Establishment Colston's Girls' School

URN: 135581

Academy sponsor led

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Cheltenham Road, Bristol, BS6 5RD
Local authority:
Bristol, City of (801)
Mrs Kerry McCullagh
Age range: Help with age range field
11 to 18
Phase of education:
School type:
Academy sponsor led
Academy trust:
Academy sponsor:
Merchant Venturers, The Society of
Gender of entry:
URN: 135581, DfE number: 801/6909
UKPRN: 10031006
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Ofsted rating:
Outstanding (Last inspection: 25 November 2010)
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Religious character:
Does not apply
Not applicable
Religious ethos:
No boarders
Nursery provision:
Not applicable
Official sixth form:
Has a sixth form
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Section 41 approved:
Not applicable
Open date / Reason:
New Provision
Closed date / Reason:
Not recorded
Not applicable
Special classes:
No Special Classes
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Not recorded
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Chair of local governing body

Chair of local governing body
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Chris Patterson Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 06/12/2019 14/03/2023

Local governors

Local governors
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Jacqueline Cornish Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 18/05/2020 18/05/2024
Alan Hayes Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 05/12/2019 04/12/2023
Shiva Nokhasteh Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 05/12/2019 04/12/2023
Debbie England Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 31/01/2019 30/01/2023
Kathryn Vaughan Not recorded Elected by parents 30/01/2019 29/01/2023
Joseph Gould Not recorded Elected by school staff 25/09/2018 24/09/2022
Angela Marsden Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 17/12/2017 13/12/2021
Mohammed Saddiq Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 16/10/2017 15/10/2021
Simon Shirley Not recorded Elected by parents 01/09/2017 31/08/2021
Richard Gaunt Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 10/04/2017 09/04/2021
Kerry McCullagh Not recorded Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 01/09/2019 Not recorded

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Chris Patterson Local governor Appointed by GB/board 15/03/2019 05/12/2019
Gilliam Camm Chair of local governing body Appointed by foundation/Trust 01/04/2018 05/12/2019
Paula Coonerty Local governor Appointed by foundation/Trust 01/02/2018 29/09/2019
RSC Region:
South-West England
Government Office Region:
South West
Bristol, City of
Parliamentary Constituency:
Bristol West
Urban/Rural Description:
Urban city and town
GSS LA Code:
Census Ward:
Middle Super Output Area (MSOA):
Bristol 020
Lower Super Output Area (LSOA):
Bristol 020A

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