Establishment West Pennard Church of England Primary School

URN: 123780

Voluntary controlled school

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Church Lane, West Pennard, Glastonbury, Somerset, BA6 8NT
Local authority
Somerset (933)
Headteacher / Principal
Mr Anthony Wheat
Phase of education
School type
Voluntary controlled school
Gender of entry
URN: 123780, DfE number: 933/3121
UKPRN: 10076775
Establishment status
Admissions policy
Not applicable
Ofsted rating
Outstanding (Last inspection: 4 July 2014)
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Religious character
Church of England
Diocese of Bath and Wells
No boarders
Nursery provision
No Nursery Classes
Official sixth form
Does not have a sixth form
Number of pupils
Open date
Not recorded
Reason establishment opened
Not applicable
Closed date
Not recorded
Reason establishment closed
Not applicable
Special classes
No Special Classes
Date last changed / confirmed
12 October 2021
Type of SEN provision
Type of resourced provision
Not recorded
Resourced provision number on roll
Resourced provision capacity
Special Educational Needs (SEN) unit number on roll
Special Educational Needs (SEN) unit capacity
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Chair of governors

Chair of governors
Name Appointed by From To
Syvia Smith Appointed by GB/board 1 January 1985 12 October 2025


Name Appointed by From To
Lloyd Green Appointed by GB/board 9 October 2017 12 October 2025
Marion Colman Nominated by LA and appointed by GB 9 October 2021 8 October 2025
Hilary Austin Foundation/sponsor members 25 September 2021 24 September 2025
Warren Cowan Appointed by GB/board 19 July 2021 18 July 2025
Alexandra Pinsent Elected by school staff 16 September 2020 15 September 2024
Rebecca Hillman Elected by parents 25 April 2019 24 April 2023
Sarah Middleton Appointed by GB/board 14 January 2019 14 January 2023
Lisa Thompson Elected by parents 10 December 2018 9 December 2022
Georgina Holley Nominated by LA and appointed by GB 1 October 2014 30 September 2022
Anthony Ross Wheat Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 21 May 2021 Not recorded
Christopher Hopkins Ex-officio foundation governor (appointed by foundation by virtue of the office they hold) 18 July 2018 Not recorded
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Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region
South-West England
Government office region (GOR)
South West
The Pennards and Ditcheat
Parliamentary constituency
Somerton and Frome
Urban/rural description
(England/Wales) Rural hamlet and isolated dwellings
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code
Middle super output area (MSOA)
Mendip 013
Lower super output area (LSOA)
Mendip 013A
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