Establishment Portway Infant School

URN: 112740

Community school

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Woodlands Road, Allestree, Derby, Derbyshire, DE22 2HE
Local authority:
Derby (831)
Headteacher / Principal:
Miss Lisa McSherry
Phase of education:
School type:
Community school
Gender of entry:
URN: 112740, DfE number: 831/2439
UKPRN: 10076480
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Admissions policy:
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Ofsted rating:
Good (Last inspection: 27 February 2018)
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Religious character:
Does not apply
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No boarders
Nursery provision:
No Nursery Classes
Official sixth form:
Does not have a sixth form
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Not recorded
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Closed date / Reason:
Not recorded
Not applicable
Special classes:
No Special Classes
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Chair of governors

Chair of governors
Name Appointed by From To
Megan Shirley Appointed by GB/board 30/11/2019 30/11/2021


Name Appointed by From To
Jack Cullen Elected by parents 01/12/2020 01/12/2023
Lisa Backler Elected by parents 01/12/2020 01/12/2023
Sara Beecroft Elected by parents 01/12/2020 01/12/2023
Lisa McSherry Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 01/09/2020 01/09/2023
Helen Curr Elected by parents 30/01/2019 30/01/2022
Becky Green Nominated by LA and appointed by GB 01/09/2019 01/09/2021
Abby Wren Elected by parents 30/01/2018 30/01/2021
Sarah Gibson Appointed by GB/board 30/01/2019 30/01/2021

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Kate Andrews Governor Appointed by GB/board 30/10/2019 18/12/2020
Robert Deneigh Governor Appointed by GB/board 10/09/2018 10/09/2020
Amanda Gilbert Governor Elected by school staff 01/09/2019 01/09/2020
Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region:
East Midlands and the Humber
Government office region (GOR):
East Midlands
Parliamentary constituency:
Mid Derbyshire
Urban/rural description:
(England/Wales) Urban city and town
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code:
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Middle super output area (MSOA):
Derby 001
Lower super output area (LSOA):
Derby 001B

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