Lataanya’s Journey: A Beacon of Success in the Take Charge Programme

Lataanya’s Journey: A Beacon of Success in the Take Charge Programme

We are delighted to share the heartwarming success story of Latanya, a participant in our Take Charge Programme. Lataanya’s journey through the six-week initiative dedicated to promoting family harmony for parents with young people who have special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) is nothing short of inspiring. Lataanya, a newcomer to courses and support groups,…

SALT enhances communication: why we invest in Speech and Language Therapy

SALT enhances communication: why we invest in Speech and Language Therapy

Since last year, we have offered speech and language therapy to fulfill the requirements of our young people’s EHCPs. Speech and Language therapy is fundamental to children’s learning, particularly developed in an inclusive educational environment that strives to provide equal opportunities for all students, regardless of their abilities. With the help and expertise of Ashna…

Celebrating Excellence: Our “Good” Ofsted 2023 Report and the Path to Success

Celebrating Excellence: Our “Good” Ofsted 2023 Report and the Path to Success

In September 2023, our school embarked on a three-day journey of inspection by Ofsted, the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services, and Skills, one that would not only reaffirm our commitment to excellence but also set a new standard for our educational institution. The report, released after the inspection, shines a bright light on…

Unleashing Team Spirit: A Sensational Sports Day at Deep Dish Beach!

Unleashing Team Spirit: A Sensational Sports Day at Deep Dish Beach!

On Thursday 14th July 2023, our school held a spectacular sports day at the Deep Dish Beach in Croydon’s Crystal Palace Sports Center. It was a day filled with excitement, teamwork, and boundless fun, and we would like to extend our heartfelt gratitude to everyone involved in making it a resounding success. First and foremost,…

Empowering Young Minds: The Aspire Higher Mentoring Programme journey review

Empowering Young Minds: The Aspire Higher Mentoring Programme journey review

“Thanks for being there for me when I needed it the most and I don’t think I could have been where I am today without the support you’ve shown me.” The Aspire Higher mentoring programme came to an end in June, so it is time to look back and celebrate its journey and achievements. The…

Celebrating Our School’s Achievement: Leaders in Safeguarding Quality Mark

Celebrating Our School’s Achievement: Leaders in Safeguarding Quality Mark

It is with great joy and pride that we announce our independent school’s remarkable achievement of receiving the prestigious “Leaders in Safeguarding Quality Mark.” This Quality Mark recognises excellence in Safeguarding practice and is a testament to our unwavering commitment to the safety and well-being of our students. It serves as a validation of the…

How the Employability Programme supported me  – Frishta’s journey

How the Employability Programme supported me – Frishta’s journey

Frishta joined the Employability programme about 8 months ago after meeting Suk Bahra, her mentor and the project manager of the Employability programme, at a school pick-up. At the time, the teaching course she was attending was coming to an end and she did not know what steps to take next. After moving to the…

Mentoring programme 2020-2022 – empowering Croydon’s young people with YLF

Mentoring programme 2020-2022 – empowering Croydon’s young people with YLF

Sadly, the mentoring program with Young Londoners Funds (YLF) came to an end at the end of 2022. The overall aim of the mentoring programme, which started on the 1st of January 2020, was to reduce youth violence while bringing families and local communities together, with the purpose of restructuring Croydon’s children’s services. The efforts…