Eleanor Palmer Primary School A GSG School
- Eleanor Palmer Primary School
- Head: Miss Kate Frood
- T 020 7485 2155
- F 020 7267 3694
- E admin@eleanorp….camden.sch.uk
- W www.eleanorpal….camden.sch.uk
- A mainstream state school for pupils aged from 3 to 11
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Camden
- Pupils: 326
- Religion: Does not apply
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- Current Ofsted grade: Outstanding on 19th October 2011
- Previous Ofsted grade: Good on 3rd September 2007
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
What The Good Schools Guide says..
The ethos of the school has been shaped by the work of Carol Dweck - whose perspective is that effort and persistence are what really count. ‘This teaches children to see mistakes and failures as positives and makes for a...
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What The Good Schools Guide saysThe ethos of the school has been shaped by the work of Carol Dweck - whose perspective is that effort and persistence are what really count. ‘This teaches children to see mistakes and failures as positives and makes for a very energetic and inclusive culture,’ says the head. So, no star charts, no ability sets; instead, each child is encouraged to achieve their personal best, with marking emphasising steps forward rather than what’s gone wrong.
Since 2003, Kate Frood MA,OBE (50s). Knew she wanted to be a teacher from the age of 8 and started her career doing just that at nearby Fleet Primary in 1983. Aside from a four-year stint as a maths consultant to Islington Council, has taught in Camden ever since. Trained when child-centred learning (as opposed to testing) was the focus, and...