Colin Grainger

Posts Tagged "Schools"

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Newham tops London table for primary school offers

Figures just released  show that Newham Council have topped the table of all 33 London boroughs for having the highest percentage of first place offers for primary school pupils. Newham Council received 4,696 applications by […]

Apr, 17

Armstice Day commemoration in Newham unites young and older generations

    It was a special honour to be at the event to mark the 95th Anniversary of The Armistice at the Central Park Cenotaph this morning. The event was held at the Cenotaph in […]

Nov, 11

Strictly magic…Olympic dancing memories are given to schools

  COSTUMES worn by dancers who performed alongside Rihanna, Coldplay and Annie Lennox during the Olympic and Paralympic Ceremonies have been rescued by Newham Council and made available to the borough’s schools.​ Newham’s schools and […]

Sep, 16

Mauretania… the biggest ship ever seen in King George V Dock

A magical moment from Newham’s history…the famous Mauretania becomes the biggest ship in history to enter the Royal Docks in North Woolwich in 1939. My dad Bill Grainger reckons he is 246th person on the […]

Apr, 08

Mates…Olympic legacy neighbourhood and Newham Council make right moves

Olympic legacy made several great moves in an unusual direction as Newham Mayor Sir Robin Wales and British Champion Grandmaster Gawain Jones welcomed children to Stratford Library for chess games and classes on a giant […]

Mar, 15

Foundations laid for school that is Strictly state-of-the-art!

The foundations have been laid for the new state-of-the-art Keir Hardie Primary School, which forms the heart of the Fife Road regeneration scheme in Custom House. And the facilities will be shared with locals for a […]

Mar, 07

More pupils getting the schools they want in Newham

Seventy-eight per cent of Newham pupils starting secondary school in September have been offered a place at their first preference school. This puts Newham fifth out of 33 London boroughs, with the capital-wide average being […]

Mar, 05


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