Establishment West Cornforth Primary School

URN: 114079

Community school

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High Street, West Cornforth, Ferryhill, County Durham, DL17 9HP
Local authority
County Durham (840)
Headteacher / Principal
Mrs Jill Hodgson
Phase of education
School type
Community school
Gender of entry
URN: 114079, DfE number: 840/2370
UKPRN: 10073263
Establishment status
Admissions policy
Not applicable
Ofsted rating
Outstanding (Last inspection: 7 November 2018)
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Religious character
Does not apply
Not applicable
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
11 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 governors

Chair of governors
Name Appointed by From To
Dennis Ramsey Appointed by GB/board 10 April 2020 9 April 2022


Name Appointed by From To
Joan Low Nominated by LA and appointed by GB 12 October 2021 11 October 2025
Paul Tyler Appointed by GB/board 5 July 2021 4 July 2025
David Seed Appointed by GB/board 7 June 2021 6 June 2025
Ian Machin Appointed by GB/board 26 March 2021 25 March 2025
Tracy Hutchinson Appointed by GB/board 26 March 2021 25 March 2025
Margaret Berry Appointed by GB/board 13 March 2020 14 March 2024
Jane Brown Appointed by GB/board 6 March 2020 7 March 2024
Julie Smith Appointed by GB/board 21 September 2019 22 September 2023
Maxine Stokes Elected by parents 1 July 2019 2 July 2023
Jill Hodgson Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 1 April 2016 Not recorded

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Joan Low Governor Nominated by LA and appointed by GB 13 October 2017 12 October 2021
Paul Tyler Governor Appointed by GB/board 26 July 2017 5 July 2021
Ian Machin Governor Appointed by GB/board 27 March 2017 26 March 2021
Tracey Hutchinson Governor Appointed by GB/board 27 March 2017 26 March 2021
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Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region
North of England
Government office region (GOR)
North East
County Durham
Bishop Middleham and Cornforth
Parliamentary constituency
Urban/rural description
(England/Wales) Rural town and fringe
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code
Middle super output area (MSOA)
County Durham 050
Lower super output area (LSOA)
County Durham 050A
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School capacity

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Free school meals

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