National Pet Month at Boys & Girls Nursery

Harrow Times: Boys & Girls Nursery Animal Visit - Snake

2:57pm Thursday 18th April 2013

April is National Pet Month and to celebrate the children at Boys & Girls Nursery were treated to a visit from some of the more unusual pets that can usually be found at Farmyard Funworld (Bushey).

John Lyon School pupils prepare to set a world record

Harrow Times: John Lyon School pupils prepare to set a world record

5:17pm Thursday 18th October 2012

World’s largest memory game held on October 19 during Biology Week

Pave the way to success at Regent College

10:00am Wednesday 22nd August 2012

Regent College offers a wide range of courses, both traditional, and unique in nature

Make the grade at Burlington College

9:35am Friday 17th August 2012

urlington College is a co-educational, independent school and sixth form college located in the leafy suburbs of Wembley, north-west London

Girl from Ruislip named runner up in national writing competition

Harrow Times: Jaimini Ganatra

3:12pm Monday 9th July 2012

A 11-year-old from South Ruislip has won the much coveted accolade of being named a runner up in Explore Learning’s National Young Writers’ Award

Study leave: how to maximise your time for exam success

Harrow Times: Susan Moss

3:53pm Thursday 3rd June 2010

Study leave should be a godsend for teens - the chance to focus on revision for important exams that will shape their lives away from the distractions of the classroom.

Barnet College has a new centre of excellence and learning

Harrow Times: The Wood Street campus has been designed with the comfort of students in mind. Pictured are the brise-soleils

3:31pm Thursday 3rd June 2010

£50 million has been spent on Wood Street campus that opens to Barnet College students in September

No site yet for first state-funded Hindu school

10:32am Thursday 9th March 2006

The charity planning to open the country's first ever state-funded Hindu school in Harrow has admitted that it has yet to find a site.

Rebecca's a jolly good fellow

10:16am Thursday 9th March 2006

A lecturer at Harrow College has won a teaching award from the University of Westminster.

Children have Olympic-sized plans for luxury leisure centre

10:08am Thursday 9th March 2006

Pupils of a Wealdstone primary school became architects to come up with alternative designs for Harrow Leisure Centre.

MP's praise for pupils who passed GCSE two years early

10:07am Thursday 9th March 2006

Pupils who passed a computer exam two years early were presented with certificates by Harrow East MP Tony McNulty on Friday, March 3.

College students rock the vote on MTV

10:04am Thursday 9th March 2006

Thirty Harrow College students are appearing in a music video to be shown on MTV.

University lecturers strike over pay

10:00am Thursday 9th March 2006

Lecturers at the Harrow campus of the University of Westminster took part in a national strike on Tuesday, March 7.

Head for planned £10m 'super school' named

3:38pm Thursday 2nd February 2006

Robert Fenton has been appointed head teacher of the £10 million primary "super school" to be built in North Wembley.

Praise for college's teacher training

3:33pm Thursday 2nd February 2006

Ofsted inspectors have praised the high quality of the teacher training at Harrow College.

New headteacher relishes the challenges ahead

3:31pm Thursday 2nd February 2006

The new headteacher of Bentley Wood High in Stanmore has declared that her mission is to turn it from an excellent school into an outstanding one.

We are on the up and up: Harrow High teacher

3:19pm Thursday 2nd February 2006

At Harrow High, in Gayton Road, 48 per cent of pupils achieved five or more GCSEs at grades A*-C in 2005, making it the second most improved school in the borough.

School praised for outstanding achievement

3:17pm Thursday 2nd February 2006

Harrow High School and Sports Colleges has been praised for being one of the most improved schools in London.

Schoolboy 'swims the Channel' in three days for charity challenge

11:11am Monday 30th January 2006

A schoolboy who swam the width of the English Channel in just three days has raised over £240 for a spinal injuries charity.

Religious schools top value added league tables

10:29am Monday 30th January 2006

It was judgement day for secondary schools in Harrow and Brent on Thursday, January 19, as league tables were published indicating the educational value they add to their pupils.

Pupils hear of horrors of the Holocaust from survivor

10:12am Monday 30th January 2006

The Chief Rabbi, Sir Jonathan Sacks, joined Holocaust survivor Mala Tribich for an assembly at Claremont High School in Kenton on Holocaust Memorial Day on Wednesday, January 25.

Truancy crackdown

12:56pm Thursday 19th January 2006

Wembley schoolchildren who skip lessons could get more than a letter home after Brent Council and the police revealed plans for a two-day truancy sweep.

New head teacher appointed

12:51pm Thursday 19th January 2006

Bentley Wood High School in Bridges Road, Stanmore, has a new head teacher.

Council seeks £25M to pay for 6th forms

12:13pm Thursday 19th January 2006

Harrow Council is confident it will get £25 million from the Government to reintroduce sixth forms to borough schools by 2007.

