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Headteacher: Jackie Cooper

Mercia AcademySunnyside, Newhall, Swadlincote, DE11 0TL


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Mercia Main Site Phone Number:
01283 216404

Mercia South Site Phone Numbers:  

07557 241205

07553 714365

07502 937332

If you have further queries or concerns the email addresses below can be used.

(for queries related to building closure and works) 

(for queries related to laptops) 

Opening Times: 8am -  4pm Monday - Thursday. 8am - 3:30pm Friday. 

Total opening hours (per week) - 37 hours.

Our Pastoral team are the main, initial point of contact for our parents:

  • Senior Lead for Behaviour and Welfare (Including DSL): Mrs M Payne
  • Family Resource Worker: Mrs G Francis
  • Emotional Health and Well-Being: TBA
  • CEIAG Leader: Mrs C Copley

Heads of House:

  • Mrs S Walley – Nightingale House
  • Miss E Embley – Gresley House
  • Mr J Chamberlain – Darwin House

The Pastoral Team can be contacted via school reception or via email:  Please be aware that appointments will usually be needed for meetings.

For enquiries related to Special Educational Needs, please contact the SENDCo via reception or via email:

For enquiries related to Pupil Premium funding, please contact Mr N Holmes via reception.

Our Governing Body information can be found here

The school’s Data Protection Lead (DPL) is Ms D Millington and in the first instance, any queries should be marked for her attention and sent to: 

Mercia Academy's appointed Data Protection Officer (DPO) is Judicium Consulting Limited. The DPO is responsible for overseeing data protection within the Trust and if you do have any questions in this regard, please contact them using the information below:

Data Protection Officer: Judicium Consulting Limited

Lead Contact: Craig Stilwell



Telephone: 0203 326 9174

Address: 72 Cannon Street, London, EC4N 6AE

A paper version of all documents and information on our website is available on request. Please contact us via the details above to request this.