Establishment Durham Johnston Comprehensive School

URN: 114312

Community school

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Crossgate Moor, Durham, County Durham, DH1 4SU
Local authority:
County Durham (840)
Mr Andrew O'Sullivan
Age range: Help with age range field
11 to 18
Phase of education:
School type:
Community school
Gender of entry:
URN: 114312, DfE number: 840/4200
UKPRN: 10002066
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Ofsted rating:
Outstanding (Last inspection: 12 February 2015)
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No boarders
Nursery provision:
No Nursery Classes
Official sixth form:
Has a sixth form
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Special classes:
No Special Classes
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Chair of governors

Chair of governors
Name Appointed by From To
Sandra Whitton Appointed by GB/board 04/12/2016 01/12/2020


Name Appointed by From To
Marie Glanville Elected by parents 12/03/2020 11/03/2024
K Sims-Williams Elected by parents 01/05/2019 30/04/2023
Nigel Martin Nominated by LA and appointed by GB 17/11/2017 16/11/2022
Simon Morris Appointed by GB/board 04/12/2016 20/09/2022
R Blackman-Woods Appointed by GB/board 18/05/2018 17/05/2022
B Murphy Elected by school staff 02/03/2018 01/03/2022
F Ward Elected by parents 08/02/2018 07/02/2022
E Scott Nominated by LA and appointed by GB 30/11/2017 29/11/2021
Christina Buckley Elected by parents 01/01/2016 01/12/2020
Ivan Whitfield Appointed by GB/board 01/12/2012 01/12/2020
Miles Brown Appointed by GB/board 01/12/2012 01/12/2020

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
David Gibson Governor Elected by parents 01/04/2017 01/04/2020
Kimberley Curry Governor Elected by parents 01/04/2017 01/04/2020
Nick Black Governor Elected by parents 01/04/2017 01/04/2020
Kathryn Larkin-Bramley Governor Appointed by GB/board 01/12/2007 01/12/2019
David Fisher Governor Appointed by GB/board 01/11/2015 01/11/2019
RSC Region:
North of England
Government Office Region:
North East
County Durham
Neville's Cross
Parliamentary Constituency:
City of Durham
Urban/Rural Description:
Urban city and town
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Census Ward:
Middle Super Output Area (MSOA):
County Durham 033
Lower Super Output Area (LSOA):
County Durham 033D

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