Establishment St Mary's CofE Primary School Rawtenstall

URN: 119368

Voluntary controlled school

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Haslingden Old Road, Rawtenstall, St. Marys C of E School, ROSSENDALE, Lancashire, BB4 8RZ
Local authority:
Lancashire (888)
Mr Neil Gurman
Age range: Help with age range field
4 to 11
Phase of education:
School type:
Voluntary controlled school
Gender of entry:
URN: 119368, DfE number: 888/3023
UKPRN: 10069058
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Admissions policy:
Not applicable
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Ofsted rating:
Good (Last inspection: 04 June 2015)
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Religious character:
Church of England
Diocese of Manchester
No boarders
Nursery provision:
No Nursery Classes
Official sixth form:
Does not have a sixth form
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Not recorded
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Close date / Reason:
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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
Karen Girling Appointed by GB/board 17/10/2019 16/10/2023


Name Appointed by From To
Nigel Gordon Bond Foundation/sponsor members 01/09/2018 01/09/2023
Natalie Ashworth Appointed by GB/board 15/07/2019 15/07/2023
Charlotte Scheffman Nominated by other body and appointed by GB 19/06/2019 19/06/2023
James Black Elected by parents 28/11/2018 28/11/2022
Judith Wiliamson Appointed by GB/board 01/06/2018 01/06/2022
Susan Hartley Foundation/sponsor members 30/11/2017 29/11/2021
Mohammad Abdullah Elected by parents 28/03/2017 27/03/2021
Syada Ahmed Elected by parents 01/11/2016 01/11/2020
Neil Gurman Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 01/09/2016 31/08/2020
Chris Casey Persons who are appointed by the foundation body or sponsor (if applicable) 10/03/2016 09/03/2020

Historic (left within last 12 months)

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Robert Brearley Governor Elected by school staff 15/07/2016 20/06/2019
Michael Wilding Governor Nominated by LA and appointed by GB 21/11/2016 20/03/2019
RSC Region:
Lancashire and West Yorkshire
Government Office Region:
North West
Parliamentary Constituency:
Rossendale and Darwen
Urban/Rural Description:
Urban city and town
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Census Ward:
Middle Super Output Area (MSOA):
Rossendale 004
Lower Super Output Area (LSOA):
Rossendale 004A

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School capacity

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