Mayespark Primary School to be partly reopened next week as flood damage repairs continue

Children at Mayespark Primary School will be back in lessons on Monday after the school was closed because of severe flood damage.

The school, in Goodmayes Lane, was flooded on Friday by a 50mm mains water pipe in the loft area.

It is understood that at least 10 classrooms were damaged and some ceilings have caved in.

But parts of the building have been deemed safe to use and on Monday, nursery classes and years four, five and six will be taught at the school.

Reception, year one, year two and year three children will be transported to Loxford School of Science and Technology, in Loxford Lane, Ilford.

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A statement on Redbridge Council’s website said parents will receive information later in the week about arrangements.

It continued: “The council will be laying on transport for all children being educated at Loxford.

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“They will be accompanied by staff on the coaches and will be taught by their own teachers.”

Mayespark Primary will also be running “Playzone” as usual but there will be no hot dinners.

Are you a parent of a pupil at Mayespark Primary School? Call 0208 477 3821 or email

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