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Goldsmiths’ nursery saved by students union

Goldsmiths’ nursery saved by students union

There was welcome news this week for staff and student parents at Goldsmiths as it was announced that the college nursery is to be rescued by a Student Union take-over.…

Quest Academy: strike over redundancies

Quest Academy: strike over redundancies

Three teaching assistants and two teachers at Quest Academy, previously Selsdon High School, have been made redundant with only one month’s notice. On Thursday staff voted overwhelmingly in support of strike action which could start the week after next. …

Standard is challenged over literacy figures

Standard is challenged over literacy figures

Croydon was named the worst borough in London for literacy in an Evening Standard reading campaign this week. The Council however refutes their figures.…

‘Paid’ volunteering scheme on trial

‘Paid’ volunteering scheme on trial

Lewisham will be the only London borough trialling a two-year scheme ‘paying’ people to volunteer…

Perlin presents ‘Intern Nation’ in Hackney

Perlin presents ‘Intern Nation’ in Hackney

Every student is familiar with it: the internship or – on a smaller scale – the ‘work experience’.…

Kerr restrospective at MOC

Kerr restrospective at MOC

The Museum of Childhood in Bethnal Green is following the tiger, the cat and the pink rabbit by showing a retrospective of the work of Judith Kerr.…

Goldsmiths announces £9,000 student fees

Goldsmiths announces £9,000 student fees

  Goldsmiths, University of London, has announced tuition fees of £9,000 for home/EU students studying…

Rare coin from Hackney Hoard given to borough

Rare coin from Hackney Hoard given to borough

A rare gold coin, from a hoard of 82 found in Hackney in an ‘unprecedented’ UK discovery, has been donated to the borough by the son of the original owner.…

Parents protest over revival of academy plan

Parents protest over revival of academy plan

Angry parents have staged a protest outside a Deptford school, as part of a campaign against plans to apply for academy status.…

Croydon number crunchers best in Europe

Croydon number crunchers best in Europe

A team of the youngest and brightest number crunchers in Croydon have been crowned the quickest mathematicians in Europe – even if they are all still in primary school.…