Establishment Birch Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School

URN: 115138

Voluntary aided school

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School Hill, Birch, Colchester, Essex, CO2 0LZ
Local authority:
Essex (881)
Headteacher / Principal:
The Revd Catherine Moore
Age range: Help with age range field
5 to 11
Phase of education:
School type:
Voluntary aided school
Gender of entry:
URN: 115138, DfE number: 881/3309
UKPRN: 10070987
Establishment status:
Admissions policy:
Not applicable
Ofsted rating:
Good (Last inspection: 04 December 2019)
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Religious character:
Church of England
Diocese of Chelmsford
No boarders
Nursery provision:
No Nursery Classes
Official sixth form:
Does not have a sixth form
Number of pupils:
Open date / Reason:
Not recorded
Not applicable
Closed date / Reason:
Not recorded
Not applicable
Special classes:
No Special Classes
Percentage of children eligible for free school meals: Help with percentage of children eligible for free school meals field
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Type of resourced provision:
Not recorded
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Chair of governors

Chair of governors
Name Appointed by From To
Nicholas Bagley Appointed by GB/board 23/09/2020 22/09/2021


Name Appointed by From To
Gillian Brown Appointed by GB/board 25/10/2019 24/10/2023
Anthony Scrafton Appointed by GB/board 05/09/2019 04/09/2023
Lydia Smith Appointed by GB/board 14/07/2020 14/07/2023
Robert Scott Appointed by GB/board 13/03/2019 12/03/2023
Andi Clark Appointed by GB/board 01/01/2019 31/12/2022
Stacey Lewis-Driver Appointed by GB/board 01/01/2019 31/12/2022
Tony Coppin Appointed by GB/board 26/10/2018 25/10/2022
Paul Sturgeon Appointed by GB/board 01/11/2016 31/10/2020

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Tony Coppin Chair of governors Appointed by GB/board 02/01/2017 01/01/2020
Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region:
East of England and North-East London
Government office region (GOR):
East of England
Marks Tey and Layer
Parliamentary constituency:
Urban/rural description:
(England/Wales) Rural hamlet and isolated dwellings
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Census ward:
Middle super output area (MSOA):
Colchester 019
Lower super output area (LSOA):
Colchester 019B

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