Establishment The Castle School

URN: 139348

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Address
Park Road, Thornbury, Bristol, Gloucestershire, BS35 1HT
Local authority
South Gloucestershire (803)
Headteacher / Principal
Mr Joseph Docherty
Phase of education
Secondary
School type
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Gender of entry
Mixed
ID
URN: 139348, DfE number: 803/4120
UKPRN: 10040650
Establishment status
Open
Admissions policy
Non-selective
Telephone
01454862100
Ofsted rating
Good (Last inspection: 26 January 2016)
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Religious character
Does not apply
Diocese
Not applicable
Religious ethos
Does not apply
Boarders
No boarders
Nursery provision
No Nursery Classes
Official sixth form
Has a sixth form
Number of pupils
1554
Section 41 approved
Not applicable
Open date
1 March 2013
Reason establishment opened
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Closed date
Not recorded
Reason establishment closed
Not recorded
Special classes
No Special Classes
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7.1%
Date last changed / confirmed
6 April 2021
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
Clare Elizabeth Trayler Not recorded Elected by parents 1 September 2019 22 June 2021

Local governors

Local governors
Name Shared with Appointed by From To
Clare Elizabeth Trayler Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 23 June 2017 22 June 2025
Penelope Robinson Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 16 September 2020 15 September 2024
Liz Rowen Not recorded Elected by parents 13 December 2019 13 December 2023
Lucy Luke Not recorded Elected by parents 13 December 2019 13 December 2023
Clara Mason Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 26 November 2019 26 November 2023
Nancy North Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 14 January 2019 13 January 2023
Rachael Shillabeer Not recorded Elected by school staff 12 January 2018 11 January 2022
Joe William Anthony Docherty Not recorded Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 1 September 2019 Not recorded
Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region
South-West England
Government office region (GOR)
South West
District
South Gloucestershire
Ward
Thornbury
Parliamentary constituency
Thornbury and Yate
Urban/rural description
(England/Wales) Urban city and town
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code
E06000025
Easting
363804
Northing
190863
Census ward
Unknown
Middle super output area (MSOA)
South Gloucestershire 001
Lower super output area (LSOA)
South Gloucestershire 001C

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