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Distraught teenage girl in "limbo" after being barred from going back for new school term

Croydon Guardian:

11:10am Wednesday 24th September 2014

A distraught girl has been left in "limbo" at home after being barred from returning to her old school and rejected by seven others.

Esher Church of England High School welcomes new headteacher

Croydon Guardian:

3:00am Sunday 21st September 2014

A new man has been appointed as headteacher at Esher Church of England High School.

Music students get their own recording studio at Esher College

Croydon Guardian:

3:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

Recording studios, practice rooms and three classrooms are part of a new music building taking lessons to a high-tech level.

Michelin-starred chef serving Teddington students school dinners at £1 a dish

Croydon Guardian:

8:50am Friday 19th September 2014

Teddington School’s students are in for a fortnight of culinary treats as a menu prepared by a two Michelin star chef replaces their usual school dinners.

Museum unveils new school membership programme

Croydon Guardian:

2:30am Thursday 18th September 2014

Elmbridge Museum has launched a school membership scheme to support schools and community groups.

Roehampton University's plans for £40m library and student block wins approval

Croydon Guardian:

2:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A proposal for a new £40m library and student accommodation buildings for the University of Roehampton gained unanimous approval at planning.

Sibling school places under fire as Wandsworth looks to decide on distance

Croydon Guardian: Pupil Nathan Radbourne uses one of the iPads at Froebelian School

10:55am Monday 15th September 2014

Schoolchildren with siblings could lose their preferential admissions status under controversial proposals being consulted on by Wandsworth Council.

Pupils take a trip back to the stone age as new term begins

Croydon Guardian:

9:40am Monday 15th September 2014

The new school year started with a trip a long, long way back in time at Meadleads Primary School.

Turing House School rumours rife after Imperial College buys new sports ground

Croydon Guardian:

3:00am Wednesday 10th September 2014

Imperial College London (ICL) has drastically scaled back use of its Teddington sports facilities, fuelling further speculation the site could welcome Turing House School next year.

Headteacher mingles with deputy leader at free school meals launch

Croydon Guardian:

2:00am Tuesday 9th September 2014

The headteacher of a Walton school was invited to celebrate the launch of the free school meals scheme at a reception hosted by Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg.

Twickenham Academy parents and pupils furious after day two of "wrong trousers fiasco"

Croydon Guardian:

3:13pm Monday 8th September 2014

Parents have hit out at Twickenham Academy after dozens of students were sent home for wearing "incorrect" trousers for a second day.

Cobham Free School welcomes its first senior pupils

Croydon Guardian:

3:00am Saturday 6th September 2014

The doors are opening this week to the senior department at Cobham Free School.

Twickenham Academy dress code sees pupils sent home on day one

Croydon Guardian:

5:04pm Friday 5th September 2014

A parent has complained after a number of Twickenham Academy students were sent home on their first day back from summer holidays.

VIDEO: Has your school signed up to our Young Reporter scheme?

Croydon Guardian:

11:44am Thursday 4th September 2014

London’s most talented teenage journalists received awards at a special ceremony in July.

Hot lunches packed in for now at Long Ditton school

Croydon Guardian:

3:10am Thursday 4th September 2014

Parents have been informed their children will be going without hot lunches for six weeks when term starts at a Long Ditton school.

Saved bookshop announces plan to give back to the community

Croydon Guardian:

3:10am Thursday 4th September 2014

A bookshop saved from closure by the community has launched a school sponsorship award.

Rydens unveils plans to sell playing fields for rebuild

Croydon Guardian:

3:00am Friday 29th August 2014

Rydens Enterprise School has submitted plans to demolish and completely rebuild its school and sixth form, by selling off playing fields for 296 houses.

St George's College stalwart dies

Croydon Guardian:

2:00am Friday 29th August 2014

John Burke, who worked at St George's College, Weybridge, as a painter for more than 40 years, died at St Peter's Hospital on Wednesday, August 20.

Source reveals wrangle over Cobham Free School's secondary site

Croydon Guardian:

8:40am Friday 22nd August 2014

Hopes to build a secondary school on the site of an existing primary school in Cobham were thwarted because parties were unable reach an amicable agreement on provision for local children, it has been revealed.

Former Waldegrave girl has hand in designing body-confident Girl Guide uniform

Croydon Guardian:

2:20am Wednesday 13th August 2014

A talented young woman from Teddington is part of a team of designers who have created the new body-confident Girl Guide uniform.

Richmond College announces its new principal

Croydon Guardian:

2:00am Wednesday 13th August 2014

Richmond College has appointed Robin Ghurbhurun as its new chief executive and principal.

Delight for Richmond College student in Oxford University essay competition

Croydon Guardian:

2:00am Sunday 3rd August 2014

A Richmond College student was victorious in a prestigious essay-writing competition, held by Oxford University.

John Simpson honoured as thousands graduate from Roehampton University

Croydon Guardian:

3:00am Saturday 2nd August 2014

More than 2,500 students graduated from the University of Roehampton last week.

Young actresses excel to take All Winners' crown

Croydon Guardian:

10:14am Monday 28th July 2014

Brooklands Theatre Company was “within in inch of perfection” when it won the youth portion of the 41st British All Winners’ Festival of Plays for its production of Footfalls.

