Establishment Penrose School

URN: 123942

Foundation special school

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Address:
Albert Street, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA6 7ET
Local authority:
Somerset (933)
Headteacher/Principal:
Mrs Helen Farnell
Age range: Help with age range field
4 to 11
Phase of education:
Not applicable
School type:
Foundation special school
Trust:
Bridgwater Education Trust
Federation:
The Federation of Elmwood and Penrose Schools
Gender of entry:
Mixed
ID:
URN: 123942, DfE number: 933/7013
UKPRN: 10017252
Establishment status:
Open
Admissions policy:
Not applicable
Website:
http://www.elmwood-penrose-jeanrees.org.uk Opens in new window
Telephone:
01278411222
Ofsted rating:
Good (Last inspection: 07 March 2017)
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Data from other services:
Religious character:
Does not apply
Diocese:
Not applicable
Boarders:
No boarders
Nursery provision:
No Nursery Classes
Official sixth form:
Not applicable
School capacity: Help with school capacity field
Number of pupils:
44
Open date / Reason:
Not recorded
Not applicable
Close date / Reason:
Not recorded
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
45.5%
Date last changed / confirmed:
11/07/2019
Type of SEN provision:
VI - Visual Impairment, OTH - Other Difficulty/Disability, HI - Hearing Impairment, SLCN - Speech, language and Communication, ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder, MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment, PD - Physical Disability, MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty, SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty and PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty
Type of resourced provision:
Not applicable
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Chair of governors

Chair of governors
Name Appointed by From To
David Purcell Appointed by GB/board 26/03/2015 25/03/2023

Governors

Governors
Name Appointed by From To
Jo Leek Elected by school staff 01/10/2019 30/09/2023
Andrew Laurence Appointed by GB/board 09/07/2015 08/07/2023
Caroline Jane Freestone Nominated by LA and appointed by GB 11/01/2018 10/01/2022
Gill Watton Appointed by foundation/Trust 16/05/2016 15/05/2020
Helen Walker Appointed by foundation/Trust 16/05/2016 15/05/2020
Jayne Forrester Parent appointed by GB/board due to no election candidates 01/04/2016 31/03/2020
Katharine Burgess Appointed by GB/board 14/07/2016 31/03/2020
Helen Farnell Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 01/09/2016 Not recorded

Historic (left within last 12 months)

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Vicki McCarthy Governor Appointed by GB/board 13/12/2016 31/08/2019
Jayne Amelia Couzins Governor Appointed by GB/board 08/01/2018 11/06/2019
Martin Victor Waters Governor Elected by school staff 18/01/2016 24/05/2019
David Purcell Chair of governors Appointed by GB/board 15/09/2016 25/03/2019
Tracy Pople Governor Appointed by GB/board 25/05/2017 14/01/2019
RSC Region:
South-West England
Government Office Region:
South West
District:
Sedgemoor
Ward:
Bridgwater Westover
Parliamentary Constituency:
Bridgwater and West Somerset
Urban/Rural Description:
Urban city and town
GSS LA Code:
E10000027
Easting:
329356
Northing:
136598
Census Ward:
Unknown
Middle Super Output Area (MSOA):
Sedgemoor 013
Lower Super Output Area (LSOA):
Sedgemoor 013E

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