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: Gemma Vokins

Senior Leadership Team

Early Years Key Stage Leader: Cassia Bissessar (maternity cover for Hannah Tayler)

Key Stage 1 Phase Leader: Flossy Elford

Key Stage 2 Phase Leader: Jenni Chiu

English Leader: Clemmy Fontaine

Maths Leader: Natasha Campbell

Teaching Staff

Key Stage 2

Y6 Eagles                             - Jenni Chiu

Y6 Kestrels                           - Geraldine Summers

Y5 Badgers                           - Annette Herselman

Y5 Foxes                               - Jessica Garraway

Y4 Owls                                 - Ray Miyake

Y4 Woodpeckers                   - Belinda Daniels

Y4 Robins                              - Clemmy Fontaine

Y3 Otters                               - Holly Clarke

Y3 Squirrels                          - Sally Fox


Key Stage 1/Foundation Stage

Y2 Frogs                                - Lisa Mattock

Y2 Hedgehogs                      - Jessica Dalton  

Y2 Dragonflies                      - Natasha Campbell    

Y1 Butterflies                        - Catherine Needham

Y1 Ladybirds                        - Lucia Lowton

REC Ducklings                     - Cassia Bissessar

REC Lambs                         - Kath Deacon/Paula Evans (Maternity cover for Hannah Tayler)

Nursery                               - Flossy Elford


Specialist Teachers/Specialist Support Staff

Leena Mahmud                    - EAL Coordinator    

Tracey Galonis                     - HLTA

Lisa Williams                        - HLTA

Sarah Ludlow                      - HLTA

Sports Coach                       - Will Bevan & Alex Bullock (Fit for Sport)


Educational Support Staff

Jo Miller                                - Nursery Nurse

Rukhsana Mohamed            - Nursery Nurse

Michelle Allen                       - Teaching Assistant          

Nadya Asenova                    - Teaching Assistant

Adina Axinte                         - Teaching Assistant (maternity cover)

Stephanie Church                 -Teaching Assistant

Danielle Fox                         -Teaching Assistant

Gillian French                        -Teaching Assistant

Angela Harvey                      -Teaching Assistant

Aisha Idtnaine                       -Teaching Assistant

Tayaba Khan                        -Teaching Assistant

Parbin Kalam                        -Teaching Assistant

Pat Marney                           -Teaching Assistant

Deborah Nitsch                    -Teaching Assistant (on maternity leave)

Rebecca Ostler                    - Teaching Assistant

Elena Pelaez Camazon       - Teaching Assistant

Juliet Rees                           -Teaching Assistant

Linda Russell                       -Teaching Assistant

Stephanie Sesay                 -Teaching Assistant

Catherine Srithar                 - Teaching Assistant

Siobhan Troy                       - Teaching Assistant

Rebecca Unwin                   - Teaching Assistant

Bridie Whitby-Grubb            -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

Eszter Csorgo                      - Administrative Assistant

Agnieszka Maj                      - Finance Officer


Site Manager

Robert Shaw


Midday Supervisory Staff

Magda Bednarska             -  Midday Supervisor

Rachel Cox                          - Midday Supervisor

Hannah Hall                        - Midday Supervisor

Angela Harvey                    - Midday Supervisor

Beata Marek                       - Midday Supervisor

Sinead Neil                          - Midday Supervisor

Souad Rahali                       - Midday Supervisor

Debra Walter                        - Midday Supervisor

Bernie Watson                     - Midday Supervisor

Breakfast Club Staff

Gillian French                     - Senior Breakfast Club Supervisor

Pat Marney                         - Breakfast Club Supervisor

Stephanie Church             - Breakfast Club Supervisor

Rebecca Unwin                  - Breakfast Club Supervisor