Establishment Aston University Engineering Academy

URN: 138222

University technical college

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Address
1 Lister Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, B7 4AG
Local authority
Birmingham (330)
Headteacher / Principal
Mr Daniel Locke-Wheaton
Phase of education
Secondary
School type
University technical college
Gender of entry
Mixed
ID
URN: 138222, DfE number: 330/4003
UKPRN: 10037492
Establishment status
Open
Admissions policy
Non-selective
Telephone
01213800570
Ofsted rating
Good (Last inspection: 13 January 2022)
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Religious character
Does not apply
Diocese
Not applicable
Religious ethos
Does not apply
Boarders
No boarders
Nursery provision
No Nursery Classes
Official sixth form
Has a sixth form
Number of pupils
715
Section 41 approved
Not applicable
Open date
28 August 2012
Reason establishment opened
New Provision
Closed date
Not recorded
Reason establishment closed
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
38.6%
Date last changed / confirmed
17 May 2022
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
Neil Scott Appointed by GB/board 1 March 2015 31 December 2023

Trustees

Trustees
Name Appointed by From To
Rachael Grant Elected by school staff 1 December 2017 31 October 2025
Richard Toy Appointed by GB/board 1 August 2012 31 October 2024
Paul Harper Foundation/sponsor members 1 August 2012 31 July 2024
Peter Hazzard Appointed by academy members 1 August 2016 31 July 2024
Lee Colin Harvey Elected by parents 1 March 2020 1 August 2023
Sarah Plumb Elected by parents 1 February 2020 1 August 2023
Aman Gill-Knobbs Appointed by GB/board 1 September 2019 31 July 2023
Antonio Frantini Appointed by GB/board 1 September 2019 31 July 2023
Michael Coulson Elected by school staff 1 December 2017 31 July 2023
Alison Davies Foundation/sponsor members 27 May 2019 30 May 2023
Daniel Locke-Wheaton Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 1 August 2012 Not recorded

Members

Members
Name Appointed by From
Alison Davies Foundation/sponsor members 27 May 2019
Jim Wade Appointed by GB/board 1 January 2021
Neil Scott Foundation/sponsor members 1 March 2015
Paul Harper Foundation/sponsor members 1 August 2012
Richard Billingham Persons who are appointed by the foundation body or sponsor (if applicable) 13 March 2017

Accounting officer

Accounting officer
Name From To
Daniel Locke-Wheaton 17 August 2015 Not recorded

Chief financial officer

Chief financial officer
Name From To
Amanda Kaye 14 February 2014 Not recorded

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Tracey Linton Trustee Appointed by academy members 9 January 2015 1 February 2022
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Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region
West Midlands
Government office region (GOR)
West Midlands
District
Birmingham
Ward
Nechells
Parliamentary constituency
Birmingham, Ladywood
Urban/rural description
(England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code
E08000025
Easting
407809
Northing
287905
Middle super output area (MSOA)
Birmingham 050
Lower super output area (LSOA)
Birmingham 050E
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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.