Education and learning press releases

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 at the Royal Borough of Greenwich's annual awareness raising event to mark the start of Anti-Bullying Week 2017.

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 Key Stage 2 results among the best in the country

Published on Friday, 22 September 2017

Royal Greenwich primary schools once again achieve results which rival the rest of the country.

Special needs and disabilities progress praised in report

Published on Monday, 18 September 2017

Children and young people who have special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND) are making better progress in Royal Greenwich than nationally at both primary and secondary school age.

From horse riding to horticulture: Sign up for free adult learning courses

Published on Wednesday, 06 September 2017

It's never too late to learn something new and the Royal Borough of Greenwich offers a range of free and subsidised adult learning courses to make it even easier to boost your skills.

Apply now for a primary or secondary school place

Published on Wednesday, 06 September 2017

The admissions process for children starting primary or secondary school in September 2018 is now open.

Nominations open for Greenwich Young People's Council

Published on Friday, 01 September 2017

Don't miss out on your chance to be part of Greenwich Young People's Council.

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

Published on Friday, 25 August 2017

Young people who have just received their GCSE results can get the help and support they need to decide their next steps at a special event.

Royal Greenwich GCSE student among few to receive three nines

Published on Friday, 25 August 2017

A Royal Borough of Greenwich student is one of only a few across the country to get the new top GCSE grade in all three possible subjects.

Royal Greenwich students celebrate results day success

Published on Monday, 21 August 2017

The Royal Borough of Greenwich has seen an increase in the number of A Level students with top marks in this year's exams.

Don't miss out on free childcare

Published on Friday, 28 July 2017

The Royal Borough of Greenwich is reminding parents and carers that from September they may be eligible for more free childcare each week.

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

Published on Monday, 10 July 2017

Following inspection in May 2017, the Royal Borough of Greenwich's Adult and Community Learning provision has maintained the grade achieved in the previous inspection back in May 2013.

Free summer courses and activities for young people

Published on Monday, 10 July 2017

The Royal Borough of Greenwich has joined up with charity Futureversity to offer over 40 free courses for youngsters over the summer holidays.

Deputy Mayor of London visits Cherry Orchard Primary School

Published on Wednesday, 05 July 2017

The Deputy Mayor of London for Education and Childcare visited Cherry Orchard Primary School today (5 July 2017) to see first-hand staff and students' efforts to promote healthy eating.

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

Published on Friday, 23 June 2017

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

Mayor opens primary school's fitness playground

Published on Wednesday, 26 April 2017

The Mayor of the Royal Borough of Greenwich has officially opened a primary school's new fitness focused playground.

The Royal Borough supports book collection for schools in Ghana

Published on Monday, 20 March 2017

The Royal Borough of Greenwich and leisure and library operator 'Better' are proudly supporting Charlton Manor Primary School in their book collection for Ghanaian schools.

Royal Borough of Greenwich children's centres achieve Unicef Baby Friendly award

Published on Thursday, 16 March 2017

The Royal Borough of Greenwich has become the first London borough to achieve a prestigious international Unicef accreditation.

State of the art facility for pupils with autism opens in Royal Borough of Greenwich

Published on Friday, 14 October 2016

A new campus specially designed for secondary pupils with autism is officially opening in the borough.

Work begins on all-through school on the Greenwich Peninsula

Published on Tuesday, 20 September 2016

Work has begun on the expansion of an existing school to create an all-through school on the Greenwich Peninsula, in south east London, part of one of the largest regeneration projects in the capital.

Royal Greenwich school admissions process now open

Published on Wednesday, 14 September 2016

The admissions process for any parent or carer whose child is starting primary or secondary school in Royal Greenwich next year (September 2017) is now open.

Royal Borough students celebrate A-Level and BTEC success

Published on Friday, 19 August 2016

The Royal Borough of Greenwich is celebrating the latest success of its students!

Child social care services in Greenwich rated 'Good' by Ofsted

Published on Friday, 05 August 2016

Services for looked after children and those in need of help and protection in Royal Greenwich have been rated 'Good' in an inspection by Ofsted.

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.

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.

Learn a new skill with an adult learning class

Published on Friday, 29 January 2016

Taking on a new learning challenge has never been easier thanks to the fantastic range of adult education opportunities open to people in Royal Greenwich.

Scheme offers two-year-olds a boost

Published on Wednesday, 20 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: 21 January 2016

Published on Tuesday, 19 January 2016

Thinking about learning a new skill, or want to take up a new hobby? The Royal Borough of Greenwich is hosting an adult learner’s taster event to help inspire residents to do just that.

Last-minute help for parents applying for primary school places

Published on Thursday, 24 December 2015

Parents whose children are due to start primary school next September have just days left to apply.

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