St Giles School

St Giles: a very special school indeed

Posted on February 28th, by Michael Swadling in Politics & Society. No Comments

The unique challenges facing Croydon’s special schools

This year St Giles Special School celebrates 40 years at its site in Pampisford Road, South Croydon. The school started in Thornton Heath as a school for ‘Physically Defective Children’. It then moved to Featherbed Lane in 1933, where it stayed until moving to its current site in 1977. Later this year, St Giles will hold events to celebrate the … Read More »

Arts career boost for Croydon teens

Posted on December 2nd, by CronxWire in CronxWire. No Comments

Club Soda, in partnership with Croydon Council, has been successful in securing £16,500 funding from the Department of Health for a project approved under the Autism Innovation Fund. 

Release begins: A council-funded project has won a £16,500 grant to give Croydon children with autism expert training towards a career in the entertainment industry.

 Club Soda has won Department of Health funding to train up to 30 young … Read More »