Category Archives: Schools

School tied up in knots of confusion after failed trouser ban

GENE BRODIE, our education correspondent, on how the demands for uniformity at what was once known as Edenham High have left some parents fuming Some girls who arrived for the first day of term at Orchard Park High School in … Continue reading

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Keston PTA’s Happy Circus, Oasis Coulsdon, Sep 16

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BRIT School film-makers get showcased at David Lean

The David Lean Cinema Campaign has announced a partnership with the BRIT School which will see one of the best films made by students in the school’s film and media production department screened before selected features as the “BRIT School … Continue reading

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Explore Croydon’s history on Open House London weekend

One of the real cutlural jewels in Croydon’s crown, the Whitgift Almshouses and the Old Palace, will be throwing open their doors next month as part of Open House London weekend, which this year is on September 16-17. The Whitgift … Continue reading

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LFB: ‘Devastating consequences’ of schools without sprinklers

The London Fire Brigade says that the failure to fit sprinklers in schools could have “potentially devastating consequences”. Inside Croydon has revealed that not a single one of 35 school builds in Croydon in the past five years have had … Continue reading

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Croydon schools are still facing 5% cuts to their funding

A teachers’ union has accused an MP of giving “false hope” to Croydon teachers, parents and pupils over Tory cuts to schools funding, and told him to lobby his government for real-terms increases in the amounts allocated for education in … Continue reading

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John Fisher makes shortlist in national schools’ rugby awards

John Fisher School in Purley has been shortlisted as School of the Year in the national rugby awards. The Catholic boys’ school has a long-standing reputation for producing outstanding sportsmen, including international rugby players Paul Sackey and Kyle Traynor, and … Continue reading

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