Establishment Lower Park School

URN: 111023

Community school

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Hazelbadge Road, Poynton, Stockport, Cheshire, SK12 1HE
Local authority:
Cheshire East (895)
Headteacher / Principal:
Mr Ian Coulson
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4 to 11
Phase of education:
School type:
Community school
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URN: 111023, DfE number: 895/2152
UKPRN: 10077835
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Not applicable
Ofsted rating:
Outstanding (Last inspection: 17 March 2008)
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No boarders
Nursery provision:
No Nursery Classes
Official sixth form:
Does not have a sixth form
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Special classes:
No Special Classes
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Chair of governors

Chair of governors
Name Appointed by From To
Paul Banford Appointed by GB/board 01/09/2019 01/10/2021


Name Appointed by From To
Sandra Sharpe Appointed by GB/board 27/06/2020 27/06/2024
Clara Kenyon Appointed by GB/board 02/12/2019 02/12/2023
Clare Elizabeth Reger Elected by parents 02/12/2019 01/12/2023
Ellen Little Elected by parents 02/12/2019 01/12/2023
Kirsten Margaret Wolffsohn Elected by parents 20/12/2018 20/12/2022
Carol Williams Nominated by LA and appointed by GB 21/03/2018 20/03/2022
Nicola Spragg Elected by parents 13/02/2018 12/02/2022
Steven Hardicre Appointed by GB/board 20/06/2017 20/06/2021
Ian Coulson Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 01/01/2002 Not recorded

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Barbara Chadwick Governor Elected by school staff 01/09/2016 01/09/2020
Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region:
West Midlands
Government office region (GOR):
North West
Cheshire East
Poynton West and Adlington
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Urban/rural description:
(England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
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Middle super output area (MSOA):
Cheshire East 002
Lower super output area (LSOA):
Cheshire East 002E

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