Establishment Lexden Primary School with Unit for Hearing Impaired Pupils

URN: 114707

Community school

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Address
Trafalgar Road, Colchester, Essex, CO3 9AS
Local authority
Essex (881)
Headteacher / Principal
Mr Alex Candler
Phase of education
Primary
School type
Community school
Gender of entry
Mixed
ID
URN: 114707, DfE number: 881/2006
UKPRN: 10077251
Establishment status
Open
Admissions policy
Not applicable
Telephone
01206573519
Ofsted rating
Good (Last inspection: 8 February 2018)
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Religious character
Does not apply
Diocese
Not applicable
Boarders
No boarders
Nursery provision
Has Nursery Classes
Official sixth form
Does not have a sixth form
Number of pupils
232
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
15.9%
Date last changed / confirmed
22 September 2021
Type of SEN provision
HI - Hearing Impairment
Type of resourced provision
Resourced provision
Resourced provision number on roll
12
Resourced provision capacity
18
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
Michael Puttick Appointed by GB/board 11 July 2019 11 July 2023

Governors

Governors
Name Appointed by From To
Michael Poole Appointed by GB/board 29 June 2021 29 June 2025
Joanne Arnold Parent appointed by GB/board due to no election candidates 23 June 2021 22 June 2025
Yamuna Nair Appointed by GB/board 23 June 2021 22 June 2025
Dominic Green Appointed by GB/board 19 October 2020 18 October 2024
Helen Hudson Appointed by GB/board 7 October 2020 6 October 2024
Lindsey Patterson Elected by school staff 1 September 2019 31 August 2023
Marie Morris Appointed by GB/board 11 July 2019 10 July 2023
Matt Simpkins Appointed by GB/board 11 July 2019 10 July 2023
Janet Ortega Nominated by LA and appointed by GB 5 December 2018 4 December 2022
Emily Gilbertson Parent appointed by GB/board due to no election candidates 6 November 2018 5 November 2022
Alex Candler Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 1 September 2016 Not recorded

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Catherine Gregory Governor Appointed by GB/board 23 January 2018 23 June 2021
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Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region
East of England and North-East London
Government office region (GOR)
East of England
District
Colchester
Ward
Prettygate
Parliamentary constituency
Colchester
Urban/rural description
(England/Wales) Urban city and town
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code
E10000012
Easting
596260
Northing
224840
Census ward
Unknown
Middle super output area (MSOA)
Colchester 009
Lower super output area (LSOA)
Colchester 009B
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