Establishment Barnwood Park School

URN: 115720

Foundation school

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St Lawrence Road, Barnwood, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL4 3QU
Local authority:
Gloucestershire (916)
Mrs Sarah Tufnell
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11 to 16
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School type:
Foundation school
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URN: 115720, DfE number: 916/4012
UKPRN: 10017287
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Ofsted rating:
Good (Last inspection: 04 July 2019)
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No boarders
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No Nursery Classes
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Chair of governors

Chair of governors
Name Appointed by From To
Mary Higgins Appointed by GB/board 06/07/2015 30/09/2020


Name Appointed by From To
Geoffrey Rowe Nominated by LA and appointed by GB 08/07/2019 07/07/2023
Neil Wynn Elected by parents 08/07/2019 07/07/2023
Alan Clark Appointed by GB/board 11/03/2019 10/03/2023
Craig Peter Bloxsome Appointed by GB/board 11/03/2019 10/03/2023
Joanne Charlotte Mathers Elected by parents 25/06/2018 24/06/2022
Rachel Howie Elected by parents 25/06/2018 24/06/2022
Stephen Tuffin Elected by parents 25/09/2017 24/09/2021
Sarah Louise Tufnell Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 01/09/2012 31/08/2021
Sheila Margaret Newman Appointed by GB/board 10/07/2017 09/07/2021
Robert Kingsley Whittard Appointed by GB/board 06/02/2017 05/02/2021
Pamela Sissons Appointed by GB/board 01/05/2016 30/09/2020
Steven Whitehorn Elected by parents 18/05/2015 30/09/2020

Historic (left within last 12 months)

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Debra Griffin Governor Elected by school staff 01/01/2013 08/07/2019
Sheila Mary Keal Governor Elected by school staff 01/09/2005 08/07/2019
RSC Region:
South-West England
Government Office Region:
South West
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Urban/Rural Description:
Urban city and town
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Middle Super Output Area (MSOA):
Gloucester 007
Lower Super Output Area (LSOA):
Gloucester 007E

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