Establishment Nottingham Free School

URN: 141010

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The Courtaulds Building, 290 Haydn Road, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG5 1EB
Local authority:
Nottingham (892)
Mrs Jennifer Brown
Age range: Help with this field
11 to 18
Phase of education:
School type:
Free schools
Academy trust:
Academy sponsor:
Nova Education Trust
Gender of entry:
URN: 141010, DfE number: 892/4020
UKPRN: 10046727
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Admissions policy:
Not recorded
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Ofsted rating:
Good (Last inspection: 21 June 2017)
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Religious character:
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Religious ethos:
No boarders
Nursery provision:
No Nursery Classes
Official sixth form:
Has a sixth form
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Number of pupils:
Section 41 approved:
Not applicable
Open date / Reason:
New Provision
Close date / Reason:
Not recorded
Not recorded
Special classes:
Not applicable
Percentage of children eligible for free school meals: Help with this field
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Type of resourced provision:
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Chair of local governing body

Chair of local governing body
Name Shared with Appointed by From To
Kul Ghattaora Not recorded Parent appointed by GB/board due to no election candidates 18/09/2018 17/09/2019

Local governors

Local governors
Name Shared with Appointed by From To
Frances Howard Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 29/01/2019 28/01/2023
Gurnaik Rakkar Not recorded Parent appointed by GB/board due to no election candidates 02/10/2014 01/10/2022
Jodie Harnan Not recorded Elected by school staff 01/09/2014 01/09/2022
Ayaiz Sharif Not recorded Parent appointed by GB/board due to no election candidates 15/07/2018 14/07/2022
Karen Wyeld Not recorded Parent appointed by GB/board due to no election candidates 15/07/2018 14/07/2022
Susan Seymour Not recorded Elected by school staff 02/10/2017 01/10/2021
Jenny Brown Not recorded Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 01/09/2014 Not recorded

Historic (left within last 12 months)

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Nick Rakkar Local governor Elected by parents 02/10/2014 01/10/2018
Lisa Spencer-Arnell Chair of local governing body Appointed by GB/board 02/10/2017 17/09/2018
RSC Region:
East Midlands and the Humber
Government Office Region:
East Midlands
Parliamentary Constituency:
Nottingham East
Urban/Rural Description:
Urban minor conurbation
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Middle Super Output Area (MSOA):
Nottingham 012
Lower Super Output Area (LSOA):
Nottingham 012A

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