Establishment Canford School

URN: 113922

Other independent school

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Address
Canford Magna, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 3AD
Headteacher / Principal
Mr Ben Vessey
Phase of education
Not applicable
School type
Other independent school
Gender of entry
Mixed
ID
URN: 113922, DfE number: 839/6000
UKPRN: 10008144
Establishment status
Open
Admissions policy
Selective
Telephone
01202841254
Inspectorate name
ISI
Proprietor's name
Canford School Limited
Religious character
Anglican/Church of England
Religious ethos
Anglican/Church of England
Boarders
Boarding school
Nursery provision
No Nursery Classes
Official sixth form
Has a sixth form
Number of pupils
643
Section 41 approved
Not approved
Open date
1 January 1930
Reason establishment opened
Not applicable
Closed date
Not recorded
Reason establishment closed
Not applicable
Special classes
No Special Classes
Number of special pupils under a special educational needs (SEN) statement/education, health and care (EHC) plan
0
Number of special pupils not under a special educational needs (SEN) statement/education, health and care (EHC) plan
145
Date last changed / confirmed
4 March 2022
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Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region
South-West England
Government office region (GOR)
South West
District
Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole
Ward
Bearwood & Merley
Parliamentary constituency
Mid Dorset and North Poole
Urban/rural description
(England/Wales) Urban city and town
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code
X999999
Easting
403350
Northing
98917
Middle super output area (MSOA)
Poole 001
Lower super output area (LSOA)
Poole 001A
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Free school meals

This field is not editable by establishment users as it is populated by the DfE using the underlying data from the schools, pupils and their characteristics statistical release published each summer. The figures used are the performance table figures which ensures GIAS and the Find and Compare Schools in England service are consistent.

This information is compiled from the data returned by establishments for their establishment's situation on the third Thursday in January, in the spring school census data collection return.

This field shows whether a pupil's family have claimed eligibility for free school meals as reported in the annual spring school census. Pupils or their parents are able to claim free school meals if they receive a qualifying benefit. This field does not show pupils who actually received free school meals but the percentage of those who are eligible to receive them.