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Education and learning news

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 now for a primary or secondary school place

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.

Scheme offers two-year-olds a boost

Published on Thursday, 21 January 2016

The Council is urging parents in the Royal Borough of Greenwich to take advantage of a scheme that offers two-year-old children a head start before they go to school.

Adult learners taster event at the Eltham Centre

Published on Tuesday, 19 January 2016

Thinking about learning a new skill, or taking up a new hobby? Come along on 21 January.

Last-minute help for parents applying for primary school places

Published on Thursday, 24 December 2015

Parents with children due to start primary school next September must apply by 15 Jan.

Triumph for democracy as young people elect their reps

Published on Friday, 27 November 2015

Nearly 6,000 votes were cast in elections for the Greenwich Young People's Council (GYPC).

Parents urged to apply soon for a primary place

Published on Wednesday, 25 November 2015

Parents whose children are due to start primary school next September are being urged not to leave it too late to apply.

Royal Borough opens new horticulture skills centre for green fingered residents

Published on Tuesday, 24 November 2015

A new horticulture centre, aimed at helping local people to learn new horticultural skills, and a new vocation, has been opened by the Royal Borough of Greenwich, in partnership with Hadlow College.

Seven year olds in Royal Greenwich in top ten nationally

Published on Friday, 16 October 2015

Royal Greenwich primary schools are among the top in England according to latest results.

Royal Greenwich primary schools remain top-class

Published on Thursday, 03 September 2015

The latest national test results for 11-year-olds show Royal Greenwich schools doing well.

Road show for 16-year-old learning and training options

Published on Tuesday, 11 August 2015

Advice and support is available for local students to help plan their future.