Schools and education news
Secretary of State for Education visits Havering
Following Broadford Primary schools success as being named the Times Educational Supplement Overall School of the Year 2017, the school was delighted to welcome the Secretary of State for Education.
Reception class admissions is open
Havering Council is reminding all parents and carers in the borough to apply now for their child’s 2018 Reception school place. If your child is born between 01 September 2013 and 31 August 2014, you must apply online for their Reception school place at www.havering.gov.uk/admissions.
Adult learners creative master pieces displayed at Queens theatre
The Havering adult college celebrated their learners’ achievements with the Mayor of Havering at Queen’s Theatre on Monday 4 September 2017.
Next steps for school leavers
Havering Council is hosting its annual Moving On event next week, aimed at children aged 15 plus and living in the borough. The event helps young people to decide what they want to do once they have taken their GCSEs. There will be a range organisations in attendance, including colleges, private business, universities etc.
Havering Council Statement: Sanders School
A Havering Council Spokesperson, said: “The Council is proposing to appoint an Interim Executive Board (IEB) to lead the future improvement of Sanders School.
Council invites all school leavers to explore their options at the annual Moving On event.
The annual Moving On event aims to help all 15 - 16 year olds living in Havering to decide what they want to do once they have taken their GCSEs. The event is being held at Harrow Lodge Sports centre, Hornchurch on Tuesday 3rd October from 10am – 7.00pm.
Don’t delay, apply today
Havering Council is reminding all parents or carers in the borough that school admissions for 2018 is now open online at www.havering.gov.uk/admissions for Reception and Year 7 school places.
New commissioned special free school for Havering
On 12 April 2017, the DfE announced the approval of 131 new free schools, including approval of plans to launch special free school competitions in a number of areas of the country including Havering.
Havering’s bright young stars
Last week (Monday 10 July), 30 of Havering’s most gifted young people were recognised for their hard work and talent across a range of cultural and sporting activities.
Over the past two weeks more than 1,700 Year Six pupils from across 29 schools in Havering were taught travel and social safety tips at this year’s Junior Citizens Fortnight, run by Havering Council and the MET Police.
Havering schools go from strength to strength
Havering schools Key Stage 2 results go up 10 per cent over the year and are now significantly higher than the national average.
“Stay on the right and hold on tight” - Year six pupils learn key safety tips
More than 1,700 Year Six pupils from across 29 schools in Havering were taught travel and social safety tips, during this year’s Junior Citizens Fortnight, run by Havering Council and the MET Police.
Broadford Primary School, Romford, takes the Primary school of the year award at the prestigious 2017 Tes Schools Awards
Broadford Primary School, Romford, has taken both the primary school of the year and the overall school of the year awards at the prestigious 2017 Times Educational Supplement (TES) Schools Awards. The awards, now in their ninth year, recognise outstanding contributions made by education teams and individuals to help students around the country to succeed, both inside and outside the classroom.
Over ninety seven per cent of pupils get a place in one of their preferred schools
Over 97 per cent (97.09%) of pupils in Havering have been offered a place in one of their preferred six primary schools.
Havering float wins £4,000
Havering’s Mary Poppins float in London New Year’s day Parade was deemed Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious by the judges and won £4,000 for coming seventh.
Mayor “poppins” in to Havering College
The Mayor of Havering paid a visit to Havering College’s Rainham Campus Construction Centre on Tuesday (20 December).
Harold Hill celebrates the opening of a new playschool
A vibrant new Playdays playschool opened its doors to children aged two to five years of age today (Monday 5 December) at Myplace in Harold Hill.
Successful launch of new scheme to protect school children paves way for roll-out to more schools
The UK’s first ever Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) has been successfully introduced to help protect children in the streets around a primary school in Hornchurch.
Protecting school children
Havering Council is taking action against the dangerous parking practices of some parents who are putting children at serious risk when taking them to and from school.