Tag Archive: pinnerwoodschool

Jun 14 2017

Susan Says: No answers when it matters most

Last night an Extraordinary Council meeting was held to discuss and debate a petition with over 2000 signatures regarding the future of Pinner Wood School. My colleagues and I called this meeting as it was only right that a huge petition on such a vital issue could be publicly discussed at Council. If the meeting …

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May 31 2017

Pinner Wood School – Progress Report, May 24, 2017

Dear resident, This is the fourth of our regular updates on the work that our project team are undertaking at the site of Pinner Wood School. The site is currently closed after the discovery of previously unmapped chalk mine tunnels under the school building, some of which had collapsed roofs. We are pleased to report …

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May 11 2017

Pinner Wood School – Progress Report, May 10, 2017

Dear resident, This is the third of our regular updates on the work that our project team are undertaking at the site of Pinner Wood School. The site is currently closed after the discovery of previously unmapped chalk mine tunnels under the school building, some of which had collapsed roofs. We are currently drilling boreholes …

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Apr 28 2017

Pinner Wood School – Progress Report, April 26, 2017

Dear resident, This is the second of our regular updates on the work that our project team are undertaking at the site of Pinner Wood School. The site is currently closed after the discovery of previously unmapped chalk mine tunnels under the school building, some of which had collapsed roofs. We are currently drilling boreholes …

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Apr 13 2017

Pinner Wood School – Progress Report, April 12, 2017

Update on works at the site of Pinner Wood School Dear resident, This is the first of our regular updates on the work that our project team are undertaking at the site of Pinner Wood School. The site is currently closed after the discovery of previously unmapped chalk mine tunnels under the school building, some …

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Apr 13 2017

Council Announces Pinner Wood School Transport Scheme

Harrow Council has announced a number of transport options for parents of children displaced by the current issues at Pinner Wood School. There are three options available: A single termly allowance payment of £315, to be paid by cheque A shuttle-bus service which requires parents/carers to accompany their children A coach service which requires parents/carers …

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Apr 11 2017

Susan Says: Pinner Wood School Deserves Council Debate. Now.

The Parents and Teachers of Pinner Wood School are clearly and justifiably concerned about the future of their much loved School and thus their Children’s education. Within a very short period of time a petition was written and over 2000 signatures obtained. The amount of signatures is significant because it means that the petition must …

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Mar 31 2017

Pinner Wood School deal with St Jerome’s Collapses at 11th Hour

Parents of Pinner Wood pupils were very much under the impression that KS1 children would be moving to St Jerome’s bi-lingual school after the Easter Break, but this appears to have come crashing down at the 11th hour, for reasons yet to be made clear. To be fair, the council never committed in writing – …

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Mar 25 2017

Pinner Wood Chalk Mines – Turmoil for residents

A week ago, the residents of Pinner Wood may have been enjoying life: an oustanding and excellent local school, and house prices steadily rising (or, as the Independant puts it, “Harrow, home to Stanmore (the end of the Jubliee Line), is the gateway to the desirable commuter belt of Hertfordshire.”). Life in indeed good. Or …

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Mar 23 2017

Pinner Wood School site to close at end of school day after underground chalk mine discovery

The site of Pinner Wood School is closing at the end of the school day today, Thursday 23 March, after a joint decision by Harrow Council, the governors and the leadership team of Pinner Wood School. The reason for the closure is that geotechnical surveys have this week reported an unacceptable risk that the ground …

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