Establishment Bowes Hutchinson's CofE (Aided) School

URN: 114237

Voluntary aided school

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Bowes, Barnard Castle, County Durham, DL12 9LG
Local authority:
Durham (840)
Mrs C A Matthewman
Age range: Help with age range field
4 to 11
Phase of education:
School type:
Voluntary aided school
Gender of entry:
URN: 114237, DfE number: 840/3303
UKPRN: 10075840
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Ofsted rating:
Outstanding (Last inspection: 16 January 2009)
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Religious character:
Church of England
Diocese of Leeds (ce)
No boarders
Nursery provision:
No Nursery Classes
Official sixth form:
Does not have a sixth form
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Not recorded
Not applicable
Close date / Reason:
Not recorded
Not applicable
Special classes:
No Special Classes
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Not recorded
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Chair of governors

Chair of governors
Name Appointed by From To
Elisabeth Airey Elected by parents 12/11/2016 11/11/2020


Name Appointed by From To
John Martin Sayer Persons who are appointed by the foundation body or sponsor (if applicable) 10/01/2018 09/01/2022
John Martin Sayer Persons who are appointed by the foundation body or sponsor (if applicable) 10/01/2018 09/01/2022
Andrew Bracewell Persons who are appointed by the foundation body or sponsor (if applicable) 02/01/2018 01/01/2022
Patricia Jarrett Nominated by LA and appointed by GB 13/11/2017 12/11/2021
James A Lynn Appointed by foundation/Trust 01/11/2017 31/10/2021
D Robyn Peat Appointed by foundation/Trust 17/05/2016 16/05/2020
Christine Ann Matthewman Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 01/01/2015 Not recorded

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Julie D Turner Governor Appointed by foundation/Trust 01/09/2015 31/08/2019
Peter D Nicholls Governor Appointed by foundation/Trust 22/05/2015 21/05/2019
Susan M Scaife Governor Elected by school staff 21/05/2015 20/05/2019
Claire H Finn Governor Elected by parents 13/05/2015 12/05/2019
RSC Region:
North of England
Government Office Region:
North East
County Durham
Barnard Castle West
Parliamentary Constituency:
Bishop Auckland
Urban/Rural Description:
Rural hamlet and isolated dwellings in a sparse setting
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Middle Super Output Area (MSOA):
County Durham 065
Lower Super Output Area (LSOA):
County Durham 065B

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Free School Meals

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