Category Archives: Schools

Petition to stop school cuts in Vincent Square Ward

We have started a petition calling on Westminster City Council to urge the Government to scrap the school funding proposals which will mean that five schools serving families in Vincent Square Ward will lose out, including, Millbank Academy (lose £72,000); Burdett Coutts … Continue reading

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Petition to stop cuts to West End schools

The West End Labour Action Team has launched a petition calling on Westminster City Council to to urge the Government to scrap the school funding proposals which will mean that all three schools in the West End will lose out, including All … Continue reading

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30,000 Westminster children breathing air above EU legal limits

Research by the Policy Exchange and King’s College London has shown that nearly one in four school children in London are breathing air above the EU legal limits for nitrogen dioxide. This includes more than 30,000 children in the City … Continue reading

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Parents left waiting as Westminster Council forgets its pledges to keep St Peter’s Primary school children safe

Almost two years ago Labour councillors for Westbourne and Harrow Road wards and Karen Buck MP convened two meetings for concerned parents from St Peter’s School and local residents with Westminster Council’s transport team calling for action on dangerous driving … Continue reading

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Where the money went – How Labour invested in Westminster’s secondary schools

Westminster’s Building Schools for the Future programme, initiated by the last Labour Government and supported by Labour Councillors, has rebuilt or refurbished all of Westminster’s secondary schools. Pimlico Academy • £34 million rebuild of the Lupus Street site school • … Continue reading

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Churchill ward Labour candidates launch petition to save school playground from sale

Churchill Ward Labour Candidates – Murad Gassanly, Shamim Talukder and Jason Thomas Williams – have launched a petition to save Churchill Gardens School Playground from sale and development You can download a copy of the petition here and return signed … Continue reading

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Pimlico Parents’ anger at paying for new school uniform

The ‘Westminster Chronicle’ reports; “Pupils at Pimlico Primary have been told to buy a new summer uniform just six months after opening Parents are outraged they have to fork out for new school uniform items just six months after joining … Continue reading

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