Schools

A senior official from the Department for Education (DfE) has written to Fox Lane & District Residents Association (FLDRA) with some clarification about the provision of primary school places in Enfield borough and in particular about the future of Bowes Southgate Green School and the possible building of a new school in The Bourne adjacent to Grovelands Park.

Parents are petitioning Enfield Council and the Department for Education in a bid to persuade the council to reverse its decision to instruct Bowes Primary School to cease taking any further reception pupils at its Wilmer Way site (Bowes School Southgate Green) following the September 2019 cohort.

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CHECK CHARACTERS IN DESCRIPTIONMore than 60 children from schools across north London and Hertfordshire came together last week to showcase their amazing ability at a new event called Ivy’s Got Talent.

What gives Enfield head teachers their biggest headaches when balancing their budgets?

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Proposals for two new schools at Chase Farm will be on show at a public exhibition on Thursday and afterwards information will be available online.