North Durham Academy

URN: 136745

Academy sponsor led

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High Street, Stanley, County Durham, DH9 0TW
Local authority:
Durham (840)
Mr Kevin Reynolds
Age range: Help with this field
11 to 19
Phase of education:
School type:
Academy sponsor led
Academy trust:
Academy sponsor:
New College Durham
Gender of entry:
URN: 136745, DfE number: 840/4000
UKPRN: 10034917
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Admissions policy:
Ofsted rating:
Requires improvement (Last inspection: 04 October 2018)
Ofsted report
Religious character:
Does not apply
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Religious ethos:
No boarders
Nursery provision:
Not applicable
Official sixth form:
Has a sixth form
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Section 41 approved:
Not applicable
Open date / Reason:
New Provision
Close date / Reason:
Not recorded
Not applicable
Special classes:
No Special Classes
Percentage of children eligible for free school meals: Help with this field
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Type of resourced provision:
Not recorded
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Chair of local governing body

Name Shared with Appointed by From To
Christine Warren Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 20/10/2016 31/08/2019

Local governors

Name Shared with Appointed by From To
Matthew Turnbull Not recorded Elected by school staff 01/12/2018 30/11/2020
Paul Campbell Not recorded Foundation/sponsor members 04/12/2018 30/11/2020
Philippa May Not recorded Foundation/sponsor members 30/10/2018 31/10/2020
Bobbi Mathwin Not recorded Elected by school staff 01/09/2018 31/08/2020
Angela Punton Not recorded Elected by parents 08/02/2018 31/12/2019
Helen Sinden Not recorded Elected by parents 10/01/2018 31/12/2019
Joyce Drummond-Hill CBE Not recorded Foundation/sponsor members 13/12/2017 31/12/2019
Kevin Reynolds Not recorded Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 22/11/2016 Not recorded

Historic (left within last 12 months)

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Name Role Appointed by From To
George Dawson Local governor Elected by school staff 08/12/2016 30/11/2018
Mark Stewart Local governor Foundation/sponsor members 14/03/2018 30/11/2018
Lesley Cumpson Local governor Foundation/sponsor members 01/01/2018 05/09/2018
John Widdowson CBE Local governor Foundation/sponsor members 23/11/2011 31/08/2018
Mark Davinson Local governor Nominated by LA and appointed by GB 23/03/2017 31/08/2018
Wendy Nichol Local governor Elected by school staff 01/01/2014 31/08/2018
Malcolm Macourt Local governor Foundation/sponsor members 01/11/2013 31/07/2018
RSC Region:
North of England
Government Office Region:
North East
County Durham
Parliamentary Constituency:
North Durham
Urban/Rural Description:
Urban city and town
GSS LA Code:
Census Ward:
Middle Super Output Area (MSOA):
County Durham 008
Lower Super Output Area (LSOA):
County Durham 008E

Age range

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School capacity

The number of pupil places the establishment can accommodate.

Free School Meals

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