Welcome to Eliot Bank Primary School

Eliot Bank Primary School is part of the Eliot Bank and Gordonbrock Schools Federation


On behalf of the children, staff and governors, welcome to the website of Eliot Bank: a happy and vibrant primary school on the border of Forest Hill and Sydenham in south-east London. We are a dedicated team of professionals, committed to providing a safe, secure and supportive environment where our children thrive. Promoting qualities such as resilience, aspiration, imagination, confidence and collaboration is at the heart of our vision. Our rich and deep curriculum provides many exciting opportunities both in and beyond the classroom. Quality teaching, high standards of behaviour and strong partnerships with parents are key features of Eliot Bank as they help provide a platform for children to fulfil their potential. All of this is underpinned by our unwavering commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children. We will act quickly and follow our procedures to ensure children receive early help, effective support, protection and justice in a culture of transparency, openness and, if needed, challenge with regards to maintaining high standards in safeguarding. We are very proud of our long track record of achievements and of our children’s readiness for continuing their education beyond primary school at the end of Year 6.

Katrina Walsh, Head of School

Latest News

Year 6 Secondary Transfer Meeting

Children born between 1st September 2008 and 31st August 2009 will transfer to a secondary school in September 2020.

Use the following link to access the Secondary Transfer Presentation 2019 that was presented at the Secondary Transfer Meeting on 12th September 2019.

For further information please have a look at our Secondary Transfer page.

Please Note: Applications must be made online between 01/09/19 - 31/10/19 (although we would recommend that you complete your application before the half term break -  Friday 18/10/19).

Reception – Starting School

Children born between 1st September 2015and 31 August 2016 are due to start in a primary school in September 2020.

Applications can be made from 1st September 2019 to 15th January 2020.

You should apply online directly to your home Local Authority (i.e. the borough where you live and pay council tax) at www.eadmissions.org.uk.

For more information click here.

Open Mornings

Parents / Carers are welcome to visit the school on our designated Open Mornings.

We have open mornings for both existing and prospective parents on:

  • Tuesday 15th October 2019
  • Tuesday 11th February 2019
  • Tuesday 30th June 2019

We also have a open morning for Prospective Parents ONLY on Wednesday 20th November 2019.

Please Note: If you wish to come to one of our Open Mornings, you should arrive for 9am.  There is no need to book – just come along. We look forward to meeting you.

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