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Admission arrangements back to the top

Admissions to Reception

All children are admitted according to the admission policy of the London Borough of Enfield, a copy of which is available from the school office. Our current Planned Admission Number is 60. The Local Education Authority is responsible for admissions to our school and any parent whose request for a place is refused has the right to appeal to this body. For further information about the criteria used for admissions, please download the document using the “Admissions to Reception classes at Lavender” link below.

Children are admitted to the Reception classes during the autumn term of the school year (1st September to 31st August) in which they reach their 5th birthday.  All children start school initially on a part time basis to help them settle in successfully.  Children’s specific needs will be dealt with individually.

During the summer term prior to your child starting school in Reception, we arrange a number of opportunities for you and your child to get to know more about how our school works and the people who will be supporting your child’s learning.  We organise an information meeting for parents and carers which provides an opportunity for discussion and time to answer your questions. Your children are also invited to attend school for some play sessions to take part in activities and share a story.

During the first two weeks of the autumn term in September, staff will visit you and your child in your home which is an opportunity for you all to meet in an informal setting before admission.

For more information please click here to view the Primary admissions page on the Enfield website.

Section 324 of the Education Act 1996 requires the governing bodies of all maintained schools to admit a child with a statement of special educational needs that names their school. Schools must also admit children with an EHC (Education, Health and Care) Plan that names the school.

Secondary school transfers

Information about transferring to secondary schools can be found by clicking on the link below to download the Enfield guide for children starting secondary school in September 2018.

Faith schools, selective schools and schools outside the London Borough of Enfield may have different admissions criteria and you are advised to contact the individual schools or to visit their websites for further information.


Admissions Policy 2020/21.pdf

Admissions Policy 2021/22.pdf

Admission to reception classes at Lavender

Secondary Transfer 2017 and Open Evening details


Appeals Process

If your child has not been offered a place at the school of choice you may appeal at  School admissions appeals.

22 May 2020 – Last day for admission appeals.

School complaints procedure back to the top

Complaints Procedures – Ivy Learning Trust


Handling complaints during the coronavirus (COVID-19 outbreak)

In line with government guidance the school is not expected to handle new or existing complaints while we are closed. The school will still engage with parents and pupils where we can, however complaints can be considered once the government confirms schools can safely reopen


School contact details back to the top

Lavender Primary School
Lavender Road,

Admissions Officer: Mrs Linda White (please contact Linda for any queries you have about the school as she is the member of staff who deals with queries from parents and other members of the public)

Parents are welcome to visit the school for a tour, please contact the school office to arrange a time.

Telephone: 020 8363 1058

Head of School: Ms Jodie Corbett
Chair of Governors: Sam Buckley
SEND Co-ordinator: Sarah McCartney

If you would like to contact any of us, please contact the school by phone, email, post or in person.


Data Protection Officer

The Data Protection Officer is responsible for overseeing data protection within the School so if you do have any questions in this regard, please do contact them on the information below: –

Data Protection Officer: Craig Stilwell
Company: Judicium Consulting Ltd
Address: 72 Cannon Street, London, EC4N 6AE
Telephone: 0203 326 9174

Curriculum back to the top

You can view the Lavender Primary School’s curriculum page by visiting the Our Learning section of our website

Equality information back to the top

The Public Sector Equality Duty 2011 has three aims under the general duty for Schools, Academies and Settings:

1. Eliminate unlawful discrimination, harassment and victimisation and other conduct prohibited by the Act by removing or minimising disadvantages suffered by people due to their protected characteristics.

2. Advance equality of opportunity between people who share a protected characteristic and those who do not by taking steps to meet the needs of people from protected groups where these are different from the needs of other people.

3. Foster good relations between people who share a protected characteristic and those who do not by encouraging people from protected groups to participate in public life or in other activities where their participation is disproportionately low.

