A Wandsworth school has been featured as an example of best practice in education in the 2018 Parliamentary Review.

The review outlines areas of excellence and is read by politicians and policymakers. Allfarthing School which is the only Wandsworth School to appear in the North and West London edition.

In the review article, headteacher Tom Holmes, who has led the schools transformation since 2017, wrote about the schools achievements and how they have rediscovered its love of teaching and learning.

Mr Holmes’s article features alongside commentary on the education sector from former Education Secretary and Review chairman Lord Blunkett and a foreword by Theresa May.

Mr Holmes has reinvigorated Allfarthing through a wealth of changes including hiring first class teachers who have access to innovative training, overhauling the way English is taught, a renewed focus on wellbeing, a new reward based behaviour policy and more extra-curricular activities.

Mr Holmes said: “I was absolutely delighted to contribute to the latest Parliamentary Review and share my knowledge with others. It highlights the huge progress that has been made since I joined the school last year and is a credit to the commitment of our teaching staff.

"It means a lot to be recognised like this on a national scale and is a great opportunity to celebrate what we’ve accomplished so far. I look forward to building on these achievements and making further positive changes to the school.”