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New school opens Sept 2017

Paxton school

Paxton school

Gipsy Hill School is a  new secondary “free school”  due to open with year 7 pupils only in September 2017. Part of the Gipsy Hill Federation of academy primary schools ( which includes Kingswood, Elm Wood, Paxton, Fenstanton, Crawford, Phoenix, Ilderton and Glenbrook schools) the new school will be a “all-through” school so pupils can progress directly from primary schools in the Federation.  James Hadley is the head teacher of  Gipsy Hill School due to open in temporary premises at the re-built Paxton School SE19 1PA. For further details of the new school prospectus see the school web site:   http://www.gipsyhillschool.london

Consultations are taking place on a permanent site for the new secondary school at Clarence Avenue SW4 8LD – http://www.gipsyhillschool.london/376/our-location/our-consultation

As Gipsy Hill School is a new school,  applications for school places in 2017/18 must be made direct to the school – by 31st October .

For details of all secondary schools in Lambeth see: https://www.lambeth.gov.uk/schools-and-education/school-admissions/apply-for-a-secondary-school-place-for-201718. The deadline for applications is Monday 31st October 2016.




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A new local secondary school?

Gipsy Hill Federation is a group of five primary schools: Kingswood Primary School, Fenstanton Primary School, Elm Wood Primary School, Paxton Primary School and Crawford Primary School.

The Federation is now looking to set up  a new 8-form entry secondary school opening as a free school in September 2016.

For details see: http://www.gipsyhillfederation.org.uk/GHFSecondary

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