Category Archives: Coloma

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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GCSE results show academies struggling to make the grades

If our education correspondent GENE BRODIE had to do an end-of-term report for the borough’s academised secondary schools after the 2015 GCSE results, then “Could do better” might be regarded as an understatement If you’re a parent seeking an educational … Continue reading

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GCSE figures put Croydon schools at bottom of their class

Last week, the Department for Education published the 2013 statistics for GCSE pupils across the country. As Inside Croydon has already reported, based on these results, not a single Croydon state secondary managed to make it into the top 200 … Continue reading

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Council fails to do its homework on Croydon GCSE results

So how did Croydon’s pupils do in their GCSEs this year? Our education correspondent GENE BRODIE gives Croydon Council an “F” for its efforts in failing to release full results for local schools, when Sutton and other boroughs provided that … Continue reading

Posted in Addington High, Advance School, Aerodrome Primary, Archbishop Lanfranc, Archbishop Tenison's, BRIT School, Coloma, Croydon Central, Croydon High, Education, Gavin Barwell, John Fisher School, Oasis Academy, Old Palace, Schools, Sutton Council, Trinity School, Whitgift School, Woodcote High | Tagged , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

How you can tell which schools are really making the grade

School pupils – whether attending the borough’s high-profile independents, our state secondaries or the privatised academies – will be receiving their life-shaping GCSE, AS and A level results in the next few weeks. Education correspondent GENE BRODIE provides an insider’s … Continue reading

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Barwell fails to whip up support for unpopular Lords reform

Former MP ANDREW PELLING on how our local MPs chose to vote on the controversial Lords Reform Bill last night No gumption in evidence last night from four of our local MPs in resisting the flawed options for reform of … Continue reading

Posted in Archbishop Tenison's, Coloma, Croydon Central, Croydon North, Croydon South, Education, Gavin Barwell, Malcolm Wicks MP, Old Palace, Paul Burstow MP, Richard Ottaway MP, Schools, Tom Brake MP, Trinity School | Tagged , , , , , , , | 6 Comments