Establishment Silverstone UTC

URN: 139690

University technical college

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Silverstone Circuit, Towcester, Northamptonshire, NN12 8TL
Local authority:
Northamptonshire (928)
Mr Neil Patterson
Age range: Help with age range field
14 to 19
Phase of education:
School type:
University technical college
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URN: 139690, DfE number: 928/4011
UKPRN: 10041717
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Ofsted rating:
Good (Last inspection: 30 April 2015)
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Nursery provision:
No Nursery Classes
Official sixth form:
Has a sixth form
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Open date / Reason:
New Provision
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Chair of trustees

Chair of trustees
Name Appointed by From To
Douglas Michael Donovan Newman Appointed by foundation/Trust 26/03/2015 02/12/2021


Name Appointed by From To
Angela Murphy Appointed by GB/board 03/12/2019 02/12/2023
Innes Armstrong Macaulay Elected by school staff 03/12/2019 02/12/2023
Joanne Elizabeth Baxter Appointed by academy members 03/12/2019 02/12/2023
Julie Ann Muscutt Elected by school staff 04/12/2018 03/12/2022
John Sinclair Appointed by foundation/Trust 01/10/2018 30/09/2022
Jennifer Elizabeth Harte Appointed by foundation/Trust 05/12/2017 04/12/2021
Crispin Charles Robinson Appointed by foundation/Trust 11/07/2017 11/07/2021
David Stuart Banks Appointed by foundation/Trust 02/07/2013 01/07/2021
Julie Ann Dark Elected by parents 28/02/2017 27/02/2021


Name Appointed by From
Douglas Michael Donovan Newman Appointed by foundation/Trust 03/12/2013
Nicholas Petford Appointed by foundation/Trust 26/05/2011
Stuart Alexander Mackenzie Pringle Appointed by foundation/Trust 14/02/2019

Accounting officer

Accounting officer
Name From To
Neil Rowland Patterson 09/07/2013 Not recorded

Chief financial officer

Chief financial officer
Name From To
Neil Robert Hopkins 02/09/2013 Not recorded

Historic (left within last 12 months)

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Rebecca Midgley Trustee Elected by school staff 08/12/2015 24/09/2019
Nicholas Ives Trustee Appointed by foundation/Trust 02/12/2017 14/02/2019
RSC Region:
North-West London and South-Central England
Government Office Region:
East Midlands
South Northamptonshire
Parliamentary Constituency:
South Northamptonshire
Urban/Rural Description:
Rural town and fringe
GSS LA Code:
Census Ward:
Middle Super Output Area (MSOA):
South Northamptonshire 007
Lower Super Output Area (LSOA):
South Northamptonshire 007B

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