Tag Archives: National Literacy Trust

Bovvered? National Libraries Day, but not in Croydon

Too often when dealing with Croydon Council and its political leadership, it feels as if you are talking to someone with all the maturity of a petulant toddler who has pushed their fingers in their ears and chants loudly “Not … Continue reading

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Croydon wards among worst in London for children’s literacy

Our schools correspondent, GENE BRODIE, reviews this week’s damning report on children’s literacy and contrasts its recommendations with Croydon’s secretive library cuts Croydon topped another league table this week, but not in a good way, with Kenley revealed as the … Continue reading

Posted in Croydon Central, Croydon South, Education, Gavin Barwell, Heathfield, Kenley, Libraries, Richard Ottaway MP, Sara Bashford, Schools, Steve O'Connell | Tagged , , , , , , , | 5 Comments