Category Archives: Education

A stroll through Great North Wood is a step back in history

NATURE NOTES: There’s a vital link to a piece of medieval England on our Croydon door step. MOIRA O’DONNELL set off to investigate It was a photograph of a Thornton Heath street sign on Twitter that set me off on … Continue reading

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CACFO Education Centre given ‘inadequate’ Ofsted report

Another week in Croydon, another inadequate report from Ofsted inspectors. This time it is for the CACFO Education Centre in Thornton Heath, and follows an inspection in June. The inspectors’ report rates the specialist centre overall as “inadequate”, with “Effectiveness … Continue reading

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Car lobbyist Morgan now insists: don’t walk, it’s dangerous

Walking to school is dangerous. That’s the considered advice of a … car campaigner from Coulsdon, as he tries to block a Croydon Council initiative to reduce polluting exhausts and to get some of the borough’s primary-aged children daily exercise … Continue reading

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Christmas at Honeywood Museum, Carshalton, Dec 2

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£100m black hole in SEND funding is creating ‘perfect storm’

Croydon headteachers fear that they face a “perfect storm” as funding cuts will leave their schools unable to fulfil their responsibilities towards some of the borough’s most vulnerable children, those with special educational needs or disabilities. Sarah Jones, Labour’s new … Continue reading

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Brahms German Requiem, Croydon Minster, Nov 18

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Croydon High PTA’s Winter Fair, Selsdon, Dec 2

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