wendy mathys

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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 […]

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Hundreds of residents have their say on the future of our children’s centres

The first round of consultation on the future of our children’s centres has seen more than 120 people attend 14 workshops at centres across the borough and 670 residents have completed an online survey. Currently Sutton funds 14 Children’s Centres which support the early development of young children, assist parents in giving their child the […]

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%. […]

Last chance to nominate inspiring young person for inaugural awards

Do you know an inspiring young person? Residents have up until this Friday, 16 January to nominate a great local youth for the borough’s first ever Sutton Youth Celebration awards. Personal, physical and community achievements will all be recognised, as well as those who have inspired through performance such as music, dance or public speaking. […]

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, […]

Residents to have their say on the future of Children’s Centres

Hard decision will have to be made because of unprecedented reductions in government funding Sutton Council will begin a two month consultation today on the future of Children’s Centres in the borough. Currently Sutton funds 14 Children’s Centres which support the early development of young children, assist parents in giving their child the best possible […]

Residents urged to help shape the future of Sutton’s childcare services

Residents are being urged to give their views on childcare in the borough to help Sutton Council provide the best service it can. Can you get good quality childcare in Sutton? Is it available at the times that suit you? Do you think it is good value for money? These are some of the questions […]