Stockwell Primary School

Stockwell Rd, London SW9 9TG

Primary & Nursery

Stockwell Primary school is a 3 form maintained Primary school in Lambeth. It is part of the Jessop Stockwell federation. Our ambition is to provide the best possible education in stimulating and creative environments with a clear and determined focus on ‘Working Together to Achieve

Excellence’. We want to develop a passion for learning, inspired by high-quality teaching, developing and building upon individual strengths and talents. We serve a diverse, inner London community, providing children aged 2-11 with a creative curriculum and a wide range of enrichment activities Due to our excellent location, the richness of our offer is also enhanced through partnerships with external organisations, providing additional learning opportunities and experiences for both pupils and staff.

We are a dynamic and vibrant primary school and pride ourselves on our wonderful pupils, our inspiring and creative teaching methods and our state-of-the-art learning environment.

Our passionate and dedicated team of staff are committed to ensuring your child is continuously encouraged, supported and challenged to develop their talents, uncover new interests and reach their full potential during their time with us, so that when they leave Stockwell they are prepared for their success at secondary school and beyond.

We continue to work in close partnership with our parents/carers to ensure you remain informed and involved in your child’s learning and development, and our regular communications between school and home, provide your child with the foundations for success.

We offer extensive and unique opportunities beyond the curriculum to enhance our pupils’ experience; our rich and varied extra-curriculum programme is one element of this and provides each child with the opportunity to learn new skills and develop their confidence.

Our Children’s Centre, located behind our school building, ensures our children have the best start in life. The centre provides a wide range of free activities and support services to families with children under the age of five.


  • “Pupils' behaviour is second to none. They are eager to learn. They are kind, confident, articulate young people. They respect those from all backgrounds and heritages.”

  • “The school's values are shared by its whole community. Pupils leave Ashmole exceptionally well prepared to take their place in society as fully rounded citizens.”

  • “All adults share the drive to raise pupils' aspirations and provide them with extensive chances to take responsibility and to think for themselves.”

  • “Adults are caring. Children are kept safe. Adults all know each child and provide for their individual needs extremely well.”


The school is easily reached from most areas of London being situated in Kennington and only minutes away from Oval Underground Station.

Visits to the school are always welcome.


  • “Pupils' behaviour is second to none. They are eager to learn. They are kind, confident, articulate young people. They respect those from all backgrounds and heritages.”

  • “The school's values are shared by its whole community. Pupils leave Ashmole exceptionally well prepared to take their place in society as fully rounded citizens.”

  • “All adults share the drive to raise pupils' aspirations and provide them with extensive chances to take responsibility and to think for themselves.”

  • “Adults are caring. Children are kept safe. Adults all know each child and provide for their individual needs extremely well.”


The school is easily reached from most areas of London being situated in Kennington and only minutes away from Oval Underground Station.

Visits to the school are always welcome.

Holmewood Nursery school is situated in Central Lambeth, off Brixton Hill.  The school is located in a densely populated area of contrasting households in terms of culture, ethnicity, and socio-economic status.


Holmewood provides education for children in the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS), with 95 full time equivalent places in the main nursery (2 - 4 year olds) and 12 full time equivalent places in the two year old provision.  The school's intake is very culturally diverse with a high percentage of children from mixed, or Black-British / Caribbean / African backgrounds. Nearly half of the children speak English as an additional language, with many at the early stages of learning English.


Holmewood is federated with Maytree and Triangle Nursery Schools.  As a Federated Nursery School, Holmewood is led by an Executive Head Teacher, Head of School and teachers working with other qualified early years practitioners. Holmewood offers highly inclusive education with qualified and caring staff.  It has rich and varied indoor and outdoor learning environments that allow children to play and be active in developing and acquiring new skills and knowledge; children are well motivated and are thoroughly absorbed in their learning.


They are encouraged to experiment and explore and children are very well challenged to enable them to take risks safely and develop their own problem solving skills. Outdoor learning is supported through the Natural Thinkers curriculum and an extensive allotment.


Each child is allocated a Key Person, one of our skilled early years educators or teachers. They get to know the children in their group very well and work in collaboration with their parents. Teachers and practitioners support, encourage and facilitate learning opportunities so that children are happy, confident and independent learners.


All teachers and practitioners have a thorough understanding of children’s early learning and development and the early years foundation stage and understand the importance of working together with parents and other professionals.


At Holmewood, we believe in investing in professional development and bespoke training to meet individual needs so that all teachers and practitioners feel motivated and committed to the continuing success of the school.


Visits to the school can be arranged by contacting the school office.

Number of Pupils: 617
Ages: 3 - 11 years
Gender: Mixed
Type of School: Maintained School

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