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Thank you for your interest in Calverton Primary School. I am proud to be the named Headteacher for this amazing school.

The highly skilled staff and teachers at Calverton are experienced educators and have created a nurturing environment where every child is challenged to achieve their full potential. They deploy excellent teaching and are given a range of excellent opportunities beyond the classroom. I know what it takes to provide a world class education and I am proud to replicate that here.   We try hard each and every day to improve opportunities for our pupils and we expect them to try hard in all that they do.

My commitment to our pupils and their families is;

  • World class teaching and learning from teachers and support staff
  • Outstanding pastoral care which means that every pupil is made to feel safe and supported
  • An inclusive and challenging curriculum that supports individual needs and offers opportunities for all pupils’ to make outstanding progress
  • A regular and robust assessment and communication process so that all parents can clearly follow their child's progress
  • A programme of high quality enrichment classes, in academic, cultural and sport-related fields

Our curriculum blends high quality, imaginative learning supported by a rich, digital environment with a rigorous focus on ensuring that all pupils develop the highest quality skills in reading, writing, numeracy and communication right from the early years until the end of Key stage 2. As well as following the National Curriculum, our pupils are also encouraged to learn how best to learn, to communicate, to think critically and strategically and to understand themselves, each other and the wider world, both real and virtual. We pride ourselves as a school of innovation and excellence and deliver a bespoke value led curriculum that focuses on issues relating to social justice, developing pupil’s self-efficacy and championing mental health for pupils and staff.

Our TEACH values underpins everything we do. Please take some time to read more about our values and ethos in the tab on our website. Calverton is proud to take its place in our local community and we remain determined to continue to strengthen as a centre of celebration of our rich diversity and partnerships.

I am proud to lead Calverton Primary School as Headteacher and I bring with me a successful career in headship and an unyielding determination to provide the very best education possible for our pupils. My team and I share a passion for providing first-class learning opportunities for all our pupils leading to outstanding outcomes which help open the door to happy and successful lives.

In order to get a true sense of our remarkable school, I urge you to organise a visit to see our school in action.  This can be arranged by contacting the school on: parentcomm@calverton.newham.sch.uk and we will be happy to arrange a suitable time