Establishment South Molton Community College

URN: 113512

Foundation school

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Old Alswear Road, South Molton, Devon, EX36 4LA
Local authority:
Devon (878)
Mr David Lewis
Age range: Help with age range field
11 to 16
Phase of education:
School type:
Foundation school
South Molton Co-operative Learning Trust
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URN: 113512, DfE number: 878/4057
UKPRN: 10008500
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Ofsted rating:
Good (Last inspection: 11 December 2019)
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Religious character:
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No boarders
Nursery provision:
No Nursery Classes
Official sixth form:
Does not have a sixth form
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Not recorded
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Special classes:
No Special Classes
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Chair of governors

Chair of governors
Name Appointed by From To
Andrew Redpath Appointed by foundation/Trust 25/11/2019 25/11/2023


Name Appointed by From To
Marc Cornelius Appointed by GB/board 25/11/2019 25/11/2023
Tony Strickland Appointed by GB/board 25/11/2019 25/11/2023
Helen Twyble Elected by school staff 16/09/2019 16/09/2023
Pauline Bromell Appointed by GB/board 16/09/2019 16/09/2023
Richard Carder Appointed by GB/board 16/09/2019 16/09/2023
Graham Fairlie Appointed by GB/board 17/06/2019 17/06/2023
Sue Madgwick Appointed by GB/board 15/10/2018 14/10/2022
Ellen Vernon Elected by parents 07/09/2018 06/09/2022
William Bowen Elected by parents 15/09/2017 14/09/2021
Julie Snell Elected by parents 14/03/2017 13/03/2021

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Philip Govier Governor Appointed by GB/board 21/03/2016 20/03/2020
Arthur Symons Governor Appointed by foundation/Trust 01/01/2016 25/11/2019
Wendy Rickard Governor Elected by parents 19/10/2015 18/10/2019
Diane Dimond Governor Elected by parents 23/09/2017 09/09/2019
RSC Region:
South-West England
Government Office Region:
South West
North Devon
South Molton
Parliamentary Constituency:
North Devon
Urban/Rural Description:
Rural town and fringe in a sparse setting
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Middle Super Output Area (MSOA):
North Devon 013
Lower Super Output Area (LSOA):
North Devon 013C

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