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PostPosted: Wed Jan 27, 2016 12:26 pm 
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Hello!

I am new to this forum and hoping for some feedback from parents who are familiar with primary schools in the Sutton area. I currently have 3-year old and 1-year old boys. We are about to move to Sutton and, based on the distance checker on the Council website, will very likely be in the catchment area for both Bandon Hill school sites. Does anyone have information about the new Wood Field site? Are teaching and all-round care as good as for the Meadow Field? The 2015 joint OFSTED report for Bandon Hill looks good but of course, no Y6 results yet for Wood Field. I'd be grateful for any input.

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 26, 2016 1:45 pm 
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I'm very familiar with both schools. Teachers across both sites are in most cases excellent. There's some movement each year (when BHWF recruits an additional 4 teachers to teach the next form up IYSWIM) and staff do move across, typically from MF to WF. The current head at WF is the ex-head of KS1 at MF, for example. Mrs Ramsey is a great executive head, knows nearly every child by name, and is regularly seen in the playground at home time - as are all of the senior teachers.

If you live within 300m of MF on the WF side you'd probably qualify on distance for both schools - WF has a 4 form intake so the distance goes out much further, the school is also not fully operational yet - can't remember if year 2 or 3 are its oldest group atm.


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 26, 2016 2:46 pm 
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Thank you. Quite reassuring given that my boy is now due to start at WF in September. We currently live less than 100m from MF but are planning to move to Carshalton next year so had WF on a higher priority. Hopefully we will not regret not opting for MF! Thanks again for your feedback, much appreciated.


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