Establishment The Downs Church of England Primary School

URN: 147058

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Owen Square, Walmer, Deal, Kent, CT14 7TL
Local authority:
Kent (886)
Miss Tracy Leighton
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4 to 11
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URN: 147058, DfE number: 886/3163
UKPRN: 10083014
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Religious character:
Church of England
Diocese of Canterbury
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No boarders
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No Nursery Classes
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Chair of local governing body

Chair of local governing body
Name Shared with Appointed by From To
Alison Eyden Not recorded Elected by parents 30/11/2017 29/11/2021

Local governors

Local governors
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Darren Tracey Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 30/01/2020 29/01/2024
Philippa Goodwin Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 28/11/2019 28/11/2023
Rhian Tutton Not recorded Elected by school staff 28/11/2019 28/11/2023
Alan Hickie Not recorded Elected by parents 10/10/2019 10/10/2023
Charmian Winslade Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 10/10/2019 10/10/2023
Seyan Tills Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 10/10/2019 10/10/2023
David Ridley Not recorded Foundation/sponsor members 16/05/2019 16/05/2023
Matt Reynolds Not recorded Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 16/05/2019 Not recorded
Seth Cooper Not recorded Ex-officio foundation governor (appointed by foundation by virtue of the office they hold) 31/08/2011 Not recorded
Tracy Leighton Not recorded Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 16/05/2019 Not recorded

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Paul Henderson Local governor Foundation/sponsor members 15/11/2018 30/04/2020
Seyan Tills Local governor Appointed by GB/board 09/10/2018 08/10/2019
William Lead Local governor Elected by parents 24/11/2016 02/10/2019
Kevin Chidwick Local governor Elected by school staff 09/10/2018 29/09/2019
RSC Region:
South-East England and South London
Government Office Region:
South East
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Urban city and town
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Middle Super Output Area (MSOA):
Dover 007
Lower Super Output Area (LSOA):
Dover 007D

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