Establishment Maidstone, St John's Church of England Primary School

URN: 137615

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Provender Way, Grove Green, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 5TZ
Local authority:
Kent (886)
Mr D J Smith
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4 to 11
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URN: 137615, DfE number: 886/3372
UKPRN: 10035701
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Ofsted rating:
Outstanding (Last inspection: 16 July 2015)
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Religious character:
Church of England
Diocese of Canterbury
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No boarders
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No Nursery Classes
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No Special Classes
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Chair of trustees

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Name Appointed by From To
Daniel Smith Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 03/06/2017 23/02/2025
Elizabeth May Munro Elected by parents 06/04/2020 06/04/2024
Maureen Cynthia Parkes Appointed by foundation/Trust 10/02/2020 09/02/2024
Suzanne Adrianne Brindle Elected by parents 08/01/2020 08/01/2024
Heidi Margarete Downey Elected by school staff 20/09/2018 19/09/2022
Susan Willmott Foundation/sponsor members 15/07/2018 15/07/2022
William Butler Nominated by LA and appointed by GB 12/07/2018 11/07/2022
Susan Anita Eaton Appointed by foundation/Trust 01/05/2018 01/05/2022
Graham Stanley Bibby Foundation/sponsor members 01/09/2017 01/09/2021
Julia Finch Appointed by GB/board 01/09/2017 01/09/2021
Andrew John Parker-Bruce Appointed by GB/board 19/01/2017 19/01/2021


Name Appointed by From
Andrew Parker-Bruce Appointed by GB/board 01/08/2018
Gillian Peggy Munson Foundation/sponsor members 01/09/2013
John Corbyn Foundation/sponsor members 01/09/2017
The Diocese of Canterbury Academies Ltd Canterbury Appointed by foundation/Trust 21/10/2011

Accounting officer

Accounting officer
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D J Smith 03/06/2017 Not recorded

Chief financial officer

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Heidi Downey 03/03/2015 Not recorded

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Andrew John Parker-Bruce Chair of trustees Appointed by GB/board 11/07/2019 11/07/2020
Paul Anthony Kite Trustee Foundation/sponsor members 02/10/2017 13/04/2020
Maureen Cynthia Parkes Trustee Appointed by foundation/Trust 09/02/2016 09/02/2020
Angela Gay Pearce Trustee Elected by school staff 07/10/2019 17/01/2020
Eleana Keefe Trustee Elected by parents 22/03/2018 02/12/2019
Gillian Peggy Munson Trustee Appointed by foundation/Trust 10/11/2015 10/11/2019
Narprasad Gurung Trustee Elected by parents 23/03/2019 10/10/2019
Louise Gee Trustee Elected by school staff 01/09/2015 31/08/2019
RSC Region:
South-East England and South London
Government Office Region:
South East
Parliamentary Constituency:
Faversham and Mid Kent
Urban/Rural Description:
Urban city and town
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Middle Super Output Area (MSOA):
Maidstone 005
Lower Super Output Area (LSOA):
Maidstone 005C

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