 2025
Sophie Martindale Elected by school staff 1 January 2021 31 December 2024
Kerri Johnson Elected by parents 1 November 2020 31 October 2024
Barry Probin Appointed by GB/board 27 October 2016 26 October 2024
Emma Lowe Parent appointed by GB/board due to no election candidates 27 October 2016 21 October 2024
Shaun Jukes Appointed by GB/board 30 June 2015 29 June 2023
Rukhsana Ahmed Appointed by GB/board 11 June 2015 10 June 2023

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Christian Worsley Governor Appointed by GB/board 1 June 2015 22 July 2022
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Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region
Lancashire and West Yorkshire
Government office region (GOR)
North West
District
Preston
Ward
Plungington
Parliamentary constituency
Preston
Urban/rural description
(England/Wales) Urban city and town
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code
E10000017
Easting
354378
Northing
431090
Middle super output area (MSOA)
Preston 011
Lower super output area (LSOA)
Preston 011C
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Free school meals

This field is not editable by establishment users as it is populated by the DfE using the underlying data from the schools, pupils and their characteristics statistical release published each summer. The figures used are the performance table figures which ensures GIAS and the Find and Compare Schools in England service are consistent.

This information is compiled from the data returned by establishments for their establishment's situation on the third Thursday in January, in the spring school census data collection return.

This field shows whether a pupil's family have claimed eligibility for free school meals as reported in the annual spring school census. Pupils or their parents are able to claim free school meals if they receive a qualifying benefit. This field does not show pupils who actually received free school meals but the percentage of those who are eligible to receive them.