Establishment Nishkam Primary School Birmingham

URN: 137492

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3-11 Soho Road, Handsworth, Birmingham, West Midlands, B21 9SN
Local authority:
Birmingham (330)
Headteacher / Principal:
Mrs Deborah Westwood
Phase of education:
School type:
Free schools
Academy trust:
Gender of entry:
URN: 137492, DfE number: 330/2032
UKPRN: 10035247
Establishment status:
Admissions policy:
Not applicable
Ofsted rating:
Outstanding (Last inspection: 24 April 2015)
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Religious character:
Not applicable
Religious ethos:
No boarders
Nursery provision:
No Nursery Classes
Official sixth form:
Does not have a sixth form
Number of pupils:
Section 41 approved:
Not applicable
Open date / Reason:
06 September 2011
New Provision
Closed date / Reason:
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:
05 August 2020
Type of SEN provision:
Type of resourced provision:
Not recorded
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Chair of local governing body

Chair of local governing body
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Raminder Kaur Bahara Not recorded Nominated by other body and appointed by GB 26 November 2018 25 November 2021

Local governors

Local governors
Name Shared with Appointed by From To
Harsimrat Mavi Not recorded Appointed by academy members 27 February 2020 26 February 2023
Amrik Singh Bhabra Not recorded Nominated by other body and appointed by GB 28 September 2016 29 September 2022
Harbinder Flora Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 16 July 2019 15 July 2022
Kirtpal Kaur Aujla Not recorded Nominated by other body and appointed by GB 13 September 2018 12 September 2021

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Lakhdeep Kaur Local governor Nominated by other body and appointed by GB 15 January 2018 14 January 2021
Sarindar Singh Sahota Local governor Appointed by academy members 31 January 2020 21 July 2020
Gurpreet Kaur Local governor Elected by school staff 09 July 2017 09 July 2020
Balwinder Kaur Sembi Local governor Elected by school staff 09 July 2017 08 July 2020
Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region:
West Midlands
Government office region (GOR):
West Midlands
Soho & Jewellery Quarter
Parliamentary constituency:
Birmingham, Ladywood
Urban/rural description:
(England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code:
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Middle super output area (MSOA):
Birmingham 039
Lower super output area (LSOA):
Birmingham 039E

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