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Published: Friday, 22nd September 2017

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

This thriving secondary school will be taking a mixed intake of boys and girls into Year 7 from September 2018 and this is your chance to find out more.

Performance in Woolwich

Performances by the school's students will entertain visitors to Woolwich's General Gordon Square on Saturday 30 September from 11am to 3pm.

There will also be a speech from the school's Head Teacher, Douglas Greig.

'Choosing the right secondary school for your child is an important decision'

Councillor Chris Kirby, Cabinet Member covering the portfolio for Children and Young People, said: "Choosing the right secondary school for your child is an important decision so we encourage parents to fully research their choices to get a good feel for what they are like.

"Next week's event will provide a convenient opportunity to find out what Plumstead Manor has to offer. I'd encourage residents of all ages to come along to speak to students and staff and enjoy the entertainment."

'Excited about the prospect of opening our doors to boys'

Head Teacher Douglas Greig said: "We are very proud of our history as a girls' school, and at the same time are very excited about the prospect of opening our doors to boys and girls in September 2018.

"A deep commitment to academic excellence, alongside high quality teaching in a safe and friendly environment, are a recipe for success at our well established, local community school."

Find out more about Plumstead Manor School on their website

Applying for a school place

The admissions process is currently open for children starting secondary school in September 2018. Parents can apply for up to six schools which they list in order of preference ahead of the closing date on 31 October 2017.

Find out more about Royal Greenwich admissions