Establishment Sandbank Nursery School

URN: 104134

Local authority nursery school

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Elmore Row, Bloxwich, Walsall, West Midlands, WS3 2HR
Local authority
Walsall (335)
Headteacher / Principal
Ms Dawn Kelly
Phase of education
School type
Local authority nursery school
Gender of entry
URN: 104134, DfE number: 335/1000
Establishment status
Admissions policy
Not applicable
Not recorded
Ofsted rating
Outstanding (Last inspection: 21 November 2017)
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Religious character
Does not apply
Not applicable
No boarders
Nursery provision
Has Nursery Classes
Official sixth form
Not applicable
Number of pupils
Open date
Not recorded
Reason establishment opened
Not applicable
Closed date
Not recorded
Reason establishment closed
Not applicable
Special classes
Not applicable
Date last changed / confirmed
9 November 2021
Type of SEN provision
Type of resourced provision
Not recorded
Resourced provision number on roll
Resourced provision capacity
Special Educational Needs (SEN) unit number on roll
Special Educational Needs (SEN) unit capacity
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Chair of governors

Chair of governors
Name Appointed by From To
Emma Harris Appointed by GB/board 16 October 2019 15 October 2023


Name Appointed by From To
Dawn Kelly Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 1 March 2021 1 March 2026
Barry Dutton Appointed by GB/board 30 March 2021 29 March 2025
Elizabeth Sledge Appointed by GB/board 30 March 2021 29 March 2025
Lynne Emery Appointed by GB/board 10 March 2021 9 March 2025
Thomas Andrews Elected by school staff 9 March 2019 8 March 2023
Paul Blair Mason Appointed by GB/board 4 March 2019 3 March 2023

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Karen Ruth Russon Governor Appointed by GB/board 19 October 2020 9 November 2021
Roxanne Clarke Governor Elected by parents 16 October 2019 31 July 2021
Gillian Owen Governor Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 1 June 2020 31 March 2021
Karen Ruth Russon Governor Appointed by GB/board 19 October 2020 31 March 2021
Natalie Jane Showell Governor Appointed by GB/board 19 October 2020 31 March 2021
Kathleen Phillips Governor Appointed by GB/board 6 February 2020 31 December 2020
Natalie Lewis Chair of governors Appointed by GB/board 13 November 2017 31 December 2020
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Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region
West Midlands
Government office region (GOR)
West Midlands
Bloxwich West
Parliamentary constituency
Walsall North
Urban/rural description
(England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code
Middle super output area (MSOA)
Walsall 008
Lower super output area (LSOA)
Walsall 008A
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