Establishment St James' Church of England Primary School

URN: 147916

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Romney Street, Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, OL6 9HU
Local authority
Tameside (357)
Headteacher / Principal
Mr James Rolt
Phase of education
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Gender of entry
URN: 147916, DfE number: 357/3022
UKPRN: 10085859
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Ofsted rating
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Religious character
Church of England
Diocese of Manchester
Religious ethos
Does not apply
No boarders
Nursery provision
Has Nursery Classes
Official sixth form
Does not have a sixth form
Number of pupils
Section 41 approved
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Open date
1 April 2020
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Closed date
Not recorded
Reason establishment closed
Not recorded
Special classes
No Special Classes
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Date last changed / confirmed
16 August 2021
Type of SEN provision
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Not recorded
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Chair of local governing body

Chair of local governing body
Name Shared with Appointed by From To
Shelagh Walton Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 13 September 2004 15 October 2022

Local governors

Local governors
Name Shared with Appointed by From To
Faik Kordemir Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 17 December 2020 16 December 2024
Bernadette Reid Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 14 October 2020 13 October 2024
Deepak Agnihotri Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 13 February 2020 13 February 2024
Julie Lowe Not recorded Elected by school staff 18 January 1998 18 January 2024
Simon Brereton Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 30 November 2014 30 November 2022
Ian Barker Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 15 October 2010 15 October 2022
Stephen Barker Not recorded Elected by parents 14 December 2017 14 November 2021
James Rolt Not recorded Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 1 August 2021 Not recorded
Roger Farnworth Not recorded Ex-officio foundation governor (appointed by foundation by virtue of the office they hold) 1 February 2004 Not recorded

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Lee Worthington Local governor Elected by parents 16 May 2001 4 February 2021
Matthew Legg Local governor Appointed by foundation/Trust 18 October 2020 4 February 2021
Verna Marsh Local governor Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 1 January 1998 31 December 2020
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Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region
Lancashire and West Yorkshire
Government office region (GOR)
North West
Ashton St Michael's
Parliamentary constituency
Urban/rural description
(England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code
Census ward
Middle super output area (MSOA)
Tameside 007
Lower super output area (LSOA)
Tameside 007A
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Free school meals

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