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:
|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|