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Croydon College free school proposal gets fobbed off by DfE

GENE BRODIE, our education correspondent, reports on the surprising reasoning given by Whitehall to block expansion plans around College Green It’s official: according to the Department for Education, there is no school places crisis in Croydon. That was the reason … Continue reading

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Harris primary reduces SEN support and adjusts report grades

Parents at what was once the high-attaining Roke Primary have lasted just half a term before losing all patience with the school’s new academy management, and they are now accusing the Harris Federation of trying to force out of the … Continue reading

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Equivalents and exclusions boost results rather than education

Things are beginning to look grim for the future of Roke Primary, where parents, governors and staff fear that the public asset of the school, worth hundreds of thousands of pounds, is about to be handed over by education secretary … Continue reading

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Addiscombe park friends need your help: Sun Feb 10

Friends of Addiscombe Railway Park have 100 saplings that are to be planted by children from Woodside School. They need as many people as possible to come along this Sunday, February 10, between 2 and 4pm to dig holes ready … Continue reading

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Goals by Covers keep Croydon on schedule in cup tie

NON-LEAGUE NEWS: The part-time players of AFC Croydon Athletic will be able to enjoy their Christmas lunches, as their festive fixtures finish tomorrow with a game at Mole Valley’s delightfully named Leg of Mutton Field. Croydon FC and Whyteleafe’s squads … Continue reading

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Glass Balloon makes final landing of 2012 at Scream Lounge

BELLA BARTOCK, the old lush, has been out on the town again, and this time stumbled down to the Scream Lounge in South End More than once, we have noted how the Scream Lounge is a true gem in Croydon, … Continue reading

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