Stanford Primary School

Stanford Primary School

Pupils, Parents and Staff Raising Standards Together

School History

Stanford Primary School is a co-educational community school currently for children aged between three and eleven years.

It is situated in a residential area in Norbury not far from Mitcham Common. The school was opened in 1973 and was originally a middle school before becoming a Primary School. At present there are 425 pupils on roll, ranging from three to eleven years old.

Stanford has well-resourced primary classrooms, a newly refurbished library, music/drama room, a dedicated computer suite and a purpose built gym for sporting activities. There are spacious and purpose built Nursery and Reception classrooms with their own designated play area.

The school also boasts the use of a large playing field adjacent to the school building, which is used for a range of activities including sports and lunchtime activities. To the back of the school we also have exclusive access to our own woodland area which is home to a variety of wildlife and includes a pond and trees which have been planted by the children and wider community over the years.

We also have an Achievement Centre in the school, designed to meet the additional needs of a range of pupils, from those needing individual support with their learning to very able young people who require extension programmes of study to maximise their potential.

Children in each of the reception classes have the benefit of a full-time classroom assistant or a Nursery Nurse. All classes benefit from additional support staff.  Children are placed in mixed ability classes in key stages 1 and 2 and taught inline with the National Curriculum via our personalised, integrated creative curriculum to ensure all children make the best possible progress and achieve excellent outcomes across the curriculum.