Results tagged “education”

sarahcounter.jpg

The founders of Canary Wharf College initially envisaged the Isle of Dogs free school would cater for children throughout their primary and secondary studies.

The lack of space hampered plans and, instead, a school for Reception, Year One and Year Two was opened in the former Docklands Settlements Community Centre in 2011.

WMlogo.jpg

COMMENT

By Tabitha Ronson

Prime Minister David Cameron and his creative director wife Sam have decided to send their four-year-old daughter Nancy to a state school. What are they trying to prove? That they are regular Joes?

SN_barber.jpg

Of all the Big Ideas bequeathed by the Blair government, the one that has intrigued foreign leaders more than most is his Delivery Unit, headed up by Sir Michael Barber in the early 2000s.

The idea that success is the mundane application of a handful of disciplines ("government by routine, not government by spasm") may not appeal to a politician's ego, the glossy brochure industry or the media but "it works", says Sir Michael.

exam_children.jpg

DATA

Almost a quarter of a million fewer children are being taught in failing secondary schools compared with three years ago, new figures suggest.

Find out how your school fared in our interactive graphic, below.

SN_codeclub.jpg

COMMENT

By Giles Broadbent

Canary Wharf Group sponsors a coding club network across Tower Hamlets.
This nationwide network of volunteer after-school clubs aims to let children rip the screen off their computers and tablets and let them rummage around with the gubbins inside.

The Wharf The Wharf

Read The Wharf's

E-Editions