Establishment St Nicholas Catholic High School

URN: 111450

Voluntary aided school

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Greenbank Lane, Hartford, Northwich, Cheshire, CW8 1JW
Local authority:
Cheshire West and Chester (896)
Mr Richard Woods
Age range: Help with age range field
11 to 18
Phase of education:
School type:
Voluntary aided school
Gender of entry:
URN: 111450, DfE number: 896/4610
UKPRN: 10006240
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Ofsted rating:
Good (Last inspection: 27 February 2019)
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Religious character:
Roman Catholic
Diocese of Shrewsbury
No boarders
Nursery provision:
No Nursery Classes
Official sixth form:
Has a sixth form
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Not applicable
Special classes:
No Special Classes
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Type of SEN provision:
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder
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Resource Provision
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Chair of governors

Chair of governors
Name Appointed by From To
Chris Mottram Appointed by foundation/Trust 01/09/2019 31/08/2020


Name Appointed by From To
Jo Petts Elected by school staff 31/08/2015 31/08/2023
Anne O Keefe Appointed by foundation/Trust 24/07/2018 31/08/2022
John Kerrigan Appointed by foundation/Trust 24/07/2018 31/08/2022
John Heffernan Appointed by GB/board 01/09/2017 01/09/2021
Michelle Gibson Elected by parents 27/09/2016 27/09/2020
Chris Pennington Appointed by foundation/Trust 27/09/2016 31/08/2020
John McDonald Appointed by foundation/Trust 02/05/2017 31/08/2020
Peter Dutton Appointed by foundation/Trust 31/08/2016 31/08/2020
Richard Woods Appointed by foundation/Trust 18/04/2017 31/08/2020
Joanne Keighran Appointed by foundation/Trust 23/05/2016 23/05/2020
Jenny McQuade Elected by parents 15/04/2016 15/04/2020
Lynn Chantler Nominated by LA and appointed by GB 27/02/2016 27/02/2020

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Bridget Loulie Governor Appointed by foundation/Trust 18/02/2016 18/02/2020
Bridget Loulie Governor Appointed by GB/board 18/02/2016 18/02/2020
Bridget Loulie Governor Appointed by foundation/Trust 18/02/2016 18/02/2020
Chris Mottram Governor Appointed by foundation/Trust 09/06/2016 31/08/2019
David Huws Governor Elected by school staff 29/09/2017 31/08/2019
David Perls Chair of governors Appointed by GB/board 21/06/2018 31/08/2019
Jo Petts Governor Appointed by foundation/Trust 01/09/2015 31/08/2019
Matthew Larkin Governor Appointed by foundation/Trust 07/09/2015 31/08/2019
RSC Region:
West Midlands
Government Office Region:
North West
Cheshire West and Chester
Hartford & Greenbank
Parliamentary Constituency:
Weaver Vale
Urban/Rural Description:
Urban city and town
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Middle Super Output Area (MSOA):
Cheshire West and Chester 023
Lower Super Output Area (LSOA):
Cheshire West and Chester 023A

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