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  • Honeywell Infant School
    Honeywell Road
    SW11 6EF
  • Head: Ms Jane Neal
  • T 020 7228 6811
  • F 020 7738 9101
  • E [email protected]
  • W
  • A mainstream foundation school for pupils aged from 3 to 7 with a linked junior school
  • Boarding: No
  • Local authority: Wandsworth
  • Pupils: 318
  • Religion: Non-denominational
  • Open days: Infant parent tours are held every other week.
  • Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
  • Ofsted:
    • Latest Overall effectiveness Good 1
      • Early years provision Good 1
      • Outcomes for children and learners Good 1
      • Quality of teaching, learning and assessment Good 1
      • Personal development, behaviour and welfare Good 1
      • Effectiveness of leadership and management Good 1
    • 1 Full inspection 10th January 2023
  • Previous Ofsted grade: Outstanding on 19th January 2010
  • Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
  • Linked schools: Honeywell Junior School

What says..

 Nurturing environment, especially in the early years. Forensic attention to detail when assessing the needs of each child – the school isn’t just paying lip-service to treating each child as an individual. Loads of outside space and vast amounts of equipment for the pupils. The head told us: ‘The children can do all the things here that they can’t do at home.’ Pupils have their own playground as well as the shared playground garden, complete with tepees, toadstools, fairy-tale bridge and enchanted forest – inspiring, imaginative and the envy of other schools...

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What the school says...

At Honeywell we pride ourselves in offering the best possible education for every child. Children come to school wanting to learn and consequently do extremely well in our happy and creative school. The school has maintained high standards for a significant number of years and remains, as ever, extremely popular. Graded as Outstanding by Ofsted in 2010. ...Read more

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What The Good Schools Guide says

Head teacher

Since 2004, Jane Neal BEd NPQH. Previously deputy head, she has been at the school for well over 20 years. Two children. Softly spoken and reflective. Proud of her school and devoted to those in her care. ‘She’s seen it all over the years and not much ruffles her feathers,’ said a parent. Passionate about early years learning and keen on reading, walking, cooking and children’s theatre.


At 3 to nursery, although there’s no automatic transfer to infant school at 4. Nursery offers 50 part-time places, plus 14 full time places (39 maximum in a class). From reception, three parallel classes, with 30 per class. Usually one assistant per class from reception. A handful leave at the end of nursery. All must reapply to get from nursery into reception. Criteria for offers to infant...

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Who goes where

Special Education Needs

We are an inclusive school that caters for the needs of all children, including those with specific Special Needs.

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder Y
Aspergers Y
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders Y
CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia
English as an additional language (EAL)
Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory
Has SEN unit or class
HI - Hearing Impairment
Hospital School
Mental health
MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty
MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment
Natspec Specialist Colleges
OTH - Other Difficulty/Disability
Other SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty
PD - Physical Disability
PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty
SEMH - Social, Emotional and Mental Health
SLCN - Speech, Language and Communication
SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty
Special facilities for Visually Impaired
SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty
VI - Visual Impairment

Interpreting catchment maps

The maps show in colour where the pupils at a school came from*. Red = most pupils to Blue = fewest.

Where the map is not coloured we have no record in the previous three years of any pupils being admitted from that location based on the options chosen.

For help and explanation of our catchment maps see: Catchment maps explained

Further reading

If there are more applicants to a school than it has places for, who gets in is determined by which applicants best fulfil the admissions criteria.

Admissions criteria are often complicated, and may change from year to year. The best source of information is usually the relevant local authority website, but once you have set your sights on a school it is a good idea to ask them how they see things panning out for the year that you are interested in.

Many schools admit children based on distance from the school or a fixed catchment area. For such schools, the cut-off distance will vary from year to year, especially if the school give priority to siblings, and the pattern will be of a central core with outliers (who will mostly be siblings). Schools that admit on the basis of academic or religious selection will have a much more scattered pattern.

*The coloured areas outlined in black are Census Output Areas. These are made up of a group of neighbouring postcodes, which accounts for their odd shapes. These provide an indication, but not a precise map, of the school’s catchment: always refer to local authority and school websites for precise information.

The 'hotter' the colour the more children have been admitted.

Children get into the school from here:

most years
quite often
sometimes, but not in this year

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