Establishment Teesdale School and Sixth Form

URN: 144496

Academy sponsor led

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Prospect Place, Barnard Castle, DL12 8HH
Local authority
County Durham (840)
Headteacher / Principal
Mr Daniel Pilling
Phase of education
School type
Academy sponsor led
Academy sponsor
North East Learning Trust
Gender of entry
URN: 144496, DfE number: 840/4007
UKPRN: 10063177
Establishment status
Admissions policy
Not recorded
Ofsted rating
Outstanding (Last inspection: 19 June 2019)
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Religious character
Not recorded
Religious ethos
No boarders
Nursery provision
Not applicable
Official sixth form
Has a sixth form
Number of pupils
Section 41 approved
Not applicable
Open date
1 September 2016
Reason establishment opened
Fresh Start
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
Date last changed / confirmed
9 November 2021
Type of SEN provision
Type of resourced provision
Not recorded
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
Suzanne Duncan Not recorded Appointed by academy members 1 September 2017 31 August 2022

Local governors

Local governors
Name Shared with Appointed by From To
Bryan Stephenson Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 10 September 2021 9 September 2024
Darren Philip Radestock Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 16 March 2021 15 March 2024
Belinda Thompson Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 1 October 2020 30 September 2023
Fiona Gregory Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 1 October 2020 30 September 2023
Nicola Hickman Not recorded Any additional members appointed by the members of the academy trust 1 September 2020 31 August 2023
Chris Whitehead Not recorded Elected by school staff 28 October 2019 27 October 2022
Tracy Tuck Not recorded Elected by school staff 2 October 2019 1 October 2022
Daniel Pilling Not recorded Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 1 September 2020 Not recorded

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Daniel Murray Local governor Appointed by foundation/Trust 14 January 2019 31 August 2021
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Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region
North of England
Government office region (GOR)
North East
County Durham
Barnard Castle West
Parliamentary constituency
Bishop Auckland
Urban/rural description
(England/Wales) Rural town and fringe
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code
Middle super output area (MSOA)
County Durham 066
Lower super output area (LSOA)
County Durham 066B
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Free school meals

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