Tuesday, September 10, 2019

An infants school has opened a new outdoor learning environment.

The Hook Lane Primary School in Welling is starting the new school year as a member of the Maritime Academy Trust (MAT).

A Sidcup school has secured £1.85m funding for improvements.

The GCSE results are out, and nationally show a slight upturn in success, a trend also reflected locally.

Across the borough, Year 11 pupils will this morning be opening envelopes with baited breath. But the grades they will have earned will no longer be lettered - so here's our guide to the new-look numbered GCSE grades.

It's that time of year again when many students from across the country are waking up feeling anxious as judgement day has arrived: A-level results day.

A Crayford pre-school has been blasted by an education watchdog for not supervising the youngsters and "compromising children's wellbeing".

Children and adults from Bexley have had their amazing achievements recognised by a charity that funds programmes celebrating outstanding young people.

A PE teacher has been named as a Nike and ukactive Kids Active School Hero.

One of Britain's most famous artists was impressed by the quality of art work produced by children when he visited their Bexleyheath school.

An academy in Bexleyheath hit with a damning Ofsted report earlier this year is recruiting its seventh principal in eight years.

More children are learning to ride bicycles thanks to Bexley's Cycle Recycle Scheme.

School photos are a rite of passage: a snapshot in time of bad hairstyles, gappy teeth and that hideous experiment with the blue eyeliner that went on for far too long.


After two local schools merged at the end of last year, Sir David Evennett has paid a visit to check on progress.

Erith School

Four Bexley schools have been judged to be performing 'well below average' in the latest Progress 8 tables.

Townley Grammar School

A Bexleyheath school is celebrating after winning a rating of Good from Ofsted.

Hundreds of children in Bexley could be starting school this month without basic skills such as being able to hold a pencil or go to the toilet by themselves.

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No coursework, two years of study, a clutch of Bs and a handful of threes - it's a tricky time to be a GCSE student.


When A-level results come out on August 16, more than three quarters of students who want to go to university are likely to get into their first choice.


A mapping aid for the blind was the winning design idea dreamed up by a group of talented Bexley students.

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It has been announced that two Bexley schools are to merge as an academy trust, in a move which will see a name change for the schools.

Townley Grammar School

Teenagers from Bexley have won one of London's biggest entrepreneurial competitions for young people.


Bexley youngsters have been rewarded for putting their best feet forward and being named top in the district for green travel.


A boys' college is appealing for particular type of student to fill its classrooms - girls.

A choir from Merton Court Preparatory School joined homeowners and staff at McCarthy and Stone's Sidcup development, Sydney Court, to raise the roof for Royal Voluntary Service.

A Bexley primary school pupil has nabbed a top prize at the Perfect Packed Lunch Awards.


A Britpop-inspired funk rock band formed at a Sidcup school performed as one of the support acts at a Madness concert.

Schoolchildren bagged themselves tickets to two top visitor attractions by beating the competition in a green travel schem


A text was sent to parents following the incident

The former contestant created the cake in the shape of a school planned for the town

Bexley council and Peabody are developing plans for the Place and Making Institute

Bexley council

The Olympians' latest initiative launched at City Hall on Wednesday


The school's PTA raised money to buy the bus during the summer

Quentin Blake

Teresa Pearce has joined a cross-party group of MPs in supporting the motion

Teresa Pearce

The abandoned centre will be replaced with six classrooms

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