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More changes proposed to councillor wards

Proposed ward changes

The Boundary Commission is consulting on new proposals for changing wards in West Norwood – deadline 29th July . There are now three wards  propose each with three councillors.

The current Thurlow Park ward is expanded to include St Martins estate and named West Dulwich & St Martins.

Gipsy Hill ward expands a few streets north of the cemetery and  keeps its name. Knights Hill takes in the area around Harpenden Rd and is renamed West Norwood.

For more details see: https://www.lgbce.org.uk/all-reviews/greater-london/greater-london/lambeth

To comment email  reviews@lgbce.org.uk  by Thursday 29th July

See our earlier posts:

5/3/21

27/7/20

The deadline for commenting on moving residents of Knights Hill & Gipsy Hill wards into the east part of Croydon North constituency currently represented by Steve Reed MP is 2nd August 2021. See our post 17/6/21

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Gipsy Hill new secondary school


There is a chance to see the building plans for the new Gipsy Hill secondary school and rebuilt primary school at Glenbrook before the planning application is submitted. Drop in to Glenbrook school in Clarence Avenue SW4 8LD this Friday 10th March between 3.30pm and 8pm or on Saturday 11 March between 10am and 1pm .

Despite best efforts to find a temporary site the new Gipsy Hill secondary school will not be opening this September 2017. new opening date will be agreed as soon as possible. For details see: http://www.gipsyhillschool.london/357/about-us/welcome-from-our-headteacher

See our earlier posts: 3/1/17 & 17/10/16 ,

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New secondary school

Secondary graphicThe government has approved plans for the Gipsy Hill secondary free school project to go forward to the next stage and seek a site in the West Norwood area.

The new school is now planned to open in September 2017 – so children starting year 5 primary in September 2015 would be the first intake for the new school. The school will have 8 forms of entry (240 children per year). The government requires all new state schools to be free schools – so they are independent of the local council. The new Gipsy Hill secondary school will be sponsored by the Gipsy Hill Federation Trust.

Kingswood, Elm Wood, Paxton, Fenstanton, Crawford and Glenbrook schools are community schools run by the local council and together form the Gipsy Hill Federation with Sir Craig Tunstall as the executive head teacher.

For more details and to join the mailing list for updates see:

http://www.gipsyhillfederation.org.uk/GHFsecondary. And on twitter @GHFsecondary

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