Establishment Churchfield Church School

URN: 139278

Academy sponsor led

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Burham Road, Highbridge, Somerset, TA9 3JF
Local authority:
Somerset (933)
Mr Ross Minton
Age range: Help with age range field
3 to 11
Phase of education:
School type:
Academy sponsor led
Academy trust:
Academy sponsor:
Diocese of Bath and Wells Multi Academy Trust
Gender of entry:
URN: 139278, DfE number: 933/2000
UKPRN: 10040575
Establishment status:
Admissions policy:
Not applicable
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Ofsted rating:
Requires improvement (Last inspection: 15 November 2017)
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Religious character:
Church of England
Diocese of Bath and Wells
Religious ethos:
No boarders
Nursery provision:
Has Nursery Classes
Official sixth form:
Does not have a sixth form
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Number of pupils:
Section 41 approved:
Not applicable
Open date / Reason:
New Provision
Closed date / Reason:
Not recorded
Not recorded
Special classes:
Not applicable
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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
Alison Margaret Murkin Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 18/07/2019 17/07/2023

Local governors

Local governors
Name Shared with Appointed by From To
Nathan Jenkins Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 03/12/2019 02/12/2023
Daniel David Crouch Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 07/11/2019 06/11/2023
Alison Ridley Not recorded Appointed by academy members 02/05/2018 02/05/2022
Peter Selby Not recorded Elected by school staff 09/05/2017 08/05/2021
Elizabeth Malaiperuman Not recorded Appointed by academy members 10/01/2017 09/01/2021
Helen Meager Not recorded Elected by parents 18/11/2016 17/11/2020

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Justin Philcox Local governor Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 01/09/2017 03/04/2020
Dona Kemble Local governor Appointed by GB/board 16/10/2018 31/12/2019
Francis Frost Local governor Appointed by academy members 30/05/2017 30/09/2019
RSC Region:
South-West England
Government Office Region:
South West
Highbridge and Burnham Marine
Parliamentary Constituency:
Urban/Rural Description:
Urban city and town
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Middle Super Output Area (MSOA):
Sedgemoor 005
Lower Super Output Area (LSOA):
Sedgemoor 005E

Age range

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School capacity

The number of pupil places the establishment can accommodate.

Free school meals

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