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Welcome to Queenswell Junior School

Headteacher: Mr. Spencer Clayton
Deputy Headteacher: Ms. Christine Donaghy
SENCO/ Inclusion Manager: Mrs. Sarah Lloyd
School Administrator: Mrs. Margaret Beer
Chair Of Governors: Mr. Howard Davies

The main person who deals with enquiries is the School Administrator, Mrs. Margaret Beer.

Our Designated Lead Safeguarding Officer is Mr. Spencer Clayton
Our Designated Governor For Safeguarding is the Vice Chair Of Governors, Dr. Sylvia Snijders. She can be contacted via the School Office.

We are part of Barnet’s ‘Junior School Alliance’.

Queenswell Junior School is committed to raising standards through a wide range of experiences for all children which will encourage and stimulate a desire to learn. We pride ourselves on the relationships we build with our children which help them to develop skills enabling them to achieve and succeed.

Our children come from a wide variety of backgrounds and cultures: learning together in an atmosphere of high expectations, mutual respect and friendship underpinned by fundamental British values. We know and value each child in our school and believe in ensuring that each child achieves their best, through high quality teaching and support.

QUOTES from our recent OFSTED inspection in 2018

  • The leadership team has maintained the good quality of education in the school since the last inspection.
  • Pupils say that the school is friendly. They are proud of their school and said that they enjoy their learning.
  • This is a happy and inclusive school, where pupils thrive because of [the school’s] commitment to their development and well-being.
  • There is a clear culture of safeguarding that is promoted strongly by school leaders.
  • In lessons, pupils collaborate well with their peers, displaying excellent attitudes to learning. Pupils know that their learning will not be disrupted. Strong working relationships exist with all staff, and pupils report that they will gladly speak to any adult should there be a problem.

QUOTES from our most recent parental survey

  • I would recommend the school to another parent because it is well led and has fantastic teachers/ members of staff. It is very welcoming and any concerns are dealt with quickly and efficiently.
  • My child started as an in-year transfer and immediately settled in. The class and staff made her welcome and everyday she comes out smiling.
  • The school considers children’s individual needs – sets homework tasks that parents can do with their child. Communicates well with parents and offer extra-curricular activities.
  • The school offers a lot of lessons i.e. music, Spanish & computing. The children’s learning based around a theme/ topic is great as this allows all children to thrive not just those who are academic but creative.
  • Queenswell is the best school in Barnet!

Parents/ carers can request via the school office paper copies of anything on our website which will be provided free of charge.

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