Establishment Whitchurch CofE Infant and Nursery Academy

URN: 146426

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Station Road, Whitchurch, Shropshire, SY13 1RJ
Local authority
Shropshire (893)
Headteacher / Principal
Mrs Sarah Cope
Phase of education
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URN: 146426, DfE number: 893/3121
UKPRN: 10081652
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Religious character
Church of England
Diocese of Lichfield
Religious ethos
Does not apply
No boarders
Nursery provision
Has Nursery Classes
Official sixth form
Does not have a sixth form
Number of pupils
Section 41 approved
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Open date
1 March 2019
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Closed date
Not recorded
Reason establishment closed
Not recorded
Special classes
No Special Classes
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Date last changed / confirmed
9 November 2021
Type of SEN provision
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Not recorded
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Chair of local governing body

Chair of local governing body
Name Shared with Appointed by From To
Robert Knight Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 20 March 2019 19 March 2023

Local governors

Local governors
Name Shared with Appointed by From To
Sean Thomson Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 1 September 2020 31 August 2024
Rebecca Woolley Not recorded Elected by school staff 2 March 2020 1 March 2024
Jane Rylands Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 20 March 2019 19 March 2023
Jason Wainwright Not recorded Elected by parents 20 March 2019 19 March 2023
Sally Goode Not recorded Elected by parents 20 March 2019 19 March 2023
Sarah Cope Not recorded Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 1 May 2019 Not recorded

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Elizabeth Walsh Local governor Appointed by foundation/Trust 20 March 2019 8 February 2021
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Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region
West Midlands
Government office region (GOR)
West Midlands
Whitchurch South
Parliamentary constituency
North Shropshire
Urban/rural description
(England/Wales) Rural town and fringe
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code
Middle super output area (MSOA)
Shropshire 001
Lower super output area (LSOA)
Shropshire 001D
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