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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Headship Team

Headteacher: Michèle Thomas

Deputy Headteacher: Louise Aziz

Assistant Headteacher: Chloë Buck

Assistant Headteacher for Inclusion/Safeguarding: Gemma Vokins

Senior Leadership Team

Early Years Key Stage Leader: Cassia Bissessar 

Key Stage 1 Phase Leader: Flossy Elford

Key Stage 2 Phase Leader: Louise Aziz

English Leader: Clemmy Lawson

Maths Leader: Natasha Campbell

Early Years Inclusion - Hannah Tayler

Sports, Communities and Extended Schools Leader: Sally Fox

Teaching Staff

Key Stage 2

Y6 Eagles                             - Annette Herselman 

Y6 Kestrels                           - Jessica Garraway 

Y5 Badgers                           - Lisa Williams

Y5 Foxes                               - Clemmy Lawson

Y4 Owls                                 - Ray Miyake

Y4 Robins                              - Belinda Daniels

Y3 Otters                               - Holly Clarke

Y3 Rabbits                            - Jessica Dalton

Y3 Squirrels                          - Sally Fox


Key Stage 1/Foundation Stage

Y2 Dragonflies                      - Natasha Campbell   

Y2 Frogs                                - Lisa Mattock  

Y1 Butterflies                        - Flossy Elford

Y1 Ladybirds                        - Lucia Lowton

REC Ducklings                     - Cassia Bissessar/Deborah Nitsch

REC Lambs                         - Hannah Tayler (Mon - Wed) & Kath Deacon (Wed - Fri)

Nursery                               -  Cassia Bissessar


Specialist Teachers/Specialist Support Staff

Gemma Vokins                     - Pupil Premium Lead

Gary Lord                             - HLTA

Deborah Nitsch                     - HLTA

Sports Coach                       - Ben Vivian and Jack Eden


Educational Support Staff

Rukhsana Mohamed            - Nursery Nurse

Michelle Allen                       - Teaching Assistant          

Adina Axinte                         - Teaching Assistant 

Magdalena Bednarska         - Teaching Assistant

Stephanie Church                 - Teaching Assistant

Danielle Fox                          - Teaching Assistant

Parbin Kalam                        - Teaching Assistant

Maliha Khan                          - Teaching Assistant

Rebecca Ostler                     - Teaching Assistant

Elena Pelaez                        - Teaching Assistant

Souad Rahali                       - Teaching Assistant

Linda Russell                        - Teaching Assistant

Catherine Srithar                  - Teaching Assistant

Bridie Whitby                        - Teaching Assistant

Lisa M Williams                    - Teaching Assistant

Emma Young                       - Teaching Assistant


Administrative Staff

Maria Browne                      - School Business Manager

Sarah Parker                       - Office Manager

Bernie Griffith                       - Admin Officer/First Aid Lead

Karen Smith                         - Administrative Assistant

Agnieszka Maj                      - Finance Officer


Site Manager

Robert Shaw


Breakfast Club & After School Provision Staff

Rachael Cox                      - Breakfast Club Assistant & After School Provision Play Leader

Gillian French                     - Senior Breakfast Club Assistant & After School Provision Play Leader

Sinead Neil                        - Breakfast Club Assistant & After School Provision Play Leader

Souad Rahali                      - Breakfast Club Assistant & After School Provision Play Leader

Rebecca Unwin                 - Breakfast Club Assistant