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MAP: More than 3,000 extra school places created in Surrey

More than 3,000 extra school places have been created in Surrey this year to keep pace with rising pupil numbers. As the new school year begins, Surrey County Council revealed that 2,515 extra primary places have been created and 490 additional secondary places. The 3,005 new places are enough to fill 100 additional classrooms. It … Continue reading

ROUND UP: Crossrail 2 drop-in sessions in Surrey; Wi-fi boost for Surrey libraries; Music festivals for Surrey schools

Crossrail 2 drop-in sessions in Surrey The first of a series of events in Surrey to help people find out more about the planned Crossrail 2 railway takes place in Epsom. Transport for London is holding the drop-in sessions at the Ebbisham Centre tomorrow and Thursday from 12pm and further events will be held in Surrey … Continue reading

More than 3,500 extra Surrey school places to meet rising demand

More than 3,500 extra school places have been created in Surrey this year to meet a growth in demand from rising birth rates. Schools will have space for 3,549 extra pupils when they open this week after the summer break – the equivalent of eight brand new two-form entry primaries. It brings the total number of … Continue reading

Surrey students praised for A-level success

Following the release of A-level results, Peter Martin, Surrey County Council’s Deputy Leader, said: ‘I would like to congratulate pupils on their achievements and thank our dedicated teachers for all the help and guidance they have provided. I wish young people who have received results the very best in their future studies and careers. ‘Surrey … Continue reading

Most Surrey children get secondary school place of choice

Surrey continues to provide most children with a secondary school place of their choice. The news comes as children find out this week which school they have got a place at in September. 83% get their first preference 94% get one of their top three preferences Linda Kemeny said: “I am delighted that so many … Continue reading

Another 2,800 places created as pupils go back to school

Following the news about the increasing demand for school places nationwide, Surrey County Council’s Cabinet Member for Children and Learning Linda Kemeny said: “Surrey school children are returning from their summer break this week to schools with extra classroom space for 2,800 pupils. “These places have been provided as part of the biggest expansion programme … Continue reading

Surrey pupils celebrate GCSE success

Following the release of GCSE results today, Linda Kemeny, Surrey County Council’s Cabinet Member for Children and Learning, said: “Our schools and the teachers who work in them are among the best in the country and once more they have helped pupils achieve excellent GCSE results. It’s a pleasure to see the hard work and … Continue reading

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