Establishment Robert Bloomfield Academy

URN: 136713

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Address:
Bloomfield Drive, Shefford, Bedfordshire, SG17 5BU
Local authority:
Central Bedfordshire (823)
Headteacher/Principal:
Mr Sam Farmer
Age range: Help with age range field
9 to 13
Phase of education:
Middle deemed secondary
School type:
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Academy trust:
BEDFORDSHIRE SCHOOLS TRUST LIMITED
Academy sponsor:
Bedfordshire Schools Trust Limited
Gender of entry:
Mixed
ID:
URN: 136713, DfE number: 823/4034
UKPRN: 10033598
Establishment status:
Open
Admissions policy:
Not applicable
Website:
http://www.robertbloomfield.beds.sch.uk/ Opens in new window
Telephone:
01462628800
Ofsted rating:
Outstanding (Last inspection: 26 June 2014)
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Religious character:
None
Diocese:
Not applicable
Religious ethos:
Does not apply
Boarders:
No boarders
Nursery provision:
Not applicable
Official sixth form:
Does not have a sixth form
School capacity: Help with school capacity field
759
Number of pupils:
946
Section 41 approved:
Not applicable
Open date / Reason:
01/05/2011
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Close date / Reason:
Not recorded
Not recorded
Special classes:
No Special Classes
Percentage of children eligible for free school meals: Help with percentage of children eligible for free school meals field
5.7%
Date last changed / confirmed:
17/10/2019
Type of SEN provision:
Type of resourced provision:
Not recorded
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Chair of local governing body

Chair of local governing body
Name Shared with Appointed by From To
Craig Smith Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 17/10/2019 16/10/2023

Local governors

Local governors
Name Shared with Appointed by From To
Lasse Hammer Not recorded Parent appointed by GB/board due to no election candidates 07/10/2019 06/10/2023
Leon Emirali Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 10/01/2019 09/01/2023
Valerie Thompson Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 09/07/2018 08/07/2022
Flora Burt Not recorded Elected by school staff 18/09/2017 17/09/2021
Daniel Gauntlett Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 20/03/2017 19/03/2021
Peter Williamson Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 20/03/2017 19/03/2021
Emily Wriggleworth Not recorded Elected by school staff 14/01/2016 13/01/2020
Mark Liddiard Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 14/01/2016 13/01/2020

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Jessica Andrews Local governor Elected by parents 14/01/2016 15/10/2019
Caroline Indge Chair of local governing body Appointed by GB/board 19/09/2017 07/10/2019
Sue Teague Local governor Appointed by GB/board 09/07/2018 30/09/2019
RSC Region:
North-West London and South-Central England
Government Office Region:
East of England
District:
Central Bedfordshire
Ward:
Shefford
Parliamentary Constituency:
Mid Bedfordshire
Urban/Rural Description:
Urban city and town
GSS LA Code:
E06000056
Easting:
513863
Northing:
238725
Census Ward:
Unknown
Middle Super Output Area (MSOA):
Central Bedfordshire 011
Lower Super Output Area (LSOA):
Central Bedfordshire 011C

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