Establishment James Calvert Spence College

URN: 122363

Community school

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Acklington Road, Amble, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE65 0NG
Local authority:
Northumberland (929)
Mr Neil Rodgers
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9 to 18
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School type:
Community school
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URN: 122363, DfE number: 929/4439
UKPRN: 10001685
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Ofsted rating:
Requires improvement (Last inspection: 17 October 2018)
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No boarders
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No Nursery Classes
Official sixth form:
Has a sixth form
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No Special Classes
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Chair of governors

Chair of governors
Name Appointed by From To
Sean Harris Appointed by GB/board 18/07/2018 17/07/2022


Name Appointed by From To
Jane Grey Elected by school staff 05/12/2018 04/12/2022
Yvonne Walker Appointed by GB/board 05/12/2018 04/12/2022
John McDermott Appointed by GB/board 20/03/2018 19/03/2022
Mary Mewett Appointed by GB/board 20/03/2018 19/03/2022
Robert Arckless Appointed by GB/board 20/03/2018 19/03/2022
Susan Currie Nominated by LA and appointed by GB 27/06/2017 26/06/2021
Neil Rodgers Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 01/01/2016 31/12/2020
Jenny Bewley Elected by parents 29/11/2016 28/11/2020
Stephen Harker Appointed by GB/board 29/11/2016 28/11/2020
Stephen Shanks Elected by parents 29/11/2016 28/11/2020
Alex Bennett Appointed by GB/board 24/11/2015 23/11/2019
RSC Region:
North of England
Government Office Region:
North East
Amble West with Warkworth
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Urban/Rural Description:
Rural town and fringe in a sparse setting
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Middle Super Output Area (MSOA):
Northumberland 006
Lower Super Output Area (LSOA):
Northumberland 006D

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