Establishment de Vere Primary School

URN: 114726

Community school

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Kirby Hall Road, Castle Hedingham, Halstead, Essex, CO9 3EA
Local authority:
Essex (881)
Ms Shelley Jones
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5 to 11
Phase of education:
School type:
Community school
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URN: 114726, DfE number: 881/2034
UKPRN: 10073232
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Ofsted rating:
Serious Weaknesses (Last inspection: 09 October 2019)
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Religious character:
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No boarders
Nursery provision:
No Nursery Classes
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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
Matthew Savage Appointed by GB/board 04/07/2019 22/03/2022


Name Appointed by From To
Ashley Graham Taylor Appointed by GB/board 14/10/2019 13/10/2023
Aileen Stirling Appointed by GB/board 21/11/2018 20/11/2022
Leslie Nettey Parent appointed by GB/board due to no election candidates 06/10/2018 05/10/2022
Adam Bloor Elected by school staff 29/09/2018 28/09/2022
Robert Worley Nominated by LA and appointed by GB 07/12/2016 06/12/2020
Joanne Joy Appointed by GB/board 16/11/2016 15/11/2020
Shelley Jones Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 22/04/2014 Not recorded

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Natasha Williams-Faray Governor Parent appointed by GB/board due to no election candidates 03/01/2016 02/01/2020
Catherine Gransden Governor Appointed by GB/board 01/01/2019 31/12/2019
RSC Region:
East of England and North-East London
Government Office Region:
East of England
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Urban/Rural Description:
Rural village
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Middle Super Output Area (MSOA):
Braintree 003
Lower Super Output Area (LSOA):
Braintree 003D

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