Establishment Newbarns Primary & Nursery School

URN: 112244

Community school

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Rising Side, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, LA13 9ET
Local authority:
Cumbria (909)
Mr Gary Birkett
Age range: Help with age range field
3 to 11
Phase of education:
School type:
Community school
Gender of entry:
URN: 112244, DfE number: 909/2712
UKPRN: 10074315
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Ofsted rating:
Outstanding (Last inspection: 15 May 2013)
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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
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Not recorded
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Special classes:
No Special Classes
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Not recorded
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Chair of governors

Chair of governors
Name Appointed by From To
Keith Wardle Appointed by GB/board 10/03/2020 06/02/2022


Name Appointed by From To
Elaine Foylan Appointed by GB/board 09/03/2020 09/03/2024
Les Hall Appointed by GB/board 09/03/2020 09/03/2024
Charles Bates Elected by school staff 10/03/2020 20/05/2023
Matthew Messenger Appointed by GB/board 21/05/2019 20/05/2023
Nick Roberts Appointed by GB/board 21/05/2019 20/05/2023
Patricia Burton Appointed by GB/board 21/05/2019 20/05/2023
Peter Docker Appointed by GB/board 21/05/2019 20/05/2023
Gary Birkett Appointed by GB/board 01/09/2013 01/09/2021
Heather Simpson Elected by parents 18/07/2017 17/07/2021
Emma Parker Elected by parents 13/06/2017 13/06/2021
Margaret Walker Elected by school staff 11/07/2016 12/11/2020

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Susan Tippins Governor Nominated by LA and appointed by GB 07/06/2016 07/06/2020
Charles Bates Chair of governors Elected by school staff 21/05/2019 09/03/2020
Keith Wardle Governor Appointed by GB/board 07/02/2018 09/03/2020
RSC Region:
North of England
Government Office Region:
North West
Parliamentary Constituency:
Barrow and Furness
Urban/Rural Description:
Urban city and town
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Census Ward:
Middle Super Output Area (MSOA):
Barrow-in-Furness 006
Lower Super Output Area (LSOA):
Barrow-in-Furness 006A

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