About Us

Our School

Chater Junior School is a Community school situated in an urban area of West Watford about half a mile from the town centre. It was opened in 1909 and named after Edwar M Chater, a chairman of the Watford School Board, who also owned ‘Chater the Chemist’ at 129 The High Street. The present school …

Vision

Our vision is for Chater to sustain and further improve its reputation for being well known as an excellent multi-ethnic school where pupils enjoy a variety of learning activities and achieve high standards. We believe everyone at Chater Junior School has the right to be safe, to be respected and to learn. Whenever possible this …

Aims

Chater Junior School aims to: Create a happy, caring and supportive environment where all children can develop and progress to their maximum potential and acquire the skills necessary for life. Provide for spiritual, emotional, intellectual, physical and social growth and to help each child develop his/her own personal and cultural identity and understand and respect …

Attainment

Key Stage 2 Test and Assessment Results 2019 (Awaiting Validation)   Chater Junior National Writing (TA)     Average progress score +0.93 0.0 % Expected standard or above 80% 78% % Achieving high standard 22% 20% GPS (test)     Average scaled score 106 106 % Expected standard or above 77% 78% % Achieving high …

Admissions

There are 240 children on roll. We are a two form entry school, admitting up to 60 children each September. If and when the school is over-subscribed, Hertfordshire County Council’s admission criteria will apply. Prospective parents are very welcome to telephone the secretary to arrange a visit to the school. Further details regarding School Admissions …

Staff

 Headteacher – Mr Laurie O’Brien  Deputy Head – Mrs Raj Khindey Our Teaching Staff Year 3 Mrs Emma Hibberd and Mrs Tanya Roberts Year 4 Miss Natalie Jefford and Miss Susie de Lacy Year 5 Mr Ross Di Marco and Mrs Ruth Mackintosh Year 6 Miss Elizabeth Yorke and Mr Chris Freeman SENCo Mrs Lisa …

Governors

The Governors are representatives of the local community. Parents and teachers work together with others from local business and community groups to supply the best education for your child. The Governors are dedicated to the support of the school and the education and welfare of the pupils. Who are our Governors? Name of Governor Term …

International School

  As part of our ongoing International Schools Award work and following Mr McEntee and Mrs Olyett’s visit to India in February, we were very pleased to welcome Year 4’s link school Seth Andaram Jaipuria School’s teachers from India to our school. Mrs Kabila Rawat and Mrs Heena Sharma enjoyed their time at our school …

Eco School

As an eco-friendly and active school, I am proud to say that, we celebrated ‘Walk to School Week’ (20th -24th May) and on Thursday 20th June, we took part in Clean Air Day. We wanted to encourage our pupils to increase their daily activities, in order to gain a healthier lifestyle, reduce congestion around the …

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