Establishment St Bridget's CofE School

URN: 112296

Voluntary controlled school

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Main Street, Parton, St Bridget's Ce School, Whitehaven, Cumbria, CA28 6NY
Local authority
Cumbria (909)
Headteacher / Principal
Mrs Ruth Colley
Phase of education
School type
Voluntary controlled school
Gender of entry
URN: 112296, DfE number: 909/3209
UKPRN: 10070427
Establishment status
Admissions policy
Not applicable
Ofsted rating
Good (Last inspection: 22 April 2015)
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Religious character
Church of England
Diocese of Carlisle
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
28 April 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 Kerry Appointed by GB/board 24 September 2020 24 September 2021


Name Appointed by From To
Jacqueline Beavis Appointed by GB/board 24 September 2020 24 September 2024
Jessica Woolley Elected by school staff 1 January 2020 31 January 2024
Caroline Elliot Elected by school staff 1 August 2019 1 August 2023
Ruth Heloise Colley Appointed by GB/board 1 January 2019 1 January 2023
Eliza Treme-Swailes Nominated by LA and appointed by GB 1 December 2018 1 December 2022
John Bird Appointed by GB/board 1 January 2018 1 January 2022
Lisa Armstrong Elected by parents 1 December 2017 1 December 2021
Gillian Troughton Foundation/sponsor members 1 September 2017 1 September 2021

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Mel Ryden Governor Elected by parents 1 January 2017 1 January 2021
Paul Kerry Chair of governors Foundation/sponsor members 1 December 2015 1 December 2020
Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region
North of England
Government office region (GOR)
North West
Distington, Lowca & Parton
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)
Copeland 001
Lower super output area (LSOA)
Copeland 001C

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