Enfield pupils try their hands at African drumming

Enfield Independent: Pupils perform using West African drums known as djembe

11:55am Tuesday 22nd February 2011

YEAR 3 pupils from an Enfield junior school went on a musical journey to Africa as part of a special project.

Winchmore Hill bowls club raises £1,000 for autism school

Enfield Independent: Headteacher of Russett House School Julie Foster collecting the donation from Winchmore Hill Bowls Club

10:14am Monday 21st February 2011

KIND-HEARTED members of an Enfield bowls club have helped raise more than £1,000 for children with autism.

Enfield academy is 'rising quickly', says Ofsted

Enfield Independent: Oasis Academy Hadley Principal Lynne Dawes

3:49pm Thursday 17th February 2011

ENCOURAGING progress is being made at Enfield academy, Oftsed has found at its first official inspection.

School pupil's Indian feast earns prize in cookery competition

Enfield Independent: Jagjeet Bharth, of Chace Community School, in Enfield, collecting his prize on Saturday

9:40am Wednesday 16th February 2011

AN Enfield school pupil has won a place in the regional finals of a healthy eating cookery competition on Saturday.

Queen legend visits Enfield school

Enfield Independent: West Lea Special School celebrates its new minibus presented by Queen rocker Brian May and actress Anita Dobson

4:02pm Tuesday 15th February 2011

QUEEN legend Brian May and his wife Anita Dobson of EastEnders fame made a special visit to an Enfield school to present them with a much-needed minibus.

Mum wins discrimination battle after son kicked out of primary school

Enfield Independent: Sheila Marquand and her son Zak, 8, who is now happily settled at Aylands School, in Enfield, which caters for pupils with special educational needs

1:58pm Tuesday 15th February 2011

A MOTHER whose son who was kicked out primary school because his teachers refused to accept he had a learning disability has said she has lost all faith in the system.

Enfield Scouts group settles into new home

Enfield Independent: Celebration: Scouts and Beavers herald the creation of their new base as Mayor Cllr Jayne Buckland checks on progress at the derelict site

2:39pm Monday 14th February 2011

ONE of Enfield's flourishing Scout groups is celebrating finding a permanent home in the shape of a disused plot of land.

Boy raises money for school that helped him with autism

Enfield Independent: Sam, with his mother and two brothers, at the start of the sponsored walk

3:18pm Tuesday 1st February 2011

A BOY who suffers from austism completed a sponsored walk this weekend to say thank-you to the Enfield school which has helped him over the past four years.

Support for Edmonton 'free school' overwhelming, says headteacher

10:30am Tuesday 1st February 2011

A HEADTEACHER setting up a primary school in Edmonton using new free school legislation said it had received overwhelming support from the community.

Union fears Enfield school staff could face job cuts

1:18pm Tuesday 25th January 2011

THE department for education has warned two Enfield schools on track to become academies they could lose funding if they sign an agreement with unions over pay and conditions for its staff.

Axing EMA was 'bad call' says Enfield college chief

11:45am Monday 24th January 2011

THE boss of a one of Enfield's most well-respected colleges has criticised the Government's decision to axe the Education Maintenance Allowance dubbing it "a bad call" for young people's futures.

Pupils raise funds for children at risk of being bullied

Enfield Independent: Pupils hand over their cheque to NSPCC representative Ginny Donnelly

10:42am Monday 24th January 2011

AN anti-bullying message has helped an Enfield primary school raise £750 for the NSPCC.

Design prize won by Enfield Town Library

Enfield Independent: Enfield Town library: facts and figures

9:30am Friday 21st January 2011

AN Enfield landmark which was restored and modernised last year has won a top design prize.

Southgate College assets to be dissolved in Barnet merger

Enfield Independent: Southgate College principal David Byrne says the plans are being changed in response to concerns

12:28pm Wednesday 19th January 2011

AROUND £4m cuts in staffing are envisaged under proposals to merge Barnet and Southgate Colleges.

Enfield athletes reigns supreme at inter-school sports day

Enfield Independent: Champions: Year 7 pupils from Enfield Grammar School claim gold in an inter-school sports tournament

2:10pm Monday 29th November 2010

A TEAM of sportsmen from an Enfield grammar school returned triumphant from an inter-school athletics tournament last Friday.

