Garden Fields JMI School

Head: Mr C Jukes | Townsend Drive, St Albans, AL3 5RL | Tel: 01727 890440 | email:

Garden Fields is a popular, growing, well-resourced school, located on the northern outskirts of St Albans. We have pupils who are well behaved and keen to learn, and serve a supportive community. We have over 400 children with pupils taught in single-age classes of 30. Reception children are admitted in the September before they turn 5. Should you have any queries, please telephone, email or visit the school – you will be most welcome.

Mr C Jukes,  Headteacher

Latest School Expansion News

It has been a busy Summer holiday at school! Some issues were uncovered in the old Music School building which has led to delays on the availability of classrooms. Please see letter below.

  • There will be no visitor/parent parking on the school site – the new drop off area will be a temporary staff car park.
  • No driving on to school site for breakfast clubs.
  • Children in Yrs 1 – 6 will be able to enter classrooms from 8:40am daily (from 8 Sept).
  • Parking permits available – Batchwood View – contact the school office.
  • Pedestrian access remains the same.

Expansion Letter 1 – 4 September 2015

Click here for important information relating to the proposed expansion of GFS.

If you have any questions or concerns, please email the school




The PTA have a number of fantastic fundraising events planned for this academic year. Take a look at the PTA Events page for more information. Don’t forget you can raise money all year round using one of these Fundraising methods on our PTA Fundraising page.

Every year group has a Year Group PTA Rep. Please feel free to speak to your Year Group Rep(s) or any member of the PTA committee if you have any questions or ideas!

Peter Pan Panto tickets
Please note this is a very popular event and tickets sell out fast.
Click here for booking form SOLD OUT

Parent Classes/Clubs

Parents may be interested in local parenting classes and clubs. For more information, visit the Parents Classes/Clubs page in the Parents Menu above or click here.

Reception Intake
September 2016

If you have a child born between
1 September 2011 – 31 August 2012 you will be looking for a place for them to start school in September 2016. You are very welcome to visit our school on one of our tours.

Click here for more information


Extra Curricular Clubs Timetable for Autumn 2015

The new timetable for Extra Curricular Clubs Autumn 2015 is now available. Please ensure you book early as spaces are limited. If you have any queries please contact the provider directly or email

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