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Schools: Chelmsford

Volume 463: debated on Tuesday 17 July 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many spare places there are for pupils in (a) West Chelmsford constituency and (b) Chelmsford local authority area in (i) primary and (ii) secondary schools. (149604)

[holding answer 16 July 2007]: The Department collects information annually from each local authority on the numbers of surplus school places. The most recent data available is for 2006. The following tables outline the numbers of surplus places in primary and secondary schools within the West Chelmsford parliamentary constituency and the Chelmsford district council area, which falls within Essex local authority area.

Surplus places in primary schools in West Chelmsford in 2006

School name

Surplus places

Barnes Farm Infant School

48

Barnes Farm Junior School

46

Boreham Primary School

9

Broomfield Primary School

2

Chancellor Park Primary School

45

Ford End Church of England Primary School

34

Great Leighs Primary School

32

Great Waltham Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School

9

Highwood Primary School

23

Kings Road Primary School

34

Lawford Mead Infant and Nursery School

64

Lawford Mead Junior School

72

Little Waltham Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School

0

Margaretting Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School

19

Melbourne Park Primary and Nursery School

76

Mildmay Infant and Nursery School

67

Mildmay Junior School

70

Moulsham Infant School

0

Moulsham Junior School

11

Newlands Spring Primary School

42

Oaklands Infant School

0

Our Lady Immaculate Catholic Primary School

0

Perryfields Infant School

20

Perryfields Junior School

12

Roxwell Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School

30

Springfield Primary School

119

St. Pius X Catholic Primary School

23

Stock Church of England Primary School

0

The Bishops’ Church of England and Roman Catholic Primary School

41

The Cathedral Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School, Chelmsford

33

The Tyrrells School

0

Trinity Road Primary School

112

Westlands Community Primary School

215

Writtle Infant School

32

Writtle Junior School

54

Total

1,394

Surplus places in secondary schools in West Chelmsford in 2006

School name

Surplus places

Chelmer Valley High School

4

Chelmsford County High School for Girls

0

Hylands School

0

King Edward VI Grammar School, Chelmsford

55

Moulsham High School

0

St. John Payne Catholic Comprehensive School, Chelmsford

99

St. Peters College

332

The Boswells School

0

Total

490

Surplus places in primary schools in Chelmsford district council area in 2006

School name

Surplus places

Baddow Hall Infant School

11

Baddow Hal! Junior School

0

Barnes Farm Infant School

48

Barnes Farm Junior School

46

Beehive Lane Community Primary School

14

Boreham Primary School

9

Broomfield Primary School

2

Chancellor Park Primary School

45

Collingwood Primary School

37

Danbury Park Community Primary School

0

Downham Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School

0

East Hanningfield Church of England Primary School

0

Elmwood Primary School

107

Ford End Church of England Primary School

34

Galleywood Infant School

33

Great Leighs Primary School

32

Great Waltham Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School

9

Highwood Primary School

23

Kings Road Primary School

34

Larkrise Primary School

31

Lawford Mead Infant and Nursery School

64

Lawford Mead Junior School

72

Little Waltham Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School

0

Margaretting Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School

19

Meadgate Primary School

16

Melbourne Park Primary and Nursery School

76

Mildmay Infant and Nursery School

67

Mildmay Junior School

70

Moulsham Infant School

0

Moulsham Junior School

11

Newlands Spring Primary School

42

Oaklands Infant School

0

Our Lady Immaculate Catholic Primary School

0

Perryfields Infant School

20

Perryfields Junior School

12

Priory Primary School

33

Rettendon Primary School

9

Roxwell Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School

30

Runwell Community Primary School

1

Springfield Primary School

119

St. John Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School Danbury

55

St. Joseph’s Catholic Primary School

50

St. Mary's Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School Woodham Ferrers

18

St. Michael's Church of England Voluntary Aided Junior School

17

St. Peters Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School, West Hanningfield

0

St. Pius X Catholic Primary School

23

Stock Church of England Primary School

0

The Bishops’ Church of England and Roman Catholic Primary School

41

The Cathedral Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School, Chelmsford

33

The Chetwood Primary School

76

The Tyrrells School

0

Trinity Road Primary School

112

Trinity St Mary’s CofE Voluntary Aided Primary School, South Woodham Ferrers

0

Westlands Community Primary School

215

Woodville Primary School

23

Writtle Infant School

32

Writtle Junior School

34

Total

1,905

Surplus places in secondary schools in Chelmsford district council area in 2006

School name

Surplus places

Chelmer Valley High School

4

Chelmsford County High School for Girls

0

Great Baddow High School

0

Hylands School

0

King Edward VI Grammar School , Chelmsford

55

Moulsham High School

0

St. John Payne Catholic Comprehensive School, Chelmsford

99

St. Peters College

332

The Boswells School

0

The Sandon School

50

William de Ferrers School

55

Total

595

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many spare school places in (a) primary and (b) secondary schools there are within the boundaries of the new Chelmsford constituency. (149606)

[holding answer 16 July 2007]: The Department collects information annually from each local authority on the numbers of surplus school places. The most recent data available is for 2006. The following tables outline the numbers of surplus places in primary and secondary schools within the new parliamentary constituency of Chelmsford.

Surplus places in primary schools in the new constituency of Chelmsford in 2006

Ward

School name

Surplus places

Chelmer Village and Beaulieu Park

Barnes Farm Infant School

48

Chelmer Village and Beaulieu Park

Barnes Farm Junior School

46

Chelmer Village and Beaulieu Park

Chancellor Park Primary School

45

Galleywood

Galleywood Infant School

33

Galleywood

St. Michael's Church of England Voluntary Aided Junior School

17

Goat Hall

Mildmay Infant and Nursery School

70

Goat Hall

Mildmay Junior School

67

Great Baddow East

Baddow Hall Infant School

11

Great Baddow East

Baddow Hall Junior School

0

Great Baddow East

Meadgate Primary School

16

Great Baddow West

Beehive Lane Community Primary School

14 1

Great Baddow West

Larkrise Primary School

31

Marconi

Kings Road Primary School

34

Moulsham and Central

Oaklands Infant School

0

Moulsham and Central

Our Lady Immaculate Catholic Primary School

0

Moulsham and Central

The Cathedral Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School, Chelmsford

33

Moulsham Lodge

Moulsham Infant School

0

Moulsham Lodge

Moulsham Junior School

11

Patching Hall

St. Pius X Catholic Primary School

23

St. Andrews

Lawford Mead Infant and Nursery School

64

St. Andrews

Lawford Mead Junior School

72

St. Andrews

Melbourne Park Primary and Nursery School

78

St. Andrews

Newlands Spring Primary School

42

Springfield North

Springfield Primary School

119

Springfield North

The Bishops' Church of England and Roman Catholic Primary School

41

The Lawns

Perryfields Infant School

20

The Lawns

Perryfields Junior School

12

The Lawns

The Tyrrells School

0

Trinity

The Edward Francis Infant School

0

Trinity

The Edward Francis Junior School

2

Trinity

Trinity Road Primary School

112

Waterhouse Farm Total

Westlands Community Primary School

215

Total

1,226

Surplus places in secondary schools in the new constituency of Chelmsford in 2006

Ward

School name

Surplus places

Great Baddow West

Great Baddow High

0

Marconi

King Edward VI Grammar School

55

Moulsham Lodge

Moulsham High School

0

Patching Hall

Chelmsford County High

0

Patching Hall

St. John Payne Catholic Comp School

99

St. Andrews

St. Peters College

332

The Lawns

The Boswells School

0

Waterhouse Farm

Hylands School

0

Total

486