Our school has considered how well we currently achieve these aims with regard to the eight protected equality groups: race/ disability/ gender/ gender reassignment/ age/ pregnancy and maternity/ religion or belief and sexual orientation.

In compiling this equality information we have :

  • Identified evidence already in the school of equality within policies and practice and identified gaps.
  • Examined how our school engages with the protected groups, identifying where practice could be improved.

Date objectives set: September 2019

Review Date September 2020

Equality Information and Objectives

Governors’ information and duties back to the top

Please visit our Governors’ page for more information.

Ofsted reports back to the top

View the most recent inspection report from 19-20th January 2012 – select the link below.

Ofsted Inspection Report – Lavender Primary School Jan 2012

Requests for paper copies back to the top

We pride ourselves on being environmentally friendly and would like to avoid unnecessary printing wherever possible. However, should you need a paper copy of the information on this website, please contact our office on 020 8363 1058 or pop in to reception and we will be happy to help you.

Performance tables back to the top

A link to the Department for Education’s website for Lavender Primary School

PE and sport premium for primary schools back to the top


The Government provides additional funding to improve provision of physical education (PE) in primary schools. The funding is ring-fenced and can only be spent on PE and Sport.

This year we have planned to use the money in the following ways:

  • Purchase of the Enfield PE and Sport Buyback Service, which includes special events (Dance Festival, Tour de Enfield); entry to sporting leagues, fixtures and competitions; affiliation to EPSSA; support and advice on behaviour, physical and learning impairments; advice on health and safety; subject leader support
  • Procuring quality assured professional training for staff to raise their confidence and competence in teaching PE and sport through the Borough PE School Support service
  • Providing cover staff to release teachers for professional development in PE and Sport and providing cover for the PE Leader to plan and monitor provision in order to develop best practice
  • Purchasing further resources such as cycling shirts, shape mats, football kits, tag rugby equipment, netballs, hockey sticks and footballs
  • Invest in trophies and medals to embed a sense of achievement and determination
  • Investing in ICT equipment for use in PE to allow children the opportunity to evaluate their own skills as well as the skills of their peers. This will also help teachers to assess and develop children’s understanding and skills
  • Hire of staff to run after school clubs in such activities as netball, cross country, dance and football
  • Hire specialist sports coaches to run daytime sports sessions such as Cricket, Judo and Tag Rugby

Proposed Impact

By training staff and hiring specialist staff, children, from all groups, will receive high quality PE provision and develop skills – we have a target of 90% good or better teaching with 40% outstanding

Children will be able to access and experience a wider range of sporting activities, which will inspire and generate interest in physical activity – we aim to see an increase in the number of children taking bikeability training and an increase in those signing up for off-school site clubs (to be measured through passport scheme)

Children will be encouraged to continue to pursue sports and physical activities outside school through clubs and events – we aim to increase after school club participation by 30%

More children will be encouraged to participate in inter and intra school competitions – we aim to increase the % of teams entering tournaments and the number of children going through to finals by 50%

Lavender Sport Premium impact 2017-18

Lavender Sport Premium Impact 2018-19

Lavender Sport Premium Impact 2019-20

Pupil premium back to the top

The pupil premium is additional funding given to publicly funded schools in England to raise the attainment of disadvantaged pupils and close the gap between them and their peers.

Funding for 2019 to 2020

In the 2019 to 2020 financial year, schools will receive the following funding for each child registered as eligible for free school meals at any point in the last 6 years:

  • £1,320 for primary-aged pupils
  • £2,300 for each Looked After Child
  • £2,300 for each child who has ceased to be looked after because of adoption, a special guardianship order, a child arrangements order or a residence order

Head teachers and school leaders can decide how to use the Pupil Premium.

