Establishment Staindrop CofE (Controlled) Primary School

URN: 114226

Voluntary controlled school

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Black Swan Wynd, Staindrop, Darlington, County Durham, DL2 3NL
Local authority:
County Durham (840)
Headteacher / Principal:
Mr Steven Whelerton
Phase of education:
School type:
Voluntary controlled school
Gender of entry:
URN: 114226, DfE number: 840/3141
UKPRN: 10077412
Establishment status:
Admissions policy:
Not applicable
Ofsted rating:
Outstanding (Last inspection: 25 June 2010)
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Religious character:
Church of England
Diocese of Durham
No boarders
Nursery provision:
Has Nursery Classes
Official sixth form:
Does not have a sixth form
Number of pupils:
Open date / Reason:
Not recorded
Not applicable
Closed date / Reason:
Not recorded
Not applicable
Special classes:
No Special Classes
Percentage of children eligible for free school meals: Help with percentage of children eligible for free school meals field Opens a dialog
Date last changed / confirmed:
07 January 2021
Type of SEN provision:
Type of resourced provision:
Not recorded
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SEN Unit capacity:

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Chair of governors

Chair of governors
Name Appointed by From To
Julian Brown Appointed by GB/board 27 March 2017 26 March 2021


Name Appointed by From To
Steve Whelerton Appointed by GB/board 01 September 2015 31 August 2035
Caroline Harland Elected by school staff 08 December 2020 07 December 2024
Beverley Challinor Appointed by GB/board 09 December 2019 08 December 2023
Paula Kirkup Nominated by LA and appointed by GB 09 December 2019 08 December 2023
Helen West Appointed by GB/board 04 December 2019 18 November 2023
Andrew Cullen Elected by parents 04 July 2018 03 July 2022
Ken Steventon Appointed by GB/board 09 June 2008 07 December 2021
Phillip Collingwood Appointed by GB/board 15 November 2017 14 November 2021
Karen Clark Elected by parents 08 November 2017 07 November 2021
Lucinda Hoskyns-Abrahall Elected by parents 02 November 2017 01 November 2021
Justin Fear Elected by parents 27 March 2017 26 March 2021

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Janet Fiona Boyd Governor Elected by school staff 15 January 2019 31 October 2020
Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region:
North of England
Government office region (GOR):
North East
County Durham
Barnard Castle East
Parliamentary constituency:
Bishop Auckland
Urban/rural description:
(England/Wales) Rural town and fringe
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code:
Census ward:
Middle super output area (MSOA):
County Durham 064
Lower super output area (LSOA):
County Durham 064H

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