Pupil improvement league table ranks Merton Council’s primary schools among top performers

The Education Policy Institute’s latest league table ranks Merton Council’s maintained primary schools as among the top performing in England for pupil improvement.

Merton Council has 41 maintained primary schools across the borough with 88% rated outstanding or good making Merton the 17th highest performing local authority or academy trust in England.

The same league table shows Merton Council’s maintained secondary schools, in the top three best for pupil improvement. All Merton’s maintained secondary schools are Ofsted-rated outstanding or good and have seen some of the fastest improving GCSE results in the country in recent years.

Leader of Merton Council, Councillor Stephen Alambritis said: “It is wonderful to see the council’s maintained primary schools up there as well as our own secondary schools. Merton’s schools are going from strength to strength and we must congratulate our dedicated teaching staff and the young people themselves and their families who are very supportive. Education changes lives and creates opportunity. In Merton we continue to work to ensure all our children reach their full potential.”

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Merton Council’s maintained primary schools are as follows:

Abbotsbury Aragon Beecholme
Bond Cranmer Dundonald
Garfield Gorringe Park Haslemere
Hatfeild Hillcross Hollymount
Joseph Hood Liberty Links
Lonesome Malmesbury Merton Abbey
Merton Park Morden Pelham
Poplar Sherwood Singlegate
St Mark’s Stanford West Wimbledon
William Morris Wimbledon Chase Wimbledon Park
All Saints Bishop Gilpin Holy Trinity
Priory St Matthew’s Sacred Heart
SS Peter and Paul St John Fisher St Teresa’s
St Mary’s St Thomas of Canterbury