School Announcements

Announcement - Policy for school Medicals

08/10/2020 -Please find the latest information for parents and carers regarding school medicals in the Covid-19 tab.

Announcement - Risk Assessment

06/11/2020 - Read the schools latest Risk Assessment V4 in the Covid-19 area

Learning at Home

 What shall we do today?  Go to our Student Zone page to find ideas for activities and links to some fun learning websites

Announcement - COVID19

For the latest information to parents/carers please go to Letters Home in the Covid 19 tab . For the latest government information click here 

School Virtual Tour

A Warm Welcome to Watergate Primary School

Linda Matthews - Headteacher Watergate School is an outstanding special school for pupils aged 4-11 years with severe learning difficulties, complex needs and a number of children have an additional diagnosis of autism.  Our experienced team of teaching staff and professionals are committed to providing individualised learning, support and opportunities.

Watergate is an expanding school, building on its success and popularity within the London Borough of Lewisham.

We are very proud of our bespoke curriculum which is tailored to meet the individual needs of each pupil in an exciting, ambitious and fun way.  Our learning opportunities ensure that our children are happy, healthy and receive the very best education to thrive and reach their full potential.

We believe that that working holistically with our families and multi-disciplinary colleagues provides the very best outcomes for all of our children.

We very much welcome visits to our school.



Linda Matthews


Our Curriculum

Watergate provides a broad and balanced curriculum for all pupils. Our aim is to provide the most appropriate learning opportunities and outcomes for each child.

If you want to find out more about the curriculum at Watergate, please contact Natalie Carroll, Curriculum Lead, at the school.



Safeguarding at Watergate School

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Our Children at Work

School Dates

Autumn Term 2022

Mon 5th Sept 22 – Fri 21st Oct 22

Half term:  Mon 24th Oct 22 – Fri 28th Oct 22

Mon 31st Oct 22 – Fri 16th Dec 22

Christmas Holiday:

Mon 19th Dec 22 – Tues 3rd Jan 23

Spring Term 2023

Weds 4th Jan 23 – Fri 10th Feb 23

Half term:  Mon 13th Feb 23 – Fri 17th Feb 23

Mon 20th Feb 23 – Fri 31st March 23

Easter Holiday:

Mon 3rd April 23 – Mon 17th April 23

Summer Term 23

Tues 18th April 23 – Fri 26th May 23
(May Day will be taken on Mon 1st May 23)

Half term:  Mon 29th May 23 – Fri 2nd June 23

Mon 5th June 23 – Thurs 20th July 23

School Times

School Day

Mon-Fri 9.15am to 3:30pm,


Early years / Infants Lunchtime 11.45am -12.30pm

Juniors Lunchtime 12-12:45pm


School Office - Telephone: 020 8695 6555


Office Email -



Linda Matthews

Watergate School | Lushington Rd, London SE6 3WG