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New school places for children with SEND proposed

A four-week consultation has begun over Richmond Council’s plans to create 56 extra places for pupils with special educational needs at schools across the borough. New specialist resource provisions would be created in two schools, and eight existing provisions would…

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Ofsted states Teddington School ‘requires improvement’

Ofsted have relabeled Teddington School as ‘requires improvement’ down from it’s ‘good’ rating in the latest Ofsted report. The report criticised the quality of teaching branding it ‘very mixed, and overal, not good enough’. Ofsted also found that pupils weren’t…

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Future football stars gather for Primary School tournament in Teddington

Thirty-two Primary schools from around the Borough came together last week for the annual Primary Schools Girls Football Tournament hosted at the NPL Sports Club Ground in Teddington. The tournament saw 320 pupils come together during the FA’s Girls Football…

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Turing House School pupils will be forced to move next year

Some pupils from Turing House School will be moved to a temporary site just over a mile away from the current premises.  With 150 new pupils joining the school next September, there isn’t enough room to accommodate them. It’s new permanent…

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Council welcomes schools funding announcement

The Leader of Richmond Council has welcomed the announcement of £1.3bn new funding for schools, showing the Government has listened to local schools, parents and the Council. This week the Government Education Secretary announced an additional £1.3bn for schools funding…

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Trust’s bid for schools in Teddington rejected

The Stamp Education Trust’s bid for two primary primary schools in Teddington and Surbiton were rejected among an accepted bid for Twickenham. Councillor Paul Hodgins, Richmond’s cabinet member for for schools said he was disappointed that the trust had not…

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Building works underway on exciting new Secondary School

Construction work is now well underway on the exciting new secondary school opening in Twickenham this autumn. The Richmond upon Thames School Trust is establishing a new secondary school in Twickenham as part of the Richmond upon Thames College’s redevelopment…

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Secondary school places announced across the area

1886 parents who applied for a secondary school place for their children will have received the outcome of their application yesterday and today. The number of applicants is 77 more than last year. 68% percent of applicants will receive a…

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Dragons Den winners Mum2Mum Market return to Teddington

The Mum2Mum Market organization will hold their first sale this year on February 4th at Teddington Baptist Church between 2pm and 4pm. The market which features nearly new baby and children items which are in excellent condition. The award winning pop-up…

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Teddington schools to receive huge funding cuts

Schools will be subject to funding cuts into six figures in 2019 according to figures from two teaching unions.  St Mary’s and St Peter’s Church of England primary school will receive cuts of almost £140,000 while  Collis primary school will…

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