Wednesday, September 5, 2018
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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.

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

Bexley council

The venue has appeared in Riverside Gardens and the Town Pier over the summer

The college’s alumni includes Gary Oldman and Stephen Graham

Michael Earley

Plans were approved by cabinet members on Tuesday night

Bexley council

The first students at the refurbished school head back today (Thursday)

We will be updating this page as results come in

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Stephen Howlett went to a further education college himself, before going to university

Stephen Howlett

The charity will be based at the Bexley and Greenwich college campuses

Bexley College

Pupils cleared Foots Cray Meadows just before the summer holidays

Bexley council

St Thomas More Catholic School travelled to the Houses of Parliament on Friday

Claire Perry

Josephine Jones wowed judges with her essay on physical sciences

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