Establishment St Joseph's Roman Catholic Voluntary Aided Primary School, Durham

URN: 114273

Voluntary aided school

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Mill Lane, Gilesgate, Durham, DH1 2JQ
Local authority:
Durham (840)
Mrs Samantha Clarke
Age range: Help with this field
4 to 11
Phase of education:
School type:
Voluntary aided school
The St Joseph and St Thomas More RC Primary Federation
Gender of entry:
URN: 114273, DfE number: 840/3489
UKPRN: 10069772
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Admissions policy:
Not applicable
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Ofsted rating:
Good (Last inspection: 10 July 2018)
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Religious character:
Roman Catholic
Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle
No boarders
Nursery provision:
No Nursery Classes
Official sixth form:
Does not have a sixth form
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Not recorded
Not applicable
Close date / Reason:
Not recorded
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
David Edwards Appointed by foundation/Trust 03/09/2018 02/09/2022


Name Appointed by From To
Colm Hayden Ex-officio foundation governor (appointed by foundation by virtue of the office they hold) 03/10/2018 02/10/2022
Leo Addison-Smyth Appointed by foundation/Trust 03/10/2018 02/10/2022
Helen Margaret Haywood Appointed by foundation/Trust 03/09/2018 02/09/2022
Pat Conway Appointed by foundation/Trust 03/09/2018 02/09/2022
Sarah Walmsley Appointed by foundation/Trust 03/09/2018 02/09/2022
Catherine Mary Lawlor Appointed by foundation/Trust 18/10/2016 17/10/2020
Megan Clark Elected by school staff 05/09/2016 31/08/2020
Peter John Norman Ex-officio foundation governor (appointed by foundation by virtue of the office they hold) 05/01/2015 11/10/2019
Samantha Clarke Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 01/09/2017 Not recorded

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Jonathan Wheeler Governor Elected by parents 02/03/2015 01/03/2019
Julie Shaw Governor Elected by parents 22/10/2014 21/10/2018
Paul Crilley Governor Appointed by foundation/Trust 01/09/2014 31/08/2018
RSC Region:
North of England
Government Office Region:
North East
County Durham
Parliamentary Constituency:
City of Durham
Urban/Rural Description:
Urban city and town
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Middle Super Output Area (MSOA):
County Durham 029
Lower Super Output Area (LSOA):
County Durham 029C

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