Establishment St Sidwell's Church of England Primary School and Nursery

URN: 113442

Voluntary aided school

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York Road, St Sidwell's Ce Primary School and Nursery, Exeter, Devon, EX4 6PG
Local authority
Devon (878)
Headteacher / Principal
Mrs Vanessa Briggs
Phase of education
School type
Voluntary aided school
Gender of entry
URN: 113442, DfE number: 878/3323
UKPRN: 10075842
Establishment status
Admissions policy
Ofsted rating
Good (Last inspection: 29 September 2016)
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Religious character
Church of England
Diocese of Exeter
No boarders
Nursery provision
Has 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
3 September 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

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Name Appointed by From To
Ed Hodges Ex-officio foundation governor (appointed by foundation by virtue of the office they hold) 23 September 2019 16 October 2023
Jane Strachan Parent appointed by GB/board due to no election candidates 4 October 2019 16 October 2023
Mel Cleveland Appointed by foundation/Trust 17 June 2019 11 July 2023
Jackie Willey Appointed by GB/board 16 May 2019 16 May 2023

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Bob Price Governor Appointed by GB/board 25 June 2017 25 June 2021
Vanessa Briggs Governor Appointed by GB/board 3 April 2017 6 April 2021
David Price Chair of governors Appointed by foundation/Trust 21 July 2020 18 March 2021
Ruth Lewis Governor Appointed by foundation/Trust 19 January 2017 21 January 2021
Hayley Dymond Governor Elected by school staff 17 November 2016 16 November 2020
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Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region
South-West England
Government office region (GOR)
South West
Duryard and St James
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)
Exeter 004
Lower super output area (LSOA)
Exeter 004E
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