An Orpington children's nursery has a green reason to celebrate after taking a major international award.

Staff at the Harris Primary Academy, Orpington are celebrating after Ofsted rated it Good.

The GCSE results are out, and nationally show a slight upturn in success, a trend also reflected locally.

Across the borough, Year 11 pupils will this morning be opening envelopes with baited breath. But the grades they will have earned will no longer be lettered - so here's our guide to the new-look numbered GCSE grades.

Students across the region have finally opened their A-levels exam results and are taking in just how well or badly they have done.

It's that time of year again when many students from across the country are waking up feeling anxious as judgement day has arrived: A-level results day.

A primary school is celebrating as a major transformation starts to pay off after a 
10-year streak of poor Ofsted reports.

Children at an Orpington school can carry on crossing the road outside the gates in safety, thanks to funding from a housing developer.

Students from a Sidcup school have given up 4,000 hours of their own time to take part in a whole raft of community projects.

More than 50 primary schools took part in a borough wide competition to find the very best junior travel ambassador.

An Orpington teacher is in the running to become the winner of a new competition designed to get young children fit.

The Glades is holding a community open day with free workshops on Friday, May 31.

A Bromley school is shortlisted in a contest to find Britain's funniest.

A Chislehurst school has taken its Ofsted rating from Requires Improvement to Good with some Outstanding features.

A row has broken out over school places in Bromley after 13 families from one primary school were told childen would move to a secondary school outside the borough.

School photos are a rite of passage: a snapshot in time of bad hairstyles, gappy teeth and that hideous experiment with the blue eyeliner that went on for far too long.


A high tech aerospace and technology college could be opened at Biggin Hill airport.

Sam Parrett

Students at a Chislehurst school have been told each and every one of them is great during an inspirational visit from a footballer.

Plans for what would have been one of the tallest schools in the world have been quashed by the government following a planning row last year.

Bromley Council

A group of Bromley schools have been recognised as performing 'well above' the national average in the latest Progress 8 league tables.

Charles Darwin School

Hundreds of children in Bromley could be starting school this month without basic skills such as being able to hold a pencil or go to the toilet by themselves.

United Kingdom

No coursework, two years of study, a clutch of Bs and a handful of threes - it's a tricky time to be a GCSE student.


When A-level results come out on August 16, more than three quarters of students who want to go to university are likely to get into their first choice.


A historic Orpington school has been savaged in a new independent report for cultivating a regime of bullying and intimidation.

Bromley Council

The bad weather has closed huge numbers of schools in Bromley today, Thursday.

Harris Academy

Work is to finally get started on the new Eden Park High School in Beckenham.

Bromley Council

A Bromley mum is on mission to level the playing field for primary school children by building public speaking.


A boys' college is appealing for particular type of student to fill its classrooms - girls.

Orpington MP Jo Johnson visited Manor Oak Primary School in Sweeps Lane, St Mary Cray, on Friday, December 15 to hear about the future plans of some of the students.

Jo Johnson

Bromley Council has rejected plans to build a 10-storey academy near a busy intersection, to the delight of a nearby community group.

Peter Fortune

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