Establishment Abacus Primary School

URN: 133312

Community school

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Tresco Way, The Wick, Wickford, Essex, SS12 9GJ
Local authority:
Essex (881)
Mrs Heidi Blakeley
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4 to 11
Phase of education:
School type:
Community school
Gender of entry:
URN: 133312, DfE number: 881/3257
UKPRN: 10074189
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Ofsted rating:
Good (Last inspection: 24 November 2016)
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No boarders
Nursery provision:
No Nursery Classes
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Does not have a sixth form
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Open date / Reason:
New Provision
Close date / Reason:
Not recorded
Not applicable
Special classes:
Not applicable
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Chair of governors

Chair of governors
Name Appointed by From To
Jan Myers Appointed by GB/board 01/09/2019 01/09/2020


Name Appointed by From To
Dafydd Mugford Appointed by GB/board 28/03/2019 28/03/2023
Anne Thomas Appointed by GB/board 01/10/2018 01/10/2022
Dawn Cooper Appointed by GB/board 01/10/2018 01/10/2022
Nishat Payne Appointed by GB/board 01/10/2018 01/10/2022
John Waters Appointed by GB/board 28/03/2017 28/03/2021
Gary DePlanque Appointed by GB/board 20/10/2016 19/10/2020
Heidi Blakeley Appointed by GB/board 04/01/2010 27/09/2020
Sue Lee Appointed by GB/board 07/07/2016 06/07/2020
John Wood Appointed by GB/board 14/12/2015 31/12/2019

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Chris Grint Governor Appointed by GB/board 01/09/2015 31/08/2019
Chris Grint Chair of governors Nominated by LA and appointed by GB 01/09/2015 31/07/2019
Vanessa Conroy Governor Appointed by GB/board 20/10/2016 01/06/2019
RSC Region:
East of England and North-East London
Government Office Region:
East of England
Wickford Park
Parliamentary Constituency:
Rayleigh and Wickford
Urban/Rural Description:
Urban city and town
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Middle Super Output Area (MSOA):
Basildon 007
Lower Super Output Area (LSOA):
Basildon 007E

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