Establishment Beckermet CofE School

URN: 112345

Voluntary aided school

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Mill Lane, Beckermet, Cumbria, CA21 2YD
Local authority
Cumbria (909)
Headteacher / Principal
Mrs Claire Birkett
Phase of education
School type
Voluntary aided school
Gender of entry
URN: 112345, DfE number: 909/3500
UKPRN: 10074909
Establishment status
Admissions policy
Not applicable
Ofsted rating
Good (Last inspection: 28 March 2017)
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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
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
4 November 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
Tom Baldwin Appointed by foundation/Trust 12 October 2019 11 October 2023


Name Appointed by From To
Sarah King Parent appointed by GB/board due to no election candidates 1 April 2021 31 March 2025
Sue Alderson Elected by school staff 1 September 2020 31 August 2024
Tom Baldwin Appointed by foundation/Trust 12 October 2019 11 October 2023
Claire West Elected by parents 8 January 2019 8 January 2023
Julia Harrison Appointed by foundation/Trust 11 October 2018 11 October 2022
Philip Dorling Ex-officio foundation governor (appointed by foundation by virtue of the office they hold) 1 September 2020 Not recorded

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Iain Neesam Governor Elected by parents 8 January 2019 15 February 2021
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Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region
North of England
Government office region (GOR)
North West
Parliamentary constituency
Urban/rural description
(England/Wales) Rural village
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code
Middle super output area (MSOA)
Copeland 007
Lower super output area (LSOA)
Copeland 007B
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Age range

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School capacity

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Free school meals

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