St Thomas More Catholic School

URN: 137851

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Croftdale Road, Blaydon-on-Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE21 4BQ
Local authority:
Gateshead (390)
Mr Jonathan Parkinson
Age range: Help with this field
11 to 18
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URN: 137851, DfE number: 390/4606
UKPRN: 10036413
Establishment status:
Admissions policy:
Comprehensive (secondary)
Ofsted rating:
Outstanding (Last inspection: 10 October 2013)
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Religious character:
Roman Catholic
Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle
Religious ethos:
Does not apply
No boarders
Nursery provision:
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Official sixth form:
Has a sixth form
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No Special Classes
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Chair of local governing body

Name Shared with Appointed by From To
John Hayes Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 16/03/2016 15/03/2020

Local governors

Name Shared with Appointed by From To
Jonathan Parkinson Not recorded Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 01/02/2012 01/01/2116
Andrew Bessent Not recorded Elected by parents 03/05/2017 02/05/2021
Claire Reid Not recorded Elected by parents 03/05/2017 02/05/2021
Colette Bell Not recorded Elected by parents 03/05/2017 02/05/2021
David Roberts Not recorded Elected by school staff 16/03/2017 15/03/2021
Adrian Tuckwell Not recorded Ex-officio foundation governor (appointed by foundation by virtue of the office they hold) 06/03/2017 05/03/2021
David Brophy Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 05/12/2016 04/12/2020
Malcolm Brain Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 14/07/2016 13/07/2020
Alastair Young Not recorded Elected by school staff 11/07/2016 10/07/2020
Eileen Barrass Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 03/05/2016 02/05/2020
Jonathan Rose Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 03/05/2016 02/05/2020
Barbara Lowery Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 12/10/2015 11/10/2019
Kevin Robertson Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 10/03/2015 09/03/2019
David Brickland Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 21/07/2016 31/08/2018

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Name Role Appointed by From To
Edmund Dolphin Local governor Appointed by GB/board 30/06/2016 31/08/2017
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Government Office Region:
North East
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Urban/Rural Description:
Urban major conurbation
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Middle Super Output Area (MSOA):
Gateshead 005
Lower Super Output Area (LSOA):
Gateshead 005B

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