Education and learning news

Get advice on applying for a primary school place before admissions close

Published on Friday, 05 January 2018

Get help with school applications at free advice sessions in Woolwich Library.

New Greenwich youth councillors elected

Published on Thursday, 07 December 2017

A record-breaking number of votes were cast in the 2017 Greenwich Young People's Council election.

Young people take on key roles for Takeover Challenge 2017

Published on Tuesday, 21 November 2017

Young people had the chance to take over a range of roles in the Royal Borough of Greenwich on national Takeover Challenge day (17 November).

Awareness raising event launches Anti-Bullying Week

Published on Monday, 13 November 2017

School children wrote and recorded their own anti-bullying anthems for the event.

Plumstead Manor School goes mixed - find out more at special event

Published on Friday, 22 September 2017

Get a taster of what Plumstead Manor School is like at a special event next week.

Royal Greenwich primary school results in top ten in the country

Published on Friday, 22 September 2017

Royal Greenwich primary school pupils once again prove themselves on a national level.

Special needs and disabilities progress praised in report

Published on Tuesday, 19 September 2017

Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission highlighted the success following an inspection in July.

Improve your skills and sign up for an adult learning course

Published on Wednesday, 06 September 2017

There is a wide range of free and subsidised adult learning courses available.

Apply now for a primary or secondary school place

Published on Wednesday, 06 September 2017

Primary and secondary school applications for September 2018 are now open.

Get help deciding what to do next at post-GCSEs event

Published on Friday, 25 August 2017

Young people can get the help and support they need to decide their next steps.

Top marks for Royal Greenwich GCSE student

Published on Friday, 25 August 2017

A St Thomas More pupil received the new top grade in all three possible subjects.

Royal Greenwich students celebrate results day success

Published on Monday, 21 August 2017

There was an increase in A Level students with top marks in this year's exams.

Don't miss out on up to 30 hours of free childcare

Published on Friday, 28 July 2017

Parents and carers may be able to get more free childcare for three and four year olds.

Royal Borough's adult learning rated 'Good' by Ofsted

Published on Monday, 10 July 2017

The Adult and Community Learning provision continues to improve residents' prospects.

Royal Borough funds free courses and activities for young people

Published on Monday, 10 July 2017

In partnership with Futureversity, more than 40 courses are being run over the summer.

Deputy Mayor of London visits Cherry Orchard Primary School

Published on Wednesday, 05 July 2017

Joanne McCartney, Deputy Mayor for Education and Childcare, visited on 5 July.

Royal Borough of Greenwich to invest over £11m in children's centres

Published on Friday, 23 June 2017

The Royal Borough's Cabinet agreed to extend contracts of the 23 children's centres.

New fitness playground opened at Cherry Orchard Primary School

Published on Wednesday, 26 April 2017

The ribbon was cut at the opening by the Mayor, Cllr Olu Babatola, on Friday 21 April.

The Royal Borough supports book collection for schools in Ghana

Published on Monday, 20 March 2017

Charlton Manor Primary School is collecting books and fundraising for Ghanaian schools.

Children's centres in Royal Borough achieve prestigious award

Published on Thursday, 16 March 2017

Local children's services are rated as 'Unicef Baby Friendly accredited'.

Pupils with autism get state of the art education facility in Royal Greenwich

Published on Friday, 14 October 2016

The £2.8 million building provides a tailored environment for a range of learning needs.

Work begins on all-through school on the Greenwich Peninsula

Published on Tuesday, 20 September 2016

The school expansion is part of the Council's drive to provide additional school places.

Apply for a primary or secondary school place for your child

Published on Wednesday, 14 September 2016

The admissions process for children starting primary or secondary school in September 2017 is now open.

Royal Greenwich students receive GCSE results

Published on Thursday, 25 August 2016

The proportion of students with A-star to C grades in both English and maths has risen.

A-Level and BTEC results: Royal Greenwich students celebrate

Published on Friday, 19 August 2016

Local A-Level pass rate of 98.3 per cent has exceeded the national pass rate.

Ofsted rates child social care services in Greenwich 'Good'

Published on Friday, 05 August 2016

The inspection found that "vulnerable children and their families benefit from good support".

Summer activities for young people in the Royal Borough

Published on Wednesday, 27 July 2016

With the school summer holidays under way, there's plenty for young people to do with Futureversity.

Open day at the Horticulture Skills Centre

Published on Friday, 27 May 2016

Tour the training centre, teaching rooms, polytunnel and workshop on 4 June.

Councillors Hyland and Williams: Open letter on academies

Published on Thursday, 26 May 2016

Local schools have improved due to 'focus on standards, not structures'.

School meals in Greenwich awarded top food accolade

Published on Thursday, 24 March 2016

Greenwich based school caterer GS Plus together with its school food brand Incito has been accredited with the highest accolade from the Soil Association.

Events in local libraries to mark World Book Day

Published on Friday, 26 February 2016

Celebrate World Book Day in Royal Greenwich on 3 and 4 March 2016.

Learn a new skill with an adult learning class

Published on Monday, 01 February 2016

There's a fantastic range of adult education opportunities open to local people.