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London's school success 'can be replicated in other areas'

Education improvements are not caused by capital's intrinsic advantages, new study reveals....

Posted on 27/06/2014 - [Read More...]

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London school to improve learning strategies

Rosendale Primary has been given more than £250,000 as part of a new education technology project....

Posted on 05/11/2013 - [Read More...]

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London mayor wants children to learn Mandarin

Boris Johnson has said more schools in the UK should respond to China's growing global economic ascendancy by teaching their pupils Mandarin....

Posted on 17/10/2013 - [Read More...]

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Funding targeted at raising London teaching standards

Boris Johnson has allocated nearly £7 million of funding awards to support 30 schools and education organisations in their efforts to raise teaching standards....

Posted on 16/10/2013 - [Read More...]

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New schools planned in south London

Croydon council plans to spend £10 million on setting up five new schools in the south London borough in order to meet rising demand for places....

Posted on 14/06/2013 - [Read More...]

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Suffolk schools announce Hackney link up

Following a critical RSA report into education in Suffolk, the county's schools will enter a partnership with counterparts in the London borough of Hackney....

Posted on 28/05/2013 - [Read More...]

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Primary schools face growing demand for places

The past month has seen much discussion as to how schools will deal with anticipated escalation in demand for places, particularly in the London area....

Posted on 30/04/2013 - [Read More...]

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Harrow schools urged to join healthy eating initiative

Boris Johnson has called on Harrow's schools to sign up to the £600,000 Healthy Schools London initiative....

Posted on 29/04/2013 - [Read More...]

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Majority of London children get first choice on primaries

New figures show that 92 per cent of pupils starting primary school in the capital in September have secured a place at one of their top three school choices....

Posted on 22/04/2013 - [Read More...]

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New fund to bolster London's teaching

Mayor of London Boris Johnson has announced the launch of a £24 million fund to support teacher training and sharing of best practice....

Posted on 13/02/2013 - [Read More...]

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Childcare costs to exacerbate child poverty, warns report

Barnado's has called on the government to extend the proportion of childcare costs covered under universal credit to 80 per cent....

Posted on 10/01/2013 - [Read More...]

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Royal recognition for transforming teachers

Teachers to receive titles following outstanding efforts in the field of education...

Posted on 31/12/2012 - [Read More...]

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Project launched to make London schools greener

A new pilot has been launched to encourage businesses to sponsor greening efforts in London schools....

Posted on 08/11/2012 - [Read More...]

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Boris unveils Free Schools plan

The mayor of London Boris Johnson announces establishment of New Schools for London to help more Free Schools open in the capital...

Posted on 10/10/2012 - [Read More...]

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London's shortage of school places to reach 90,000 by 2016

London Councils warns 90,000 students will be without a school place in London by 2016....

Posted on 06/09/2012 - [Read More...]

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Primary school numbers to soar

18 per cent increase in nursery and primary numbers expected...

Posted on 26/07/2012 - [Read More...]

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Boys 'need more kinaesthetic ways of learning'

Boys tend to be more practical than girls and need a more kinaesthetic way of learning, it has been claimed....

Posted on 05/09/2011 - [Read More...]

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Middle-class 'to foot bill' for poorer students' courses

Middle-class students will pay significantly more from next year than their poorer counterparts....

Posted on 27/04/2011 - [Read More...]

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Pupils pitch Olympic Park plans

Pupils from schools near the Olympic Park have been pitching ideas for the site to a panel of judges....

Posted on 18/02/2011 - [Read More...]

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Captain Jack Sparrow makes appearance at primary school

Students at a London primary school received an extraordinary surprise last week when one of the world's most famous actors popped into assembly....

Posted on 13/10/2010 - [Read More...]

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London borough to expand schools by 2,000 places

Education chiefs in Kingston are planning to expand local primary schools by 2,000 places....

Posted on 19/03/2010 - [Read More...]

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London school named 'best to work for,' survey finds.

An East London school has been named the "best company to work for in the education sector" ...

Posted on 17/03/2010 - [Read More...]

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