Next year experienced teachers will be replaced by cheaper, newly qualified ones. Hugh is married and has lived in Preston all his life and is looking forward to supporting Fulwood Academy to becoming an outstanding Academy. Without the donation, the school would struggle to teach pupils the skills they need to be employable and perform “at a high level”. Black Bull Lane, Fulwood, The children always come first.”, Available for everyone, funded by readers. Just days into the new term, Fulwood Academy was told that principal Phillip Grant has quit. At Trinity St Mary’s Church of England school in Wandsworth, south London, six out of 10 pupils are eligible for free school meals. Over a quarter (29%) of families gave £10 to £30 a month, 11% over £30 a month. For example, they may be predecessor or successor establishments. Fulwood Academy (formerly Fulwood High School) is a coeducational secondary school located in Fulwood (within the City of Preston Preston) in the English county of Lancashire. A headteacher tasked with turning round a failing Fulwood school has brought in his right-hand man from his previous school. Black Bull Lane, Fulwood, Preston PR2 9YR Tel: 01772 719060 Fax: 01772 713573 info@fulwoodacademy.co.uk As the school’s new Principal, I cannot begin to tell you how proud I am to have joined this community.

Yet … I have decided to write to you before the start of term to talk you through our staggered start, our systems for dealing with the Covid-19 issue and to share some news about our first term. Got a comment or correction? According to school he has left "for personal reasons. Fulwood Academy. They enable a young person to be supported and encouraged, stimulated and inspired. We have been impressed by both the positive impact that she has had, and the way in which she has been warmly welcomed into our community. Report this profile ... Executive Headteacher-King Edward VI Academy in Spilsby and Barnes Wallis Academy in Conningsby

The staff here are committed to providing excellent experiences both in and beyond the classroom. On average, parents across the country donate £11.35 a month to a school, up from £8.90 in 2017, says PTA membership organisation Parentkind. It is no longer unusual to find schools in affluent areas benefiting from monthly parental donations.

Mr J Nowell. But headteacher Lynn Anderson says she has recently drawn on PTA funds to help pupils made homeless.

Ten miles away, at another high-performing school, Hasmonean High School in Barnet, north London, parental donations have also been pouring in. In Kent, Tonbridge grammar school recorded more than £2m in donations for the 2017-18 financial year. Mr Grant joined Fulwood from the One In A Million free school in Bradford. Large parental donations also enable state schools to compete with public schools. Join to Connect Fulwood Academy. Address: Black Bull Lane, Fulwood, Preston, Lancashire, PR2 9YR.

The scale of the challenge a new headteacher at a Preston Academy faces has been laid bare. If information is incorrect in Get information about schools, please report it to the school. These included a £1.1m legacy and a donation of £673,000 from parents for school trips. This is a school with brilliant students, dedicated and talented staff and facilities that are the envy of many other schools. Welcome to our new look website. The school is sponsored by Charles … Our Lady and St Edward's Catholic Primary Sch... St Clare's Catholic Primary School, Preston.

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". Numbers of Teachers / Assistants*: 53.2 / 13.7. Preston PR2 9YR, Website Design by Greenhouse School Websites. He blames the government for putting him in this extraordinary supplicatory position: “I fully and freely acknowledge that what we are now doing [is] being driven to make up deficiencies in state funding. Dunstone is the chairman and co-founder of mobile phone retailer Carphone Warehouse and chairman of the TalkTalk Group.[2]. “I don’t allow the budget to impact on the children. © 2020 Guardian News & Media Limited or its affiliated companies. It would be fair to say, however, that none of them had the same potential that Fulwood Academy has. Headteacher Paul Stubbings knows that the pupils at his west London comprehensive school have the right to a free, fully funded state education. Data from an annual survey of PTAs last autumn shows 43% of parents in England have been asked to make a financial contribution to their child’s school, the highest figure ever recorded. Covid-19 has meant that we can't open our doors to our community - so we have done everything we can to try and find the next best thing. She works long hours and has taken on extra roles this year to cut costs, such as special educational needs coordinator and head of art. You will be most welcome. Show map. Jon Nowell has extensive experience gained from a number of leadership roles and is Operations Director at TalkTalk Business. He said at the time that he had a vision to tackle unruly behaviour and turn things around. The Roebuck School, Ashton - In a message to parents on Wednesday, September 16, headteacher Jill Alexander-Steele, said: "We have been advised of a small number of positive cases and following our robust procedures individuals who may have been in close contact have been asked to isolate.

