Establishment Merrydale Junior School

URN: 143244

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Claydon Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE5 0PL
Local authority:
Leicester (856)
Mrs Catriona Mugglestone
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7 to 11
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Academy sponsor:
Discovery Schools Academies Trust Ltd
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URN: 143244, DfE number: 856/2265
UKPRN: 10057875
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Ofsted rating:
Good (Last inspection: 24 October 2019)
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No boarders
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No Nursery Classes
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No Special Classes
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Chair of local governing body

Chair of local governing body
Name Shared with Appointed by From To
Lesley Butcher Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 01/11/2016 31/10/2020

Local governors

Local governors
Name Shared with Appointed by From To
Catriona Mugglestone Not recorded Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 01/11/2016 31/10/2023
Ebenezer Babalola Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 01/09/2019 31/08/2022
Shafinaz Patel Not recorded Elected by parents 20/06/2019 19/06/2021
Jill Mellar Not recorded Elected by school staff 28/02/2019 27/02/2021
Mariam Essof Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 26/02/2020 25/02/2021
Ola Fatuga Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 26/02/2020 25/02/2021

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Dimple Jayeshkumar Local governor Elected by parents 06/07/2018 08/09/2019
RSC Region:
East Midlands and the Humber
Government Office Region:
East Midlands
North Evington
Parliamentary Constituency:
Leicester East
Urban/Rural Description:
Urban city and town
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Middle Super Output Area (MSOA):
Leicester 011
Lower Super Output Area (LSOA):
Leicester 011C

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