Establishment St James' CofE Infant and Nursery School

URN: 112297

Voluntary controlled school

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High Street, Whitehaven, Cumbria, CA28 7PZ
Local authority:
Cumbria (909)
Headteacher / Principal:
Mr Michael Craig
Phase of education:
School type:
Voluntary controlled school
Gender of entry:
URN: 112297, DfE number: 909/3210
UKPRN: 10080372
Establishment status:
Admissions policy:
Not applicable
Ofsted rating:
Good (Last inspection: 12 December 2018)
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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 / Reason:
Not recorded
Not applicable
Closed date / Reason:
Not recorded
Not applicable
Special classes:
No Special Classes
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Type of resourced provision:
Not recorded
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Chair of governors

Chair of governors
Name Appointed by From To
Pat Smith Appointed by foundation/Trust 05/10/2020 31/01/2022


Name Appointed by From To
Tracey Stamper Appointed by GB/board 05/10/2020 04/10/2024
Anna Jones Appointed by foundation/Trust 05/12/2019 04/12/2023
Abi Spencer Elected by parents 01/11/2019 31/10/2023
Kiri Skelton Elected by parents 01/11/2019 31/10/2023
Michael Routledge Elected by parents 01/11/2019 31/10/2023
Brian O'Kane Nominated by LA and appointed by GB 23/09/2019 22/09/2023
Stephanie Sapsed Appointed by GB/board 26/02/2018 26/02/2022
Dorothy Graham Persons who are appointed by the foundation body or sponsor (if applicable) 22/01/2018 22/01/2022
Valerie Howard Elected by school staff 01/09/2017 01/09/2021
Michael Craig Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 01/09/2017 Not recorded

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Gary Dixon Chair of governors Appointed by GB/board 24/09/2019 04/10/2020
Pat Smith Governor Appointed by foundation/Trust 31/01/2018 04/10/2020
Tracey Stamper Governor Elected by parents 01/10/2016 01/10/2020
Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region:
North of England
Government office region (GOR):
North West
Whitehaven Central
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 002
Lower super output area (LSOA):
Copeland 002B

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Free school meals

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