Establishment Lipson Vale Primary School

URN: 113298

Community school

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Bernice Terrace, Lipson, Plymouth, Devon, PL4 7HW
Local authority:
Plymouth (879)
Headteacher / Principal:
Mr Peter Lewis-Cole
Phase of education:
School type:
Community school
Gender of entry:
URN: 113298, DfE number: 879/2671
UKPRN: 10073272
Establishment status:
Admissions policy:
Not applicable
Ofsted rating:
Good (Last inspection: 13 December 2018)
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Religious character:
Does not apply
Not applicable
No boarders
Nursery provision:
No Nursery Classes
Official sixth form:
Does not have a sixth form
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Open date:
Reason establishment opened:
Not recorded
Not applicable
Closed date:
Reason establishment closed:
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 Opens a dialog
Date last changed / confirmed:
2 March 2021
Type of SEN provision:
Type of resourced provision:
Not recorded
Resourced provision number on roll:
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Special Educational Needs (SEN) unit capacity:

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Chair of governors

Chair of governors
Name Appointed by From To
Faye Nimmo Appointed by GB/board 20 April 2020 19 April 2022


Name Appointed by From To
Pamela Vera Renouf Elected by school staff 9 March 2016 12 February 2024
Hannah Daw Nominated by LA and appointed by GB 18 November 2020 17 November 2022
Megan Bresland Appointed by GB/board 18 November 2020 17 November 2022
Ashley Stephen Grosvenor Elected by parents 23 July 2019 22 July 2022
Sally Ann Wood Appointed by GB/board 6 May 2020 5 May 2022
Kathryn McLean Timony Appointed by GB/board 24 March 2020 23 March 2022
Laura Elisabeth Hernandez Elected by parents 22 November 2018 21 November 2021
Adam Hodgess Appointed by GB/board 26 June 2019 25 June 2021
Peter Lewis-Cole Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 1 September 2020 Not recorded

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Jim Barnicott Governor Appointed by GB/board 26 June 2019 12 February 2021
Diggory James Vowles Governor Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 21 January 2015 31 August 2020
Faye Nimmo Governor Appointed by GB/board 20 April 2020 31 August 2020
Jill Straw Chair of governors Appointed by GB/board 18 September 2019 31 August 2020
Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region:
South-West England
Government office region (GOR):
South West
Efford and Lipson
Parliamentary constituency:
Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport
Urban/rural description:
(England/Wales) Urban city and town
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code:
Census ward:
Middle super output area (MSOA):
Plymouth 025
Lower super output area (LSOA):
Plymouth 025A

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Free school meals

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