Garfield Primary School

To be Outstanding in all that we do
  • "One of Merton's most ambitious schools"Mayor of Merton, Councillor, David Chung
  • "Pupils enjoy learning and are proud of their achievements and their school." OFSTED 2015
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Performance

 

At Garfield, we are committed to ensuring that all children achieve to the best of their ability. Children are expected to make good progress, many making better than expected progress across the year. By providing enriched, innovative learning experiences, children at Garfield develop as independent learners, embracing challenge in order to succeed.

We recognise that children learn in a variety of ways and ensure that teaching across the school is reflective of this. We also uphold and support the emotional development of all of our children as we recognise the link between feeling safe and secure in an environment and good achievement.

When pupils leave Garfield, we are proud that they have developed into well-equipped young people who display purposeful life choices and make a significant contribution to the wider world in their adult life.  

Nursery and Reception

Achievement in the Nursery and Reception classes is very good. There has been a rising trend over the last three years of the percentage of pupils who have achieved a Good Level of Development by the end of the Early Years.

EYFS Good Level of Development

2015

2016

2017

Garfield

64%

72%

77%

National 

66%

69%

71%

 

 

 

 

 

Key Stage 1 Phonics Screening

Children take part in a Phonics Screening test during the Summer term of Year 1.  If a child does not achieve the pass mark for working at required standards in the Year 1 Phonics test, they are given a second opportunity to re-take the test in Year 2. Phonics is taught every day in the Early Years and Key Stage 1 using the Ruth Miskin programme, Read, Write Inc.

KS1 Phonics Screening

2015

2016

2017

Garfield

75%

71%

75%

National

77%

81%

81%

 

KS1 2017 TA results

Reading

Maths

Writing (TA-IF)

Combined RWM

Garfield pupils 'At Expected'+

61%

69%

45%

41%

National

76%

75%

68%

64%

  

KS1 Average Scaled Scores

Reading

Writing

Maths

Garfield

+0.2

-1.9

+0.9

 

KS2 (Year 6) 2017 Test/TA results:

At Expected

 

Reading

 

SPAG

 

Maths

 

Writing

 

Combined RWM

Garfield

62%

67%

64%

62%

49%

Merton  

77%

83%

81%

75%

65%

National

71%

77%

75%

76%

61%

 

Greater Depth

Reading

SPAG

Maths

Writing

Combined RWM

Garfield

13%

24%

27%

0%

0%

Merton  

30%

40%

31%

18%

11%

National

25%

31%

23%

18%

9%

 

KS2 2017 Test:

Average Scaled Scores

 

Reading

 

Maths

Garfield

102

103

Merton

105.1

105.7

National

104.1

104.2

 

You can find more details about our pupils’ attainment by looking at the Gov.uk website:

https://www.compare-school-performance.service.gov.uk/school/102629