Establishment Layer-de-la-Haye Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School

URN: 115080

Voluntary controlled school

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High Road, Layer-de-la-Haye, Colchester, Essex, CO2 0DS
Local authority:
Essex (881)
Mrs Donna Gaffney
Age range: Help with age range field
5 to 11
Phase of education:
School type:
Voluntary controlled school
Gender of entry:
URN: 115080, DfE number: 881/3026
UKPRN: 10071003
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Admissions policy:
Not applicable
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Ofsted rating:
Good (Last inspection: 13 September 2017)
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Religious character:
Church of England
Diocese of Chelmsford
No boarders
Nursery provision:
No Nursery Classes
Official sixth form:
Does not have a sixth form
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Not recorded
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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
David Jones Persons who are appointed by the foundation body or sponsor (if applicable) 03/12/2012 30/11/2020


Name Appointed by From To
Pamela Wright Appointed by GB/board 21/03/2016 21/03/2024
Philip Hurst Appointed by GB/board 21/03/2016 20/03/2024
Rosemary Gissler-Weber Foundation/sponsor members 19/03/2012 03/12/2023
Emily Harris Elected by parents 24/10/2019 24/10/2023
Richard Moxon Parent appointed by GB/board due to no election candidates 01/12/2014 28/09/2023
Lee White Elected by parents 01/04/2019 01/04/2023
Katharine Evans Appointed by GB/board 09/03/2020 09/03/2023
Vivien Jack Appointed by LA 05/02/2020 05/02/2023
Amy Dennis Appointed by GB/board 01/09/2014 31/12/2022
Craig Last Elected by parents 18/11/2018 18/11/2022
Tracy Baxter Appointed by GB/board 01/09/2017 10/10/2021
Alistair Woodcock Appointed by GB/board 13/12/2010 13/12/2020
Donna Gaffney Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 01/09/2018 Not recorded

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Tiffany Tiddy Governor Elected by school staff 06/11/2017 19/04/2020
Emma Hurst Governor Appointed by GB/board 21/03/2016 21/03/2020
Brian Turner Governor Appointed by GB/board 06/10/2011 05/10/2019
Samantha Byrne Governor Nominated by LA and appointed by GB 03/12/2012 31/08/2019
Claire Pearson Governor Parent appointed by GB/board due to no election candidates 02/11/2015 31/07/2019
Lydia Smith Governor Foundation/sponsor members 01/09/2016 31/07/2019
RSC Region:
East of England and North-East London
Government Office Region:
East of England
Marks Tey and Layer
Parliamentary Constituency:
Urban/Rural Description:
Rural town and fringe
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Census Ward:
Middle Super Output Area (MSOA):
Colchester 019
Lower Super Output Area (LSOA):
Colchester 019C

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