Establishment St Antony's RC Primary School

URN: 119516

Voluntary aided school

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Shadsworth Road, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB1 2HP
Local authority
Blackburn with Darwen (889)
Headteacher / Principal
Mrs Heather McGowan
Phase of education
School type
Voluntary aided school
Gender of entry
URN: 119516, DfE number: 889/3512
UKPRN: 10072721
Establishment status
Admissions policy
Not applicable
Ofsted rating
Good (Last inspection: 3 April 2019)
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Religious character
Roman Catholic
Diocese of Salford
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
7 April 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
Gerard Barry Ex-officio foundation governor (appointed by foundation by virtue of the office they hold) 1 August 2017 1 August 2021


Name Appointed by From To
Caroline Palmer Foundation/sponsor members 28 March 2019 27 March 2023
Susan Johnson Elected by parents 1 October 2014 11 March 2023
Michelle Scott Elected by parents 11 March 2019 10 March 2023
Anna Brown Appointed by GB/board 27 June 2017 26 June 2021
Brian Souter Appointed by GB/board 27 June 2017 26 June 2021

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Gemma Linley Governor Appointed by foundation/Trust 1 September 2016 1 September 2020
Jakub Jachera Governor Appointed by foundation/Trust 18 May 2016 18 May 2020
Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region
Lancashire and West Yorkshire
Government office region (GOR)
North West
Blackburn with Darwen
Audley & Queen's Park
Parliamentary constituency
Urban/rural description
(England/Wales) Urban city and town
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code
Census ward
Middle super output area (MSOA)
Blackburn with Darwen 008
Lower super output area (LSOA)
Blackburn with Darwen 008F

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