Category Archives: Schools

Love Your Bike Week is about to ride into Croydon schools

Next week is Love Your Bike Week in Croydon, with events popping up at schools to encourage kids to use their bicycles, fix and maintain bikes and provide advice and help for novice cyclists. Among the various bicycle-related activities is: … Continue reading

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Museum of Croydon gets its suffrage banners on parade

Croydon residents are showcasing their craft skills at the Museum of Croydon in a London-wide project celebrating 100 years of votes for women. They have joined museums, archives and arts organisations across the capital taking part in the 100 Banners … Continue reading

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Save Our Schools: Croydon Assembly debates education

The Croydon Assembly is meeting at Ruskin House on February 24 for a day’s debate and discussion entitled “Save Our Schools – Stop Education Cuts”. Work by the National Education Union and local Labour MP Sarah Jones has shown that … Continue reading

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Oasis academy gets third principal in less than two years

There’s been an unusually rapid turnover of senior leadership staff at the Oasis Arena Academy in South Norwood, as GENE BRODIE reports A secondary academy that opened on its new site in September 2016 is already on to its third … Continue reading

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Oasis chief gets 20% pay rise as academies warn over finances

Education correspondent GENE BRODIE on an eye-watering salary hike for the man in overall charge of some of Croydon’s biggest schools The leader of a church-linked multi-academy chain which operates five large schools in Croydon has just been awarded a … Continue reading

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Alice In Wonderland, Whitgift School, Feb 7-9

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MP Jones describes Government nursery cuts as ‘a disgrace’

Sarah Jones, the Labour MP for Croydon Central, has branded as “a disgrace” the Government decision to cut a grant to a specialist nursery in South Croydon which, for the past 40 years, has helped school-aged mums get back into … Continue reading

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