Schools

Ashmole Academy in Southgate is considering opening a two-form entry primary school, which it hopes would open in 2015.  Pupils from the primary school would have priority for admission to the secondary school. Whether or not the scheme goes ahead will depend on the school's obtain the money required to build it and there being sufficient interest from local parents. Ashmole's proposal would help ease the shortage of primary school places in parts of Palmers Green and Southgate, which has.......
Enfield Council will be holding a consultation meeting about its proposals to build a new primary school on land adjacent to Grovelands Park.  The meeting will be at Southgate (The Bourne) Methodist Church at 7pm on Wednesday 25th September. Reactions to the proposals, which came to light five months ago, have been mixed.  The We Want Local Schools campaign welcomes the potential increase in primary school places within the area on which it is primarily focussed.  In.......
Fox Lane and District Residents' Association have published a document provided by Enfield Council showng some of the initial concepts for a possible new primary school to be built in Grovelands Park (see this earlier report)........
The public meeting on Thursday afternoon (18 July) at which London Borough of Enfield (LBE) officers outlined ideas for building a new school on part of the historic parkland of the former Grovelands House revealed considerable hostility to the idea among the packed audience.  In actual fact, the concepts described would largely use land which does not form part of the current Grovelands Park, would seek to make any new buildings inconspicuous, and in any case would require approval from.......
Campaigners wishing to retain and enhance Enfield Borough's green spaces have expressed alarm at suggestions that a new primary school might be built on Grovelands Park.  The Federation of Enfield Residents and Allied Associations (FERAA) and Enfield Green Party are both concerned about the wording in a letter from Gary Barnes, Assistant Director for Regeneration, Leisure and Libraries at Enfield Council, which states that the Council is to appoint external consultants to help it "develop.......