Merton Park Primary School

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Pupils do exceptionally well at this school, in terms of both their academic and personal development.

Leaders, including governors, are relentless in their ambition to make this school the best it can be.

The behaviour of pupils is outstanding. Pupils have excellent attitudes to learning. They work hard at all times and persevere with tasks that are frequently challenging.

The warm, mutually supportive relationships that staff and pupils have with each other make this a very caring, nurturing school.

Provision in the Early Years is outstanding. Children make rapid and sustained progress due to excellent teaching and imaginative activities.

The curriculum is excellent. It promotes a real love for learning in pupils, as they have many opportunities to develop their knowledge and skills within a real-life context.

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The school day 

Our school day begins at 8.55am but children from Year 1 to Year 6 may go in to class from 8.40am,  once their teacher has opened the external classroom door.  They will do early work until the bell is rung at  8.55 am.   The doors to Reception class are opened at 8.45am. 

At the end of the day the children can be collected from their external classroom doors at 3.25 pm (3.20 for Reception class).

The Nursery sessions run from 8.40 until 11.40 in the morning  and from 12.30 until 3.30 in the afternoon.  Parents and carers should take their child to the Nursery door, where they will be met by the Nursery staff.

Parents or carers are welcome to have a quick chat with teachers before or after school when they drop off or pick up their child from the classroom.  However, please appreciate that the teacher has up to 30 children to welcome or dismiss and so we ask you to make an appointment if you need a longer meeting with the teacher.

There are three entrances into the school site.  There are two gates on Erridge Road, one leading onto the main playground and one onto the Early Years area.  These gates are locked during the school day. The third gate is on Church Lane and during the school day access is through this gate, by entry phone.  All visitors must report to the school office after they have entered the school site.  Our office staff will help you with any questions or problems, however small. They will deliver messages and any forgotten school equipment and they will collect children who have a medical or other appointment.

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