Garratt Park School

• Compassion • Honesty • Inspiration • Respect • Professionalism

 

Community

We have strong links with a number of other schools and colleges. Southfields Community College supports us in a number of areas, including facilities for games and PE in Years 12 and 13. Ernest Bevin School provides us with a table tennis coach. We have links with Merton College and Nightingale, who provide training placements for our Year 12 and 13 students.

Public Awards

Garratt Park School is proud to have gained the following public awards 
Investors in People  (IIP) GOLD Award 2012, 2015
Investors in People (IIP) 2001, 2004, 2007
Silver Award 2010
Inclusion Quality Mark (IQM) 2008, 2010
Re-awarded 2013
Artsmark
Awarded June 2010
Basic Skills Quality Mark (BSQM) 2004, 2007, 2010
2013 - 10 Year Award
Investors in Community Engagement Quality Mark (ICEMARK)
Awarded August 2010
CPD Award 
September 2010
Extended Schools Status
(Full Core Offer) 2007
ICT Mark  June 2008, May 2011
Re-awarded May 2011
Wandsworth Healthy Schools Status, National Healthy Schools Status,
Enhanced Healthy Schools Status
2011
Specialist Schools Status in Maths and Computing
June 2008
UNICEF Rights Respecting School 2012
CPI BILD Accredited Training Centre (MAPA) 2008

The Diana Award

The Diana Award has been recognising, honouring and harnessing the potential of thousands of inspirational, socially motivated young people in the United Kingdom since 1999.  Every award holder has demonstrated the qualities associated with the late Princess – compassion, courage and a selfless commitment to improving the lives of others. 

The charity was established to act as a lasting legacy to Diana Princess of Wales’ belief that young people have the power to change the world for the better.

The following students of Garratt Park School have gained the Diana Award:

  • Konrad Studniarek  2013
  • Connor Cunningham 2011
  • Wayne Didd 2009
  • Luke Williams 2008
  • Daryl Pascoe 2007
  • Rodney Agyei 2006
  • David Amofah 2005
  • Jessica Keen 2004
  • Clem Meertins 2003
  • Rishi Jaitoo 2002
  • Michael Pates 2000

The Jack Petchey Award

At Garratt Park the Jack Petchey Award is awarded to students 3 times per year, autumn, spring and summer. Nominations for the award are made by staff and students who look at the young person’s achievement throughout the last year this may be for personal achievement in academic subjects or constant achievement, it maybe that a

Carl receives his award in December 2016

student has overcome a lot of personal issues, been a supported friend to others the list is wide as to a student achieving this Award.

The young person is recognised at our achievement assembly at the end of each term where they receive a Certificate, and then again at the beginning of the year at a Celebration ceremony for Wandsworth organisations at the Town Hall where they have their photo taken with the Mayor of Wandsworth.

Once a  year a staff member can be recognised for their outstanding contributions  towards the school and students, again this staff member is nominated by staff and students.

This Award for both Student and staff  is recognised London wide.