Local residents and parents fight to save Marlborough Primary School building

Marlborough Primary School, located in Draycott Avenue by Sloane Square, looks set to be demolished and rebuilt despite a petition set up to fight the plans. The Victorian style building was constructed in 1878 and has been a place of learning for children since it first stood. The school will...

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Gordon Buchanan: Lost Adventures

This March audiences are invited to get a view into the life of a wildlife adventurer Gordon Buchanan as the acclaimed cameraman and presenter embarks on national tour of the UK. Gordon has most recently has been enthralling TV audiences over Christmas with his immensely popular BBC Two programme The...

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Playtime’s Over, RBKC outsource childcare services

Working parents may have to leave their jobs as Kensington and Chelsea council have voted to outsource important play services. Parents who use the council funded afterschool and holiday childcare services, aimed at four to seven year olds, are voicing their anger after Conservative councillors passed the vote at a...

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Prince opens Future Engineering Exhibition

The Prince of Wales met students from Chelsea Academy, Industrial Cadets and Engineering Apprentices during a tour of the Science Museum’s new exhibition, Engineer Your Future which explores engineering through striking objects and three challenging interactive games that bring to life the skills engineers use every day. His Royal Highness is a...

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Who can afford to be an intern?

Who can afford to be an intern?

Working an internship in London costs interns, on average, nearly £1000 a month. According to education charity, The Sutton Trust analysis of government data, 31% of all interns, or around 22,000 people, are unpaid. Unpaid internships can cost an individual £804 a month in Manchester and £926 a month in...

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Fresh £18 million boost to primary school sport

Primary schools across London were today given a fresh £18million funding boost to transform PE lessons for tens of thousands of pupils.   Head teachers have already used the PE and Sports Premium – a fund worth more than £150 million a year – to recruit hundreds of extra PE...

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Green screen aims to improve playground air quality

Green screen aims to improve playground air quality

Local school, St Cuthbert with St Matthias, recently held a special assembly to celebrate the installation of a living green screen, made up of ivy, clematis, jasmine and lonicera in their playground. This brand new initiative aims to significantly reduce the pupils’ exposure, whilst at school, to nitrogen dioxide and...

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Few female students take A Level maths or physics

As A Level results are revealed up and down the country, experts have drawn attention to the continuing lack of students, particularly females, taking maths and physics at A-level. Figures published by the Joint Council for Qualifications shows that of the 36,701 students who studied A-level physics, just 21 per...

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A Parent’s Guide To The School Gates

Starting at a new school can be daunting for your child but let’s not forget it can be a minefield of unique social etiquette for parents too. Term has just begun so here is a useful list of Dos and Don’ts for parents faced with the school gates for the...

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A Parent’s Guide to the School Gates

Starting at a new school can be daunting for your child but let’s not forget it can be a minefield of unique social etiquette for parents too. Term has just begun so here is a useful list of Dos and Don’ts for parents faced with the school gates for the...

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