Establishment Walsham-le-Willows Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School

URN: 124717

Voluntary controlled school

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Wattisfield Road, Walsham-le-Willows, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP31 3BD
Local authority:
Suffolk (935)
Headteacher / Principal:
Mrs Carolyn Taylor
Phase of education:
School type:
Voluntary controlled school
Gender of entry:
URN: 124717, DfE number: 935/3064
UKPRN: 10042398
Establishment status:
Admissions policy:
Not applicable
Ofsted rating:
Good (Last inspection: 18 October 2017)
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Religious character:
Church of England
Diocese of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich
No boarders
Nursery provision:
No Nursery Classes
Official sixth form:
Does not have a sixth form
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Open date:
Reason establishment opened:
Not recorded
Not applicable
Closed date:
Reason establishment closed:
Not recorded
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
Date last changed / confirmed:
8 February 2021
Type of SEN provision:
Type of resourced provision:
Not applicable
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Chair of governors

Chair of governors
Name Appointed by From To
Jacqueline Ridding Appointed by GB/board 24 February 2019 24 February 2022


Name Appointed by From To
Emma Hall Elected by parents 4 January 2021 3 January 2024
Ian Bartholomew Appointed by GB/board 11 February 2020 11 February 2023
Frances Jenner Appointed by GB/board 17 June 2019 17 June 2022
Jill Wilshaw Nominated by LA and appointed by GB 17 June 2019 17 June 2022
Stuart Masters Elected by parents 13 May 2019 13 May 2022
Jacqueline Ridding Appointed by GB/board 24 February 2019 24 February 2022
Diana Barker Ex-officio foundation governor (appointed by foundation by virtue of the office they hold) 1 October 2018 30 September 2021
Samantha Gange Elected by school staff 20 September 2018 20 September 2021
Carolyn Taylor Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 18 November 2019 Not recorded
Philip Merry Ex-officio foundation governor (appointed by foundation by virtue of the office they hold) 28 March 2017 Not recorded

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Craig Smith Governor Appointed by GB/board 1 November 2017 1 November 2020
Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region:
East of England and North-East London
Government office region (GOR):
East of England
Mid Suffolk
Parliamentary constituency:
Bury St Edmunds
Urban/rural description:
(England/Wales) Rural village
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code:
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Middle super output area (MSOA):
Mid Suffolk 002
Lower super output area (LSOA):
Mid Suffolk 002F

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