Woolwich's Cardwell Primary School is outstanding, Ofsted says

This Is Local London: Kings Langley residents invited to school's open day

3:38pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A Woolwich primary school is outstanding in every way, according to Ofsted inspectors.

Chislehurst school joins nationwide network after seeing state students 'ten times less likely' to view peers as successful

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12:52pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A Chislehurst school has joined an alumni network after figures revealed state educated students are ten times more likely to view their peers as “unsuccessful”.

Churchfields Primary Leavers Production

This Is Local London: Churchfields Primary Leavers Production

11:44am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Yesterday saw two performances of Churchfields Primary and Nursery School leavers production of Bugsy Malone.

Normandy Primary School from Bexley runners-up at Count on Us London maths final

This Is Local London: Normandy Primary School from Bexley competed in the first ever  ‘Count on Us’ London maths final in City Hall, hosted by TV maths whizz, Johnny Ball

11:19am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Celebrity Mathematician Johnny Ball, and charity ‘Mayor’s Fund for London’ hosted the first ever London ‘Count on Us’ maths challenge final.

Angry parents protest against Gravesend headteacher, while 25 teachers leave school

This Is Local London:

8:44am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Angry parents are protesting over a new headteacher who they say has turned a school into a living "hell" for their children.

Bexley College celebrate best ever Ofsted rating

This Is Local London:

10:32am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Bexley College is celebrating after obtaining its best ever Ofsted inspection rating after its latest inspection.

Teacher retires after 25 years at the helm

This Is Local London:

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

This Is Local London:

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

This Is Local London:

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.

Bromley College's Orpington campus to drop A Level provision from September

This Is Local London:

5:14pm Thursday 17th July 2014

Bromley College has announced it is cutting its A Level courses at its Orpington campus.

Office block could be Kingston's next free school

This Is Local London:

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

This Is Local London:

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

This Is Local London:

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

This Is Local London: 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'

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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

This Is Local London:

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

This Is Local London:

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.

Esher College trio invited to Cambridge University conference

This Is Local London:

2:00am Wednesday 16th July 2014

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

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

This Is Local London:

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

This Is Local London:

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.

Plan for two new free schools in Merton divides Labour party

This Is Local London:

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

This Is Local London:

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

This Is Local London:

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

This Is Local London:

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

This Is Local London:

2:00am Tuesday 15th July 2014

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

Head of Higham private school accused of misusing school funds

This Is Local London:

2:40pm Monday 14th July 2014

The headteacher of a Higham private school may have nearly quadrupled his own salary and misused school funds, it has emerged.

Orleans Park pupils in national engineering competition final

This Is Local London:

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

This Is Local London:

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'

This Is Local London:

5:30am Thursday 10th July 2014

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

Eight Richmond schools closed due to strike tomorrow - is one of them yours

This Is Local London: Support moving forward: Laura Whateley, headteacher of Darell Primary School

5:50pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

Some schools across the borough will be closed tomorrow as teachers go on a one-day walkout.

Public consultation to explore South Thames College redevelopment

This Is Local London:

2:54pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

A public consultation event is being held to explore proposals to redevelop South Thames College.

Eleven Wandsworth primary schools to close tomorrow during teacher strikes

This Is Local London: Teacher strike – school closures revealed

3:46pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

Eleven Wandsworth primary schools will close tomorrow as the National Union of Teachers go on strike.

Bexleyheath Academy pupil cut with craft knife in playground prank

This Is Local London: Bexleyheath Academy

11:18am Wednesday 9th July 2014

A Year 9 pupil was cut with a craft knife during a playground prank gone wrong at a Bexleyheath secondary school yesterday.

King's College School hope for record exam results after remark

This Is Local London:

8:49am Wednesday 9th July 2014

A Wimbledon school has once again achieved stellar results in the International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma results, released last weekend.

Minister David Laws opens Cheam Fields Primary School's new kitchen

This Is Local London:

1:00am Wednesday 9th July 2014

Schools minister David Laws paid a visit to Cheam Fields Primary School to open their new kitchen.

Bexleyheath Academy breaches central government admissions criteria

This Is Local London:

9:33am Tuesday 8th July 2014

A Bexley school has had its knuckles rapped for its admissions procedure.

Is crackdown on holidays in school term-time unfair? Parents have their say

This Is Local London: More than a quarter of parents plan to take their offspring out of school for a holiday this year, an insurer found

7:00am Tuesday 8th July 2014

Parents have reacted with anger, defiance and dishonesty to a crackdown on taking children out of school during term-time for family holidays.

Carshalton High School for Girls celebrates 'Golden Year'

This Is Local London:

11:51am Tuesday 8th July 2014

Carshalton High School for Girls held a celebration to mark 50 years on their current site.

Children help church celebrate 300th anniversary

This Is Local London:

3:00am Tuesday 8th July 2014

Students and staff at a Kew school celebrated a 300th anniversary with an outdoor tea party.

Pupils return for boarding school fun

This Is Local London:

1:50am Tuesday 8th July 2014

Taking a trip down memory lane, a group of ACS Cobham alumni enjoyed a sleepover to celebrate the anniversary of the school’s boarding house.

Junior school gets Investors in People status for sixth consecutive years

This Is Local London:

1:50am Tuesday 8th July 2014

A Weybridge junior school has been awarded a national accreditation for a sixth time after demonstrating commitment to help their staff develop.

Snake and creepy-crawlies visit Southfields nursery school

This Is Local London:

1:00am Tuesday 8th July 2014

Nursery school kids have been learning all about creepy-crawlies.

Parents gagged over £914,000 fraud at New Cross, Downham, Crayford academy federation

This Is Local London:

2:27pm Monday 7th July 2014

Police are investigating an "appalling" seven-year fraud worth around £914,000 at a top federation of schools, it has finally been admitted - but parents have been gagged from talking about it.

Head of governors at Holy Trinity Church of England Primary School in Dartford resigns

This Is Local London:

12:42pm Monday 7th July 2014

The chair of the governors at Holy Trinity Church of England Primary School in Dartford has resigned from his post.

Battle of the Books won by Kew school

This Is Local London:

2:00am Sunday 6th July 2014

Young bookworms across Richmond took part in the Battle of the Books competition at Chase Bridge Primary School recently.

Heathfield schools ready for September

This Is Local London:

3:00am Saturday 5th July 2014

Building work has finished on the extension of Heathfield Nursey, Infant School and Junior School, ready for September.

Thamesmead secondary school picked to be national maths hub

This Is Local London:

4:43pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

A Thamesmead secondary school has been chosen as one of 32 schools across England to help lead national changes in maths teaching.

Specialist Bromley college turns pureed food into 'real' dishes to innovate the way disabled young people eat

This Is Local London:

12:37pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

A specialist Bromley college is innovating the way young people with swallowing problems eat.

Pet Shop Boy Neil Tennant adds support to Lambeth College strikers

This Is Local London:

12:26pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

Neil Tennant sent the union a picture of him holding up a poster that said ‘Lambeth UCU: Your fight is our fight.’

Trophy haul for Notre Dame School athletics team

This Is Local London:

2:00am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

Sporty youngsters at Notre Dame School came away with two trophies at this year’s national Catholic athletics championships.

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