Establishment Darrick Wood School

URN: 136355

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Lovibonds Avenue, Orpington, Kent, BR6 8ER
Local authority:
Bromley (305)
Headteacher / Principal:
Dr Martin Airey
Age range: Help with age range field
11 to 18
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URN: 136355, DfE number: 305/5418
UKPRN: 10032231
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Ofsted rating:
Good (Last inspection: 16 January 2019)
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Religious character:
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Religious ethos:
Does not apply
No boarders
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Official sixth form:
Has a sixth form
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Special classes:
No Special Classes
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Type of SEN provision:
HI - Hearing Impairment
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Chair of trustees

Chair of trustees
Name Appointed by From To
David Wilcox Appointed by GB/board 27/11/2018 01/09/2023


Name Appointed by From To
Martin Airey Appointed by GB/board 01/04/2015 01/01/2025
Peter Earley Appointed by GB/board 23/06/2020 23/06/2024
Sarah Croot Appointed by GB/board 26/11/2019 26/11/2023
Stella Mitchell Appointed by GB/board 26/11/2019 26/11/2023
Robert Voyce Appointed by GB/board 01/09/2015 01/09/2023
John Tuck Elected by school staff 01/10/2018 01/10/2022
Mike Slater Elected by school staff 01/10/2018 01/10/2022
Paul Cook Elected by school staff 01/05/2018 01/05/2022
Allan Tweddle Elected by parents 01/10/2017 01/10/2021
Elizabeth Thornton Elected by parents 01/10/2017 01/10/2021


Name Appointed by From
David Wilcox Appointed by GB/board 01/09/2015
James Goatcher Appointed by GB/board 01/09/2015
Jane Hewitt Appointed by GB/board 20/03/2019
Kathy Morris Appointed by GB/board 27/06/2017
Mandy Piper-Killick Appointed by GB/board 26/06/2019

Accounting officer

Accounting officer
Name From To
Martin Airey 01/04/2015 Not recorded

Chief financial officer

Chief financial officer
Name From To
William Toth 01/12/2010 Not recorded

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Peter Earley Trustee Appointed by GB/board 01/05/2016 01/05/2020
Mike Green Trustee Appointed by GB/board 01/11/2015 01/11/2019
Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region:
South-East England and South London
Government office region (GOR):
Farnborough and Crofton
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Urban/rural description:
(England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
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Middle super output area (MSOA):
Bromley 036
Lower super output area (LSOA):
Bromley 036C

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