Establishment St Matthew's CofE School

URN: 112308

Voluntary aided school

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Westnewton, Wigton, Cumbria, CA7 3NT
Local authority:
Cumbria (909)
Headteacher / Principal:
Miss Helen Harrison
Age range: Help with age range field
4 to 11
Phase of education:
School type:
Voluntary aided school
Gender of entry:
URN: 112308, DfE number: 909/3322
UKPRN: 10074916
Establishment status:
Admissions policy:
Not applicable
Ofsted rating:
Good (Last inspection: 02 November 2016)
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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
Number of pupils:
Open date / Reason:
Not recorded
Not applicable
Closed date / Reason:
Not recorded
Not applicable
Special classes:
No Special Classes
Percentage of children eligible for free school meals: Help with percentage of children eligible for free school meals field
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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
Deborah Johnson Appointed by foundation/Trust 17/10/2017 16/10/2021


Name Appointed by From To
Ann Chester Appointed by foundation/Trust 13/04/2016 28/10/2024
Bryan Rothwell Ex-officio foundation governor (appointed by foundation by virtue of the office they hold) 20/11/2012 16/01/2024
Mary Hodgson Appointed by foundation/Trust 18/06/2019 17/06/2023
Claire Beaty Appointed by foundation/Trust 25/10/2018 24/10/2022
Stacey Harrison Appointed by foundation/Trust 25/10/2018 24/10/2022
Mark Renwick Elected by parents 19/07/2018 18/07/2022
Patrice Sanderson Nominated by LA and appointed by GB 02/07/2018 01/07/2022
Robert Whitson Appointed by foundation/Trust 17/10/2017 16/10/2021
Laura Armstrong Elected by parents 21/09/2017 20/09/2021
Louisa Harrison Elected by school staff 25/04/2017 23/04/2021
Helen Harrison Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 01/09/2018 Not recorded
Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region:
North of England
Government office region (GOR):
North West
Parliamentary constituency:
Urban/rural description:
(England/Wales) Rural village in a sparse setting
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code:
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Middle super output area (MSOA):
Allerdale 003
Lower super output area (LSOA):
Allerdale 003D

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