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


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