Establishment Vandyke Upper School

URN: 137169

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Address:
Vandyke Road, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU7 3DY
Local authority:
Central Bedfordshire (823)
Headteacher/Principal:
Mr Tim Carroll
Age range: Help with age range field
13 to 18
Phase of education:
Secondary
School type:
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Single-academy trust:
VANDYKE UPPER SCHOOL
Gender of entry:
Mixed
ID:
URN: 137169, DfE number: 823/4096
UKPRN: 10034855
Establishment status:
Open
Admissions policy:
Non-selective
Website:
http://www.vandyke.beds.sch.uk/ Opens in new window
Telephone:
01525636700
Ofsted rating:
Good (Last inspection: 03 May 2018)
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Data from other services:
Religious character:
None
Diocese:
Not applicable
Religious ethos:
Does not apply
Boarders:
No boarders
Nursery provision:
Not applicable
Official sixth form:
Has a sixth form
School capacity: Help with school capacity field
1136
Number of pupils:
1099
Section 41 approved:
Not applicable
Open date / Reason:
01/08/2011
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Close date / Reason:
Not recorded
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
9.7%
Date last changed / confirmed:
05/08/2020
Type of SEN provision:
Type of resourced provision:
Not recorded
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Chair of trustees

Chair of trustees
Name Appointed by From To
David Packer Appointed by GB/board 21/07/2014 20/07/2022

Trustees

Trustees
Name Appointed by From To
Timothy Carroll Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 20/06/2011 11/10/2030
Daniel Raymond Whitaker Appointed by GB/board 16/12/2019 15/12/2023
Michelle Dorothy Johnson Parent appointed by GB/board due to no election candidates 16/12/2019 15/12/2023
Stephanie Nunn Parent appointed by GB/board due to no election candidates 16/12/2019 15/12/2023
David Charles Groves Parent appointed by GB/board due to no election candidates 19/11/2019 18/11/2023
Philippa Evelyn Bazalgette Parent appointed by GB/board due to no election candidates 14/10/2019 13/10/2023
Samantha Jayne Peplow Elected by school staff 21/09/2019 20/09/2023
John Hassall Appointed by GB/board 18/05/2019 17/05/2023
Inderjit Singh Mand Appointed by GB/board 01/04/2019 01/04/2023
Alison Packer Appointed by GB/board 09/02/2015 08/02/2023
David Packer Appointed by GB/board 21/07/2014 20/07/2022
Susan Howley Appointed by GB/board 21/07/2014 20/07/2022
Maxine Ward Appointed by GB/board 18/12/2017 17/12/2021
Ruth Samet Elected by school staff 21/10/2017 20/10/2021
Annabel Ashwell Elected by parents 28/09/2017 27/09/2021
Martin Feinhols Appointed by GB/board 28/09/2017 27/09/2021
Ann Gomersall Appointed by GB/board 06/07/2017 05/07/2021
Iain Holloway-McLean Parent appointed by GB/board due to no election candidates 12/12/2016 11/12/2020
Nicola Tooman Parent appointed by GB/board due to no election candidates 12/12/2016 11/12/2020
Catrin Green Elected by school staff 10/10/2016 09/10/2020

Members

Members
Name Appointed by From
Ann Gomersall Original (signatory) members 20/06/2011
David Packer Original (signatory) members 20/06/2011
Timothy Carroll Original (signatory) members 20/06/2011

Accounting officer

Accounting officer
Name From To
Tim Carroll 20/06/2011 Not recorded

Chief financial officer

Chief financial officer
Name From To
Helen O'Connell 01/08/2018 Not recorded

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Annalisa Morris Trustee Parent appointed by GB/board due to no election candidates 01/04/2019 14/10/2019
Gayle Alexandra Baker Trustee Elected by parents 29/10/2018 14/10/2019
Samantha Peplow Trustee Elected by school staff 21/09/2015 20/09/2019
RSC Region:
North-West London and South-Central England
Government Office Region:
East of England
District:
Central Bedfordshire
Ward:
Leighton Buzzard North
Parliamentary Constituency:
South West Bedfordshire
Urban/Rural Description:
Urban city and town
GSS LA Code:
E06000056
Easting:
493278
Northing:
226276
Census Ward:
Unknown
Middle Super Output Area (MSOA):
Central Bedfordshire 020
Lower Super Output Area (LSOA):
Central Bedfordshire 020A

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