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A new High School for Sutton

by Mary Burstow on 28 September, 2014

  Greenshaw High School is bidding to the DfE to be the free school provider of a new High School in the borough, which we need by 2017. http://www.suttonguardian.co.uk/news/11468651.Greenshaw_High_School_lauches_Sutton_free_school_bid/On Monday, 29th September Greenshaw is holding a public meeting tomorrow at 7pm at The High School to explain its plans and answer questions.  This is a […]

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Awesome KS2 SATS results

by Mary Burstow on 15 September, 2014

Cheam Fields have had an amazing set of KS2 SATs results. The percentage of children achieving a level 4 are: 98% for maths, 98% for reading and 95% for writing. They are the best results they have ever had! The London Borough of Sutton were joint first in the country for combined Reading, Writing and […]

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Help Sutton Schools get more money

by Mary Burstow on 19 March, 2014

Thanks to years of hard lobbying and having Lib Dems in Government, the historic under-funding of Sutton schools is coming to an end.    Next year Sutton children will benefit from an extra £277 per child towards their education, a 6.4% increase.    When Sutton was run by the Conservatives in the 70s and 80s it […]

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Closing date for Primary School Applications

by Mary Burstow on 8 January, 2014

Don’t forget the closing date for Primary School Applications is 15th January.  https://www.eadmissions.org.uk/eAdmissions/app?component=homeLink&page=GeneralGuidance&service=direct

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Sutton’s Primary Schools are London’s Best

by Mary Burstow on 5 January, 2014

It comes as no surprise to me that Sutton’s Primary Schools are rated the third best in the country.  All three of my children went to St Dunstans Primary School and as a Councillor, I have close dealings with Cheam Fields, Cheam Park Farm and Cuddington Croft. The Ofsted 2012-13 annual schools report, published last […]

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Free Infant School Dinners

by Mary Burstow on 19 September, 2013

Every child in infant school will receive a free school lunch, Liberal Democrat Leader and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has announced.  All infant school pupils will receive a hot, healthy school lunch, a radical measure that will save families £400 a year per child while helping to raise school standards and cut the attainment […]

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Victory for Girl Power

by Mary Burstow on 2 May, 2013

This week I challenged my two fellow Ward Councillors, to sit a Maths SATs paper in Cheam Library. This was all to do with promoting Cheam Charter Fair.  As Charter Fair week, is also SATs week, in which Year 6 Primary School children (10/11 year olds), will sit their SATs papers, it felt like a […]

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School Closures today due to Snow

by Mary Burstow on 18 January, 2013

I have just received the following messages: St Dunstans Primary School, Cheam.  Please collect your children at 1:30pm today, due to adverse weather conditions.  http://webfronter.com/sutton/StDunstansCofE/ Cuddington Croft Primary School, Cheam.  Please collect your children at 1:15pm today, due to adverse weather conditions. http://www.cuddington-croft.surrey.sch.uk/page/default.asp?title=Home&pid=1 The Avenue Primary School, Belmont.  Please collect your children at 1:00pm today, due […]

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Sutton has been named as one of the two best places in London to bring up a child according to a recent national survey. Children?s savings provider, Family Investments, names the borough top of a list of Greater London areas, after comparing statistics which include house prices, education statistics and expected annual salaries.  In the […]

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Sutton achieves best GCSE results in the country

by Mary Burstow on 29 October, 2011

Sutton achieved the best GCSE results in the country, it has been announced. Sutton’s youngsters topped the results table, published last week, with 74.4 per cent achieving five or more A*-C grades including maths and English. The national average was 58.3 per cent, while 62.2 per cent of outer London pupils achieved the benchmark this […]

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