Establishment St Thomas à Becket Catholic Secondary School, A Voluntary Academy

URN: 138950

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Address
Barnsley Road, Sandal, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF2 6EQ
Local authority
Wakefield (384)
Headteacher / Principal
Dr Patrick Caldwell
Phase of education
Secondary
School type
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Gender of entry
Mixed
ID
URN: 138950, DfE number: 384/4800
UKPRN: 10039411
Establishment status
Open
Admissions policy
Non-selective
Telephone
01924303545
Ofsted rating
Good (Last inspection: 30 March 2023)
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Religious character
Roman Catholic
Diocese
Diocese of Leeds (rc)
Religious ethos
Does not apply
Boarders
No boarders
Nursery provision
No Nursery Classes
Official sixth form
Does not have a sixth form
Number of pupils
731
Section 41 approved
Not applicable
Open date
1 November 2012
Reason establishment opened
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Closed date
Not recorded
Reason establishment closed
Not recorded
Special classes
No Special Classes
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24.4%
Date last changed / confirmed
10 July 2024
Type of SEN provision
SLCN - Speech, language and Communication and ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder
Type of resourced provision
Resourced provision
Resourced provision number on roll
20
Resourced provision capacity
20
Special Educational Needs (SEN) unit number on roll
Special Educational Needs (SEN) unit capacity
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Chair of local governing body

Chair of local governing body
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Carmen Pearce Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 27 September 2023 3 January 2025

Local governors

Local governors
Name Shared with Appointed by From To
Sophie Evans Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 23 November 2023 22 November 2027
Sarah Wilkinson Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 17 October 2023 16 October 2027
J-M Quinn Not recorded Elected by parents 12 October 2023 11 October 2027
Simon Baxter Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 10 May 2023 9 May 2027
Martin Cichocki Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 1 September 2021 31 August 2025
Patrick Caldwell Not recorded Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 1 September 2022 Not recorded

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Munir Mamujee Local governor Elected by parents 29 March 2021 5 March 2024
Carmen Pearce Local governor Appointed by foundation/Trust 4 January 2021 26 September 2023
Catherine Cooper Chair of local governing body Nominated by other body and appointed by GB 8 July 2020 26 September 2023
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Government office region (GOR)
Yorkshire and the Humber
District
Wakefield
Ward
Wakefield South
Parliamentary constituency
Hemsworth
Urban/rural description
(England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code
E08000036
Easting
434270
Northing
418402
Unique property reference number (UPRN)
63140630
Middle super output area (MSOA) Help with middle super output area Opens a dialog
Wakefield 033
Lower super output area (LSOA) Help with lower super output area Opens a dialog
Wakefield 033B
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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.

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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.

Middle super output area (MSOA)

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Lower super output area (LSOA)

The data presented for the lower super output area (LSOA) is representative of the 2021 census.