Establishment St Catherine's Roman Catholic School

URN: 140757

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Pymore Road, Bridport, Dorset, DT6 3TR
Local authority:
Dorset (838)
Ms Frances Guppy
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5 to 11
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Academy sponsor:
Plymouth CAST
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URN: 140757, DfE number: 838/3400
UKPRN: 10045636
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Admissions policy:
Not applicable
Ofsted rating:
Requires improvement (Last inspection: 20 January 2017)
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Religious character:
Roman Catholic
Diocese of Plymouth
Religious ethos:
Does not apply
No boarders
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No Nursery Classes
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Does not have a sixth form
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Not applicable
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No Special Classes
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Chair of local governing body

Chair of local governing body
Name Shared with Appointed by From To
Christopher Addis Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 03/06/2016 02/06/2020

Local governors

Local governors
Name Shared with Appointed by From To
Frances Guppy Not recorded Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 28/02/2018 27/02/2022
Lydia Blake Not recorded Elected by school staff 28/02/2018 27/02/2022
Teresa Sturtivant Not recorded Appointed by academy members 19/09/2018 19/09/2021
Helen Brown Not recorded Appointed by academy members 19/09/2018 19/09/2020
Louise Adams Not recorded Appointed by academy members 19/09/2018 19/09/2020
Christopher Addis Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 03/06/2016 02/06/2020
Sharon Betts Not recorded Appointed by academy members 01/03/2019 01/03/2020
Georgina Coombs Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 27/11/2015 26/11/2019

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Judy West Local governor Elected by parents 01/03/2015 28/02/2019
RSC Region:
South-West England
Government Office Region:
South West
West Dorset
Bridport North
Parliamentary Constituency:
West Dorset
Urban/Rural Description:
Urban city and town
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Middle Super Output Area (MSOA):
West Dorset 006
Lower Super Output Area (LSOA):
West Dorset 006D

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