Establishment Orchard Vale Community School

URN: 137644

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Address
Westacott Road, Whiddon Valley, Barnstaple, Devon, EX32 8QY
Local authority
Devon (878)
Headteacher / Principal
Mrs Fiona Pearce
Phase of education
Primary
School type
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Academy trust
VENTRUS LIMITED
Academy sponsor
Ventrus Limited
Gender of entry
Mixed
ID
URN: 137644, DfE number: 878/2727
UKPRN: 10035271
Establishment status
Open
Admissions policy
Not applicable
Telephone
01271375074
Ofsted rating
Good (Last inspection: 30 March 2017)
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Religious character
Does not apply
Diocese
Not applicable
Religious ethos
Does not apply
Boarders
No boarders
Nursery provision
Has Nursery Classes
Official sixth form
Not applicable
Number of pupils
350
Section 41 approved
Not applicable
Open date
1 November 2011
Reason establishment opened
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Closed date
Not recorded
Reason establishment closed
Not recorded
Special classes
Has Special Classes
Percentage of children eligible for free school meals Help with percentage of children eligible for free school meals field Opens a dialog
13.1%
Date last changed / confirmed
22 April 2021
Type of SEN provision
Type of resourced provision
Not recorded
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Special Educational Needs (SEN) unit capacity

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Chair of local governing body

Chair of local governing body
Name Shared with Appointed by From To
Tamsin Ross Not recorded Elected by parents 16 November 2019 15 November 2023

Local governors

Local governors
Name Shared with Appointed by From To
Louise Gordon Not recorded Elected by school staff 1 October 2019 1 October 2023
Paul Cooper Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 1 June 2018 1 June 2022
Alan Bosley Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 16 November 2019 1 April 2022
David Kay Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 1 September 2017 1 September 2021
Samantha Clarke Not recorded Elected by parents 1 September 2017 1 September 2021
Fiona Pearce Not recorded Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 1 September 2016 Not recorded
Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region
South-West England
Government office region (GOR)
South West
District
North Devon
Ward
Barnstaple with Westacott
Parliamentary constituency
North Devon
Urban/rural description
(England/Wales) Urban city and town
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code
E10000008
Easting
258329
Northing
132856
Census ward
Unknown
Middle super output area (MSOA)
North Devon 010
Lower super output area (LSOA)
North Devon 010A

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