Category Archives: St Giles’ School

School governor using social media to spread race hate

What sort of school could possibly want to have an unapologetic racist on its governing body? GENE BRODIE, our education correspondent, reports that some on the far-right are trying to ‘normalise’ their conduct by infiltrating community organisations Earlier this week, … Continue reading

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St Giles School open morning, South Croydon, Nov 1

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Croydon Mencap Thursday Club, South Croydon, every Thu

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School’s special pupils stage their own climate change protest

St Giles School, where the pupils have special needs and were therefore unable to attend the global protests in central London last month over climate change, therefore staged its own march around the school grounds in South Croydon. “It was … Continue reading

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St Giles School Open Morning, South Croydon, May 23

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St Giles School Open Morning, South Croydon, Nov 2

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St Giles School sets platinum standards for its arts work

St Giles School, the special school in South Croydon, has been designated an Artsmark Platinum school in recognition of its focus on high-quality arts provision for all pupils. In total, 475 London schools have so far registered for Artsmark, and … Continue reading

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Grandad governor awarded MBE for work at special school

One of the less-publicised recipients named in the recent honours list is a hard-working volunteer governor and fund-raiser at South Croydon’s St Giles School. Grandad Ken Morcombe has been made an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list for services … Continue reading

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A very special school stages 40th anniversary open days

A very special school is this summer celebrating its 40th anniversary of being based on Pampisford Road, South Croydon. St Giles, Croydon’s Special School of the Year, is full of amazing children and dedicated staff. All of the pupils attending … Continue reading

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St Giles’ takes the plaudits as Croydon’s very special school

St Giles’ School has been named “Croydon Special School of the Year” at Croydon Council’s civic awards. St Giles’ was nominated by the council’s education department, who praised the rich and varied curriculum provided to the pupils at the school … Continue reading

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St Giles’ School open morning, South Croydon, Nov 4

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Family Fun Day with Frozen guests at St Giles, Sep 10

The St Giles School Family Fun Day is being held on Saturday September 10, offering a fantastic day out for all of the family. St Giles School in South Croydon is a maintained school for children aged 4-19 years who … Continue reading

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Waddon school pupils get chance to eat as they learn

Croydon’s new Mayor tended to his roots in more ways than one when he came to open St Giles’s School’s edible garden today. Councillor Wayne Trakas-Lawlor got in some good spade work to bed down a tree planted to mark … Continue reading

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St Giles’ School, South Croydon, open morning, Nov 6

St Giles is a special school for pupils aged 4-16 years with physical and learning disabilities, complex medical needs and speech and language difficulties, We also offer a Further Education department for pupils aged 16-19 years who have Profound and … Continue reading

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Summer Fun Day at St Giles School, South Croydon, June 27

St Giles School in South Croydon is staging its summer Fun Day on Saturday, June 27, from 12 to 3pm. St Giles is a school for children aged from 4 to 19, who have a physical disability, profound or multiple … Continue reading

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St Giles School, South Croydon, open morning, May 20

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South Croydon school helps pupils fulfil Paralympic dream

A sports team from St Giles School in South Croydon is celebrating after an action-packed day of inclusive sport opportunities at a Primary Sports Camp staged this week. St Giles is a school for pupils, aged from four to 16, … Continue reading

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St Giles’ School open morning, Nov 5

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St Giles’ primary school annual open morning, May 21

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St Giles’s dinner lady offers tasty food for thought

The daily meals on offer to pupils at Croydon’s St Giles Primary on Pampisford Road must be unrecognisable from the over-boiled cabbage and dry spotted dick (stop giggling at the back) that was the stuff usually dished up for school … Continue reading

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St Giles School open morning: Nov 13

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