Establishment Bishops Lydeard Church School

URN: 142402

Academy sponsor led

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Mount Street, Bishops Lydeard, Taunton, Somerset, TA4 3AN
Local authority
Somerset (933)
Headteacher / Principal
Mrs Lisa Harvey
Phase of education
School type
Academy sponsor led
Gender of entry
URN: 142402, DfE number: 933/2018
UKPRN: 10054159
Establishment status
Admissions policy
Not applicable
Ofsted rating
Requires improvement (Last inspection: 10 October 2018)
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Religious character
Church of England
Diocese of Bath and Wells
Religious ethos
No boarders
Nursery provision
No Nursery Classes
Official sixth form
Does not have a sixth form
Number of pupils
Section 41 approved
Not applicable
Open date
1 December 2015
Reason establishment opened
New Provision
Closed date
Not recorded
Reason establishment closed
Not recorded
Special classes
Not applicable
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Date last changed / confirmed
7 September 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 local governing body

Chair of local governing body
Name Shared with Appointed by From To
David Williams Not recorded Elected by parents 28 November 2019 27 November 2023

Local governors

Local governors
Name Shared with Appointed by From To
James Dakin Not recorded Elected by school staff 1 September 2021 31 August 2025
Susan Watts Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 13 November 2019 12 November 2023
Brian Stanley Conrad Hilkene Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 7 November 2019 6 November 2023
Gavin Nicholas Lord Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 17 September 2019 16 September 2023
Simon Inskip Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 1 February 2018 31 January 2022
Lisa Harvey Not recorded Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 23 April 2019 Not recorded
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Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region
South-West England
Government office region (GOR)
South West
Somerset West and Taunton
South Quantock
Parliamentary constituency
Taunton Deane
Urban/rural description
(England/Wales) Rural town and fringe
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code
Census ward
Middle super output area (MSOA)
Taunton Deane 001
Lower super output area (LSOA)
Taunton Deane 001A
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School capacity

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