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Elmwood’s anti-racism poster wins Jo Cox Memorial Award

Elmwood Infants and Nursery School in Thornton Heath has won the Jo Cox Memorial Award at the annual Show Racism the Red Card prize giving. This is the eighth year that the school has won an award at the national … Continue reading

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The BRIT named among Europe’s top 40 creative schools

Croydon’s BRIT School has been named as one of the top five schools and colleges in the country in a report from the Be Open foundation – a charitable organisation designed to foster creativity and innovation. Its latest report – … Continue reading

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Being a Parent Course, Ecclesbourne Centre, starts May 4

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Plan rejected for primary on busy Thornton Heath road

Education correspondent GENE BRODIE reports on an important decision for the future health of generations of school children taken at last night’s planning committee Councillors on Croydon’s planning committee last night unanimously rejected a proposal to build a three-form-of-entry primary … Continue reading

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Take to the air at Streatham Common Kite Day, May 14

The annual Streatham Common Kite Day will be staged for a 19th time on Sunday, May 14. The day-long event is London’s only free family friendly kite festival, which combines world-class kite displays with the opportunity to fly your own. … Continue reading

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‘Seriously flawed’ plans for Portakabin Academy’s new home

GENE BRODIE, education correspondent, on how millions of pounds of public money are being spent to build a school next to a busy road at Thornton Heath which even a Labour council cabinet member thinks will have too many pupils … Continue reading

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Lloyd Webber charity’s 25th anniversary grant to BRIT School

The BRIT School has just been handed more than 200,000 reasons extra to celebrate its 25th anniversary. September will mark 25 years since the arts, music, dance and drama specialist school opened its doors in Thornton Heath, and a grant … Continue reading

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