Category Archives: Education

Sutton’s primary schools hailed as ‘particularly impressive’ by Ofsted

Sutton’s primary schools have been hailed as ‘particularly impressive’ by Ofsted.

The annual schools report 2012-13 published in December ranked Sutton’s schools at joint third in the whole country.

Sutton has also been ranked joint first in London.

More: http://www.yourlocalguardian.co.uk/news/local/topstories/10911141.Sutton_s_primary_schools_hailed_as__particularly_impressive__by_Ofsted/

Schoolchildren see results of bulb planting

Schoolchildren who planted bulbs at Painshill Park last year have revisited the venue to see the fruits of their labour.

A group from Linden Bridge School in Worcester Park planted hundreds of daffodils in woodland areas last autumn.

Elmbridge Today: www.elmbridgetoday.co.uk/Community/Schoolchildren_results_of_bulb_planting_0000004452.aspx

Children from Linden Bridge School in Worcester Park plant bulbs at Painshill Park

Local community groups and schools have been taking part in an ongoing programme of bulb planting at Painshill Park, the 18th Century landscape park in Portsmouth Road, Cobham.

A group from Linden Bridge School in Worcester Park, a school for a range of pupils with autism and social communication difficulties, was the first to take part.

Elmbridge Today: www.elmbridgetoday.co.uk/Community/Children_plant_bulbs_Painshill_Park_0000003907.aspx

Cheam Common Junior School praised for travel plans

Encouraging kids to walk, cycle or catch the bus to school instead of getting a ride from mum and dad has won four Sutton schools, including Worcester Park’s Cheam Common Junior School, special awards from Transport for London (TfL).

Sutton Council: www.sutton.gov.uk/suttonpress/index.aspx?articleid=16869

Candidates battle it out to become a member of Sutton’s youth parliament

Eight candidates are battling it out to become Sutton’s member of the UK youth parliament, including Jonathan Austen, 17, of Cheam High School.

Your Local Guardian: www.yourlocalguardian.co.uk/news/local/suttonnews/9977463.Candidates_battle_it_out_to_become_a_member_of_youth_parliament/