Education and learning

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Library services in Lambeth protected from the cuts

Lambeth council’s Cabinet meeting last night approved the Culture 2020 report which plots the way forward for libraries, parks, the arts and sports in the borough in the face of deep budget cuts. A lively discussion around the challenges, issues and concerns was held at Dunraven School in Leigham Court Road, Streatham in front of … Continue reading

Autism school in Lambeth given go-ahead

Dozens of Lambeth pupils with Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) will be able to go to school in the borough, after a site was approved in Kennington Lambeth Council has agreed to sell a site in Lollard Street to the Education Funding Agency, to  enable the NAS Vanguard School scheme to go ahead. Education Minister Lord … Continue reading

Lambeth’s Pupils Congratulated on GCSE Results Success

Lambeth’s pupils have recorded an outstanding performance in their GCSEs, with almost six out of 10 candidates achieving at least five higher-grades passes. Provisional results released today showed that the proportion of students earning five or more A* – C grades, including English and Maths, rose to 58 per cent – up 1 per cent … Continue reading

Updated Lambeth Council statement on Kids Company

Following the Kids Company charity announcing its closure on Wednesday Lambeth council has been working hard to mitigate the impact on people in the borough. The council has been in close contact with the Government, Southwark council, the Metropolitan police, London Councils, the Greater London Authority, health partners and Kids Company as this situation has … Continue reading

Lambeth Council statement on Kids Company

In response to reports that the charity “Kids Company” is to close, a Lambeth Council spokesman said: “We are aware of the concerns over the future of Kids Company and its work in Lambeth, and our priority is looking after the children and young people who rely on its services. “Kids Company is currently contracted … Continue reading

Lambeth offers a primary school place to every child

Every child who applied for a place in a Lambeth primary school has been offered one starting in September, new figures have revealed today [Thursday, 16 April]. The number of families winning a place at the school of their choice has risen to record levels, with 84.6 per cent of applicants receiving an offer for … Continue reading

Hundreds of new apprenticeships being created in Lambeth

Lambeth council’s aim to see at least 300 additional apprenticeships created in the borough over the next two years gathered pace on Wednesday, with one of the UK’s leading infrastructure services companies launching a new apprentice skills programme in Lambeth. FM Conway, which carries out work on Lambeth’s roads, began their Apprentice Live training programme on Monday – the beginning of National … Continue reading

A Place for Every Pupil: Lambeth Secondary Schools Offer Every Child a Place for this September

EMBARGO: NOT TO BE RELEASED BEFORE TUESDAY, MARCH 3, 2015 For the third year running, every child whose application was on time has received an offer of a secondary school place in Lambeth, new figures have revealed today [Tuesday]. More than 82 per cent of parents and carers who applied to a secondary school in … Continue reading

Ofsted chief comes ‘home’ to Lambeth for the day

England’s top school inspector came back to his old school in Streatham today, almost 50 years after leaving for the last time. Sir Michael Wilshaw, head of Ofsted and Chief Inspector of Schools in England, returned to St Andrew’s Catholic Primary School after he received a special invitation from pupils. Following a successful Ofsted Inspection … Continue reading

Lambeth students discover their A-level results

As young people today discovered their A-level results, Cllr Imogen Walker, Deputy Leader of Lambeth Council (Policy), paid tribute to Lambeth’s students and teachers. She said: “Today’s results are a testament to the hard work of all the talented and vibrant young people who have worked so hard to achieve success. They are a credit … Continue reading


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