Establishment Whitfield St James' CofE (VC) Primary School

URN: 112818

Voluntary controlled school

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Chadwick Street, Glossop, Derbyshire, SK13 8EF
Local authority
Derbyshire (830)
Headteacher / Principal
Mr Craig Woodward
Phase of education
School type
Voluntary controlled school
Gender of entry
URN: 112818, DfE number: 830/3036
UKPRN: 10077435
Establishment status
Admissions policy
Not applicable
Ofsted rating
Requires improvement (Last inspection: 5 June 2019)
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Religious character
Church of England
Diocese of Derby
No boarders
Nursery provision
Has Nursery Classes
Official sixth form
Does not have a sixth form
Number of pupils
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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Date last changed / confirmed
6 September 2021
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
Ben Powell Appointed by GB/board 9 November 2017 8 November 2021


Name Appointed by From To
Sharon Van Doorn Foundation/sponsor members 1 September 2020 31 August 2024
Damon Dolby Elected by parents 4 October 2019 3 October 2023
Jason Allen Elected by parents 4 October 2019 3 October 2023
Natalie Horrocks Elected by school staff 1 June 2019 1 June 2023
Simon Watts Appointed by GB/board 16 May 2019 16 May 2023
Helen May Ex-officio foundation governor (appointed by foundation by virtue of the office they hold) 3 January 2019 1 January 2023
Charles Sutcliffe Appointed by LA 15 January 2018 14 January 2022
Craig Woodward Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 2 January 2018 2 January 2022
Leo Ford Appointed by GB/board 1 January 2019 31 December 2021
Sarah Porru Appointed by GB/board 12 November 2017 11 November 2021
Sara Jones Appointed by GB/board 21 September 2017 20 September 2021

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Tracey Bayliss Governor Appointed by GB/board 16 May 2019 1 January 2021
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Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region
East Midlands and the Humber
Government office region (GOR)
East Midlands
High Peak
Howard Town
Parliamentary constituency
High Peak
Urban/rural description
(England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code
Census ward
Middle super output area (MSOA)
High Peak 003
Lower super output area (LSOA)
High Peak 003A
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School capacity

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Free school meals

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