Establishment Bishops Nympton Primary School

URN: 113133

Community school

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Bishops Nympton, South Molton, Devon, EX36 4PU
Local authority:
Devon (878)
Mr Timothy Gurney
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2 to 11
Phase of education:
School type:
Community school
The Exmoor Link
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URN: 113133, DfE number: 878/2210
UKPRN: 10076104
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Ofsted rating:
Good (Last inspection: 22 February 2017)
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Religious character:
Does not apply
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No boarders
Nursery provision:
Has Nursery Classes
Official sixth form:
Does not have a sixth form
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Not recorded
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Close date / Reason:
Not recorded
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
Catherine Jennings Appointed by GB/board 20/03/2019 19/03/2023


Name Appointed by From To
Jenufa Scandrett Elected by school staff 23/03/2019 22/03/2023
Nic Forder Appointed by GB/board 23/03/2019 22/03/2023
Clare Cooke Appointed by GB/board 20/03/2019 19/03/2023
Jane Pearn Appointed by GB/board 20/03/2019 19/03/2023
Nikki Routledge Elected by parents 20/03/2019 19/03/2023
Sally Wilson Nominated by LA and appointed by GB 01/09/2018 31/08/2022
Brian Border Appointed by GB/board 31/01/2018 30/01/2022
Tim Gurney Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 23/03/2015 Not recorded

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Jessica Pankhurst Governor Appointed by GB/board 19/10/2015 18/10/2019
RSC Region:
South-West England
Government Office Region:
South West
North Devon
Bishop's Nympton
Parliamentary Constituency:
North Devon
Urban/Rural Description:
Rural hamlet and isolated dwellings in a sparse setting
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Middle Super Output Area (MSOA):
North Devon 014
Lower Super Output Area (LSOA):
North Devon 014A

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