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Academy Business

An Academy is a school directly funded by the Department for Education and is independent of Local Authority control.

Academies benefit from greater freedoms to innovate and raise standards. 

Being an academy has allowed us to set our own priorities and to ensure value for money when purchasing services for our students.  Furze Platt Senior School remains committed to its role of providing the best education for its students and playing a full role in the broader local education community.

The Academy has four members:- Mr Gavin Tisshaw, Mr Hugh Steed, Mr Hugh Boulter and Mrs Susan Le Page.

Pecuniary interests: None
Company Secretary: Mrs Jennifer Knight
Our Responsible Officer duties: MHA MacIntyre Hudson
Auditors: MHA MacIntyre Hudson
Registered Office: Furze Platt Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 7NQ
Company Number: 7834715 

Furze Platt Senior School became an academy in December 2011.


Please click here to see our page on the schools' financial benchmarking service.

Here you can find the statutory information regarding the activities of the school which are specific to our designation as an academy.