Carterhatch Infant School

Type Primary
Age Range 3-7
Religion Does not apply
Address Carterhatch Lane
Reference Number 101983



Carterhatch Infant School, located at EN1 4JY in Enfield, London, is a co-educational primary school that caters to children aged 3-7. The institution serves approximately 314 students, offering a well-rounded educational experience within a diverse environment. Its student-teacher ratio is reported to be around 18.6, ensuring a degree of personalized attention for each student.

The school is known for its dedication to the whole-child approach, emphasizing academic success, personal growth, and social development. Carterhatch Infant School is recognized as a primary institution, and it is both academy-run and part of the Local Authority of Enfield. In the latest published figures for key stage 1 students, the progress in reading, writing, and maths has been noted as average or above average, indicating a strong academic foundation for the children.

The school's hours are from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm, and it offers a unique passport program that emphasizes the importance of an educational journey for each child. Principal Sarah Clements leads the staff and local governors in their mutual goal of making a positive difference and nurturing happy and well-rounded citizens.

In response to the announcement made by the Mayor of London, from September 2023, all children in state-funded schools in London—including those at Carterhatch Infant School—have been eligible for free school lunches in the 2023 to 2024 and 2024 to 2025 academic years. The institution provides a welcoming environment that strives to provide the best for each child, aiming to support their growth and prepare them for success in school, the local community, and beyond.

General Makeup

Number of pupils
Boy/Girl ratio Boys: 55.1%
Girls: 44.9%

Year Groups

Year Number of pupils
1 84
2 87

Ofsted Rating Good
Last Inspection Date 2023-11-22
Date Description Report
2023-09-19 School inspection School inspection
2018-06-13 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2013-11-27 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2010-11-17 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2008-06-23 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2004-03-01 Full inspection Full inspection

2023 Admissions

Number of Applications Number of Offers
First Preference Upgrade Upgrade
Second Preference 41 0
Third Preference 16 0
From another Local Authority 1 0

Previous Years



Age Range

Special Schools

Independent Schools

Faith Schools

Key Stage 2 Attainment

Students Meeting expected standard

Students Meeting higher standard

GCSE Attainment

Attainment 8 score percentile

Students getting 5 or more GCSE's at grade 9-4 (A-C)