Headteacher's Welcome

A very warm welcome to Mersea Island School's website.

I hope that you find our website useful and that it gives you an insight into our school, our caring ethos, our high expectations and the wide range of experiences and opportunities we offer.  

Our caring community ethos is integral to everything we do.  We expect the highest standards of behaviour and every member of the school community to try their best. Effort is recognised and celebrated and mistakes are seen as positive learning opportunities. Visitors to our school invariably comment on how polite and helpful our pupils are and on the purposeful learning culture across the school.  

We are very lucky to have such a wonderful setting and actively explore opportunities for learning beyond the classroom. We have strong partnerships with the wider community and nurture our pupils to become responsible citizens, independent and resilient learners, with high expectations of themselves and who aspire to be the best they can be.  We strive to ensure that our children leave us well prepared for the next stage of their education, as well-rounded and caring individuals, who feel proud of their achievements and who take with them some very special lifelong memories to cherish. 

Our dedicated staff team work tirelessly to ensure we offer both high quality academic provision and personalised pastoral care.  We are committed to ensuring every member of the school community feels safe and valued. We work closely in partnership with school governors, parents, families and the local community to ensure that we continue to deliver the very best educational experience for our pupils. 

We are all very proud of our school and would strongly encourage you to visit, preferably during the school day, so you can truly capture what the school is like in action! I am always happy to show you around in person and answer any questions you may have. 

I look forward to meeting you.  

Mrs T Wright

School Notice Board

  • Welcome back everyone! We hope you have enjoyed the summer holidays. We are looking forward to seeing you all back on Wednesday morning.  Your teachers will be on the playground to meet you ...
    Posted Sep 2, 2019, 1:37 PM by T Wright
  • Uniform Shop If you wish to purchase uniform at any time, please order online through your child's account.If you have any queries regarding accessing your account, please do pop in ...
    Posted Sep 9, 2018, 1:59 AM by T Wright
  • Online payments through SIMs Pay We have an online payment system for parents. Our system is SIMs Pay. All parents need to register for SIMs Pay and you can download further instructions here.
    Posted Jul 3, 2019, 7:46 AM by Trevor Wright
  • Can you help? FOMISA is a very dedicated small team of people who run fundraising events throughout the school year.  All the money they raise goes directly back to supporting the pupils' learning ...
    Posted Sep 2, 2019, 1:44 PM by T Wright
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Sports News

  • Grand prix No.1 2019-20 The new 2019-20 season of the Essex Junior Squash grand prix took place at The Connaught Club in Epping on 8th September.Grace (year 3) started the new season ...
    Posted Sep 11, 2019, 6:27 AM by S Meanley
  • Connaught junior squash runners up Hugh and Grace each had successful visits to the Connaught bronze junior tournament in Epping Forest on 27th & 28th July in the last tournament of the 2018/2019 squash season ...
    Posted Aug 13, 2019, 3:19 AM by S Meanley
  • Silver medals in Middlesex George and Grace both took part in an Essex Squash organised team friendly tournament, held in Middlesex at the weekend.  The teams are designed to give junior players experience of ...
    Posted Jul 1, 2019, 7:07 AM by S Meanley
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