Establishment John Donne Church of England Primary School

URN: 109615

Voluntary aided school

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High Street, Blunham, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK44 3NL
Local authority:
Central Bedfordshire (823)
Mrs Judi Johnson-Clarke
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3 to 11
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School type:
Voluntary aided school
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URN: 109615, DfE number: 823/3302
UKPRN: 10075930
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Admissions policy:
Not applicable
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Ofsted rating:
Good (Last inspection: 17 January 2017)
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Religious character:
Church of England
Diocese of St Albans
No boarders
Nursery provision:
Has Nursery Classes
Official sixth form:
Does not have a sixth form
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Not applicable
Special classes:
No Special Classes
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Not recorded
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Chair of governors

Chair of governors
Name Appointed by From To
Lee Larcombe Parent appointed by GB/board due to no election candidates 16/09/2015 16/09/2019


Name Appointed by From To
Martin Clinton Nominated by LA and appointed by GB 01/09/2004 31/08/2021
Tim Chaple Appointed by GB/board 20/03/2013 20/03/2021
Pat Dodson Foundation/sponsor members 29/06/2016 29/06/2020
Suzette Davies Foundation/sponsor members 29/06/2016 29/06/2020
Philip Rose Foundation/sponsor members 15/05/2015 15/05/2020
Jean Chaple Foundation/sponsor members 01/01/2016 01/01/2020
Andrew MacPhail Parent appointed by GB/board due to no election candidates 02/12/2015 02/12/2019
Richard Miller Foundation/sponsor members 01/09/1995 16/11/2019
Lorraine Smith Elected by school staff 01/10/2005 01/10/2019
Judi Johnson-Clarke Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 01/04/2009 Not recorded
RSC Region:
North-West London and South-Central England
Government Office Region:
East of England
Central Bedfordshire
Parliamentary Constituency:
North East Bedfordshire
Urban/Rural Description:
Rural village
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Middle Super Output Area (MSOA):
Central Bedfordshire 004
Lower Super Output Area (LSOA):
Central Bedfordshire 004C

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