Establishment Whatfield Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School

URN: 124718

Voluntary controlled school

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Rectory Road, Whatfield, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP7 6QU
Local authority
Suffolk (935)
Headteacher / Principal
Mrs Julia Shaw
Phase of education
School type
Voluntary controlled school
Gender of entry
URN: 124718, DfE number: 935/3066
UKPRN: 10074228
Establishment status
Admissions policy
Not applicable
Ofsted rating
Good (Last inspection: 6 February 2018)
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Religious character
Church of England
Diocese of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich
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
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Date last changed / confirmed
28 April 2021
Type of SEN provision
Type of resourced provision
Not applicable
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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
Philip Clark Appointed by GB/board 17 July 2016 18 March 2022


Name Appointed by From To
Elise Ramsden Appointed by GB/board 1 January 2021 1 January 2025
Julia Shaw Appointed by GB/board 1 January 2021 1 January 2025
Oliver Pratt Appointed by GB/board 1 January 2021 1 January 2025
Lucinda Baker Appointed by GB/board 8 December 2020 8 December 2024
Elke Cattermole Ex-officio foundation governor (appointed by foundation by virtue of the office they hold) 25 March 2020 25 March 2024
Carla Ward Appointed by GB/board 26 November 2019 26 November 2023
Charlotte Clarke Appointed by GB/board 16 October 2019 16 October 2023
Dawn Murton-Cadby Appointed by GB/board 28 March 2017 31 January 2022
Heather Williams Appointed by GB/board 28 November 2016 31 January 2022
Louise Coll Elected by school staff 28 March 2017 31 January 2022
Patricia Whittle Appointed by foundation/Trust 11 July 2016 31 January 2022
Susan Fell Elected by parents 27 November 2017 31 January 2022

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Lynne Golding Governor Appointed by GB/board 1 September 2015 31 December 2020
Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region
East of England and North-East London
Government office region (GOR)
East of England
South East Cosford
Parliamentary constituency
South Suffolk
Urban/rural description
(England/Wales) Rural village
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code
Census ward
Middle super output area (MSOA)
Babergh 004
Lower super output area (LSOA)
Babergh 004F

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Free school meals

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