Establishment Balliol Primary School

URN: 108603

Foundation school

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Chesters Avenue, Longbenton, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE12 8QP
Local authority
North Tyneside (392)
Headteacher / Principal
Ms Victoria Mellor
Phase of education
School type
Foundation school
Gender of entry
URN: 108603, DfE number: 392/2077
UKPRN: 10069320
Establishment status
Admissions policy
Not applicable
Ofsted rating
Good (Last inspection: 4 July 2018)
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Religious character
Does not apply
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No boarders
Nursery provision
Has Nursery Classes
Official sixth form
Does not have a sixth form
Number of pupils
Open date
Not recorded
Reason establishment opened
Not applicable
Closed date
Not recorded
Reason establishment closed
Not applicable
Special classes
No Special Classes
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Date last changed / confirmed
6 September 2021
Type of SEN provision
Type of resourced provision
Not applicable
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Special Educational Needs (SEN) unit number on roll
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Chair of governors

Chair of governors
Name Appointed by From To
Lee Massingham Appointed by GB/board 21 March 2017 20 March 2025


Name Appointed by From To
Victoria Mellor Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 1 September 2021 31 August 2027
Jim Cockburn Appointed by GB/board 13 May 2020 12 May 2024
Catherine Worton Nominated by LA and appointed by GB 9 December 2019 8 December 2023
Matthew Peverall Appointed by GB/board 9 December 2019 8 December 2023
Lucy Whitehead Appointed by GB/board 3 December 2019 2 December 2023
Mike Carter Appointed by foundation/Trust 30 January 2015 29 January 2023
Louisa Fox Appointed by GB/board 11 December 2017 10 December 2021
Rebecca Maddison Elected by parents 11 December 2017 10 December 2021

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Tracy Bell Governor Appointed by GB/board 5 September 2017 4 September 2021
Pat Craighead Governor Appointed by GB/board 25 January 2021 16 July 2021
Lee Massingham Chair of governors Appointed by GB/board 21 March 2017 20 March 2021
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Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region
North of England
Government office region (GOR)
North East
North Tyneside
Parliamentary constituency
North Tyneside
Urban/rural description
(England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code
Census ward
Middle super output area (MSOA)
North Tyneside 019
Lower super output area (LSOA)
North Tyneside 019G
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Free school meals

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