Fed up school kids share thoughts on Covid-19

Perhaps speaking for the nation, if not the world, one Hammersmith pupil summed up her views on Covid. “I have just had enough of this. I can’t wait to get back to normal.”


New children’s book highlighting the experiences of being different, released by Brixton couple

A couple have created a children’s book about being different and defeating adversity. The Brixton-based duo’s book Trexy finds his Roar draws from their own experiences of being bullied.


Primary schools in Kensington and Chelsea face drop in pupils

Primary schools in Kensington and Chelsea are facing an 11 per cent vacancy rate with 861 vacant places at schools across the borough which could lead to a reduction in the number of entry level classes.


Bexley school pupils, parents and staff collect donations to help struggling families during lockdown

Staff, parents and pupils at a school are pulling together to support families struggling in the pandemic.


Hammersmith and Fulham teachers form commission to figure out why so many schools are losing staff

A group of West London head teachers have banded together to investigate why so many staff are leaving the profession.


Welcome to South Bank UTC

We are proud to be working with amazing students and staff, with world-class facilities and brilliant sponsor and partner links. This is an exciting time at the UTC, and I’m looking forward to building on the strong foundations already in place.


Teachers fear kids without laptops and tablets are falling behind

When the new lockdown was announced on January 4, teachers once again found themselves having to turn their work lives upside down and reinvent their classrooms online.


Greenwich council slams Education Secretary over decision to send kids back to school

Council said Gavin Williamson claimed he didn’t know about new variant of coronavirus when making decision – despite Matt Hancock announcing it in Commons earlier that day


Teacher is honoured for services to education

Leonie Huie, mum to three-year-old twin girls from Southwark, is the author of The First Year Is Survival, a book published in October last year for parents of twins and multiples.


Streatham people donate more than 100 laptops to primary school students to help them learn from home

This comes after worries that disadvantaged students will fall behind in school because they cannot access online materials.

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A kitchen assistant has reached a landmark in her ambition to one day study at university and become a hotel manager – by getting two crucial qualifications. Ugandan-born Aida Nakabugo, 56, from Woolwich, decided two years ago to take her GCSE maths and English exams – and has now bagged passes in both subjects by studying at London South East Colleges’ Greenwich Campus.