Establishment St Mary's Catholic Primary School

URN: 144401

Academy sponsor led

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Cobden Road, Worthing, West Sussex, BN11 4BD
Local authority:
West Sussex (938)
Headteacher / Principal:
Mrs Gemma Irvine
Phase of education:
School type:
Academy sponsor led
Gender of entry:
URN: 144401, DfE number: 938/2041
UKPRN: 10063419
Establishment status:
Admissions policy:
Not applicable
Ofsted rating:
Good (Last inspection: 17 October 2019)
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Religious character:
Roman Catholic
Diocese of Arundel and Brighton
Religious ethos:
No boarders
Nursery provision:
No Nursery Classes
Official sixth form:
Does not have a sixth form
Number of pupils:
Section 41 approved:
Not applicable
Open date:
Reason establishment opened:
01 April 2017
New Provision
Closed date:
Reason establishment closed:
Not recorded
Not recorded
Special classes:
Not applicable
Percentage of children eligible for free school meals: Help with percentage of children eligible for free school meals field Opens a dialog
Date last changed / confirmed:
06 January 2021
Type of SEN provision:
Type of resourced provision:
Not applicable
Resourced provision number on roll:
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Special Educational Needs (SEN) unit number on roll:
Special Educational Needs (SEN) unit capacity:

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Chair of local governing body

Chair of local governing body
Name Shared with Appointed by From To
Dorothy Rollason Not recorded Foundation/sponsor members 01 April 2017 31 March 2021

Local governors

Local governors
Name Shared with Appointed by From To
Nicholas Higham Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 21 December 2020 20 December 2024
Robert (Bob) Smytherman Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 21 December 2020 20 December 2024
Ross Weeks Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 08 December 2020 07 December 2024
Terry Martin Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 27 October 2020 26 October 2024
Katie Rampton Not recorded Elected by parents 04 November 2019 03 November 2023
Richard Challinor Not recorded Foundation/sponsor members 04 February 2019 03 February 2023
Sarah Howells Not recorded Elected by school staff 01 December 2017 30 November 2021
Christina Ruso Not recorded Parent appointed by GB/board due to no election candidates 01 April 2017 31 March 2021
Gemma Irvine Not recorded Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 01 September 2017 Not recorded

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Kate Jarvis Local governor Foundation/sponsor members 04 February 2019 24 February 2020
Joanna Kay Kirby Local governor Appointed by foundation/Trust 14 February 2018 10 February 2020
Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region:
South-East England and South London
Government office region (GOR):
South East
Parliamentary constituency:
Worthing West
Urban/rural description:
(England/Wales) Urban city and town
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code:
Census ward:
Middle super output area (MSOA):
Worthing 008
Lower super output area (LSOA):
Worthing 008A

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Free school meals

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