Establishment The Community College, Bishop's Castle

URN: 123564

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Brampton Road, Bishops Castle, Shropshire, SY9 5AY
Local authority:
Shropshire (893)
Mr Reuben Thorley
Age range: Help with age range field
11 to 16
Phase of education:
School type:
Foundation school
Gender of entry:
URN: 123564, DfE number: 893/4376
UKPRN: 10001581
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Admissions policy:
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Ofsted rating:
Good (Last inspection: 05 June 2018)
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Religious character:
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No boarders
Nursery provision:
No Nursery Classes
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Does not have a sixth form
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Special classes:
Has Special Classes
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Chair of governors

Chair of governors
Name Appointed by From To
Peter Sargent Appointed by GB/board 30/03/2020 24/09/2022


Name Appointed by From To
Andrew Smith Nominated by LA and appointed by GB 30/03/2020 29/03/2024
Amy Lambart Appointed by GB/board 09/12/2019 09/12/2023
Keith Whiddon Appointed by GB/board 22/09/2015 22/09/2023
Josh Dickin Appointed by GB/board 28/06/2015 28/06/2023
Andrew Kirk Appointed by GB/board 10/12/2018 10/12/2022
Lawrence Gittins Appointed by GB/board 10/12/2018 10/12/2022
Alana Lane Appointed by GB/board 30/09/2018 30/09/2022
Bernard Edwards Appointed by GB/board 30/09/2018 30/09/2022
Jean Shirley Appointed by foundation/Trust 30/09/2018 30/09/2022
James Sparkes Appointed by GB/board 28/07/2012 09/07/2022
Andrew Hunt Appointed by GB/board 04/12/2017 04/12/2021
Clare Russell Appointed by GB/board 04/12/2017 04/12/2021
Sandy Russell Appointed by GB/board 04/12/2017 04/12/2021

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Rod Blaine Governor Appointed by GB/board 09/05/2016 09/05/2020
James Sparkes Chair of governors Appointed by foundation/Trust 30/09/2018 29/03/2020
Philip Rees Governor Elected by parents 06/12/2015 06/12/2019
RSC Region:
West Midlands
Government Office Region:
West Midlands
Bishop's Castle
Parliamentary Constituency:
Urban/Rural Description:
Rural town and fringe in a sparse setting
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Census Ward:
Middle Super Output Area (MSOA):
Shropshire 030
Lower Super Output Area (LSOA):
Shropshire 030A

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