Establishment Elemore Hall School

URN: 114337

Community special school

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Pittington, Elemore Hall School, Durham, DH6 1QD
Local authority
County Durham (840)
Headteacher / Principal
Mr Richard Royle
Phase of education
Not applicable
School type
Community special school
Gender of entry
URN: 114337, DfE number: 840/7006
UKPRN: 10015476
Establishment status
Admissions policy
Not applicable
Ofsted rating
Good (Last inspection: 26 April 2019)
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Religious character
Does not apply
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Boarding school
Nursery provision
Not applicable
Official sixth form
Not applicable
Number of pupils
Open date
Not recorded
Reason establishment opened
Not applicable
Closed date
Not recorded
Reason establishment closed
Not applicable
Special classes
Has Special Classes
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Date last changed / confirmed
3 July 2021
Type of SEN provision
SEMH - Social, Emotional and Mental Health
Type of resourced provision
Not recorded
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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
Michael Walsh Nominated by LA and appointed by GB 23 November 2016 22 November 2024


Name Appointed by From To
Frank Barecca Appointed by GB/board 2 March 2020 1 March 2024
Saskia Jennings Appointed by GB/board 2 March 2020 1 March 2024
DEREK SAYER Appointed by GB/board 1 January 2020 31 December 2023
JOANNE WHITEHEAD Appointed by GB/board 1 September 2015 31 August 2023
Colin Hilary Appointed by GB/board 19 November 2018 19 November 2022
Elizabeth Brown Appointed by GB/board 19 November 2018 19 November 2022
Peter Tymms Appointed by GB/board 19 November 2018 19 November 2022
Richard Royle Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 1 September 2002 31 August 2022
David Lord Elected by school staff 15 July 2018 15 July 2022
Michael John Parent appointed by GB/board due to no election candidates 5 March 2018 4 March 2022
Angela Darnell Appointed by GB/board 20 November 2017 19 November 2021
Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region
North of England
Government office region (GOR)
North East
County Durham
Parliamentary constituency
City of Durham
Urban/rural description
(England/Wales) Rural village
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code
Census ward
Middle super output area (MSOA)
County Durham 027
Lower super output area (LSOA)
County Durham 027A

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