Gospel choir for teenagers

4:17pm Friday 13th January 2006

Harrow Music Service has launched a gospel choir for 11- to 18-year-olds.

Honour for inspirational headteacher

4:14pm Friday 13th January 2006

The headteacher of Newton Farm School in South Harrow has been given a CBE in the New Years Honours List.

Pupils show off their Enterprise

11:51am Thursday 8th December 2005

Pupils at a South Harrow school proved they meant business by showcasing their entrepreneurial skills during Enterprise Week from November 14 to 18.

Midd Dorothy takes on the bullies

3:54pm Monday 5th December 2005

Brent children will get lessons in the dangers of bullying and crime through a website being launched for primary schools.

Free language training

3:52pm Monday 5th December 2005

Haydon School in Pinner has joined forces with the University of Luton to offer free language training to small and medium-sized companies iin the run-up to 2012 Olympics.

Happy couple's silver gift to special school

3:32pm Monday 5th December 2005

Grove Park Special School in Kingsbury got a boost on Friday, November 25, when wellwishers donated proceeds from a wedding anniversary party to launch its fund for a new sixth-form centre.

Budding entrepreneurs get down to business

3:30pm Monday 5th December 2005

More than 100 budding entrepreneurs got a helping hand at events around the borough during National Enterprise week.

Village fun

3:27pm Monday 5th December 2005

Schoolchildren wore fancy dress for the Pinner Pantomime Evening which launched the village's Christmas celebrations on Thursday, November 24.

Charity planning school for victims of bullying

3:23pm Monday 5th December 2005

A revolutionary school for the victims of bullying is being planned in Harrow.

Harrow School denies charge of conspiracy to illegally keep fees artificially high

5:27pm Friday 18th November 2005

Harrow School has been accused of breaking competition law by fixing its fees in conjunction with other public schools, according to the Office of Fair Trading.

Mayor Ken announces creation of new nursery childcare places

5:21pm Friday 18th November 2005

Sixty-five subsidised childcare places have been created at nurseries in Harrow.

Minister praises college

5:13pm Friday 18th November 2005

Education minister Beverley Hughes officially opened the West London Early Years Centre of Vocational Excellence (CoVE) at Stanmore College on Wednesday, November 9.

Mastermind speaks

5:11pm Friday 18th November 2005

Shaun Wallace, the first black person to win BBC TV's Mastermind, launched Black History Month at Canons High School in Shaldon Road, Canons Park.

College lecturers strike again over pay

5:09pm Friday 18th November 2005

Lecturers from Harrow College went on strike for a third time on Wednesday, November 16, in their ongoing row over pay.

Council go true blue to tackle bullying

10:06am Thursday 17th November 2005

National Anti-Bullying Week is to be launched in Harrow on Saturday, November 19.

Valliant hearts of Harrow School

10:19am Wednesday 16th November 2005

Harrow School's memorial to the dead of the First World War is named as one of the country's most outstanding war memorials, writes Michael Pickard.

Pupils learn with giant pizza

8:01am Wednesday 16th November 2005

Pupils of Vaughan School in West Harrow took part in a harvest festival assembly using a picture of a giant pizza to demonstrate the theme Harvest Across the World.

School looking for a visionary

8:59am Tuesday 15th November 2005

Brent Council is looking for a "visionary, caring and dynamic leader" to run a new £10 million primary school in North Wembley.

A suite day for healthy pupils at award-winning primary

9:56am Monday 14th November 2005

Belmont Middle School enjoyed a double celebration on Friday, November 4, as it opened its new computer suite on the same day it was presented with awards for the health and activity of its pupils.

Children learn vital lesson in road safety

9:51am Friday 11th November 2005

The Bright Start Pre-School in Kenton has raised over £215 for families who have lost children in road traffic accidents.

Global award for Whitefriars

5:13pm Friday 4th November 2005

Whitefriars First and Middle School in Whitefriars Avenue, Wealdstone has won a British Council award.

Expelled pupils get top treatment

5:13pm Friday 4th November 2005

Unruly teenagers, who have been booted out of mainstream schools in Brent, are getting an excellent education, according to Government inspectors.

Politician's promise of sixth form

12:27pm Thursday 20th October 2005

Parents and teachers could soon be celebrating the return of sixth forms to schools across the borough, according to Harrow West MP Gareth Thomas.

Former footballer switches career

12:24pm Thursday 20th October 2005

A PE teacher at Stanmore College finds his job very rewarding and believes that he has a lot to offer the students.

Youngsters get in saddle to raise cash

12:18pm Thursday 20th October 2005

Four Rooks Heath pupils did a good turn on their bikes when they completed a sponsored charity cycle ride as part of their citizenship GCSE coursework.

Free musical instruments for children

12:17pm Thursday 20th October 2005

Nearly 3,000 Brent children will get free recorders following a council initiative to encourage more youngsters to play musical instruments.

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