Marvels Lane Primary School & Nursery

General Info

Headteacher: Edward Dove

Year Groups: Nursery & Reception to Y6

Two-form Entry

Term Dates


Term Starts – Monday 4th September 2023

(children return to school Wednesday 6th)

Term Ends – Wednesday 20th December 2023

INSET DAYS – (school closed to children

Monday 4th September

Tuesday 5th September 

Friday 24th November


Start – Monday 23rd October 2023

End – Friday 27th October 2023

To open a PDF showing these dates please click on the following link: TERM DATES 2023-24

Latest News

 We raised £150.12 for Comic Relief as part of our Red Nose Day dress up event. Thank you to everyone that contributed.


We currently run a variety of after school clubs and activities including Dance, Football and Performing Arts (see ‘Key Information’).

We also have a Breakfast Club and Little Acorns after school club as part of our wraparound care which run every day of the week.  Please  look under ‘Key Information’  or contact the office for more details.

Thursday 1st february

Y6 Trip – Imperial War Museum

tuesday 6th february

Y2 & Y5 Fire Brigade Workshop

thursday 8th february

 Space Dome visiting Y5

monday 12th - friday 16th February

 HALF TERM – School Closed

Our Next Open Days

Our next open day is on Thursday 11th January 2024 at 9:15am.

Latest Newsletter - December 2023

Download the latest update for parents of Marvels lane school

Our headteacher

“Marvels Lane School is an extraordinary school, full of extraordinary people. I cannot tell you how proud I am to be its Headteacher.

Our aim is to create a positive environment in which all children are safe, happy and want to learn.

Everybody is welcome. We are inclusive and aspirational. Who knows what you can achieve with the right challenge and support?

Our staff team work with dedication and passion to provide a wide range of learning opportunities through high quality teaching and an irresistible curriculum.

We have high expectations for all our children’s achievement – academically, creatively, socially and personally – in other words, for each and every child at Marvels Lane to Be The Best That They Can Be in all they do.”

Edward Dove


Virtual Tour of Nursery and Reception

School Address

Marvels Lane Primary School

Riddons Rd


SE12 9RA

School Hours

Monday – Friday 

Morning Gates Open :   8:45 – 9:00

Afternoon Gates Open:   15:10 – 15:30

School Office Hours:   8:00 – 17:00

Breakfast Club:   8:00 – 8:55

Little Acorns After School Club:   15:30 – 17:45

Weekends: Closed

Phone & Email

020 8857 3904

What Parents are Saying

“I absolutely love this school, the kids are so brilliant, vibrant and positive and that is also reflected in the staff.”

“Marvels Lane Primary is a lovely school. Very caring and supportive staff. The children can start their school journey in an amazing nursery all the way up to year 6. Both my children have been happily attending this primary school and made many friends. I very much recommend Marvels Lane Primary.”

“We particularly like the way pupils from many different backgrounds get on so well together.”


School Houses

Staff Members

Year Established

Get In Touch

Location: Riddons Rd | London | SE12 9RA

Telephone: 020 8857 3904


School Hours: Monday – Friday : 8am – 4pm

Safeguarding Statement

Marvels Lane is committed to safeguarding and child protection.

We are vigilant in promoting the welfare of children and any offer of appointment will be subject to a satisfactory clearance from the DBS.

The Safeguarding Team is:

Mr. Edward Dove – Headteacher (Designated Safeguarding Lead)

Mrs. Jackie Cariello – Pupil Parent Support Worker (Deputy DSL)

Mrs. Jacqueline Mcnamara – Assistant Head, Inclusion Officer, SENCO (Deputy DSL)

Mrs Christine Turner – Safeguarding Governor