CONTROVERSIAL SECONDARY SCHOOL PLANS SCRAPPED

CONTROVERSIAL SECONDARY SCHOOL PLANS SCRAPPED   Controversial plans to use Paxton primary school, Woodland Road as an interim site for a new Gipsy Hill secondary school have been scrapped. Gipsy Hill Federation, which runs the primary school, announced "with sadness" its new Gipsy Hill secondary school - which will be based in Clapham - will … Continue reading CONTROVERSIAL SECONDARY SCHOOL PLANS SCRAPPED

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PAXTON: "NO FUNDING FOR NEW SECONDARY SCHOOL UNLESS SOLUTION FOUND"

PAXTON: "NO FUNDING FOR NEW SECONDARY SCHOOL UNLESS SOLUTION FOUND"   Funding for a new Gipsy Hill secondary school based in Clapham will NOT be granted at the present time. The latest twist comes in a 'round-robin' email this morning (Friday) from Paxton Matters, a parent and community led campaign group set up to fight … Continue reading PAXTON: "NO FUNDING FOR NEW SECONDARY SCHOOL UNLESS SOLUTION FOUND"

“EMAIL LAMBETH LEADER ON PAXTON PLANS” PLEA

"EMAIL LAMBETH LEADER ON PAXTON PLANS" PLEA Paxton Matters are urging parents of Paxton primary school and residents living in the school's area to email Lambeth council leader Cllr Lib Peck with their concerns over plans to move secondary school pupils onto the site. The parent and community-led campaign group set up to fight plans … Continue reading “EMAIL LAMBETH LEADER ON PAXTON PLANS” PLEA

PAXTON: ‘CONSULTATION’ ON SCHOOL PLANS

PAXTON: 'CONSULTATION' ON SCHOOL PLANS Gipsy Hill federation are holding two public 'consultation' meetings on their proposals for Paxton primary school today (Monday 14th) and on Wednesday (16th) from 5pm to 7pm. A round robin letter Paxton Matters - a parent and community led campaign group set up to fight plans to put two year … Continue reading PAXTON: ‘CONSULTATION’ ON SCHOOL PLANS

PAXTON PRIMARY: FEDERATION WORK A FLANKER ON SECONDARY SCHOOL PROPOSALS – “No planning permission necessary for interim plans”

PAXTON PRIMARY: FEDERATION WORK A FLANKER ON SECONDARY SCHOOL PROPOSALS - "No planning permission necessary for interim plans"   The schools group which wants to put a secondary school on the Paxton primary site for two years appear to have circumvented both public criticism AND any need for planning permission - by using the PRIMARY … Continue reading PAXTON PRIMARY: FEDERATION WORK A FLANKER ON SECONDARY SCHOOL PROPOSALS – “No planning permission necessary for interim plans”

PAXTON PARENTS LETTER TO EDUCATIONAL FUNDING AGENCY

PAXTON PARENTS LETTER TO EDUCATIONAL FUNDING AGENCY Parents and supporters of Paxton primary school have appealed to the chairman of the Educational Funding Agency not to allow the school to be used to house secondary school pupils on the site. As previously reported, the Gipsy Hill Federation want to use Paxton primary school to house … Continue reading PAXTON PARENTS LETTER TO EDUCATIONAL FUNDING AGENCY

MORE THAN 800 RESIDENTS AND PARENTS SIGN PETITION OVER PAXTON PLANS

MORE THAN 800 RESIDENTS AND PARENTS SIGN PETITION OVER PAXTON PLANS More than 800 people have now signed a petition opposing plans to use Paxton primary school, Woodland Road, Upper Norwood as an interim site for a new Gipsy Hill secondary school. The petition reads as follows: The Gipsy Hill Federation has decided, subject to planning … Continue reading MORE THAN 800 RESIDENTS AND PARENTS SIGN PETITION OVER PAXTON PLANS

PRIMARY SCHOOL COULD HOUSE UP TO 480 SECONDARY SCHOOL PUPILS – More than 100 at public meeting

PRIMARY SCHOOL COULD HOUSE UP TO 480 SECONDARY SCHOOL PUPILS - More than 100 at public meeting Plans to use Paxton primary school to house up to 480 secondary school pupils over a two-year period came under fire from parents and residents at a public meeting on Tuesday night. The meeting heard of proposals by … Continue reading PRIMARY SCHOOL COULD HOUSE UP TO 480 SECONDARY SCHOOL PUPILS – More than 100 at public meeting

COUNCILLORS “UNAWARE OF PAXTON PLANS”

COUNCILLORS "UNAWARE OF PAXTON PLANS" Gipsy Hill's own ward councillors were unaware of the proposals for Paxton primary school until last weekend. Cllr Matthew Bennett told the meeting that was when people had contacted him on Twitter. "This is not something we support. "We don't think it's a good idea. "But it's been made a … Continue reading COUNCILLORS “UNAWARE OF PAXTON PLANS”

NEW PAXTON PRIMARY PLANS

NEW PAXTON PRIMARY PLANS   Gipsy Hill Federation have applied for full planning permission to demolish the existing Paxton primary school on Woodland Road and develop a new three-form entry school in a part-three / part four-storey building with ancillary playspace areas and multi-use game areas.   "The school is currently open on site and … Continue reading NEW PAXTON PRIMARY PLANS