Establishment Bridekirk Dovenby CofE Primary School

URN: 112270

Voluntary controlled school

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Dovenby, Cumbria, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 0PG
Local authority:
Cumbria (909)
Mrs Julia Fish
Age range: Help with age range field
4 to 11
Phase of education:
School type:
Voluntary controlled school
Gender of entry:
URN: 112270, DfE number: 909/3100
UKPRN: 10074926
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Admissions policy:
Not applicable
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Ofsted rating:
Outstanding (Last inspection: 20 October 2011)
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Religious character:
Church of England
Diocese of Carlisle
No boarders
Nursery provision:
No Nursery Classes
Official sixth form:
Does not have a sixth form
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Not recorded
Not applicable
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Not applicable
Special classes:
No Special Classes
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Not recorded
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Chair of governors

Chair of governors
Name Appointed by From To
Julie Hodgson Appointed by LA 07/02/2019 07/02/2021


Name Appointed by From To
Fiona Taylor Elected by school staff 10/06/2019 09/06/2023
Christina Brentnall Appointed by foundation/Trust 05/02/2019 04/02/2023
John Wilks Parent appointed by GB/board due to no election candidates 16/01/2019 15/01/2023
Sarah Smith Parent appointed by GB/board due to no election candidates 16/01/2019 15/01/2023
Deborah Matthews Appointed by GB/board 21/05/2018 20/05/2022
Sarah Allison Appointed by GB/board 21/05/2018 20/05/2022
Julie Hodgson Nominated by LA and appointed by GB 30/11/2017 29/11/2021
Matthew Buckley Parent appointed by GB/board due to no election candidates 05/10/2017 04/10/2021
Rose Rowlands Parent appointed by GB/board due to no election candidates 05/10/2017 04/10/2021
Mark Kinghan Appointed by foundation/Trust 27/09/2017 26/09/2021
Lynsey Smith Appointed by GB/board 18/05/2017 17/07/2021
Adrian Thompson Ex-officio foundation governor (appointed by foundation by virtue of the office they hold) 01/10/2014 Not recorded
Julia Fish Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 01/09/2016 Not recorded

Historic (left within last 12 months)

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Helen Marrs Governor Appointed by GB/board 21/05/2018 20/05/2020
RSC Region:
North of England
Government Office Region:
North West
Broughton St Bridgets
Parliamentary Constituency:
Urban/Rural Description:
Rural village
GSS LA Code:
Census Ward:
Middle Super Output Area (MSOA):
Allerdale 006
Lower Super Output Area (LSOA):
Allerdale 006C

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School capacity

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