About Us

Headteacher’s Welcome

I am delighted to welcome you to our website as the Head Teacher of St Giles’ C of E Primary School. With the school being in the heart of our community, I feel in a truly privileged position. St Giles’ Church of England Primary school sits on the edge of Potters Bar in the small …

Vision Statement

Our vision is: Learn, Grow and Flourish Drawing from Jeremiah 17:8: “They will be like a tree planted by the water that sends out its roots by the stream. It does not fear when heat comes; its leaves are always green. It has no worries in a year of drought and never fails to bear …

Admissions

Please contact Hertfordshire County Council if you are interested in applying for a place at St Giles’ C of E Primary School at: www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/admissions You may also contact the school office via email admin@stgiles.herts.sch.uk though we have no control over admissions. Reception 2021-2022 The application process for this year’s Reception places closes on Friday 15th January 2021. …

Class Organisation

As a primary school, St. Giles’ caters for seven years of schooling, from the ages of four to eleven years. The Reception class is the final year of the Foundation Stage and can take 15 children. Class 2 consists of Years 1 and 2 (Key Stage 1), and has a maximum number of 30. Key …

School History

Written by Iyra Patel when in Year 6: St. Giles’ Church of England Primary School is a fun, vibrant school for everyone. It is located in South Mimms, Hertfordshire and is attended by 98 bright pupils coming from various towns and villages around the local area including Shenley, Potters Bar, Borehamwood and many more. We …

School Council

Our school council is organised in a way that gives all our children the opportunity to be involved in the decisions made at St Giles’. The children are arranged into five vertical groups (each having children from year 1 to 6) and the meetings are chaired and minuted by Year 6 children. The staff identified …

Staff

Headteacher: Mr Keith Smithard Deputy Headteacher: Mrs Natalie Dowdall   Class Teachers Learning Mentors Class 4 Mrs Natalie Dowdall & Mrs Patsy Clewett Mrs Toni Johnson Class 3 Miss Sarah Meadows Mrs Helen Middleton Class 2 Mrs Kerry Leonard  Mrs Kim Olyett Class 1 Mrs Jo Page & Mrs Lisa Wilson Mrs Lesley Bright Support …

Governors

Welcome from the Governors We warmly welcome you to St. Giles’ School. As governors we care passionately about the wellbeing of the pupils and the success of our school. First and foremost for us is that the children are safe, happy and ready to learn, supported by high quality teaching and facilities and a wide …