Establishment St Meryl School

URN: 117166

Community school

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The Mead, Carpenders Park, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD19 5BT
Local authority
Hertfordshire (919)
Headteacher / Principal
Mr Craig Davies
Phase of education
School type
Community school
Gender of entry
URN: 117166, DfE number: 919/2131
UKPRN: 10079580
Establishment status
Admissions policy
Not applicable
Ofsted rating
Good (Last inspection: 9 June 2021)
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Religious character
Does not apply
Not applicable
No boarders
Nursery provision
Has Nursery Classes
Official sixth form
Does not have a sixth form
Number of pupils
Open date
1 January 1900
Reason establishment opened
Not applicable
Closed date
Not recorded
Reason establishment closed
Not recorded
Special classes
No Special Classes
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Date last changed / confirmed
17 November 2021
Type of SEN provision
Type of resourced provision
Not recorded
Resourced provision number on roll
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
Olga Cara Appointed by GB/board 1 March 2018 28 February 2022


Name Appointed by From To
Terri Newnham Appointed by GB/board 11 November 2020 10 November 2024
Craig Davies Appointed by GB/board 1 March 2020 28 February 2024
Alice MacKenzie Appointed by GB/board 2 December 2019 1 December 2023
Tony Peiris Appointed by GB/board 2 December 2019 1 December 2023
Eloise Swain Appointed by GB/board 5 September 2019 4 September 2023
Palak Shah Appointed by GB/board 30 April 2019 29 April 2023

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Shruti Morjaria Governor Appointed by GB/board 6 December 2017 4 December 2021
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Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region
North-West London and South-Central England
Government office region (GOR)
East of England
Three Rivers
Carpenders Park
Parliamentary constituency
Urban/rural description
(England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code
Middle super output area (MSOA)
Three Rivers 010
Lower super output area (LSOA)
Three Rivers 010C
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School capacity

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Free school meals

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