Category Archive: schools

Mar 30 2017

Avanti House School Lockdown – Allegations of sexual offence

Following yesterday’s lockdown of Avanti House school, where pupils were secured withing the premises until 7.00pm, the school has issued a statement: Thank you for your patience. I have been advised by the police that I am now able to share some information regarding the police presence at Avanti House yesterday. Yesterday at around 2pm, …

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Jun 13 2016

Kenmore Park School Expansion – Another @harrow_council failure?

Reading the newsletters from Kenmore Park School in Harrow makes depressing reading, as the list of problems stemming from the school expansion plan seems to be growing longer and longer. According to the school’s April newsletter: During the holiday the school suffered an electrical surge which knocked out most of our systems. The surge affected the …

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Jul 18 2015

Welldon Park Junior School – Proposed Expansion Plans

Welldon Park Junior School is also up for expansion, to cope with a three-form entry in future years. The council have provided proposed plans, which could well change over coming months, to show how they’d support the extra teaching areas needed. Unlike the Infant school up the road, it’s likely to be a little more difficult …

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Jul 18 2015

Welldon Park Infant School – Proposed Expansion Plans

Welldon Park Infant School, as we’ve mentioned before, is due to expand (as well as amalgamate with the Junior School down the road), and we now have a copy of the proposals. The plans seems to fit in with the local area – obviously, it’s still early stages, and things could change as development progresses, …

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Jul 16 2015

Welldon Park After-School Club Announces New Premises

Dear Parents I am delighted to tell you that we have secured premises in Northolt Road, which will allow us to continue to offer before and after school care and holiday club. Our new address as of Monday 20th July 2015 will be; Brigade Hall, Brigade Close South Harrow HA2 0LQ. We are all very …

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Jun 13 2015

Welldon Park School Expansion – Drop-in Public Session

Welldon Park School have received an update on the proposed expansion of the school and would like you to go and see the latest building plans and meet the people working on the project. You are invited to a drop-in event in the Junior School Hall on Monday 29 June, from 5.30pm to 7.30pm. Plans will also …

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Mar 16 2015

School ‘Gold’ Travel Plans – Another Pointless PR Stunt

What a fabulous idea: encourage children to walk, scoot or cycle to school, and gain the “…prestige of being a STARS school, publically demonstrating a commitment to sustainable and safer travel” (says TFL’s STARS – Sustainable Travel: Active, Responsible, Safe – accreditation programme). And on paper, it sounds great: you can win “awards and incentives” such …

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Mar 05 2015

Welldon Park Junior School’s STEM Learning Adventure – March 6, 2015

Welldon Park Junior School in South Harrow are running another of their very successful Learning Adventures at the moment, this time looking at STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. During the fortnight, they’re looking at amazing discoveries, and, say the school, “…want to inspire each other with some of the amazing discoveries from the world …

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Feb 21 2015

Council Fails to Listen, Again, Over Welldon Park Schools’ Amalgamation

Residents in South Harrow can feel let down, again, by the council failing to listen to Governors at both Welldon Park Infant and Junior Schools. As has been published here before, the council wanted to amalgamate – to save money – both the Infant school and Junior school, following the retirement of the Headteachers at …

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Feb 16 2015

Grimsdyke School Expansion back on the Agenda

Residents around Grimsdkyke school might be inclined to pop along to the Council’s cabinet meeting tonight from 6.30pm at the Civic Centre to see if the planned expansion gains approval. As the briefing pack for tonight’s meeting says: On 15 January 2015, Cabinet agreed that the statutory proposals to permanently expand Grimsdyke School by one form …

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