Defford-Cum-Besford CofE School data

Defford-Cum-Besford CofE School is located in Defford, Worcester and falls under the local authority of Worcestershire. The school's religious denomination is Church of England. This mixed-sex primary school has 53 pupils, with a capacity of 60, aged from five up to nine, and the type of establishment is voluntary controlled school. The school has 5 teachers with each teacher on average earning the full-time equivalent of £31,912. The most recend Ofsted inspection was 26th April 2023 resulting in an good rating.

Defford-Cum-Besford CofE School contact details

AddressDefford-Cum-Besford CofE School
Hill View
HeadteacherHeadteacher Tom Holdstock

About Defford-Cum-Besford CofE School

Phase of EducationPrimary
Type of EstablishmentVoluntary controlled school
Admissions PolicyNot applicable
Statutory Low Age5
Statutory High Age9
BoardersNo boarders
Official Sixth FormDoes not have a sixth form
Religious CharacterChurch of England
DioceseDiocese of Worcester
Special ClassesNo Special Classes


Census Date19th January 2023
School Capacity60
Number of Pupils5388% capacity
Number of Boys2649%
Number of Girls2751%
Free School Meals (%)13.20%

Where is Defford-Cum-Besford CofE School?

Street AddressHill View
PostcodeWR8 9BH
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Defford-Cum-Besford CofE School on a map

Defford-Cum-Besford CofE School map (WR8 9BH) - OS VectorMap District (Ordnance Survey)

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Ofsted Last Inspection26th April 2023
Ofsted RatingGood
Ofsted Special MeasuresNot applicable

Teachers at Defford-Cum-Besford CofE School

Total Number of Teachers5
Total Number of Teachers (Full-Time Equivalent)3.8
Total Number of Teaching Assistants4
Total Number of Teaching Assistants (Full-Time Equivalent)2.2
Total Number of Non Classroom-based School Support Staff3
Total Number of Non Classroom-based School Support Staff (Full-Time Equivalent)1.7
Pupil:Teacher Ratio11.8
Mean Gross Full-Time Equivalent Salary of All Teachers£31,912

Defford-Cum-Besford CofE School administrative data

Establishment NameDefford-Cum-Besford CofE School
Establishment Number3029
Previous Establishment Number3029
Unique Reference Number116802
Local AuthorityWorcestershire
Local Authority Code885
Previous Local AuthorityPre LGR (1998) Hereford & Worcester
Previous Local Authority Code918
Government Statistical Service Local Authority CodeE10000034
Government Office RegionWest Midlands
District CodeE07000238
Parliamentary ConstituencyWest Worcestershire
Urban/Rural Description(England/Wales) Rural village
Middle Super Output AreaWychavon 019
Lower Super Output AreaWychavon 019C

Defford-Cum-Besford CofE School history

Establishment StatusOpen
Last Changed Date12th September 2023
Reason Establishment OpenedNot applicable
Reason Establishment ClosedNot applicable

Pupil Referral Unit

Teenage MothersNot applicable
Child Care FacilitiesNot applicable
Special Educational Needs (SEN) Provision in Primary Care UnitNot applicable
Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) Provides for Educational and Behavioural Difficulties (EBD)Not applicable
Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) Offers Tuition by Another ProviderNot applicable

Special Educational Needs

Section 41 ApprovedNot applicable


Trust flagNot applicable
School Sponsor flagNot applicable


Federation flagNot under a federation

Further Education/Higher Education

UK Provider Reference Number10080135
Further Education TypeNot applicable

Defford-Cum-Besford CofE School geodata


Nearest schools to Defford-Cum-Besford CofE School

SchoolPhase of EducationDistance
Eckington CofE First School
School Lane, Eckington, Pershore, WR10 3AU
Abbey Park Middle School
Abbey Road, Pershore, WR10 1DF
Middle deemed primary3.6km
Abbey Park First and Nursery School
Abbey Road, Pershore, WR10 1DF
Holy Redeemer Catholic Primary School
Priest Lane, Pershore, WR10 1EB
Orchard Primary School
Cherry Orchard, Pershore, WR10 1ET
Pershore High School
Station Road, Pershore, WR10 2BX
St Barnabas CofE First and Middle School
Stonebow Road, Drakes Broughton, Pershore, WR10 2AW
Middle deemed primary5.2km
Bredon Hancock's Endowed CofE First School
Church Street, Bredon, Church St, Bredon, Tewkesbury, GL20 7LA
Pinvin CofE First School
Main Street, Pinvin, Pershore, WR10 2ER
St Nicholas' CofE Middle School
Main Street, Pinvin, Pershore, WR10 2ER
Middle deemed primary6.4km