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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School Council

At Merton Park we actively seek opportunities to involve children in future developments and plans.  We listen to all children and believe that their views and ideas play a crucial role in improving our school.

Merton Park School Council consists of two representatives from each class (Yrs 1 - 6). These children are voted for by their peers.  The School Council is a well-established group that meets every fortnight. The children take the lead in these meetings, assisted by Kate Parsons (Deputy Headteacher). The group is highly valued and liaises regularly with the Headteacher and Governors.  At least once a year the School Council takes over a staff meeting, so that the pupil voice is heard by everyone in the school.

Class Council is held weekly and this is a time for children to discuss class and whole school issues. The children’s ideas and opinions are recorded in a book so that they can be shared at School Council meetings. 

In the past, the School Council has organised fund raising events; chosen new furniture for the school library; suggested ideas & designs for the school garden; planned events for sports day and written a healthy eating information leaflet for the children.