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Funding and free meals available to children and teens in the borough

Parents and carers in the borough are being reminded that there could be help available to support their child’s learning. There are entitlements available to some children aged 3 to 16, including free school meals and funding for their education or care provider. If your child is aged between three and four, your childcare provider […]

Local school children become energy experts, thanks to council and charity group project

Ella Rollings, age 11, of High View Primary School in Wallington, can now call herself an expert in energy efficiency. The enthusiastic year six student was awarded last week for her creative poster promoting the merits of being more energy conscious. Her poster will be on display around the borough. Her school was one of […]

Sutton Council purchases Belmont site for new secondary school

Sutton Council has bought a site in Belmont from Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals Trust in order to build a new secondary school. The council had been looking for a site for a new secondary school to open in 2017 and approached the Trust after the old Sutton Hospital site in Belmont was identified […]

Sutton among best in London for secondary school places

Sutton has achieved one of the highest preference rates in London for secondary school places. Parents in the borough last week were told which schools have made offers of places for the September intake. Despite a 5% increase in applications this year, 97% received a preference school – which is above the London average of 93.5%. […]

IN PICTURES: Sutton teens pledge to make borough better for young people, as UK Youth Parliament members announced

Ethan Smith thinks young people in Sutton aren’t listened to enough – he wants to have councillor open days in schools across the borough. He is now one step closer to making sure Sutton’s youth are heard. Sixteen-year-old Ethan, a pupil at Stanley Park High in Carshalton, is the new Sutton member of the UK […]

Wallington school to admit extra 120 students in 2015, as part of major borough-wide expansion programme

School building extended to include four new classrooms Existing classrooms renovated 1,315 extra school places expected for the borough A Wallington school will gain an extra 120 places this year, as part of Sutton Council’s ambitious expansion programme. With more families moving to Sutton from central London to take advantage of the borough’s excellent schools, […]