St Stephen’s Primary School is currently expanding to a two form entry school. We have been serving the community for over 150 years. It was part of the original village of Shepherd’s Bush and built at the same time as the Church. It is a marvellous area that is culturally varied and accessible to the richness of the galleries and theatres in London.
As well as a focused and successful learning programme that looks at children’s individual needs, St Stephen’s adds a lively and diverse after school club programme, educational trips in and around London, and puts on an annual whole school production.
The School is also committed to fundraising for additional resources to enhance children’s experience at the school. The Friends of St Stephen’s (FoSS) run many fundraising and social events throughout the year. All parents of St Stephen’s become members of the FoSS on joining the school and the committee welcome any parents/carers who wish to join in and help in the organisation of these events.
We, at St Stephen’s, see parents as valuable partners in the education and welfare of the children, and we encourage their involvement in the school community. Often the first contact we have with parents is during a pre-school visit prior to the child starting in the school. From this initial contact we hope to build a strong partnership between parents and teachers in the education of their child.
There are many ways in which parents can become involved in the life of our school and we welcome parental involvement. If parents are able to spare an hour or two each week we are delighted to put them on our rota for volunteers. Parents can help with hearing children read, the school production, sewing, the school library, photocopying, art work and playing educational games with groups of children.