Archive for August, 2017

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High standard from pupils despite tougher GCSEs

Despite significant changes to the grading of this year’s GCSEs, Sutton schools continue to perform to a high standard. The proportion of students across the borough achieving 5 A* to C grades including English and Maths is comparable to last year’s result of 70.4%, provisional figures suggest. Cllr Wendy Mathys, Chair of the Children, Family […]

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One foot in the past as Sutton’s rich heritage revealed

The area’s rich heritage can be enjoyed with a series of events taking place next month as part of the national Heritage Open Days festival and London Open House programme. Details below pictures and more information at:  www.heritageopendays.org.uk/ https://openhouselondon.open-city.org.uk/   Heritage Open Days Programme 2017 Thursday September 7 to Sunday September 10   Honeywood Museum, […]

Sutton students celebrate A-Level achievements

Sutton schools continue to perform to a very high standard and above national average in a year when the way A levels are administered and graded changed significantly. The proportion of students across the borough achieving the highest A-level A* and B grades is 61 per cent. The proportion of local students achieving A* to […]

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Pre-school rated as ‘outstanding’ by inspectors

A pre-school in Sutton has been rated as outstanding in every category by Ofsted following an inspection earlier this month. Shanklin Pre-school based at Shanklin Community Hall in Shanklin Village was praised for the quality of its teaching and the effectiveness of its leadership and staff, resulting in an environment within which children “thrive”. The […]