Establishment Finchale Primary School

URN: 130312

Community school

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Address:
Canterbury Road, Newton Hall, Durham, County Durham, DH1 5XT
Local authority:
Durham (840)
Headteacher/Principal:
Dr Sandra Whitton
Age range: Help with age range field
4 to 11
Phase of education:
Primary
School type:
Community school
Gender of entry:
Mixed
ID:
URN: 130312, DfE number: 840/2748
UKPRN: 10075589
Establishment status:
Open
Admissions policy:
Not applicable
Website:
http://www.finchale.durham.sch.uk Opens in new window
Telephone:
01913865187
Ofsted rating:
Good (Last inspection: 14 January 2015)
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Data from other services:
Religious character:
Does not apply
Diocese:
Not applicable
Boarders:
No boarders
Nursery provision:
No Nursery Classes
Official sixth form:
Does not have a sixth form
School capacity: Help with school capacity field
210
Number of pupils:
207
Open date / Reason:
01/01/1996
Not applicable
Close date / Reason:
Not recorded
Not applicable
Special classes:
Not applicable
Percentage of children eligible for free school meals: Help with percentage of children eligible for free school meals field
4.8%
Date last changed / confirmed:
11/07/2019
Type of SEN provision:
Type of resourced provision:
Not applicable
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Chair of governors

Chair of governors
Name Appointed by From To
Amanda Jayne Hopgood Appointed by GB/board 17/09/2008 16/11/2019

Governors

Governors
Name Appointed by From To
Sandra Jayne Whitton Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 01/01/2006 15/05/2029
James Alan Wolsey Appointed by GB/board 15/10/2019 14/10/2023
Anna-Lise Lennox Elected by school staff 10/09/2018 09/09/2022
Lesley Hamill Elected by parents 12/12/2013 06/02/2022
Sarah Jane Kemp Elected by parents 05/02/2018 04/02/2022
Victoria Buyers Maltman Elected by parents 05/02/2018 04/02/2022
Matthew Bainbridge Appointed by GB/board 17/05/2017 16/05/2021
John McCourt Parent appointed by GB/board due to no election candidates 24/11/2016 23/11/2020
Frances Mamie Simmons Nominated by LA and appointed by GB 07/11/2016 06/11/2020
Gayle Alexandra Foster Elected by parents 18/12/2015 17/12/2019
Helen Laura Wilkes Elected by parents 18/12/2015 17/12/2019
Kate Hall Parent appointed by GB/board due to no election candidates 18/11/2015 17/11/2019
Margaret Sleeman Appointed by GB/board 17/11/2015 16/11/2019

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Lesley Anne Joyce Governor Appointed by GB/board 13/04/2011 18/10/2019
RSC Region:
North of England
Government Office Region:
North East
District:
County Durham
Ward:
Framwellgate and Newton Hall
Parliamentary Constituency:
City of Durham
Urban/Rural Description:
Urban city and town
GSS LA Code:
E06000047
Easting:
428202
Northing:
545370
Census Ward:
Unknown
Middle Super Output Area (MSOA):
County Durham 022
Lower Super Output Area (LSOA):
County Durham 022E

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