Category Archives: Croydon High

Jubilation all-round as High School stages early street party

With the school’s pupils due to be away on half-term during the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, Croydon High staged its own “street party” this week when pupils and staff from across the school came together to celebrate. The entrance to the … Continue reading

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Croydon High School appoints Davies as new headteacher

Croydon High, the £18,000 per year private girls’ school in Selsdon, has announced the appointment of Annabel Davies as its new headteacher, with effect from September 2022. Davies is to replace Emma Pattison, the head since 2016, who is leaving … Continue reading

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Thousands of girls’ school teachers fear Trust’s ‘fire and rehire’

Our education correspondent, GENE BRODIE, reports from the picket line at Croydon High, where dozens of teachers fear that they will lose their jobs in a dispute with what some have called a ‘petty and vindictive’ schools trust Croydon High … Continue reading

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Pensions dispute sees private schools’ teachers go on strike

More than 50 teachers at Croydon High School are going on strike tomorrow in the first of six days of planned industrial action to defend their pensions. Croydon High, the fee-paying girls’ prep to sixth form school in Selsdon, is … Continue reading

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Croydon High PTA Winter Fair, Selsdon, Nov 23

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Croydon High Narnia Winter Fair, Selsdon, Dec 8

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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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Croydon High PTA’s Winter Fair, Selsdon, Dec 2

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Digby Fairweather plays Croydon High S’cool Jazz, June 5

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Charity worker seeks your support for award nomination

Alison Maguire, a director of the charity The Lily Foundation who has helped to get the law changed to help families affected by mitochondrial disease, went back to her old school, Croydon High, this week following her nomination for the Girls’ … Continue reading

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Croydon High’s jazz fans welcome a Fairweather friend

Croydon High is delighted to announce that they are hosting an exciting musical event, Croydon High S’Cool, featuring Digby Fairweather on Friday June 13, from 7pm. Fairweather has been a full-time jazz musician since 1977 and is very well-known and … 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

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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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Youth Parliament showcases local talent – no debate

SARA SAYMA, of Croydon’s UK Youth Parliament, reports on the organisation’s latest event Croydon High won the first UK Youth Parliament inter-school debate competition, which was staged to help show that young people have well-thought out opinions that deserve to … Continue reading

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