Establishment Heighington Church of England Primary School

URN: 137022

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Hopelands, Heighington, Newton Aycliffe, County Durham, DL5 6PH
Local authority
Darlington (841)
Headteacher / Principal
Mrs Carly Stonier
Phase of education
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URN: 137022, DfE number: 841/3132
UKPRN: 10034926
Establishment status
Admissions policy
Not applicable
Ofsted rating
Good (Last inspection: 11 December 2019)
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Religious character
Church of England
Diocese of Durham
Religious ethos
Does not apply
No boarders
Nursery provision
No Nursery Classes
Official sixth form
Not applicable
Number of pupils
Section 41 approved
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Open date
1 August 2011
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Closed date
Not recorded
Reason establishment closed
Not recorded
Special classes
No Special Classes
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Date last changed / confirmed
18 November 2021
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Not applicable
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Chair of local governing body

Chair of local governing body
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Lisa Thom Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 19 October 2020 18 October 2024

Local governors

Local governors
Name Shared with Appointed by From To
Tom Keenan Not recorded Appointed by academy members 28 June 2021 27 June 2025
Michael Rowlson Not recorded Appointed by academy members 17 May 2021 16 May 2025
Lisa Hails Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 18 March 2021 17 March 2025
Mark James Rowcroft Not recorded Elected by parents 7 December 2020 6 December 2024
Susan Wood Not recorded Foundation/sponsor members 12 May 2020 13 May 2024
Michelle Louise Wallis Not recorded Elected by school staff 15 October 2019 14 October 2023
Carly Stonier Not recorded Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 1 January 2019 Not recorded
Lissa Melanie Scott Not recorded Ex-officio foundation governor (appointed by foundation by virtue of the office they hold) 1 August 2015 Not recorded

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Name Role Appointed by From To
Tom Keenan Local governor Appointed by academy members 21 June 2017 20 June 2021
Michael Rowlson Local governor Parent appointed by GB/board due to no election candidates 4 May 2017 3 May 2021
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Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region
North of England
Government office region (GOR)
North East
Heighington & Coniscliffe
Parliamentary constituency
Urban/rural description
(England/Wales) Rural town and fringe
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code
Middle super output area (MSOA)
Darlington 001
Lower super output area (LSOA)
Darlington 001C
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