Venerable Bede Church of England Academy

URN: 139184

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Address:
Tunstall Bank, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, SR2 0SX
Local authority:
Sunderland (394)
Headteacher/Principal:
Mr David Airey
Age range: Help with this field
11 to 16
Phase of education:
Secondary
School type:
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Academy trust:
DAYSPRING TRUST
Gender of entry:
Mixed
ID:
URN: 139184, DfE number: 394/4073
UKPRN: 10039973
Establishment status:
Open
Admissions policy:
Non-selective
Website:
http://www.venerablebede.co.uk/
Telephone:
01915239745
Ofsted rating:
Good (Last inspection: 25 May 2016)
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Religious character:
Church of England
Diocese:
Diocese of Durham
Religious ethos:
Does not apply
Boarders:
No boarders
Nursery provision:
No Nursery Classes
Official sixth form:
Does not have a sixth form
School capacity: Help with this field
900
Number of pupils:
844
Section 41 approved:
Not applicable
Open date / Reason:
01/01/2013
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Close date / Reason:
Not recorded
Not recorded
Special classes:
Not applicable
Percentage of children eligible for free school meals: Help with this field
16.7%
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Not recorded
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Chair of local governing body

Name Shared with Appointed by From To
Richard Patrick Thorndyke Not recorded Ex-officio foundation governor (appointed by foundation by virtue of the office they hold) 14/11/2018 14/11/2022

Local governors

Name Shared with Appointed by From To
Paul Russell Not recorded Ex-officio foundation governor (appointed by foundation by virtue of the office they hold) 14/11/2018 14/11/2022
Kate Jones Not recorded Elected by parents 23/11/2016 23/11/2020
David Tolhurst Not recorded Ex-officio foundation governor (appointed by foundation by virtue of the office they hold) 21/01/2015 21/01/2019

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Name Role Appointed by From To
Dawn Outen Local governor Elected by school staff 26/01/2015 01/11/2018
Darrell Gilley Local governor Elected by parents 23/11/2016 19/07/2018
Elizabeth Gray Local governor Ex-officio foundation governor (appointed by foundation by virtue of the office they hold) 14/11/2014 19/07/2018
RSC Region:
North of England
Government Office Region:
North East
District:
Sunderland
Ward:
Ryhope
Parliamentary Constituency:
Sunderland Central
Urban/Rural Description:
Urban major conurbation
GSS LA Code:
E08000024
Easting:
439318
Northing:
553480
Census Ward:
Unknown
Middle Super Output Area (MSOA):
Sunderland 031
Lower Super Output Area (LSOA):
Sunderland 031B

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