Establishment Meltham CofE (VC) Primary School

URN: 107718

Voluntary controlled school

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Holmfirth Road, Meltham, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire, HD9 4DA
Local authority:
Kirklees (382)
Headteacher / Principal:
Mr Philip Gibbins
Phase of education:
School type:
Voluntary controlled school
Gender of entry:
URN: 107718, DfE number: 382/3028
UKPRN: 10068628
Establishment status:
Admissions policy:
Not applicable
Ofsted rating:
Good (Last inspection: 02 March 2017)
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Religious character:
Church of England
Diocese of Leeds (ce)
No boarders
Nursery provision:
No Nursery Classes
Official sixth form:
Does not have a sixth form
Number of pupils:
Open date / Reason:
Not recorded
Not applicable
Closed date / Reason:
Not recorded
Not applicable
Special classes:
No Special Classes
Percentage of children eligible for free school meals: Help with percentage of children eligible for free school meals field Opens a dialog
Date last changed / confirmed:
12 January 2021
Type of SEN provision:
Type of resourced provision:
Not recorded
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Chair of governors

Chair of governors
Name Appointed by From To
Paul White Nominated by LA and appointed by GB 14 September 2017 09 January 2024


Name Appointed by From To
Annette Flooks Appointed by GB/board 01 September 2019 31 August 2023
Helen Travis Appointed by GB/board 01 September 2019 31 August 2023
Phil Needham Appointed by GB/board 01 September 2019 31 August 2023
Kirsty Archer Elected by parents 15 April 2019 14 April 2023
Kevin Stephenson Appointed by GB/board 23 March 2019 22 March 2023
John Dracup Ex-officio foundation governor (appointed by foundation by virtue of the office they hold) 21 March 2019 20 March 2023
Anthony Bolland Appointed by GB/board 01 September 2015 07 November 2022
Gillian Wainwright Appointed by GB/board 28 February 2018 27 February 2022
Carl Aspey Elected by school staff 08 February 2018 07 February 2022
Kate Buchanan Appointed by GB/board 19 September 2017 18 September 2021
Melissa Hinkin Appointed by GB/board 29 January 2017 28 January 2021
Philip Gibbins Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 01 September 2020 Not recorded

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Alex Beaumont Governor Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 01 January 2008 01 September 2020
Michael Nolan Governor Appointed by GB/board 17 March 2016 16 March 2020
Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region:
Lancashire and West Yorkshire
Government office region (GOR):
Yorkshire and the Humber
Holme Valley North
Parliamentary constituency:
Colne Valley
Urban/rural description:
(England/Wales) Rural town and fringe
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code:
Census ward:
Middle super output area (MSOA):
Kirklees 055
Lower super output area (LSOA):
Kirklees 055B

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Free school meals

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