Download establishment data. These establishments are linked with Fulwood Academy, URN: 135936. Fulwood, St Peter's Church of England Primary... Holy Family Catholic Primary School, Ingol, P... Ashton-on-Ribble St Andrew's Church of Englan... English Martyrs Catholic Primary School, Preston. We aim to grow creative, ambitious and caring young people who will make unique contributions to the future. There’s a range of smaller changes to improve your experience of the site. Headteacher Andrew McClusky says his school relies on the donations it gets from parents via voluntary contributions and fundraising campaigns, partly to negate funding cuts. It brings joy to see young people making, performing and creating great music, great drama and great art.

The investigation found that schools with a high proportion of pupils from low-income families – schools where two in three students, on average, are eligible for free school meals – barely seek to raise money from parents at all. We believe relationships lie at the core of that journey through adolescence. Stubbings says the donations and pledges his school has received have enabled him to avoid making teachers redundant, retain staff during the current teaching recruitment crisis, create smaller class groups for less able pupils, and provide more A-level teaching than the school is funded for by the government. The huge sums of money some elite state schools receive annually from parents and other private donors is revealed today in an in-depth investigation by the Observer, which shows how very differently state schools across the country are funded – and the inequalities this can create. ", Mr Grant was brought in to the Black Bull Lane School last April after it was plunged into special measures by Ofsted and was the third headteacher. "As Mrs Bailey already knows our school, our students and our staff well, we have every confidence that she will be able to step up to lead the school with minimal disruption and ensure that we continue forward on a very positive trajectory. Please see the latest letters to parents here.

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As the school’s new Principal, I cannot begin to tell you how proud I am to have joined this community. The relationship between teacher and pupil is key to unlocking potential talent. Stubbings is headteacher at the Cardinal Vaughan Memorial school, a Catholic boys’ school in Holland Park, where about 10% of pupils qualify for free school meals. Non-teaching Staff*: 16.9. Academy sponsor led. The school is sponsored by Charles Dunstone through a charitable trust. ", It adds that governors are activley looking for a "very strong replacement " and says: " We are pleased with the progress that has been made, and we are very confident that we will shortly have an excellent permanent headteacher in place.

[1], Previously a community school administered by Lancashire County Council, Fulwood High School converted to academy status on 1 September 2009 and was renamed Fulwood Academy.

Yet he spends a quarter of his time asking their parents to give his school hundreds of thousands of pounds a year, meeting frequently with individual, potential donors. Headteacher Paul Stubbings knows that the pupils at his west London comprehensive school have the right to a free, fully funded state education. This website is organic and we will continue to develop it further to suit everyone's needs. Convent school reunion is still as popular as ever, How one Preston school is getting ready for another Covid-19 lockdown. Preston St Matthew's Church of England Primar... St Maria Goretti Catholic Primary School, Preston. Details; Governance; Links; Location; Skip map. ", This website and its associated newspaper are members of Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO). We believe that a strong academic ethos combined with an excellent pastoral system are the keys to the success of our pupils. It is a privilege to challenge young minds with intellectual and academic rigour but we aim to offer so much more. In 2009 the former Fulwood High School controversially became the city’s first and only academy of it's kind, which means it is outside local authority control, and is now on it’s third headteacher since a new £25m state-of-the art building opened in the 2012/13 academic year. One in five (21%) were asked to supply equipment, including books and stationery; 12% were asked to supply essentials, such as toilet paper. She has to be “very clever” to make the books balance. But children have a right to a top-quality state education.

Academy in City of Preston, Lancashire, England, Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Engineering College, Ss John Fisher and Thomas More RC High School, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Fulwood_Academy&oldid=977423609, Short description is different from Wikidata, Infobox mapframe without OSM relation ID on Wikidata, Pages using infobox school with a linked country, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 8 September 2020, at 19:22. Establishment Fulwood Academy URN: 135936. Fulwood Academy offers GCSEs and BTECs as programmes of study for pupils.