Establishment Mountjoy School

URN: 113957

Community special school

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Address
Tunnel Road, Beaminster, Dorset, DT8 3HB
Local authority
Dorset (838)
Headteacher / Principal
Ms Gillian Howard
Phase of education
Not applicable
School type
Community special school
Gender of entry
Mixed
ID
URN: 113957, DfE number: 838/7007
UKPRN: 10016614
Establishment status
Open
Admissions policy
Not applicable
Telephone
01308861155
Ofsted rating
Good (Last inspection: 25 February 2016)
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Religious character
Does not apply
Diocese
Not applicable
Boarders
No boarders
Nursery provision
Has Nursery Classes
Official sixth form
Has a sixth form
Number of pupils
93
Open date
Not recorded
Reason establishment opened
Not applicable
Closed date
Not recorded
Reason establishment closed
Not applicable
Special classes
Has Special Classes
Percentage of children eligible for free school meals Help with percentage of children eligible for free school meals field Opens a dialog
37%
Date last changed / confirmed
12 March 2021
Type of SEN provision
OTH - Other Difficulty/Disability, SLCN - Speech, language and Communication, ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder, MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty, SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty and PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty
Type of resourced provision
Not applicable
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
Gillian Alison Acton Appointed by GB/board 6 February 2020 5 February 2024

Governors

Governors
Name Appointed by From To
Janice Pavitt Appointed by GB/board 8 October 2020 7 October 2024
Rebecca Knox Nominated by LA and appointed by GB 6 February 2020 5 February 2024
Helen Farmer Appointed by GB/board 28 November 2019 27 November 2023
Marie Ansell Elected by parents 15 October 2019 14 October 2023
John Ryde Appointed by GB/board 11 October 2018 10 October 2022
Susan Mary Gurney-Legg Appointed by GB/board 12 July 2018 11 July 2022
Mary Maureen Granger Appointed by GB/board 22 March 2018 21 March 2022
Gill Howard Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 1 June 2020 Not recorded

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Mary Hall Governor Appointed by GB/board 30 March 2017 29 March 2021
Madhara Davies Governor Elected by parents 16 October 2018 5 November 2020
Tracey Page Governor Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 1 November 2019 31 May 2020
Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region
South-West England
Government office region (GOR)
South West
District
Dorset
Ward
Beaminster
Parliamentary constituency
West Dorset
Urban/rural description
(England/Wales) Rural town and fringe
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code
X999999
Easting
347313
Northing
102434
Census ward
Unknown
Middle super output area (MSOA)
West Dorset 003
Lower super output area (LSOA)
West Dorset 003B

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