Establishment Lipson Co-operative Academy

URN: 136668

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Bernice Terrace, Lipson, Plymouth, Devon, PL4 7PG
Local authority:
Plymouth (879)
Mrs Lynda Budd
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11 to 18
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URN: 136668, DfE number: 879/4187
UKPRN: 10033383
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Ofsted rating:
Requires improvement (Last inspection: 08 March 2017)
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Chair of trustees

Chair of trustees
Name Appointed by From To
John Hugh Galbraith Clamp Appointed by GB/board 27/09/2018 27/09/2022


Name Appointed by From To
Helen Jane Morris Appointed by GB/board 05/12/2018 04/12/2022
Catherine Orchard Elected by parents 17/07/2018 16/07/2022
Katherine Lyon Elected by parents 17/07/2018 16/07/2022
Clara Louise Southby-Tailyour Parent appointed by GB/board due to no election candidates 30/06/2018 29/06/2022
Carrie Liann Laws Appointed by GB/board 02/02/2018 01/02/2022
John Hugh Galbraith Clamp Appointed by GB/board 02/02/2018 01/02/2022
Kevin John Bishop Parent appointed by GB/board due to no election candidates 12/07/2017 11/07/2021
Debbie MacLeod Original (signatory) members 07/12/2016 06/12/2020
Kimberly Louise Jones Appointed by GB/board 05/12/2018 04/12/2020
Chris Glazier Appointed by academy members 30/09/2016 29/09/2020
Adam Hodgess Elected by school staff 01/05/2018 30/04/2020
Lucy Taylor Appointed by GB/board 06/01/2016 06/01/2020
Lynda Budd Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 01/09/2016 Not recorded


Name Appointed by From
Debbie Macleod Original (signatory) members 11/03/2011
John Clamp Appointed by GB/board 05/12/2018
Lucy Taylor Appointed by GB/board 05/12/2018

Accounting officer

Accounting officer
Name From To
Lynda Budd 01/09/2016 Not recorded

Chief financial officer

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Julie Bailey 01/04/2011 Not recorded

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Jim Byrne Trustee Elected by school staff 06/07/2016 06/03/2019
Christopher Glazier Chair of trustees Appointed by GB/board 01/01/2018 26/09/2018
RSC Region:
South-West England
Government Office Region:
South West
Efford and Lipson
Parliamentary Constituency:
Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport
Urban/Rural Description:
Urban city and town
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Middle Super Output Area (MSOA):
Plymouth 021
Lower Super Output Area (LSOA):
Plymouth 021E

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