Establishment St Mary's CofE Academy Stotfold

URN: 138022

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Rook Tree Lane, Stotfold, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG5 4DL
Local authority:
Central Bedfordshire (823)
Headteacher / Principal:
Miss Sam Bishop
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5 to 9
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URN: 138022, DfE number: 823/3014
UKPRN: 10037001
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Ofsted rating:
Good (Last inspection: 16 January 2020)
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Religious character:
Church of England
Diocese of St Albans
Religious ethos:
Does not apply
No boarders
Nursery provision:
No Nursery Classes
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Does not have a sixth form
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No Special Classes
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Chair of trustees

Chair of trustees
Name Appointed by From To
Robert James Thornley Appointed by GB/board 01/04/2012 01/04/2024


Name Appointed by From To
Anna Louise Matthews Appointed by foundation/Trust 01/04/2016 01/04/2024
Deborah Flanagan Appointed by academy members 01/04/2016 01/04/2024
Louise Cavanagh Elected by parents 13/02/2020 12/02/2024
Caroline Chessum Elected by parents 28/01/2020 27/01/2024
Susan Steptoe Nominated by other body and appointed by GB 01/09/2014 01/09/2022
Joan Welch Elected by school staff 01/02/2018 31/01/2022
Anne Clarey Any additional members appointed by the members of the academy trust 11/06/2013 11/06/2021
Sarah Crone Appointed by academy members 11/05/2020 10/05/2021
Emma Garside Elected by parents 17/04/2017 16/04/2021
William Thomas Britt Ex-officio foundation governor (appointed by foundation by virtue of the office they hold) 01/01/2015 Not recorded


Name Appointed by From
John Street Any additional members appointed by the members of the academy trust 01/04/2012
Jonathan White Elected by parents 01/04/2012
Robert James Thornley Any additional members appointed by the members of the academy trust 01/04/2012

Accounting officer

Accounting officer
Name From To
Sam Bishop 01/01/2014 Not recorded

Chief financial officer

Chief financial officer
Name From To
Deborah Flanagan 01/04/2012 Not recorded

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Jane Braithwaite Trustee Elected by parents 27/04/2016 27/01/2020
Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region:
North-West London and South-Central England
Government office region (GOR):
East of England
Central Bedfordshire
Stotfold and Langford
Parliamentary constituency:
North East Bedfordshire
Urban/rural description:
(England/Wales) Rural town and fringe
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Middle super output area (MSOA):
Central Bedfordshire 014
Lower super output area (LSOA):
Central Bedfordshire 014B

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