Establishment Eppleton Academy Primary School

URN: 138213

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Church Road, Hetton-le-Hole, Houghton le Spring, Tyne and Wear, DH5 9AJ
Local authority:
Sunderland (394)
Mrs Kim Bushby
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3 to 11
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URN: 138213, DfE number: 394/2107
UKPRN: 10037279
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Ofsted rating:
Good (Last inspection: 07 November 2019)
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No boarders
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Has Nursery Classes
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No Special Classes
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Chair of trustees

Chair of trustees
Name Appointed by From To
Ellen Hagan Appointed by GB/board 11/10/2019 10/10/2023


Name Appointed by From To
Susan McNeilly Appointed by academy members 06/02/2020 06/02/2024
Michelle Hogg Elected by school staff 10/10/2019 10/10/2023
Stephen Ferguson Appointed by academy members 18/10/2018 18/10/2022
Lisa Quinn-Briton Appointed by academy members 29/03/2018 29/03/2022
Laura Jackson Elected by school staff 22/02/2018 22/02/2022
Ellen Hagan Elected by parents 29/09/2017 29/09/2021


Name Appointed by From
Brian Johnson Appointed by academy members 25/08/2016
Colin Richardson Appointed by GB/board 10/10/2019
David Wallace Appointed by academy members 15/06/2017
Ellen Hagan Appointed by GB/board 10/10/2019
Jeffrey Park Appointed by GB/board 10/10/2019

Accounting officer

Accounting officer
Name From To
Kim Bushby 01/01/2017 Not recorded

Chief financial officer

Chief financial officer
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Jill Bainbridge 01/02/2019 Not recorded

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
John Hannon Trustee Appointed by academy members 12/10/2017 11/06/2020
Clare Webb Trustee Elected by parents 01/06/2016 01/06/2020
Margaret Haswell Trustee Appointed by academy members 01/06/2016 01/06/2020
Rachel Chapman Trustee Elected by parents 01/06/2016 01/06/2020
Ian Wren Chair of trustees Appointed by academy members 01/06/2016 10/10/2019
Ian Wren Member Appointed by academy members 01/06/2016 10/10/2019
RSC Region:
North of England
Government Office Region:
North East
Copt Hill
Parliamentary Constituency:
Houghton and Sunderland South
Urban/Rural Description:
Urban major conurbation
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Middle Super Output Area (MSOA):
Sunderland 035
Lower Super Output Area (LSOA):
Sunderland 035A

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