Establishment Bethersden Primary School

URN: 118372

Community school

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School Road, Bethersden, Ashford, Kent, TN26 3AH
Local authority:
Kent (886)
Headteacher / Principal:
Mr Stuart Gawthorpe
Phase of education:
School type:
Community school
Gender of entry:
URN: 118372, DfE number: 886/2278
UKPRN: 10073334
Establishment status:
Admissions policy:
Not applicable
Ofsted rating:
Good (Last inspection: 23 January 2018)
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Religious character:
Does not apply
Not applicable
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 Opens a dialog
Date last changed / confirmed:
14 December 2020
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Type of resourced provision:
Not applicable
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Chair of governors

Chair of governors
Name Appointed by From To
Jennifer Read Appointed by GB/board 29 November 2019 12 July 2021


Name Appointed by From To
Martha Louise Rutherford Appointed by GB/board 25 November 2020 24 November 2024
Samantha Buckman Appointed by GB/board 19 January 2010 18 January 2024
Justine Williams Appointed by GB/board 23 May 2019 22 May 2023
Coleen Hemmings Appointed by GB/board 28 February 2019 27 February 2023
Kate Kirk Appointed by GB/board 28 February 2019 27 February 2023
Robert Lovett Clark Appointed by GB/board 25 January 2019 24 January 2023
Keith Brannan Appointed by GB/board 06 December 2018 05 December 2022
Stuart Gawthorpe Appointed by GB/board 01 September 2017 31 August 2021

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Sally Carysforth Governor Appointed by GB/board 14 March 2019 01 October 2020
Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region:
South-East England and South London
Government office region (GOR):
South East
Weald Central
Parliamentary constituency:
Urban/rural description:
(England/Wales) Rural village
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code:
Census ward:
Middle super output area (MSOA):
Ashford 012
Lower super output area (LSOA):
Ashford 012B

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