Establishment Reading School

URN: 136449

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Address
Erleigh Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 5LW
Local authority
Reading (870)
Headteacher / Principal
Mr Ashley Robson
Phase of education
Secondary
School type
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Single-academy trust
READING SCHOOL
Gender of entry
Boys
ID
URN: 136449, DfE number: 870/5401
UKPRN: 10032956
Establishment status
Open
Admissions policy
Selective
Telephone
01189015600
Ofsted rating
No data available
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Religious character
None
Diocese
Not applicable
Religious ethos
Does not apply
Boarders
Boarding school
Nursery provision
Not applicable
Official sixth form
Has a sixth form
Number of pupils
1076
Section 41 approved
Not applicable
Open date
1 February 2011
Reason establishment opened
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Closed date
Not recorded
Reason establishment closed
Not recorded
Special classes
No Special Classes
Percentage of children eligible for free school meals Help with percentage of children eligible for free school meals field Opens a dialog
2.4%
Date last changed / confirmed
5 May 2021
Type of SEN provision
Type of resourced provision
Not recorded
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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Chair of trustees

Chair of trustees
Name Appointed by From To
Robert Kenwrick Appointed by academy members 29 November 2016 30 November 2024

Trustees

Trustees
Name Appointed by From To
Oliver Pilkington Elected by parents 1 December 2020 30 November 2024
Sanjay Shahi Elected by parents 1 December 2020 30 November 2024
David Fisher Appointed by academy members 1 September 2016 31 August 2024
Terry Follen Appointed by academy members 1 December 2017 31 August 2024
Karen Ross Appointed by academy members 1 April 2016 31 March 2024
Georgia Pravda Elected by school staff 30 September 2019 30 September 2023
Tom Evans Elected by school staff 30 September 2019 30 September 2023
Susan Bowen Nominated by other body and appointed by GB 21 March 2019 20 March 2023
Rodney Huggins Nominated by other body and appointed by GB 1 February 2015 31 January 2023
Dave Hudson Elected by parents 1 December 2018 30 November 2022
Mark Faulkner Appointed by academy members 1 March 2018 28 February 2022
Keith Holland Elected by parents 1 December 2017 30 November 2021
Ashley Robson Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 1 September 2012 31 August 2021

Members

Members
Name Appointed by From
Dave Hudson Elected by parents 1 December 2018
David Fisher Appointed by academy members 1 September 2016
Karen Ross Appointed by academy members 1 April 2016
Keith Holland Elected by parents 1 December 2017
Mark Faulkner Appointed by academy members 1 March 2018
Oliver Pilkington Elected by parents 1 December 2020
Robert Kenwrick Appointed by academy members 28 November 2016
Rodney Huggins Nominated by other body and appointed by GB 1 February 2015
Sanjay Shahi Elected by parents 1 December 2020
Susan Bowen Nominated by other body and appointed by GB 21 March 2019
Terry Follen Appointed by academy members 1 December 2017

Accounting officer

Accounting officer
Name From To
Ashley Robson 1 January 2017 Not recorded

Chief financial officer

Chief financial officer
Name From To
Marie Belcher 1 September 2018 Not recorded

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Deirdre Smith Trustee Appointed by academy members 1 September 2015 13 January 2021
Aditi Bose Trustee Elected by parents 29 November 2016 30 November 2020
Aditi Bose Member Elected by parents 1 December 2016 30 November 2020
Beth Reynaert Member Appointed by academy members 1 March 2015 31 August 2020
Beth Reyneart Trustee Appointed by academy members 1 March 2015 31 August 2020
Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region
North-West London and South-Central England
Government office region (GOR)
South East
District
Reading
Ward
Redlands
Parliamentary constituency
Reading East
Urban/rural description
(England/Wales) Urban city and town
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code
E06000038
Easting
472757
Northing
172673
Census ward
Unknown
Middle super output area (MSOA)
Reading 014
Lower super output area (LSOA)
Reading 014F

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