Category Archives: Schools

Winter Wonderland Fair, Purley Oaks Primary, Dec 15

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Consultation begins for borough’s SEND travel and services

The council has opened a consultation on its planned services for children and young people with special educational needs or disabilities and their families and carers. Croydon’s draft SEND Strategy 2019-2022, and its Draft Post-16 Travel Assistance Policy for young … Continue reading

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Council’s short notice of New Addington special school event

A press release from our council’s dynamic press office slammed in to our email in-box just after 2pm today. Someone had thoughtfully passed it on to us, since the council’s press office seems to think they don’t need to deal … Continue reading

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Like it or lump it: how school Christmas dinner left a bad taste

CROYDON COMMENTARY: Some children’s approach to food often goes beyond a (very reasonable) disliking for sprouts, as KIRSTIE SMITH knows only too well “It’s Christmas-time, there’s no need to be afraid…” Unless, of course, your child has allergies. Last week, … Continue reading

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Orchard Park High wins Centrale poll for £8,000 baby grand

Orchard Park High, in Shirley, has won a baby grand piano worth at least £8,000 following a competition held at Centrale last weekend. The school was one of three Croydon secondaries shortlisted by Centrale and Whitgift shopping centres in the … Continue reading

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Howard Primary Christmas Fair, South Croydon, Dec 15

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Grand giveaway as three schools could win Centrale’s piano

A Croydon school is about to get an early Christmas present in the form of a Yamaha baby grand piano, worth nearly 10 grand, in a special giveaway being staged at the Centrale shopping centre. And it is the Croydon … Continue reading

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