Establishment Kelsale Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School

URN: 124735

Voluntary controlled school

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Carlton Road, Kelsale, Saxmundham, Suffolk, IP17 2NP
Local authority
Suffolk (935)
Headteacher / Principal
Miss Clare McMeekin
Phase of education
School type
Voluntary controlled school
Gender of entry
URN: 124735, DfE number: 935/3093
UKPRN: 10044107
Establishment status
Admissions policy
Not applicable
Ofsted rating
Good (Last inspection: 9 May 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
Number of pupils
Open date
Not recorded
Reason establishment opened
Not applicable
Closed date
Not recorded
Reason establishment closed
Not applicable
Special classes
No Special Classes
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Date last changed / confirmed
22 September 2021
Type of SEN provision
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
Wesley May Appointed by GB/board 9 February 2020 8 February 2024


Name Appointed by From To
Caroline Mansell Elected by school staff 25 March 2021 25 March 2025
David Preece Ex-officio foundation governor (appointed by foundation by virtue of the office they hold) 25 March 2021 25 March 2025
Karen White Appointed by GB/board 25 March 2021 25 March 2025
Laura Parsons-Mann Appointed by GB/board 26 November 2020 26 November 2024
John Easy Appointed by GB/board 7 February 2019 7 February 2023
Richard Challis Parent appointed by GB/board due to no election candidates 7 February 2019 7 February 2023
Clare Ellen McMeekin Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 1 September 2019 Not recorded

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
James Marston Governor Appointed by foundation/Trust 1 April 2020 24 May 2021
Karen White Governor Appointed by GB/board 23 March 2017 23 March 2021
Caroline Mansell Governor Elected by school staff 1 January 2017 31 December 2020
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Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region
East of England and North-East London
Government office region (GOR)
East of England
East Suffolk
Kelsale & Yoxford
Parliamentary constituency
Suffolk Coastal
Urban/rural description
(England/Wales) Rural village
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code
Census ward
Middle super output area (MSOA)
Suffolk Coastal 003
Lower super output area (LSOA)
Suffolk Coastal 003B
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School capacity

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Free school meals

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