Establishment St Paul's Church of England VC Junior School

URN: 123783

Voluntary controlled school

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Paul Street, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, BA4 5LA
Local authority:
Somerset (933)
Headteacher / Principal:
Mr Chris Partridge
Age range: Help with age range field
7 to 11
Phase of education:
School type:
Voluntary controlled school
Gender of entry:
URN: 123783, DfE number: 933/3132
UKPRN: 10076317
Establishment status:
Admissions policy:
Not applicable
Ofsted rating:
Good (Last inspection: 23 January 2018)
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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 / 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
Albert Owen Ex-officio foundation governor (appointed by foundation by virtue of the office they hold) 09/01/2019 09/01/2023


Name Appointed by From To
Julian Thompson Appointed by GB/board 22/09/2020 21/09/2024
Caroline Smart Elected by school staff 24/01/2020 23/01/2024
Robert Ian Phillips Appointed by GB/board 16/01/2020 15/01/2024
Charles Robert Goodhand Parent appointed by GB/board due to no election candidates 18/04/2018 17/04/2022
Lucy Milton-Downes Parent appointed by GB/board due to no election candidates 13/04/2018 12/04/2022
Cliff Brown Persons who are appointed by the foundation body or sponsor (if applicable) 23/09/2017 24/09/2021
Michael Gould Appointed by GB/board 12/09/2017 11/09/2021

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Julian Thompson Governor Appointed by GB/board 13/09/2016 12/09/2020
Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region:
South-West England
Government office region (GOR):
South West
Shepton East
Parliamentary constituency:
Urban/rural description:
(England/Wales) Urban city and town
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Middle super output area (MSOA):
Mendip 009
Lower super output area (LSOA):
Mendip 009A

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