The Knights Templar School

URN: 136608

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Park Street, Baldock, Hertfordshire, SG7 6DZ
Local authority:
Hertfordshire (919)
Mr Tim Litchfield
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11 to 18
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URN: 136608, DfE number: 919/4016
UKPRN: 10033226
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Ofsted rating:
Good (Last inspection: 13 September 2017)
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Chair of trustees

Name Appointed by From To
Sue Welch Appointed by GB/board 01/09/2018 31/08/2020


Name Appointed by From To
Nicky Bull Elected by parents 01/11/2018 31/10/2022
Cath Connolly Appointed by GB/board 01/10/2018 30/09/2022
Joe Grove Elected by school staff 01/10/2018 30/09/2022
Graham Kingsley Appointed by GB/board 01/08/2014 04/07/2022
Duncan Wardrop Appointed by GB/board 01/01/2018 29/11/2021
Pauline Poole Appointed by GB/board 29/11/2017 28/11/2021
Christine Gough Appointed by GB/board 01/08/2016 01/08/2020
Beth Morris Elected by parents 01/11/2015 01/11/2019
Michelle Dudderidge Elected by parents 01/11/2015 01/11/2019
Sarah Barker Appointed by GB/board 01/09/2011 01/09/2019


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Accounting officer

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Tim Litchfield 01/09/2014 Not recorded

Chief financial officer

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John Swift 02/02/2009 Not recorded

Historic (left within last 12 months)

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Name Role Appointed by From To
Jackie Spinks Trustee Elected by parents 01/10/2014 01/12/2018
Cath Connolly Trustee Elected by parents 01/10/2014 30/09/2018
Sue Welch Chair of trustees Appointed by GB/board 01/09/2016 31/08/2018
Joseph Sherry Trustee Elected by school staff 24/11/2016 04/07/2018
RSC Region:
North-West London and South-Central England
Government Office Region:
East of England
North Hertfordshire
Baldock Town
Parliamentary Constituency:
North East Hertfordshire
Urban/Rural Description:
Urban city and town
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Middle Super Output Area (MSOA):
North Hertfordshire 004
Lower Super Output Area (LSOA):
North Hertfordshire 004C

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