Establishment John Donne Church of England Primary School

URN: 109615

Voluntary aided school

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Address
High Street, Blunham, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK44 3NL
Local authority
Central Bedfordshire (823)
Headteacher / Principal
Mrs Anita Whitehurst
Phase of education
Primary
School type
Voluntary aided school
Gender of entry
Mixed
ID
URN: 109615, DfE number: 823/3302
UKPRN: 10075930
Establishment status
Open
Admissions policy
Not applicable
Telephone
01767640346
Ofsted rating
Good (Last inspection: 9 February 2022)
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Religious character
Church of England
Diocese
Diocese of St Albans
Boarders
No boarders
Nursery provision
Has Nursery Classes
Official sixth form
Does not have a sixth form
Number of pupils
128
Open date
Not recorded
Reason establishment opened
Not applicable
Closed date
Not recorded
Reason establishment closed
Not applicable
Special classes
No Special Classes
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16.7%
Date last changed / confirmed
18 July 2022
Type of SEN provision
Type of resourced provision
Not recorded
Resourced provision number on roll
Resourced provision capacity
Special Educational Needs (SEN) unit number on roll
Special Educational Needs (SEN) unit capacity
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Chair of governors

Chair of governors
Name Appointed by From To
Gemma Webb Elected by parents 5 May 2022 25 November 2024

Governors

Governors
Name Appointed by From To
Peter Holden Foundation/sponsor members 31 August 2017 30 August 2025
Anita Whitehurst Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 30 June 2022 Not recorded
Graham Buckle Ex-officio foundation governor (appointed by foundation by virtue of the office they hold) 21 November 2018 Not recorded

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Jo West Governor Elected by school staff 5 May 2022 21 July 2022
Lee Larcombe Governor Parent appointed by GB/board due to no election candidates 5 May 2022 29 June 2022
Gemma Webb Governor Elected by parents 25 November 2020 4 May 2022
Lee Larcombe Chair of governors Parent appointed by GB/board due to no election candidates 2 October 2019 4 May 2022
Clare Eyre Governor Elected by school staff 20 June 2017 30 April 2022
Martin Clinton Governor Nominated by LA and appointed by GB 1 September 2004 1 April 2022
Jean Chaple Governor Persons who are appointed by the foundation body or sponsor (if applicable) 2 January 2020 18 March 2022
Pat Dodson Governor Persons who are appointed by the foundation body or sponsor (if applicable) 29 June 2016 18 March 2022
Lorraine Smith Governor Foundation/sponsor members 20 March 2019 10 March 2022
Philip Rose Governor Foundation/sponsor members 15 May 2015 29 January 2022
Judi Johnson-Clarke Governor Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 1 April 2009 31 August 2021
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Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region
North-West London and South-Central England
Government office region (GOR)
East of England
District
Central Bedfordshire
Ward
Sandy
Parliamentary constituency
North East Bedfordshire
Urban/rural description
(England/Wales) Rural village
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code
E06000056
Easting
515359
Northing
251290
Middle super output area (MSOA)
Central Bedfordshire 004
Lower super output area (LSOA)
Central Bedfordshire 004C
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Free school meals

This field is not editable by establishment users as it is populated by the DfE using the underlying data from the schools, pupils and their characteristics statistical release published each summer. The figures used are the performance table figures which ensures GIAS and the Find and Compare Schools in England service are consistent.

This information is compiled from the data returned by establishments for their establishment's situation on the third Thursday in January, in the spring school census data collection return.

This field shows whether a pupil's family have claimed eligibility for free school meals as reported in the annual spring school census. Pupils or their parents are able to claim free school meals if they receive a qualifying benefit. This field does not show pupils who actually received free school meals but the percentage of those who are eligible to receive them.