Establishment Merrylands Primary School

URN: 143205

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Cumberland Drive, Laindon, Basildon, Essex, SS15 6QS
Local authority
Essex (881)
Headteacher / Principal
Mrs Rachel Robinson
Phase of education
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Academy sponsor
Berlesduna Academy Trust
Gender of entry
URN: 143205, DfE number: 881/3252
UKPRN: 10057789
Establishment status
Admissions policy
Ofsted rating
Good (Last inspection: 11 July 2019)
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Religious character
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Religious ethos
Does not apply
No boarders
Nursery provision
Has Nursery Classes
Official sixth form
Does not have a sixth form
Number of pupils
Section 41 approved
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Open date
1 October 2016
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Closed date
Not recorded
Reason establishment closed
Not recorded
Special classes
Not applicable
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Date last changed / confirmed
11 February 2021
Type of SEN provision
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder
Type of resourced provision
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Chair of local governing body

Chair of local governing body
Name Shared with Appointed by From To
Steve West Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 17 May 2018 17 May 2022

Local governors

Local governors
Name Shared with Appointed by From To
Jo Melanaphy Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 10 February 2020 10 February 2024
Lilly Booth Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 18 December 2015 18 December 2023
Rachel Robinson Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 2 September 2019 1 August 2023
Gill Marshall Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 1 July 2016 10 September 2022
Eileen Patching Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 10 September 2017 10 September 2021

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Katie Learmouth Local governor Appointed by GB/board 13 May 2019 25 January 2021
Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region
East of England and North-East London
Government office region (GOR)
East of England
Laindon Park
Parliamentary constituency
Basildon and Billericay
Urban/rural description
(England/Wales) Urban city and town
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code
Census ward
Middle super output area (MSOA)
Basildon 014
Lower super output area (LSOA)
Basildon 014B

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