Category Archives: Schools

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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£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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Rotary club helps pupils dig in to fight against polio

Pupils from Broadmead Primary yesterday planted crocus bulbs at the neighbouring King George V playing fields in Gloucester Road, to help to raise awareness of Rotary Club of Croydon’s End Polio Now campaign. The Mayor of Croydon, Councillor Toni Letts, … Continue reading

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Howard Primary Christmas Fair, South Croydon, Dec 9

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