Establishment John Rankin Infant and Nursery School

URN: 109826

Community school

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Garford Crescent, Newbury, Berkshire, RG14 6EX
Local authority
West Berkshire (869)
Headteacher / Principal
Mr Felix Rayner
Phase of education
School type
Community school
Gender of entry
URN: 109826, DfE number: 869/2084
UKPRN: 10069747
Establishment status
Admissions policy
Not applicable
Ofsted rating
Good (Last inspection: 15 June 2017)
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Religious character
Does not apply
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No boarders
Nursery provision
Has Nursery Classes
Official sixth form
Does not have a sixth form
Number of pupils
Open date
Not recorded
Reason establishment opened
Not applicable
Closed date
Not recorded
Reason establishment closed
Not applicable
Special classes
No Special Classes
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Date last changed / confirmed
4 October 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
Tessa Roots Appointed by GB/board 13 June 2019 5 June 2022


Name Appointed by From To
Sarah Ruddock Elected by parents 17 March 2021 16 March 2024
Rebecca Brophy Appointed by GB/board 1 September 2021 4 December 2023
Chris Adams Appointed by GB/board 14 February 2020 13 May 2023
David Marsh Appointed by GB/board 14 February 2020 13 May 2023
Katie Kearney Appointed by GB/board 10 December 2019 9 December 2022
Gerry McAnally Appointed by GB/board 5 December 2019 4 December 2022
Sarah Whatmore Appointed by GB/board 5 December 2019 4 December 2022
Elle Goode Elected by school staff 26 November 2019 25 November 2022
Simon Butler Appointed by GB/board 15 June 2019 14 June 2022
Felix Rayner Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 1 September 2016 Not recorded

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Rachel Mairs Governor Appointed by GB/board 11 October 2018 10 October 2021
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Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region
North-West London and South-Central England
Government office region (GOR)
South East
West Berkshire
Newbury Wash Common
Parliamentary constituency
Urban/rural description
(England/Wales) Urban city and town
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code
Middle super output area (MSOA)
West Berkshire 021
Lower super output area (LSOA)
West Berkshire 021D
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