Establishment Pulford CofE VA Lower School

URN: 109619

Voluntary aided school

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Pulford Road, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU7 1AB
Local authority
Central Bedfordshire (823)
Headteacher / Principal
Mr David Heather
Phase of education
School type
Voluntary aided school
Gender of entry
URN: 109619, DfE number: 823/3313
UKPRN: 10077753
Establishment status
Admissions policy
Not applicable
Ofsted rating
Outstanding (Last inspection: 1 December 2010)
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Religious character
Church of England
Diocese of St Albans
No boarders
Nursery provision
Has 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
3 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 governors

Chair of governors
Name Appointed by From To
Paul Whittington Elected by parents 22 May 2019 22 May 2023


Name Appointed by From To
Rebecca Jamieson Morley Appointed by foundation/Trust 29 September 2020 29 September 2024
Geoffrey Ralph Huskisson Appointed by foundation/Trust 29 September 2020 28 September 2024
Edward Price Foundation/sponsor members 1 October 2019 1 October 2023
Margaret Anne Birtles Appointed by foundation/Trust 16 September 2019 16 September 2023
Alan Ronald Brandham Nominated by LA and appointed by GB 6 February 2019 6 February 2023
Theresa Mary Rees Appointed by GB/board 7 February 2019 6 February 2023
Lisa Danielle Jacobs Appointed by foundation/Trust 1 October 2018 1 October 2022
Emma Jane Grimm Appointed by foundation/Trust 1 September 2018 1 September 2022
Rosie Horsfield Elected by school staff 1 September 2018 1 September 2022
William Webb Appointed by GB/board 1 September 2018 1 September 2022
Andrew Ashley Wood Elected by parents 1 December 2017 30 November 2021
Catherine Irvine Ex-officio foundation governor (appointed by foundation by virtue of the office they hold) 17 October 2019 Not recorded
David James Heather Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 1 January 2009 Not recorded

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Jonathan Chadwick Governor Appointed by foundation/Trust 30 September 2012 29 September 2020
Rebekah Isobel Lucy Howe Governor Persons who are appointed by the foundation body or sponsor (if applicable) 1 December 2017 29 September 2020
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Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region
North-West London and South-Central England
Government office region (GOR)
East of England
Central Bedfordshire
Leighton Buzzard South
Parliamentary constituency
South West Bedfordshire
Urban/rural description
(England/Wales) Urban city and town
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code
Census ward
Middle super output area (MSOA)
Central Bedfordshire 021
Lower super output area (LSOA)
Central Bedfordshire 021A
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School capacity

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Free school meals

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