Establishment Meols Cop High School

URN: 104956

Community school

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Meols Cop Road, Southport, Merseyside, PR8 6JS
Local authority
Sefton (343)
Headteacher / Principal
Mr Ian Parry
Phase of education
School type
Community school
Gender of entry
URN: 104956, DfE number: 343/4110
UKPRN: 10016912
Establishment status
Admissions policy
Ofsted rating
Outstanding (Last inspection: 3 October 2012)
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Religious character
Does not apply
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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
29 March 2021
Type of SEN provision
SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty, OTH - Other Difficulty/Disability and ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder
Type of resourced provision
Resourced provision
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 governors

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Name Appointed by From To
Janis Blackburne Appointed by LA 29 May 2019 28 May 2023
Ian Bryan Elected by parents 3 November 2020 2 November 2022
Andrew McQueen Appointed by GB/board 14 October 2020 13 October 2022
Clare Russell Elected by parents 2 October 2020 1 October 2022
John Bulmer Elected by parents 24 September 2020 23 September 2022
Holly Walsh Elected by school staff 1 September 2020 31 August 2022
Lesley Walker Appointed by GB/board 1 September 2020 31 August 2022
Amanda Louise Maddocks Elected by parents 23 June 2020 22 June 2022
Eileen Garrahan Appointed by GB/board 18 June 2020 17 June 2022
Lyndsay Macaulay Appointed by GB/board 10 June 2020 9 June 2022
Jesamine Kelly Appointed by foundation/Trust 3 March 2020 2 March 2022
Barnaby Wylder Elected by parents 17 January 2020 16 January 2022
Christopher Witterick Appointed by GB/board 5 December 2019 4 December 2021
Stuart Rayner-Smith Parent appointed by GB/board due to no election candidates 5 December 2019 4 December 2021
Ian Parry Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 1 September 2019 Not recorded

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Andrew McQueen Chair of governors Appointed by GB/board 1 November 2018 31 October 2020
Ian Bryan Governor Appointed by GB/board 1 November 2018 31 October 2020
Clare Russell Governor Elected by parents 2 October 2018 1 October 2020
John Bulmer Governor Elected by parents 24 September 2018 23 September 2020
Richard Hawkings Governor Appointed by GB/board 7 March 2019 23 September 2020
Jonathan Allan Governor Appointed by GB/board 2 October 2018 31 August 2020
Lesley Walker Governor Appointed by GB/board 1 September 2018 31 August 2020
Wendy Anne Senior Governor Elected by school staff 1 October 2018 31 August 2020
Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region
Lancashire and West Yorkshire
Government office region (GOR)
North West
Parliamentary constituency
Urban/rural description
(England/Wales) Urban city and town
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code
Census ward
Middle super output area (MSOA)
Sefton 008
Lower super output area (LSOA)
Sefton 008C

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