Merton Council

Expansion onto an additional site and change of designation of Melrose Special School


The council has published a statutory proposal to expand Melrose School, Church Road CR4 3BE by 80 additional places through the use of an additional site - Whatley Avenue SW20 9NS and to extend the official designation of Melrose School from “Children with Social, Emotional and Mental Health” to  “Children with additional complex and varied needs including Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Speech, Language and Communication Needs (SLCN)  and Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH)”, with effect from 1 September 2022.

To participate in the consultation, please read through the statutory notice and full information in the attached document and respond as stated in the consultation by emailing: or writing to the Director of Children, Schools and Families (FAO: Tom Procter, Head of Contracts and School Organisation), London Borough of Merton, Civic Centre, London Road, Morden, SM4 5DX

Consultation start date 01 July 2021
Consultation end date 29 July 2021

For more information about this engagement, please contact:

Consultation run by: Children, Schools & Families
Tom Procter
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