All of our children came back today showing us how ready they are with their smart uniforms, big smiles and showing great enthusiasm for the year ahead.

At the weekend our school choir and dance group performed at the Burnt Oak Festival.  The children were really amazing and had such energy and enthusiasm, we were all very proud of them!   A big thank you to Miss Anders, Miss Coussins and Miss Halil for working with the children to get the performances to such a high standard.

Families with children starting school next September can find out more about a new free school.

The school will also hold drop-in consultation events an hour before both sessions.

Claire Delaney, chairman of Bellevue Place Education Trust, said: “Watling Park School has been set up in response to local support for our proposals and to help meet the need for additional primary places. We are currently working with the Education Funding Agency to secure a site in the Burnt Oak area of Barnet.

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The Bellevue Place Education Trust plans to open Watling Park School in Burnt Oak next September.

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A school was established in Burnt Oak Lane, Sidcup in 1903.

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Parents can book places at the sessions online at, or by calling 0845 459 0113.

A site is still to be found for the school, which will provide places for 60 pupils in its Reception classes.

Our newly elected school council met for the first time this week! Each nominated class member shared their reasons for wanting to join the council and what they wanted to achieve as a school council member. They certainly have some fantastic ideas and are all very excited about their new .... Read more »

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We can already see what a successful year ahead we will have because of the children’s wonderful attitude to learning!

Sessions for parents to find out more will take place at St Alphage Church Hall, at the junction of Playfield Road and Montrose Avenue, Burnt Oak next Tuesday, from 2pm to 3.30pm, and on Friday, December 12 from 4pm to 6.30pm at the same venue.

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“We hope to meet many members of the local community at our events. Together, we will create an excellent local school that fulfils local needs”.

A big “thank you” to all of the children and families who supported Barnfield School at the Burnt Oak Parade and Festival on Saturday 17th Read more »

The school has set up a consultation area on its website at The consultation will close on 17 December.