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Merton Bank Primary School (St Helens) data

Merton Bank Primary School is located in St Helens and falls under the local authority of St. Helens. This mixed-sex primary school has 218 pupils, with a capacity of 210, aged from three up to eleven, and the type of establishment is community school. The school has 11 teachers with each teacher on average earning the full-time equivalent of £31,940. The most recend Ofsted inspection was 20th June 2017 resulting in a good rating.


Merton Bank Primary School contact details

AddressMerton Bank Primary School
Roper Street
St Helens
Executive HeadteacherMr Mark Griffiths

About Merton Bank Primary School

Phase of EducationPrimary
Type of EstablishmentCommunity school
Admissions PolicyNot applicable
Statutory Low Age3
Statutory High Age11
BoardersNo boarders
Official Sixth FormDoes not have a sixth form
Religious CharacterDoes not apply
DioceseNot applicable
Special ClassesHas Special Classes


Census Date16th January 2020
School Capacity210
Number of Pupils218104% capacity
Number of Boys11352%
Number of Girls10548%
Free School Meals (%)44.4%

Where is Merton Bank Primary School?

Street AddressRoper Street
TownSt Helens
PostcodeWA9 1EJ
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Merton Bank Primary School on a map

Merton Bank Primary School map (WA9 1EJ) - OS VectorMap District (Ordnance Survey)

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Organisation ID1112532
Ofsted RegionNorth West
Deprivation Index5

Merton Bank Primary School Ofsted Report

This table compares the Merton Bank Primary School Ofsted reports from 20th June 2017 (10032189) and 13th May 2015 (ITS461588).

Inspection number10032189ITS461588
Inspection typeRequires Improvement S5 Reinspection Visit 1
Inspection type groupingRequires Improvement S5 Reinspection Visit 1
Event type groupingSchools - S5
Inspection start date20th June 201713th May 2015
Inspection end date21st June 201714th May 2015
Publication date17th July 20178th June 2015
Overall effectiveness
Requires Improvement
Outcomes for pupils
Requires Improvement
Quality of teaching, learning and assessment
Requires Improvement
Effectiveness of leadership and management
Personal development, behaviour and welfare
No Judgement
Early years provision (where applicable)
Requires Improvement
16 - 19 study programmes
No Judgement
No Judgement
Ofsted Last Inspection21st June 2017
Ofsted Special MeasuresNot applicable

Teachers at Merton Bank Primary School

Total Number of Teachers11
Total Number of Teachers (Full-Time Equivalent)9.5
Total Number of Teaching Assistants15
Total Number of Teaching Assistants (Full-Time Equivalent)11.5
Total Number of Non Classroom-based School Support Staff3
Total Number of Non Classroom-based School Support Staff (Full-Time Equivalent)2
Pupil:Teacher Ratio19.2
Mean Gross Full-Time Equivalent Salary of All Teachers£31,940

Merton Bank Primary School administrative data

Establishment NameMerton Bank Primary School
Establishment Number2068
Unique Reference Number104784
Local AuthoritySt. Helens
Local Authority Code342
Previous Local Authority Code999
Government Statistical Service Local Authority CodeE08000013
Government Office RegionNorth West
DistrictSt. Helens
District CodeE08000013
WardTown Centre
Parliamentary ConstituencySt Helens South and Whiston
Urban/Rural DescriptionUrban major conurbation
Middle Super Output AreaSt. Helens 014
Lower Super Output AreaSt. Helens 014D

Merton Bank Primary School history

Establishment StatusOpen
Last Changed Date3rd August 2020
Reason Establishment OpenedNot applicable
Reason Establishment ClosedNot applicable

Pupil Referral Unit

Teenage MothersNot applicable
Child Care FacilitiesNot applicable
Special Educational Needs (SEN) Provision in Primary Care UnitNot applicable
Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) Provides for Educational and Behavioural Difficulties (EBD)Not applicable
Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) Offers Tuition by Another ProviderNot applicable

Special Educational Needs

Section 41 ApprovedNot applicable


Trust flagNot applicable
School Sponsor flagNot applicable


Federation flagNot under a federation

Further Education/Higher Education

UK Provider Reference Number10070139
Further Education TypeNot applicable

Merton Bank Primary School geodata


Nearest schools to Merton Bank Primary School

SchoolPhase of EducationDistance
St Augustine of Canterbury Catholic High School
Boardmans Lane, Blackbrook, St Helens, WA11 9BB
Parish Church of England Primary School, St Helens
Charles Street, St Helens, WA10 1LW
Holy Cross Catholic Primary School
Charles Street, St Helens, WA10 1LN
Allanson Street Primary School
Gaskell Street, Parr, St Helens, WA9 1PL
St. Mary's Catholic Primary Blackbrook
Chain Lane, Blackbrook, St Helens, WA11 9QY
Ashurst Primary School
New Glade Hill, Off Chain Lane, Blackbrook, St Helens, WA11 9QJ
Mill Green School
Lansbury Avenue, Parr, St Helens, WA9 1BU
Not applicable1.2km
Launchpad Centre
College Street, St Helens, WA10 1UH
Not applicable1.3km
Lansbury Bridge School
Lansbury Avenue, Parr, St Helens, WA9 1TB
Not applicable1.3km
St Peter and St Paul Catholic Primary School
Derwent Road, Haresfinch, St Helens, WA11 9AT