Establishment St James' Church of England Primary School Blackburn

URN: 119502

Voluntary aided school

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Address
Earl Street, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB1 8EG
Local authority
Blackburn with Darwen (889)
Headteacher / Principal
Mr Doug Stitcher
Phase of education
Primary
School type
Voluntary aided school
Gender of entry
Mixed
ID
URN: 119502, DfE number: 889/3468
UKPRN: 10073446
Establishment status
Open
Admissions policy
Not applicable
Telephone
01254698335
Ofsted rating
Good (Last inspection: 13 June 2017)
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Religious character
Church of England
Diocese
Diocese of Blackburn
Boarders
No boarders
Nursery provision
Has Nursery Classes
Official sixth form
Does not have a sixth form
Number of pupils
441
Open date
Not recorded
Reason establishment opened
Not applicable
Closed date
Not recorded
Reason establishment closed
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
16%
Date last changed / confirmed
14 April 2021
Type of SEN provision
Type of resourced provision
Not recorded
Resourced provision number on roll
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
John Duckworth Appointed by GB/board 21 September 2017 21 September 2021

Governors

Governors
Name Appointed by From To
Janet Chester Appointed by foundation/Trust 22 September 2016 31 August 2024
Garth Hodgkinson Appointed by LA 5 December 2019 5 December 2023
Sadiq Patel Appointed by GB/board 17 March 2017 26 November 2023
Uzma Laher Elected by parents 30 September 2019 30 September 2023
Carol Coombes Appointed by foundation/Trust 3 September 2015 3 September 2023
Michael Duckworth Nominated by LA and appointed by GB 30 September 2016 4 July 2023
James Cameron Elected by school staff 23 April 2019 23 April 2023
Alison Spencer Appointed by foundation/Trust 29 October 2018 29 October 2022
Shabbir Adam Elected by parents 19 October 2017 19 October 2021
Doug Stitcher Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 1 January 2021 Not recorded
Sarah Gill Ex-officio foundation governor (appointed by foundation by virtue of the office they hold) 18 November 2019 Not recorded

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Tracie Harrison Governor Appointed by GB/board 28 February 2017 28 February 2021
Philip John Morgan Governor Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 1 September 2007 31 December 2020
Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region
Lancashire and West Yorkshire
Government office region (GOR)
North West
District
Blackburn with Darwen
Ward
Shear Brow & Corporation Park
Parliamentary constituency
Blackburn
Urban/rural description
(England/Wales) Urban city and town
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code
E06000008
Easting
368121
Northing
429148
Census ward
Unknown
Middle super output area (MSOA)
Blackburn with Darwen 004
Lower super output area (LSOA)
Blackburn with Darwen 004D

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