Archive for the ‘Cheam High School’ Category

Cheap Local Gym

by Mary Burstow on 6 January, 2015

?    Are you looking to get rid of those extra pounds gained from over-indulging at Christmas??    Was your New Year resolution to get fitter / be more active??    Have you signed up for an event this year (Marathon/Triathlon/Fun Run)?We have a fully equipped gym here at Cheam High School available to students, family and friends.  […]

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Cheam High Carol Concert

by Mary Burstow on 1 December, 2014

This will be at St Dunstans Church on Tuesday 2nd December, at 6pm. This is a brilliant concert, which is well worth attending.  The pupils clearly put a great deal of effort into their performances and I always go away feeling Christmassy

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Tower of London Poppies come to Cheam

by Mary Burstow on 11 November, 2014

Cheam High School year 8, have been hard at work making poppies for Cheam War Memorial.  The plan is to lay them on the grass, around the memorial, at around 9:30am on Friday 14th November, then to leave them there until 3:00.  Please do come and have a look.  They may not be so professional […]

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Malden Road Pelican Crossing, the saga continues

by Mary Burstow on 27 October, 2014

The saga of the Malden Road Pelican Crossing continues. At the beginning of this week, it was look as if TfL could not start work on upgrading the Malden Road Zebra crossing to a  Pelican Crossing in October.  Instead they were saying they MAY be able to do it in February. Local residents and Ward […]

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NCS – The Challenge

by Mary Burstow on 24 October, 2014

Secondary Schools across Sutton have signed up for National Citizen Service.  My son did it over the summer holidays and loved every moment of it.  Though I must admit, I felt a bit like one of those mums in the Persil Ad, when he came home with some very grubby clothes!  We are asked to […]

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Transport for London delay Malden Road Pelican Crossing

by Mary Burstow on 22 October, 2014

I am furious that Transport for London have decided to delay the replacement of the Zebra Crossing with a Pelican Crossing on Malden Road.  The work was originally meant to take place over the October half term, but Mary now hears TfL MAY only to start work in February.  So no guarantee even of that! […]

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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. 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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A new Footpath for Cheam Rec

by Mary Burstow on 18 June, 2014

    I am very pleased that officers are now actively working on plans for a new shared use path for pedestrians and cyclists to use as a safer route across Cheam Rec.  It will run from the Netley Close entrance to the Tilehurst road entrance, connecting with the existing concrete path. Officers will have to […]

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Well Done to the Malden Road Residents

by Mary Burstow on 28 March, 2014

The issue of the Zebra Crossing was discussed at last weeks South Sutton, Cheam and Belmont Area Committee meeting last week.  There was a superb turnout from the Malden Road Residents, making it clear that they wanted to see the Zebra Crossing near Netley Close, upgraded to a Pelican Crossing.  The residents discussed with Councillors […]

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A slippery slope in Church Hill Road

by Mary Burstow on 21 March, 2014

I have asked Transport for London, if this little sloping footpath, which runs between Church Hill road and St Dunstans Hill (A217) can be turned into proper steps.  Countless school children going to Cheam High use it rather than walk the slightly longer pavement route.  It is what road traffic engineers call “A desire line” […]

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