Establishment Platt Bridge Community School

URN: 139300

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Address
Rivington Avenue, Platt Bridge, Wigan, Lancashire, WN2 5NG
Local authority
Wigan (359)
Headteacher / Principal
Mrs Sue Darbyshire
Phase of education
Primary
School type
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Gender of entry
Mixed
ID
URN: 139300, DfE number: 359/3436
UKPRN: 10040284
Establishment status
Open
Admissions policy
Not applicable
Telephone
01942487999
Ofsted rating
Outstanding (Last inspection: 26 June 2013)
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Religious character
Does not apply
Diocese
Not applicable
Religious ethos
Does not apply
Boarders
No boarders
Nursery provision
Has Nursery Classes
Official sixth form
Does not have a sixth form
Number of pupils
472
Section 41 approved
Not applicable
Open date
1 February 2013
Reason establishment opened
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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
46.7%
Date last changed / confirmed
31 January 2023
Type of SEN provision
SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty
Type of resourced provision
Resourced provision
Resourced provision number on roll
5
Resourced provision capacity
5
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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Michael Farrell Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 1 May 2017 31 August 2023

Local governors

Local governors
Name Shared with Appointed by From To
Lauren Ckee Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 31 January 2023 31 January 2027
Frank Ejeagwu Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 22 November 2022 22 November 2026
Alison Eaton Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 1 May 2018 30 April 2026
Shiralee (Sherry) Doreen Gladys Higham Not recorded Elected by school staff 1 September 2017 31 August 2025
David Baxter Not recorded Appointed by academy members 1 October 2016 30 September 2024
Robert Dubelbeis Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 1 September 2019 31 August 2023

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Charlotte Olivia Hindley Local governor Elected by school staff 1 September 2017 31 January 2023
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Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region
Lancashire and West Yorkshire
Government office region (GOR)
North West
District
Wigan
Ward
Abram
Parliamentary constituency
Makerfield
Urban/rural description
(England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code
E08000010
Easting
360587
Northing
403005
Middle super output area (MSOA)
Wigan 024
Lower super output area (LSOA)
Wigan 024A
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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.

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