Establishment The Abbey CofE VA Primary School, Shaftesbury

URN: 113850

Voluntary aided school

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Address
St James's Street, St James St, Shaftesbury, Dorset, SP7 8HQ
Local authority
Dorset (838)
Headteacher / Principal
Mr Michael Salisbury
Phase of education
Primary
School type
Voluntary aided school
Gender of entry
Mixed
ID
URN: 113850, DfE number: 838/3693
UKPRN: 10073793
Establishment status
Open
Admissions policy
Not applicable
Telephone
01747852620
Ofsted rating
Good (Last inspection: 21 March 2017)
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Religious character
Church of England
Diocese
Diocese of Salisbury
Boarders
No boarders
Nursery provision
No Nursery Classes
Official sixth form
Does not have a sixth form
Number of pupils
200
Open date
Not recorded
Reason establishment opened
Not applicable
Closed date
Not recorded
Reason establishment closed
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
12.5%
Date last changed / confirmed
3 July 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
Ed Denham Appointed by foundation/Trust 7 October 2019 6 October 2023

Governors

Governors
Name Appointed by From To
Jenny Duncombe Appointed by foundation/Trust 4 December 2020 3 December 2024
Charlotte Marshall Elected by school staff 29 April 2020 28 April 2024
Helen Harrow Elected by parents 14 February 2020 13 February 2024
Margaret Derrett Appointed by GB/board 1 November 2019 31 October 2023
Katie Thompson Appointed by LA 15 May 2019 14 May 2023
Michael Salisbury Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 3 September 2018 2 September 2022

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Antony Streets Governor Appointed by GB/board 9 December 2020 24 July 2021
Sarah Adams Governor Elected by parents 25 January 2017 23 February 2021
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Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region
South-West England
Government office region (GOR)
South West
District
Dorset
Ward
Shaftesbury Town
Parliamentary constituency
North Dorset
Urban/rural description
(England/Wales) Rural town and fringe
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code
X999999
Easting
385901
Northing
122518
Census ward
Unknown
Middle super output area (MSOA)
North Dorset 003
Lower super output area (LSOA)
North Dorset 003D
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