Headteacher’s Welcome Page


Welcome to Southfield Primary School

Over 100 years ago, in 1906 Southfield school first opened its doors to pupils from Chiswick and the local area. Since then it has evolved to become the happy, friendly and thriving place to learn that it is today. The Edwardian building on Southfield Road, Bedford Park offers a glimpse into the style of education offered at the turn of the last century with three separate entrances for Infants, Junior Boys and Junior Girls. Today the school is home to more than 440 children and reflects the diversity of our local community.

For every child, we aim to provide a happy, nurturing community which inspires them to learn and to be their best.

At Southfield we value:

Respect

Optimism

Honesty

Inclusivity

Fairness

Perseverance

Our school priorities for 2018-2019 are:

•to further improve writing outcomes for all children, including those who are targeted for Mastery / Greater Depth;

•to further develop maths teaching and learning, including for those targeted for Mastery / Greater Depth, through better consistency of practice and more use of practical apparatus;

•to continue to improve attainment and progress for underachieving groups across the school including Disadvantaged, White Eastern European, Somali and children with English as an Additional Language;

•to introduce a new assessment and tracking system to enable more accurate assessment and improved analysis of data;

•to provide more opportunities for child-initiated activities across the EYFS curriculum.

Our website demonstrates the many ways in which we enjoy learning and answers most questions parents have about our school. If you don’t find the information you’re looking for on our site please contact us directly.

December 7, 2018

Script writing in Year 3

Thank you to Joe Penhall, Ned in 3R’s dad, for coming into school and talking to Year 3 about being a scriptwriter. He brought some of his books and the [...]

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December 7, 2018

PGL – what a lot of fun (and mud!)

The children who went on the PGL adventure trip all had such a great time. It was full of exciting activities and chances to collaborate and persevere as you can [...]

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December 6, 2018

6S and 6G took us back in time

Both 6S and 6G performed great assemblies on the Second World War. They acted and sung really well and shared lots of information about what it was like living during [...]

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November 30, 2018

PSHE (Personal, Social and Health Education) and RE (Religious Education) displays

Our new whole school display theme is PSHE and RE learning. You will have seen the displays when you came to Parent / Carer evenings. Have a look at some [...]

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November 21, 2018

2R's Class Assembly

Well done to all the children in 2R who performed so well in their assembly. They told us a lot about many famous people from the past including artists, scientists [...]

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November 20, 2018

Cyber Mentors are NOW!

Well done to all the children in Year 5 and 6 who have now been trained as Cyber Mentors for this year. They all graduated with flying colours. The feedback [...]

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November 16, 2018

Children in Need

Well done to all the children and adults who wore spots to help raise money for Children in Need. We raised £360 and here are some photos, including a very [...]

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November 15, 2018

4G's Class Assembly

For their class assembly, 4G retold the story of Diwali and also shared their Religious Education work on Hinduism.       

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November 13, 2018

5G's Class Assembly

It was great to see so many parents and carers come to 5G’s assembly. Their theme was their IPC unit – The Great, the Bold and the Brave. They shared [...]

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November 9, 2018

Out of Africa – investigating DNA in Year 6

Year 6’s IPC unit is Out of Africa. They are investigating DNA, adaptations, classification and environments. For their Entry Point the children created DNA models from various items including lollipop [...]

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Current House Points Totals:


  • Chiswick 4481
  • Gunnersbury 4001
  • Hogarth 4468
  • Kew 4440

It is getting very close but well done to Chiswick for staying in the lead!

The Sunflower Fund


We aim for Southfield to provide a happy, nurturing community which inspires children to learn and to be their best. To do this there are two main areas we would like to improve: the quality of the learning materials that are on offer to our children and the environment in which they learn. The funds we have can take us so far, but we believe if we could generate additional financial support it could benefit the school significantly.

After discussion between the Governing Body and our Headteacher, The School agreed this is an opportunity we would like to try. Therefore, to help achieve this we are asking for your support in making a voluntary financial contribution to a new ‘Sunflower Fund’.

If you would like to support the ‘Sunflower Fund’ you can do so by logging into your ParentMail account and going to the “payments” area where you will find an option to pay in installments of £5, or more if you choose (see box titled custom installment), or a one off payment of £60 per year.

Alternatively, you can set up a standing order with your bank. Please pay to the school account using reference “Sunflower”.
(Southfield Primary School, NatWest Bank Ealing, Sort code: 60-07-10, Account: 03715566).

We will also gladly accept cheques handed in at the front office.

The Governors propose reporting back to you each term on the funds that have been generated and how they have been spent.

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