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No one left behind

Welcome to Walker Primary School

Walker is an ambitious, diverse and inclusive school in Southgate. We are passionate about ensuring extraordinary outcomes for all who come through our door. Our mission, no one left behind, is central to all we do. Walker children and staff are proud to be part of our warm, welcoming community, where everyone achieves together. Children embrace all aspects of school life and support each other to be the best they can be.

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The Walker child

Our exceptional teaching and learning, driven by an ambitious curriculum, ensures that all children make excellent progress and become confident, independent learners. But the Walker experience doesn’t end there. Our warm, supportive and inclusive ethos cultivates curiosity, ambition and resilience. Children understand the importance of kindness, tolerance, teamwork and determination. They leave us prepared, and excited, to embrace their future and ready to tackle any challenges they may face.

Greatness on Display

At Walker, the success of one person is a cause for celebration for our whole community. Our children are proud of their achievements and love to share their learning, and progress, with visitors. If you would like to see Walker in action, please get in touch to book your school tour.

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“Across Walker Primary School there is warmth, ambition and a real sense of community. Leaders have the highest expectations of all pupils, including those with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND). Pupils enjoy coming to school every day.”

~ Ofsted, May 2023

A UNICEF Gold School

Walker is a Gold Rights Respecting School and children’s rights are at the heart of our school. Pupils know that their voice is valued and are empowered to drive change, both within their school and the community. They understand the importance of being kind, treating everyone equally and considering the wider environment.

“Walker is a kind school where we help each other, make people’s days better, ensure that everyone is happy and that no one is alone.”

~ Year 5 pupil, UNICEF Ambassador. 

Learning at Walker

Overview

Our curriculum is designed to enable every child to achieve across all areas and to make exceptional progress. No one is left behind at Walker. We take a whole child approach to learning, so that our pupils flourish academically, socially, emotionally and personally. Walker children are ambitious, motivated and determined. They are comfortable making mistakes and they have the confidence and resilience to persevere and seek help. They develop a passion for learning and life, building solid foundations for the rest of their educational journey.

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Outside the classroom

Our diverse range of enrichment activities help children to develop their characters, improve their confidence and find their passion. Whether it’s joining a sports team, learning a musical instrument, preparing for a LAMDA exam or taking on a leadership role in our School Council, there’s an opportunity for every child to build on their own skills and strengths.

Wellbeing at Walker Primary School

Walker is a community. We work, and thrive, together and the wellbeing of each and every one of us is paramount. We provide tailored support to children, parents and staff to promote good mental health and we make sure that the right help is available for anyone who needs it.

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