GLF Schools

GLF Schools

GLF Schools was founded in 2012 in order to enable the federation of Glyn School (an academy in 2011) and Danetree Junior School. Together, we began our journey to become a MAT of more than 1000 talented staff working with over 10,000 children in 40 schools across 5 regions in southern England.

Our Schools

Banbury Region

Banstead Region

Berkshire & Hampshire Region

Caterham Region

Crawley Region

Didcot Region

Epsom Region

London Boroughs

Redhill Region

Sunbury & Camberley Region

Executive Headteacher's Welcome

I am very honoured to welcome you to Danetree Primary School. This website has been constructed to give you a flavour of what our school has to offer your child. It is such a pleasure to have been able to lead my team of amazing staff and wonderful children since the beginning of the 2017 academic year.

Danetree is a four form entry school set in fantastic grounds in West Ewell, Epsom. Our forward thinking approach and dedicated staff aim to provide the best education for our children, bringing learning to life through our innovative thematic curriculum.  When combined with our varied menu of clubs and activities, Danetree is an exciting place for your child and I am personally looking forward to the continuous strive to improve the school further over the coming years.

We are happy to be an Academy within GLF Schools, which sees us benefit from sharing outstanding resources, facilities and support from local primary and secondary schools since October 2010.

We want to unlock the potential of every child to help them to achieve both in their learning and as they grow into young people, so lessons are planned to be interactive and engaging to promote children’s independent learning skills as well as working cohesively and collaboratively.

We pride ourselves on being a friendly, welcoming school. If you have not already visited, please do come and see the children at work. Our classrooms are filled with books, resources and creative displays to promote high quality learning to support children in each and every lesson.

I look forward to welcoming you to Danetree Primary School in the near future.

Bethan Smith,

Executive Headteacher

"This is an outstanding school" 

- Ofsted 2019

"Pupils love coming to this school and say that they cannot wait to begin their learning. They are very proud to be at Danetree Primary School, and highly recommend it to others."

Ofsted 2019

"The headteacher provides exceptional leadership. She is persistent in her drive to improve all aspects of the school so that pupils have every opportunity to succeed."

- Ofsted 2019

Latest Tweets

  • February 21, 2024 Well done to our Netball team who performed brilliantly in their match against Cuddington Croft this afternoon. Your resilience shone and we are so proud of how well you are gelling as a team. Great job Danetree! 🏐
  • January 24, 2024 Well done to Emily in 4Banksy for being our star swimmer this week. She listened carefully to the instructor and then showed great bravery in jumping in the deep end !!! 🏊‍♀️🏊‍♂️🏊🏽
  • January 22, 2024 Dragonflies got a special visit from the local fireman.  They learnt about the jobs that firemen do and where they get all their water from to help but fires out , which related really well to our topic this term. The children even got to explore what is inside a fire engine.
  • January 22, 2024 This week, the Year 1's have been learning about first, then and now addition and subtraction stories. 1 Woodpeckers had a great time investigating and exploring different equation stories using their ten frames and counters. Check out the fun that we had below.
  • January 22, 2024 Year 1W created prototypes of a chassis. We explored which is the best material to construct a strong and rigid chassis. We had a great time using resources to build our axles and chassis and sharing models with our friends. We are SUPER excited to build our final car models!
  • January 17, 2024 5S have written some incredible fables this week. The morals have been clear in their text and there have been some beautiful illustrations too!
  • January 12, 2024 6 Parks had a productive Friday afternoon publishing their research which had been collated earlier in the week. To inform others, they produced an explanation text about a chosen area which, due to the advancement in space technology, have impacted our lives!
  • January 12, 2024 This week Squirrels travelled to Brooklands Museum. Everyone had a wonderful time and enjoyed exploring how aviation has progressed over time.
  • January 12, 2024 6LK had the opportunity to 'be the teacher' using the big whiteboard in their new classroom. They taught each other the spelling rules for the 'sh' sound including the 'ci' and 'ti' variations. For example: politician, and explanation.
  • January 12, 2024 5 Sharman performed their class assembly today, all about the ancient Egyptians. They were amazing! So many interesting new facts were learnt, and the children had great fun too! Well done year 5
  • January 12, 2024 Beetles were learning about the staircase pattern of numbers. They knew that to make a staircase and have numbers in the correct order, they needed to add one more each time. The children muddled up the numbers for teddy and helped to put it right for him!
  • January 10, 2024 2Rabbits started the week visiting Brooklands museum to learn more about aviation and how it has changed the way we live. We loved stepping foot on a Concorde and seeing how Sultans and Princes travel in their private jets.
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