Category Archives: Cedars School

Grinling Gibbons and saxifrage: hidden secrets of Lloyd Park

CROYDON COMMENTARY: The moving of sites between two Croydon private schools will create a misnomer for the building being used in Lloyd Park, according to ANTHONY MILLS, who provides some history and background to the site The transfer of the … Continue reading

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Two private schools to move into vacated Virgo Fidelis site

Our education correspondent, GENE BRODIE, on how an Opus Dei Catholic education trust is paying the £5m cost of repairs to a grand Gothic building in Upper Norwood, while Croydon Council Tax-payers are still getting stung with a £4m bill … Continue reading

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Croydon pupils among guests at Hawking’s Abbey memorial

Four pupils from a group of independent schools based in Purley and South Croydon were among the hundreds of specially invited attendees at last Friday’s Service of Thanksgiving at Westminster Abbey for Professor Stephen Hawking. The pupils were chosen from … Continue reading

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Bringing the ‘Real Madrid way’ to CR7 and the rest of Croydon

CROYDON COMMENTARY: When it was announced earlier this month that Real Madrid were setting up a special sports school in the borough, many scoffed and suggested that there had been some sort of mix up between Cristiano Ronaldo and the … Continue reading

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Real Madrid hero Butragueño kicks off social sports school

Spanish football superstar Emilio Butragueño was in Croydon yesterday to kick off the official launch of the Real Madrid Foundation’s first social sports school in Britain. The event was hosted at The Cedars School, the independent school on Coombe Road, … Continue reading

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