Lexden Springs School

URN: 115475

Address: Winstree Road, Colchester, Essex, CO3 0PZ

Rating and reports

Inspection outcome

The overall outcome of the inspection on 30 January 2024 was:


Quality of education:

Requires Improvement

Behaviour and attitudes:


Personal development:


Leadership and management:


Early years provision:

Requires Improvement

Sixth form provision:

Requires Improvement


All reports

  1. Full inspection: InadequateFull inspection, PDF - 25 April 2024
  2. School inspection: GoodSchool inspection, PDF - 06 January 2020
  3. Short inspection Short inspection, PDF - 04 February 2019
  4. Full inspection: GoodFull inspection, PDF - 12 May 2015
  5. Monitoring visit Monitoring visit, PDF - 09 May 2014
  6. Full inspection: GoodFull inspection, PDF - 04 April 2011
  7. Full inspection: GoodFull inspection, PDF - 01 July 2008
  8. Full inspection: SatisfactoryFull inspection, PDF - 03 May 2006
  9. Monitoring visit Monitoring visit, PDF - 22 February 2006
  10. Inspection Inspection, PDF - 07 October 2006
  11. Full inspection Full inspection, PDF - 15 October 2004
  12. Opened

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About Lexden Springs School

  • Type: Special School
  • Boarding: Yes
  • Religious character: Does Not Apply
  • Local authority: Essex


  • Age Range: 3 - 19
  • Gender: Mixed
  • Number of pupils: 282
  • School capacity: 290


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  • Address: Winstree Road, Colchester, Essex, CO3 0PZ
  • Region: East of England

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