Education secretary cements a 'brick of aspiration' into Bexley's first free school

This Is Local London:

5:08pm Thursday 18th September 2014

The Government's Education Secretary has firmly cemented 'aspiration' into the foundations of Bexley's first free school.

Museum unveils new school membership programme

This Is Local London:

2:30am Thursday 18th September 2014

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

Blackheath school plans Deptford expansion

This Is Local London:

3:39pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A Blackheath school is expanding into Deptford, taking over a site shut down by the council five years ago.

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

This Is Local London:

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

This Is Local London: 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

This Is Local London:

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.

Controversial Gravesend primary school head leaves after two terms

This Is Local London:

10:58am Thursday 11th September 2014

A head teacher accused of turning a Gravesend primary school into “hell”, has left her post after just two terms.

Mayor of London Boris Johnson to open new Bexley College campus

This Is Local London: Boris Johnson attended a private event at the Corn Hall in Cirencester earlier today

5:03pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

Mayor of London Boris Johnson will be visiting Erith to officially open Bexley College’s new campus.

Double-trouble twins from Bexley beat school admissions error

This Is Local London:

2:38pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

A set of twins from Bexley who faced starting nursery separately have beaten the odds and found a place at the same school.

Free school to open in Bromley

This Is Local London:

10:57am Wednesday 10th September 2014

A Bromley free school, set up by local families, will open its doors for the first time tomorrow (September 11).

Lewisham teachers plan new free school

This Is Local London:

10:44am Wednesday 10th September 2014

Two deputy headteachers have been laying the foundations for a new Lewisham free school - and aim to have it up and running by September 2016.

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

This Is Local London:

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.

Eltham's St Thomas More school marks 50 years

This Is Local London:

3:11pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

An Eltham school is celebrating its 50th anniversary - after rave reviews from inspectors.

Headteacher mingles with deputy leader at free school meals launch

This Is Local London:

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"

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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

This Is Local London:

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

This Is Local London:

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.

Catford school bans parents saying goodbye to their children within school grounds

This Is Local London:

5:17pm Thursday 4th September 2014

Parents at a Lewisham primary school were angry this morning at having their crying children led away by teachers following a ban on them saying goodbye within the school grounds.

Has your school signed up to our Young Reporter scheme yet?

This Is Local London:

4:19pm Thursday 4th September 2014

Now celebrating its seventh successfull year, the Young Reporter scheme is a great opportunity for any youngster with their sights set on a career in journalism.

VIDEO: Bromley College joins Ice Bucket Challenge web craze

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1:30pm Thursday 4th September 2014

Bromley College has joined in the Ice Bucket Challenge craze, with senior members of staff getting a soaking for charity.

Funding warning as just one Dartford primary unable to offer free hot school meals

This Is Local London:

11:45am Thursday 4th September 2014

Just one Dartford primary school opened for the new term unable to provide free hot meals – but Kent County Council has warned government funding is not enough.

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

This Is Local London:

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

This Is Local London:

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

This Is Local London:

3:10am Thursday 4th September 2014

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

Greenwich primary schools among best in UK

This Is Local London:

11:55am Sunday 31st August 2014

Greenwich’s primary schools have placed the borough among the best in the country in student progression thanks to this year’s national results.

Rydens unveils plans to sell playing fields for rebuild

This Is Local London:

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

This Is Local London:

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.

Orpington mum explains how home education has helped her children see A Level and GCSE success

This Is Local London:

12:26pm Thursday 28th August 2014

After Krishna Shiatis’ three children saw success in their A Levels and GCSEs, with her two boys getting some qualifications far earlier than most, Josh Barrie finds out more about the home education that has helped them achieve.

Graduates land plum jobs in the construction industry

This Is Local London:

4:33pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Britain’s building sector is facing serious skills shortages now the economy has turned a corner – that’s according to Christine Gausden senior lecturer at the University of Greenwich who says its construction industry graduates are being snapped up by big business.

Education minister to visit Bromley specialist care centre

This Is Local London: Education Minister Edward Timpson

2:57pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

An education minister is visiting a Bromley special needs centre next month.

Source reveals wrangle over Cobham Free School's secondary site

This Is Local London:

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.

Orpington 10-year-old gets 97 per cent in maths GCSE

This Is Local London:

5:11pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A 10-year-old from Orpington has achieved one of the highest GCSE maths results in the country.

Former Corelli College student receives prize from the Royal Institute of British Architects

This Is Local London: Former Corelli College student receives prize from the Royal Institute of British Architects

1:03pm Monday 18th August 2014

Former Corelli College student receives prize from the Royal Institute of British Architects, for pottery workshops as peacemakers Tumem Khuram, a degree student at Oxford Brookes School of Architecture has received a prize for excellence from the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA).

VIDEO: Take a virtual tour of University of Greenwich £76m Stockwell Street building

This Is Local London:

3:27pm Monday 18th August 2014

The University of Greenwich has produced a stylish virtual tour of its new £76m Stockwell Street building.

A-level results day: All the news and pictures

This Is Local London:

9:20am Thursday 14th August 2014

Replay our live blog from A-level results day.

Orpington boy, 14, joins A Level celebrations after achieving maths A*

This Is Local London:

4:14pm Thursday 14th August 2014

A 14-year-old boy from Orpington has joined thousands of A Level students’ celebrations today after securing an A* in mathematics.

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

This Is Local London:

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

This Is Local London:

2:00am Wednesday 13th August 2014

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

Bromley to see 'new type' of school

This Is Local London: The courses will take place at Bromley College

9:23am Thursday 7th August 2014

Bromley is in line for a “new type” of secondary technical school after the government gave its approval for a collaborative scheme.

Bad teachers: Married educators seeking extra-curricular nookie in school holidays

This Is Local London:

12:04pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

After spending all year telling their pupils not to do it, teachers are not averse to cheating as soon as school’s out for the holidays.

Greenwich school opening cancelled by Department for Education

This Is Local London:

3:27pm Monday 4th August 2014

A Greenwich school had its opening deferred by the Department for Education who have been unable to find a site for it this month.

Delight for Richmond College student in Oxford University essay competition

This Is Local London:

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

This Is Local London:

3:00am Saturday 2nd August 2014

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

Bexleyheath primary pupils win competition to design school logo

This Is Local London:

1:09pm Friday 1st August 2014

Five pupils at a Bexleyheath primary school have helped come up with its new logo after winning a competition to design it.

Young actresses excel to take All Winners' crown

This Is Local London:

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

This Is Local London:

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

This Is Local London:

3:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

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

UPDATE: Parent outrage as Bromley Council committee decision leaves children without a school

This Is Local London:

4:30pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Parents have been left outraged after a Bromley Council committee rejected the creation of a new primary school - leaving their children without a school just six weeks before the start of term.

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

This Is Local London:

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

This Is Local London: 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.

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