Staff members who racked up 100 say farewell to Teddington school

Croydon Guardian:

12:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

Five members of staff at a Teddington school have bid farewell to pupils and colleagues after a combined service of more than 100 years.

Teen starlet entertains at Orleans Park School

Croydon Guardian:

3:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

Rising British songstress Hatty Keane dropped into Orleans Park School to meet and perform for students.

Children not out of energy as sports day marks end of term

Croydon Guardian:

2:00am Friday 25th July 2014

As the school year drew to a close, nursery pupils at Walton Oak School enjoyed a morning filled with sports.

Youngsters buck national trend to prove themselves among the brightest

Croydon Guardian: Schools man: Councillor Paul Hodgins s

2:00am Friday 25th July 2014

Young students in Richmond are proving themselves a very bright bunch, after results showed them performing better than the national average.

Scamps outstanding, says Ofsted

Croydon Guardian:

8:56pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Scamps children's club in Teddington is celebrating being branded outstanding in a recent Ofsted inspect.

Teacher retires after 25 years at the helm

Croydon Guardian:

4:00am Sunday 20th July 2014

A primary school headteacher will work his last day in school after a quarter of a century leading the way.

Girl's big trim earns funds for charity

Croydon Guardian:

11:11am Saturday 19th July 2014

An 11-year-old schoolgirl proved to be a cut above after having seven inches of hair trimmed to raise money for charity.

Hampton Junior School pupils get Jacqueline Wilson treat

Croydon Guardian:

11:07am Saturday 19th July 2014

One hundred Hampton Junior School pupils were invited to attend a Jacqueline Wilson event at Sadlers Wells Theatre in London.

Office block could be Kingston's next free school

Croydon Guardian:

6:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

An office block could be Kingston's next free school after being bought by the Department for Education.

Twickenham Studios to host UK's first film university

Croydon Guardian:

4:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

Twickenham Studios will house the first university film school when it opens its doors to aspiring film-makers later this year.

Hinchley Wood School opens new sixth form

Croydon Guardian:

3:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

A new sixth form centre has opened at Hinchley Wood School and will allow students to flourish, the school’s headteacher said.

Timetable for Kingston Academy free school opening is "sloppy", council leader claims

Croydon Guardian: New leader: Councillor Kevin Davis

4:20pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

Kingston Council leader Kevin Davis says pupils at the new Kingston Academy free school will have 18 months of building work around them after the school opens.

School places decision maker said Somali women are 'buck-toothed herdswomen'

Croydon Guardian:

6:00am Wednesday 16th July 2014

Exclusive: A volunteer for Wandsworth's school admissions panel has been dismissed after publishing an offensive blog describing Somali women as buck-toothed herdswomen from a Saharan oasis.

School celebrates after winning gold award for garden

Croydon Guardian:

1:45pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

A school is celebrating after winning a gold award in a Britain in Bloom competition.

VIDEO: Kingston does Aussie Rules Football

Croydon Guardian:

3:00am Wednesday 16th July 2014

One Kingston school ditched English favourites such as football, cricket and tennis to make way for a game of Aussie Rules Football.

Primary school wins national gardening competition and a day in Prince Charles' royal gardens

Croydon Guardian:

2:00am Wednesday 16th July 2014

Green-fingered primary school children were treated to a day at the Prince of Wales' family home after beating close to 200 schools to win a national gardening competition.

Half of all students at ACS Cobham gain top baccalaureate grades

Croydon Guardian:

2:00am Wednesday 16th July 2014

Students at ACS Cobham International School celebrated their success in the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma, with nearly half the students achieving top grades.

Esher College trio invited to Cambridge University conference

Croydon Guardian:

2:00am Wednesday 16th July 2014

Three Esher College students enjoyed a stay at Cambridge University as part of a two-day conference.

Plan for two new free schools in Merton divides Labour party

Croydon Guardian:

4:34pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

Merton Council leader denies split in party in row over secondary school places.

Pudding supremo makes it to national dessert final

Croydon Guardian:

2:30am Tuesday 15th July 2014

A Thames Ditton nursery chef has been named as a finalist in a national dessert competition.

Centenary of start of World War One marked with children's poetry and art

Croydon Guardian:

2:00am Tuesday 15th July 2014

Primary school children marked the start of the centenary of World War I with an exhibition of art and poetry.

Final event for Reed's School's bicentenary

Croydon Guardian:

2:00am Tuesday 15th July 2014

A speech day that attracted 1,600 guests marked the finale of a Cobham school’s bicentenary events.

Young scientists make big bang at Sutton Grammar School fair

Croydon Guardian:

2:00am Tuesday 15th July 2014

An MP was blown away by young scientists from the borough's schools.

Orleans Park pupils in national engineering competition final

Croydon Guardian:

8:15am Monday 14th July 2014

A team of students from Orleans Park School proved the future is bright for British engineering.

Tiny Wandsworth school raises huge amount for charity

Croydon Guardian:

3:50am Friday 11th July 2014

A tiny new school raised a huge £11,500 for charity this year.

Tooting school turnaround: From special measures to 'good'

Croydon Guardian:

5:30am Thursday 10th July 2014

A Tooting school is celebrating after turning itself around over five years.






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