Rising business star misses out on Spirit of London

Enfield Independent: Nathan Ghann

9:40am Monday 29th November 2010

A BRIGHT graduate from Enfield who started two businesses while at University missed out on a Spirit of London Award by just a few votes.

Enfield excels at inter-school athletics competition

Enfield Independent: The girls from Bishop Stopford strike a pose

4:09pm Thursday 18th November 2010

ENFIELD'S schools shone at an athletics tournament in Edmonton last week when they stormed to victory in both the girls and boys competitions.

Royal Albert Hall Remembrance puts spotlight on pupils artwork

Enfield Independent: Artwork from Winchmore School pupil, Will, is on show at the Royal Albert Hall

9:00am Saturday 13th November 2010

WAR heroes who died in conflicts since the First World War will be remembered with a special exhibition featuring artwork from Enfield and Barnet pupils on show at Royal Albert Hall today.

Triumph over tragedy for Spirit of London nominee

Enfield Independent: Nathan Ghann

2:00pm Monday 8th November 2010

A STAR graduate from Enfield who aced his exams the day after he watched his father pass away has been nominated for a Spirit of London Award.

Pupils give Chase Farm ward a mural makeover

Enfield Independent: Pupils give Chase Farm ward a mural makeover

3:06pm Thursday 21st October 2010

ART has become a medium for Enfield primary school pupils to spread feelings of good cheer after brightening up a physiotherapy room at Chase Farm Hospital.

Lord Puttnam tells St Ignatius pupils: 'whatever you do, do it well'

Enfield Independent: Headteacher JP Morrison with Lord Puttnam and a school pupil

4:01pm Tuesday 12th October 2010

FILM producer and education champion Lord Puttnam returned to his childhood stomping ground to deliver an inspirational speech to Enfield school pupils on Tuesday.

Bowes pupils hunt for flytipping and litter

Enfield Independent: (Left to right): Sharon Huwen, with Jaheim Campbell, 9, Saskia Brown, 8, and Dawid Kowalski, 12

1:10pm Friday 8th October 2010

PUPILS at a Palmers Green school have been patrolling the streets to encourage parents to have more pride in where they live.

Enfield academy opens youth club 'full of fun and life'

10:01am Friday 8th October 2010

A SPACE for young people to enjoy themselves in a safe environment has been opened in Enfield.

'Outstanding' Edmonton student in line for GCSE prize

12:32pm Friday 1st October 2010

AN Edmonton schoolboy will visit the House of Commons today in the hope of being named one of London's most outstanding black achievers.

Boris Johnson opens London's first 'mayor' academies in Edmonton

3:36pm Monday 27th September 2010

MAYOR of London Boris Johnson officially opened the first of his flagship academies in Edmonton last Thursday.

Enfield school nominated for training award

2:40pm Monday 27th September 2010

AN Enfield school which caters for children with autism has been nominated for an award for the way staff are trained.

First-class business student makes list for Britain's 'future leaders'

Enfield Independent: Nathan Ghann, 23, named one of Britain's Future Leaders in 2010/2011

2:17pm Monday 27th September 2010

A FIRST class graduate from Enfield who started his own business in between lectures has been named one of the top ten future leaders hailing from the black community.

New school uniform grants to help low income families

11:00am Saturday 11th September 2010

A SCHEME offering parents of new school starters help to buy uniforms has been launched by Enfield Council.

Opticians up for top work experience award

Enfield Independent: The team at Good Looking Optics in Genotine Road, Enfield Town

3:10pm Thursday 9th September 2010

AN Enfield opticians has been put forward for a national award recognising its innovative approach to work experience.

Spurs give girls shot at academic and sporting success

Enfield Independent: Academic goals: students pose with coach and programme leader Karen Hill at White Hart Lane

7:00am Monday 6th September 2010

A SPORTS course offered by Southgate College and Tottenham Hotspur designed to widen the goal posts for academic access has welcomed its first class of female footballers.

Invest in your child’s future

Enfield Independent: The summer school is very popular and places are highly sought after

5:01pm Thursday 3rd June 2010

Private tuition can prepare your child for entrance exams

Study leave: how to maximise your time for exam success

Enfield Independent: 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

Enfield Independent: 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

Consider the benefits of an apprenticeship

7:02am Tuesday 9th February 2010

National Apprenticeship Week launched on Monday, with the aim of encouraging more people to consider the benefits to their skills and career of becoming an apprentice.

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