Establishment Lexden Springs School

URN: 115475

Community special school

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Address
Winstree Road, Colchester, Essex, CO3 0PZ
Local authority
Essex (881)
Headteacher / Principal
Mr Simon Wall
Phase of education
Not applicable
School type
Community special school
Gender of entry
Mixed
ID
URN: 115475, DfE number: 881/7069
UKPRN: 10016311
Establishment status
Open
Admissions policy
Not applicable
Telephone
01206563321
Ofsted rating
Good (Last inspection: 4 December 2019)
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Religious character
Does not apply
Diocese
Not applicable
Boarders
Boarding school
Nursery provision
Has Nursery Classes
Official sixth form
Has a sixth form
Number of pupils
174
Open date
Not recorded
Reason establishment opened
Not applicable
Closed date
Not recorded
Reason establishment closed
Not applicable
Special classes
Has Special Classes
Percentage of children eligible for free school meals Help with percentage of children eligible for free school meals field Opens a dialog
37.2%
Date last changed / confirmed
14 April 2021
Type of SEN provision
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder, SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty and PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty
Type of resourced provision
Not applicable
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Resourced provision capacity
Special Educational Needs (SEN) unit number on roll
Special Educational Needs (SEN) unit capacity

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Chair of governors

Chair of governors
Name Appointed by From To
Shirley Croft Appointed by GB/board 23 July 2019 15 January 2022

Governors

Governors
Name Appointed by From To
John Norton Appointed by GB/board 4 April 2019 4 April 2022
Vicki Stevens Parent appointed by GB/board due to no election candidates 22 March 2018 21 March 2022
Marie Saunders Elected by school staff 20 January 2014 21 January 2022
Rachel Burrage Appointed by GB/board 7 December 2017 6 December 2021
David Burrows Appointed by GB/board 23 July 2019 22 May 2021
Simon Wall Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 1 September 2013 Not recorded

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Lynn Lennard-Jones Governor Appointed by GB/board 23 March 2017 22 March 2021
Sharon Slade Governor Elected by parents 16 January 2013 18 January 2021
Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region
East of England and North-East London
Government office region (GOR)
East of England
District
Colchester
Ward
Stanway
Parliamentary constituency
Witham
Urban/rural description
(England/Wales) Urban city and town
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code
E10000012
Easting
595677
Northing
224424
Census ward
Unknown
Middle super output area (MSOA)
Colchester 012
Lower super output area (LSOA)
Colchester 012C

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