Establishment The Holy Cross School

URN: 138459

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Single-academy trust: THE HOLY CROSS SCHOOL

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Address
25 Sandal Road, New Malden, Surrey, KT3 5AR
Local authority
Kingston upon Thames (314)
Headteacher / Principal
Mrs Dervla McConn-Finch
Phase of education
Secondary
School type
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Single-academy trust
THE HOLY CROSS SCHOOL
Gender of entry
Girls
ID
URN: 138459, DfE number: 314/5402
UKPRN: 10038104
Establishment status
Open
Admissions policy
Non-selective
Telephone
02083954225
Ofsted rating
Good (Last inspection: 19 May 2022)
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Religious character
Roman Catholic
Diocese
Archdiocese of Southwark
Religious ethos
Does not apply
Boarders
No boarders
Nursery provision
No Nursery Classes
Official sixth form
Has a sixth form
Number of pupils
982
Section 41 approved
Not applicable
Open date
1 August 2012
Reason establishment opened
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Closed date
Not recorded
Reason establishment closed
Not recorded
Special classes
Has Special Classes
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9.7%
Date last changed / confirmed
22 August 2022
Type of SEN provision
Type of resourced provision
Not recorded
Resourced provision number on roll
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Chair of trustees

Chair of trustees
Name Appointed by From To
Piers North Appointed by foundation/Trust 9 September 2021 19 June 2026

Trustees

Trustees
Name Appointed by From To
Margaret Donovan Appointed by foundation/Trust 21 September 2022 21 September 2026
Kate Kelk Appointed by foundation/Trust 20 June 2018 19 June 2026
Christine Lydon Elected by parents 13 May 2022 12 May 2026
Caroline Ferrari-Ellis Appointed by foundation/Trust 30 July 2021 29 July 2025
Angela Rout Elected by school staff 1 April 2021 31 March 2025
Ksenia Edsall Appointed by GB/board 20 January 2021 19 January 2025
Shereen Tadros Elected by parents 1 November 2020 31 October 2024
Brian Sullivan Appointed by foundation/Trust 20 October 2020 19 October 2024
Nora Murphy Appointed by foundation/Trust 7 October 2016 6 October 2024
Josephine Smith Elected by school staff 1 September 2020 31 August 2024
Ronald Henstock Appointed by foundation/Trust 1 August 2016 31 July 2024
Dervla McConn-Finch Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 1 September 2021 Not recorded

Members

Members
Name Appointed by From
Matthew Dickens Appointed by foundation/Trust 1 August 2012
Paul McCallum Appointed by foundation/Trust 1 May 2016
Piers North Appointed by foundation/Trust 1 March 2022

Accounting officer

Accounting officer
Name From To
Dervla McConn-Finch 1 September 2021 Not recorded

Chief financial officer

Chief financial officer
Name From To
Alan Horwood 1 August 2012 Not recorded

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Anna-Marie Boyd Trustee Appointed by foundation/Trust 1 August 2016 31 August 2022
Una Keely Trustee Appointed by foundation/Trust 13 September 2018 31 August 2022
Karen Safo-Barnieh Trustee Appointed by GB/board 13 October 2021 1 July 2022
Shane Dias Trustee Appointed by foundation/Trust 5 May 2018 4 May 2022
Anna-Marie Boyd Member Appointed by foundation/Trust 1 August 2016 1 March 2022
Yalena Li Martino Trustee Elected by parents 1 November 2020 25 January 2022
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Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region
South-East England and South London
Government office region (GOR)
London
District
Kingston upon Thames
Ward
New Malden Village
Parliamentary constituency
Kingston and Surbiton
Urban/rural description
(England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code
E09000021
Easting
521026
Northing
167976
Middle super output area (MSOA)
Kingston upon Thames 012
Lower super output area (LSOA)
Kingston upon Thames 012E
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This field is not editable by establishment users as it is populated by the DfE using the underlying data from the schools, pupils and their characteristics statistical release published each summer. The figures used are the performance table figures which ensures GIAS and the Find and Compare Schools in England service are consistent.

This information is compiled from the data returned by establishments for their establishment's situation on the third Thursday in January, in the spring school census data collection return.

This field shows whether a pupil's family have claimed eligibility for free school meals as reported in the annual spring school census. Pupils or their parents are able to claim free school meals if they receive a qualifying benefit. This field does not show pupils who actually received free school meals but the percentage of those who are eligible to receive them.