Help a local child learn to read… Volunteers for Thornton Heath school wanted!

If you share the charity Bookmark’s passion for helping all children get a fair start in life, then why not volunteer for 1 hour a week and help a child in Croydon learn to read?

Volunteers needed NOW!

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View details of and give feedback on proposals for a new SEN School in New Addington shared at a meeting on 10 Dec 2018

Are you interested in hearing more about the proposals for a new SEN ( Special Educational Needs) Free School in New Addington?

Then go along to the public meeting to hear what is proposed, ask questions and feed in your views…

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Petition – Stop anti-social drinking in Norbury Hall Park

The petition to Croydon Council and the Metropolitan Police started by Friends of Norbury Hall Park reads,

“Local residents and visitors to Norbury Hall Park have had enough of the blight of litter and other anti-social behaviour caused by heavy drinking in our lovely park and surrounding area. We are therefore petitioning the London Borough of Croydon and Metropolitan Police to take action now and instate a Public Space Protection Order or a controlled Drinking Zone covering the park and surrounding streets. 

Help us make Norbury Hall Park a wonderful community green space everyone can enjoy.”


If you’d like to sign the petition, find it here:

Keep up to date:


Twitter: @NorburyHallPark

Facebook: Norbury Hall Park



Palace for Life Foundation’s Work Ready & Prepared Trainee programme for 16 to 18 year olds – Next cohort starts in September 2018


Introducing the new ‘Work Ready & Prepared (WRAP) Traineeship Programme’ from the Palace for Life Foundation. Don’t miss out!

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#Croydon – Working together to tackle knife crime – activity programme

A joint initiative by Croydon Council, Croydon BID and the Met Police in Croydon to tackle knife crime in Croydon.

Kenley Primary School’s Summer Fair – Sunday 25 June ALL WELCOME!

UPDATE! Please note that this event has now been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances. See details, here.

All are welcome to Kenley Primary School’s Summer Fair on Sunday, 25 June 2017, from 12 till 3.00 pm, at New Barn Lane, Whyteleafe, CR3 0EX.


There will be a raffle with a variety of prizes including an Amazon Echo. There will be a wide variety of stalls. We are a small school and your support would be

There will also be a wide variety of stalls.

Kenley is a small school and the organisers say that your support would be greatly appreciated. The money raised with be going towards the replacement of outdoor equipment that the children use during play.

Fireworks in Selsdon – Sunday 6 November – limited availability

The Friends of Selsdon Primary are holding a fireworks event with fun fair, BBQ, bar and a variety of other stalls on Sunday 6 November 2016.

There are just a few hours left to buy advanced online tickets at the reduced rate for tomorrow’s display! Buy them here:

There will be a limited number of tickets available on the gate and once sold out there will be no further admissions.


To guarantee your entry it is best to buy tickets tonight!


Fit 2 Learn Seminar – 24 June in Croydon / London 17 June

The following seminar run by Fit 2 Learn will be held in London on 17 June 2016 and again in Croydon on 24 June 2016.  There is a small fee to cover costs.

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How children’s development affects their learning and behaviour
and why we need a better plan than yet more testing

Central London on 17th June 2016 & Croydon on 24th June 2016


09.30 Registration and Welcome
10.00 “Who are the sub-Level 4 students going into English secondary schools aged 11 years? What are the underlying causes of their failure to thrive as effective learners by the end of primary school?”
Charlotte Davies, Director, Fit 2 Learn CIC

Daleen Smith, Director, CVT (Cognitive Visual Therapy) Ltd. and Fit 2 Learn CIC

Mel Healy, Sports Physiotherapist and Lecturer, University of Bedfordshire

Liam Keane, Faculty Leader for Student Support, Carshalton High School for Girls

10.45 Case studies and data from Fit 2 Learn

Fit 2 Learn’s clients talk about how their children’s cognition and wellbeing have changed as a result of addressing physiological factors.

11.30 Questions and discussion
12.00 Close


Central London Seminar:

Croydon Seminar:

Cost: £30.00 (incl. VAT)


Central London seminar will be held on Friday 17th June, 9.30am to 12.00 noon at Lecture Theatre B36, Birkbeck College, Malet St, London WC1E 7HX

Croydon seminar will be held on Friday 24th June, 9.30am to 12.00 noon at Fairfield House, 10 Altyre Road, East Croydon CR0 5LA

Download a flyer here:  Fit 2 Learn CIC seminar

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Fit 2 Learn CIC
2 Ledbury Road, Croydon, CR0 1EP
Registered Company No. 8304686
Fit 2 Learn CIC is a social enterprise committed to helping people to improve their cognitive skills