Schools and education news
Published on Tuesday 18 November 2014
A trio of north London schools are today seeing stars today after winning awards from Transport for London.
Published on Monday 10 November 2014
Two secondary schools will be offering primary provision from next September following the go ahead to build two new primary schools in the borough.
Published on Thursday 23 October 2014
24 primary schools in Barnet have been recognised for their work in improving their children’s health and wellbeing by receiving a Healthy Schools award.
Published on Wednesday 15 October 2014
Barnet Council is consulting on new ways to deliver the Council’s Education and Skills support services.
Published on Wednesday 24 September 2014
Hundreds of students gave their new school a ringing endorsement during its official opening ceremony (24th September).
Published on Monday 15 September 2014
Construction work has been completed for five newly expanded primary schools in Barnet as the council continues to cope with extra demand for school places.
Published on Wednesday 20 August 2014
Provisional GCSE results from 20 of the borough’s 23 secondary schools indicate that they have once again performed above the national average.
Published on Friday 15 August 2014
Provisional A level results from 11 out of 19 Barnet schools show that students are on track to maintain the outstanding level of performance they achieved last year.
Published on Monday 7 July 2014
A Friern Barnet School teenager has secured a place on the prestigious Youth Select Committee in the House of Commons.
Published on Monday 12 May 2014
Northgate School in Edgware has been selected by the National College for Teaching and Leadership (NCTL) to become a national teaching school – an important role in raising standards.
Published on Tuesday 1 April 2014
Year 6 children got a sneak peek of their classrooms during a tour of the new Orion School this week.
Published on Friday 14 February 2014
Nine Barnet schools are celebrating after receiving letters of congratulation from the Schools Minister, David Laws MP.
Published on Tuesday 17 December 2013
Two free schools in Barnet look set to bring disused playing fields back into public use after two decisions at Barnet Council’s Cabinet Resources Committee last night (16 December).
Published on Wednesday 11 December 2013
Children at Foulds Primary School are celebrating after receiving a prestigious award for promoting green and safe journeys to and from school.
Published on Thursday 24 October 2013
The Worshipful the Mayor of Barnet, Councillor Melvin Cohen, has taken a tour of the borough’s newest primary school.
Published on Monday 30 September 2013
Barnet FC Community Trust has teamed up with Barnet Council to help young people in a new project called “Barnet Unites Kicks” (BUK).
Published on Friday 20 September 2013
The best sporting talent from Barnet schools attended the 2013 Barnet School Sport Awards evening on Thursday 19th September at Saracens home ground Allianz Park.
Published on Wednesday 4 September 2013
Continuing high demand for primary places has led to another record-breaking year for Barnet’s new starters.
Published on Tuesday 27 August 2013
Barnet’s secondary schools have consolidated their reputation as some of the best in the country.
Published on Tuesday 30 April 2013
Artistic Malik Crooks is celebrating after learning his image of the Queen driving the tube has won first prize in a London-wide competition.
Published on Thursday 18 April 2013
Barnet Council officers have been working closely with the whole school community to create hundreds of additional primary school places this September.
Published on Monday 11 March 2013
Are you are thinking of a career working with children and young people? This Thursday's Jobs and Careers Fair on 14 March will offer information and opportunities for volunteering
Published on Thursday 7 March 2013
11 year old Barnet schoolboy TJ (Terence) Dobson got his just desserts when he received a citation from the Mayor this week (5 March).
Published on Tuesday 5 March 2013
A record number of voters have elected Barnet’s latest representatives into the UK Youth Parliament (UKYP).
Published on Tuesday 5 March 2013
Barnet’s young musical students will hit the high notes this year with an independent charity funding music partnership helping them develop their talent.
Published on Tuesday 5 March 2013
Barnet Council has sent out offer letters to every parent in the borough who applied on-time for a secondary school place for their child.
Published on Tuesday 26 February 2013
Barnet Council’s Cabinet Resources Committee last night approved the sale of Stanley Road playing fields in East Finchley to The Archer Academy.
Published on Tuesday 5 February 2013
Barnet Council has submitted planning applications for six primary schools across the borough.
Published on Tuesday 27 November 2012
Councillor Andrew Harper, Barnet Council cabinet member for Education, Children and Families has welcomed Ofsted’s ratings for school performance by borough.
Published on Monday 12 November 2012
Pupils from Colindale Primary School have joined the Mayor of Barnet in an annual ceremony to plant snowdrop bulbs in commemoration of those children who lost their lives in the Holocaust.
Published on Tuesday 9 October 2012
A Barnet secondary school is set to unveil plans for a new teaching block as part of the council’s secondary school expansion scheme.
Published on Thursday 6 September 2012
All reception class children whose parents applied for a Barnet school place by January’s deadline have been offered a place in a school, confirms the Council Leader, Councillor Richard Cornelius.
Published on Friday 24 August 2012
Provisional GCSE results from 14 of the borough’s 20 secondary schools indicate that they have once again performed above the national average.
Published on Monday 20 August 2012
Provisional A level results from 13 out of 18 Barnet schools show that the borough’s schools continue to remain well above the national average.
Published on Tuesday 15 May 2012
Ever dreamt of learning to sing or play a musical instrument as a child? Thanks to a new round of funding, this dream could be a reality for all Barnet children.
Published on Monday 14 May 2012
Eager young gardeners in Barnet schools are being given the opportunity to show off their green fingers as part of a new gardening competition.
Published on Wednesday 18 April 2012
Barnet Council has been working with the whole school community again this year to create an additional 450 reception places in order to meet 'unprecedented’ demand.
Published on Monday 27 February 2012
Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission have rated Barnet’s safeguarding and looked after children services as ‘good’ following their inspection earlier this year.
Published on Wednesday 21 December 2011
Barnet’s schools have once again achieved a top five position nationally for Key Stage 2 exam results.