Establishment Wells Park School

URN: 115450

Community special school

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Address
School Lane, Lambourne Road, Chigwell, Essex, IG7 6NN
Local authority
Essex (881)
Headteacher / Principal
Mr Matthew Surman
Phase of education
Not applicable
School type
Community special school
Gender of entry
Mixed
ID
URN: 115450, DfE number: 881/7022
UKPRN: 10078281
Establishment status
Open, but proposed to close
Admissions policy
Not applicable
Telephone
02085026442
Ofsted rating
Outstanding (Last inspection: 22 November 2016)
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Religious character
Does not apply
Diocese
Not applicable
Boarders
Boarding school
Nursery provision
Not applicable
Official sixth form
Not applicable
Number of pupils
52
Open date
Not recorded
Reason establishment opened
Not applicable
Closed date
30 November 2021
Reason establishment closed
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Special classes
Has Special Classes
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59.6%
Date last changed / confirmed
14 July 2021
Type of SEN provision
SEMH - Social, Emotional and Mental Health
Type of resourced provision
Not recorded
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Resourced provision capacity
Special Educational Needs (SEN) unit number on roll
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Chair of governors

Chair of governors
Name Appointed by From To
Sally Ann Elliott Appointed by GB/board 24 September 2019 23 September 2023

Governors

Governors
Name Appointed by From To
Matthew Surman Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 1 January 2021 31 December 2025
Joanne Alexander-Sefre Appointed by GB/board 21 September 2020 20 September 2024
Gemma Woodall Appointed by GB/board 6 July 2020 10 July 2024
Chloe Baghurst Elected by school staff 1 September 2018 31 August 2022
Paul Johnson Appointed by GB/board 1 September 2018 31 August 2022

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Jason Cornish Governor Appointed by GB/board 16 March 2020 31 August 2021
Caroline Mitchell Governor Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 9 July 2018 31 July 2021
Nicholas Kaye Chair of governors Appointed by GB/board 1 September 2018 31 December 2020
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Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region
East of England and North-East London
Government office region (GOR)
East of England
District
Epping Forest
Ward
Chigwell Row
Parliamentary constituency
Epping Forest
Urban/rural description
(England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code
E10000012
Easting
545616
Northing
192763
Census ward
Unknown
Middle super output area (MSOA)
Epping Forest 016
Lower super output area (LSOA)
Epping Forest 016A
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