Establishment St Mary's Catholic Primary School

URN: 144401

Academy sponsor led

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Address
Cobden Road, Worthing, West Sussex, BN11 4BD
Local authority
West Sussex (938)
Headteacher / Principal
Mrs Gemma Irvine
Phase of education
Primary
School type
Academy sponsor led
Gender of entry
Mixed
ID
URN: 144401, DfE number: 938/2041
UKPRN: 10063419
Establishment status
Open
Admissions policy
Not applicable
Telephone
01903234115
Ofsted rating
Good (Last inspection: 17 October 2019)
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Religious character
Roman Catholic
Diocese
Diocese of Arundel and Brighton
Religious ethos
Unknown
Boarders
No boarders
Nursery provision
No Nursery Classes
Official sixth form
Does not have a sixth form
Number of pupils
245
Section 41 approved
Not applicable
Open date
1 April 2017
Reason establishment opened
New Provision
Closed date
Not recorded
Reason establishment closed
Not recorded
Special classes
Not applicable
Percentage of children eligible for free school meals Help with percentage of children eligible for free school meals field Opens a dialog
16.3%
Date last changed / confirmed
17 May 2022
Type of SEN provision
Type of resourced provision
Not applicable
Resourced provision number on roll
Resourced provision capacity
Special Educational Needs (SEN) unit number on roll
Special Educational Needs (SEN) unit capacity
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Chair of local governing body

Chair of local governing body
Name Shared with Appointed by From To
Robert (Bob) Smytherman Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 13 September 2021 20 December 2024

Local governors

Local governors
Name Shared with Appointed by From To
Stephanie Richardson Not recorded Elected by parents 28 January 2022 27 January 2026
Sarah Howells Not recorded Elected by school staff 12 November 2021 11 November 2025
Dorothy Rollason Not recorded Foundation/sponsor members 16 March 2021 15 March 2025
Christina Ruso Not recorded Parent appointed by GB/board due to no election candidates 2 March 2021 1 March 2025
Nicholas Higham Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 21 December 2020 20 December 2024
Ross Weeks Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 8 December 2020 7 December 2024
Richard Challinor Not recorded Foundation/sponsor members 4 February 2019 3 February 2023
Gemma Irvine Not recorded Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 1 September 2017 Not recorded

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Katie Rampton Local governor Elected by parents 4 November 2019 1 January 2022
Dorothy Rollason Chair of local governing body Foundation/sponsor members 16 March 2021 12 September 2021
Robert (Bob) Smytherman Local governor Appointed by GB/board 21 December 2020 12 September 2021
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Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region
South-East England and South London
Government office region (GOR)
South East
District
Worthing
Ward
Central
Parliamentary constituency
Worthing West
Urban/rural description
(England/Wales) Urban city and town
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code
E10000032
Easting
514292
Northing
102953
Middle super output area (MSOA)
Worthing 008
Lower super output area (LSOA)
Worthing 008A
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Free school meals

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Free school meals

This field is not editable by establishment users as it is populated by the DfE using the underlying data from the schools, pupils and their characteristics statistical release published each summer. The figures used are the performance table figures which ensures GIAS and the Find and Compare Schools in England service are consistent.

This information is compiled from the data returned by establishments for their establishment's situation on the third Thursday in January, in the spring school census data collection return.

This field shows whether a pupil's family have claimed eligibility for free school meals as reported in the annual spring school census. Pupils or their parents are able to claim free school meals if they receive a qualifying benefit. This field does not show pupils who actually received free school meals but the percentage of those who are eligible to receive them.