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URN: 138633

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Barnes Road, Murton, Seaham, County Durham, SR7 9QR
Local authority:
County Durham (840)
Mrs Ashleigh Sheridan
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3 to 11
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URN: 138633, DfE number: 840/3517
UKPRN: 10038589
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Ofsted rating:
Good (Last inspection: 10 October 2017)
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No boarders
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Chair of trustees

Chair of trustees
Name Appointed by From To
Louise Hall Appointed by GB/board 05/04/2017 14/03/2022


Name Appointed by From To
Julie Griffiths Elected by parents 23/10/2019 22/10/2023
Victoria Raby Appointed by academy members 10/06/2019 09/06/2023
John Murray Elected by school staff 22/10/2018 21/10/2022
Kathy McAvoy Appointed by GB/board 19/09/2018 18/09/2022
Michael Morton Appointed by GB/board 01/09/2018 31/08/2022
Amy Duke Elected by school staff 01/11/2017 31/08/2020
Ian Stephenson Appointed by academy members 01/09/2018 31/08/2020
Ashleigh Sheridan Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 01/01/2017 Not recorded


Name Appointed by From
Christopher Raby Appointed by foundation/Trust 14/03/2018
Joanne Weightman Appointed by academy members 26/02/2014
Louise Hall Appointed by GB/board 05/04/2017
Stephen G Ball Any additional members appointed by the members of the academy trust 12/12/2018
Susan Hardy Original (signatory) members 01/09/2012

Accounting officer

Accounting officer
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Ashleigh Sheridan 01/01/2017 Not recorded

Chief financial officer

Chief financial officer
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Jane Henderson 18/10/2012 Not recorded

Historic (left within last 12 months)

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Simon Clark-Jones Trustee Elected by parents 18/07/2019 20/02/2020
Patricia Lynne Coulson Trustee Appointed by academy members 01/09/2018 02/02/2020
William G Burnett Trustee Appointed by GB/board 01/09/2018 11/11/2019
RSC Region:
North of England
Government Office Region:
North East
County Durham
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Urban/Rural Description:
Rural town and fringe
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Middle Super Output Area (MSOA):
County Durham 018
Lower Super Output Area (LSOA):
County Durham 018F

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