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: Jenni Chiu

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                           - Jenni Chiu

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

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

Nursery                               - Zahra Jiwa


Specialist Teachers/Specialist Support Staff

Paula Evans                        - Pupil Premium Lead/Teacher

Tracey Galonis                    - HLTA

Lisa Williams                       - HLTA

Sports Coach                      - Fit for Sport


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

Deborah Nitsch                    - 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

Helen Gregory                     - Administrative Assistant (Maternity Cover)

Agnieszka Maj                      - Finance Officer


Site Manager

Robert Shaw



Breakfast Club Staff

Gillian French                     - Senior Breakfast Club Supervisor

Rachael Cox                      - Breakfast Club Supervisor

Sinead Neil                        - Breakfast Club Supervisor

Rebecca Unwin                  - Breakfast Club Supervisor