Lavender Pupil Premium Grant


Number of Pupils and Pupil Premium Grant received 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19
Number of pupils on roll 543 543 543 479
Total number of pupils eligible for PPG 162 150 126 123
Total amount of PPG received £215,580 £198,000 £173,920 £162,360

Pupil Premium Impact 2018-19

Pupil Premium Strategy 2019-2020

At Lavender Primary School, we are committed to ensuring that each individual pupil receives the very best education allowing them to reach their full potential academically and socially. This belief is reflected in our school vision:

We believe that all children have the right to the very best education. Our core values of respect, care, honesty, responsibility, appreciation and determination underpin everything we do. As a community school, we continually strive for excellence in all areas; learning from and supporting other schools.

Our growth mindset and learning to learn culture ensures that we have the highest expectations and that we continually strive to ensure that no pupil is left behind.

When deciding how to spend the Pupil Premium Grant (‘PPG’) it is important that we look at the potential barriers to learning faced by Pupil Premium pupils in the context of our school. The reasons for underachievement are many and varied and could include; less support at home; social and emotional difficulties due to complex family situations or attendance and punctuality difficulties. Each child entitled to the PPG is unique in their situation and our response to their needs must reflect this.

With this in mind, at Lavender we aim to build the capacity and expertise to enable us to provide a highly personalised programme of support in order to allow each child to reach his/her full potential.

Our key objective in using the PPG is to narrow the attainment and achievement gap between those entitled to Pupil Premium and those not. Historically pupils at Lavender achieve and attain well, often at levels much higher than those expected nationally. However, there is still a pattern of Pupil Premium pupils doing better than other Pupil Premium pupils nationally but not as well as those who are not entitled to the PPG. We aim to narrow and even remove this gap.

We will ensure that:

  • A high profile is given to Pupil Premium Pupils
  • All staff are accountable for the progress of Pupil Premium children

The progress and attainment of all pupils at Lavender is carefully tracked and analysed from a rich field of data in order to draw conclusions and develop action plans. We also make use of a wide range of educational research in order to decide how best to spend our funding to maximise the opportunities for our pupils.


Pupil Premium Strategy 2019-20


Special educational needs (SEN) and disability information back to the top

Welcome to the special educational needs and disabilities page. Please click on the links below to access more information about SEND at Lavender School and in Enfield.

For the latest newsletters from the SEND Information, Advice and Support Service, please click on the tab on the left hand side.

The following link will take you directly to the Enfield SEND local offer:

Lavender SEND information report 2019-20
Accessibility Plan
Enfield Local Offer
SEND Myth Buster

Statutory test and assessment results back to the top

Lavender SATs Results 2019 (Provisional)

Key Stage 2
(National average in brackets)
Expected +Greater DepthAverage Scaled Score
Reading79% (73%)34% (27%)106 (104)
Writing80% (78%)24% (27%)N/A
Maths78% (79%)27% (20%)105 (105)
Reading, Writing, Maths combined70% (65%)12% (11%)N/A
Grammar, Punctuation & Spelling84% (78%)41% (36%)107 (106)
Key Stage 2 Progress Measure 

KS1 Teacher Results 2019

 Expected +Greater Depth
Reading85% (75)23% (26)
Writing75 (70)16% (16)
Mathematics80% (76)22% (22)

Year 1 Phonics Screening Test % achieving expected standard

National81%82%Not Yet Available

Information for Parents – KS2 results

Values and ethos back to the top

Lavender is a special place – enjoyment and challenge are at the heart of all we do. We believe that every child is unique and we aim to nurture and inspire them in a safe, secure and stimulating environment. We are committed to giving each child the best education, creating a love of learning and a curiosity about the world around them. Our curriculum is creative and engaging, and our commitment to developing growth mindset and knowledge of how to learn ensures that our children become successful, independent and lifelong learners.

Our Vision

We believe that all children have the right to the very best education. Our core values of respect, care, honesty, responsibility, appreciation and determination underpin everything we do.

We are committed to helping children to become lifelong learners: to be reflective and resilient and to have a passion for new knowledge and skills.

As a community school, we continually strive for excellence in all areas; learning from, and supporting, other schools.