London Borough of Barnet

Schools and colleges news

Bishop of London marks official opening of Millbrook Park Primary school

Published on Wednesday 26 November 2014

Pupils, parents and staff joined the Bishop of London today to celebrate the official opening of Millbrook Park Church of England Primary School.

Planning permission creates two new all through schools to Barnet

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.

Expanded primary schools welcome new children

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.

Northgate School chosen to help train the next generation of teachers

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.

Pupils have stars in their eyes as they take a tour of the new Orion School

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.

Disused playing fields to be brought back into public use

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).

Mayor visits site of new Millbrook Park Primary

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.

Barnet primary schools ranked second nationally

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.

X marks the spot for new Orion School site

Published on Friday 23 November 2012

Building work has begun on site of Barnet Council’s latest state of the art primary school.

Olympic banners to be given new homes

Published on Thursday 22 November 2012

The borough’s Olympic and Paralympic banners are set for new homes following suggestions from residents.

Barnet secondary school set to unveil plans for new teaching block

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.

Colindale school officially opened by Mayor of Barnet

Published on Friday 22 June 2012

The borough’s newest primary school officially opened its doors to pupils this morning.

Barnet Council announces ambitious secondary school expansion plans

Published on Monday 20 February 2012

Barnet Council has revealed ambitious plans to increase secondary school places across the borough.

Eurovision comes to Barnet

Published on Thursday 2 February 2012

Primary school pupils across the borough will be hoping to hit the right note when they take part in Barnet’s first ever Eurovision Song Contest next month.

Views sought on new primary school plans

Published on Tuesday 17 January 2012

Plans setting out the vision for the borough’s newest primary school have gone on public display.