Marvels Lane Primary School & Nursery

General Info

Headteacher: Edward Dove

Year Groups: Nursery & Reception to Y6

Two-form Entry

Term Dates


Start – Thursday 1st September 2022

End – Friday 16th December 2022

INSET DAYS – (school closed to children)

Thursday 1st September, Friday 2nd September 

Monday 19th September – Queen’s funeral


Start – Monday 24th October 2022

End -Friday 28th October 2022


Start – Monday 19th December 2022

End – Monday 2nd January 2023

INSET DAYS – (school closed to children)

Tuesday 3rd January 2023

Children Return to school

Wednesday 4th January 2023

To open a PDF showing these dates please click on the following link: TERM DATES 2022-23

Latest News

Thank you to reception teachers, children and parents/carers who raised £67.34 for Macmillan Cancer Support during their coffee morning.


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.

monday 21st - wednesday 23rd november

Book Fair: 3:15-3:45pm in the Lower hall

monday 28th november

Willow Class Environmental Project – Ringway Centre

thursday 1st december

Phonics Reception Parent Workshop 9:30-10:30am

Tuesday 6th december

Nursery Class Trip to The Albany Theatre

Our Next Open Days

Wednesday 7th December 2022 @ 9:15am

Thursday 5th January 2023 @ 9:15am

Wednesday 11th January 2023 @ 9:15am

Latest Parent Update - October 2022

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