Archive for the ‘Cuddington Croft School’ Category

A new extension for Cuddington Croft School

by Mary Burstow on 28 April, 2015

It was a real honour to be invited to the opening of a new extension to Cuddington Croft Primary School and to visit its new library. It was wonderful to at last meet Elmer the Elephant.  Happy memories of reading Elmer stories to my children when they were little. The highlight of the event had […]

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Celebration Wall at Cuddington Croft

by Mary Burstow on 28 April, 2015

  Cuddington Croft marked its becoming an Academy, by the creation of this beatiful Tile Wall. Every child was given a tile to paint of picture of themselves on.  The tiles were then fired and put on the wall. Many thanks to Cheam Village Ceramics, who did such a wonderful job overseeing the project and […]

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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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It is not just Sutton and East Surrey Water who are digging up the Main road, it is also UK Power Networks.  On Friday morning, much of West Cheam was hit by a powercut.  UK Power Network acted with commendable speed and installed emergency generators to cover the affected area.   http://www.ukpowernetworks.co.uk/ They then set about […]

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Youth Art Exhibition

by Mary Burstow on 6 March, 2014

The now finished Youth Art Exhibiton at the Europa Gallery was just amazing.  I was blown away with the quality of art produced by Suttons Schools.  It was an absolute pleasure to wander around and enjoy the pictures and sculptures.  Well done to all involved.

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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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No Pens Day at Cuddington Croft

by Mary Burstow on 18 October, 2013

There are times, when I am just blown away by how good and creative our local schools can be.  Cuddington Croft recently held a “No Pens Day”.  On 9th October 2013, we had “No Pens Day”.  It is a day when you do not use a pen in any subject.  Also it helps people develop speaking […]

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Education, Education, Education

by Mary Burstow on 12 September, 2013

Parents applying for a school place next year are being urged to make their application online. Borough parents and carers applying for places for their children at nursery, primary, junior or secondary schools can put forward their preferences online any time from now in order to apply for a place for September 2014 entry. This […]

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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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Gritting West Drive

by Mary Burstow on 30 January, 2013

I am very pleased to hear that, following my lobbying,  West Drive has now been added to the Gritting Schedule.  This is because at the far end of West Drive is Cuddington School.  The School may be in Surrey, but as 40% of it’s pupils come from Cheam, clearly West Drive needs to become a […]

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