Whitgift School


Whitgift Foundation launches Academy of Performing Arts

Posted on July 17th, by CronxWire in CronxWire. No Comments

Free classes in drama, dance and musical theatre will be offered to children aged 8-18 at Whitgift School from the start of the autumn term 2014. 

Release begins: Whitgift is proud to announce the launch of the Whitgift Academy of Visual and Performing Arts (WAVPA), a new, free Saturday academy, for boys and girls. Based at the Whitgift School, classes start in September, and take place during term time. Sessions in drama, … Read More »



Internationally-celebrated author of the Artemis Fowl series, Eion Colfer, to speak at Whitgift School Croydon on Thursday 26th June

Posted on June 13th, by CronxWire in CronxWire. No Comments

Author Eion Colfer, who wrote the Artemis Fowl series, will speak at the Whitgift School Croydon on Thursday 26th June at 8:30am about his new book ‘The Hangman’s Revolution’.

Release begins:
W.A.R.P.
(Witness Anonymous Relocation Program)
The Hangman’s Revolution

The second title in a major new series by the internationally bestselling author of Artemis Fowl, Eoin Colfer

Published by Puffin in hardback 26th June 2014, £12.99

‘Readers mourning … Read More »


2014 Croydon – the graphene superhighway?

Posted on January 22nd, by Matthew McMillan in Croydon: Tech City, Opinion. 2 comments

As the Croydon Tech City movement continues to makes its regenerative might felt, Matthew McMillan from the council explores some other factors making the borough attractive to investors once again

Hi there, Croydon citizen. Long-time listener, first time caller, or whatever the digital equivalent for that is.

What brings me down to this parish is that I’m due to give a talk at the next #Croydon … Read More »



Counterfactual Croydon: The Battle of Croydon, 1940

Posted on April 18th, by Tom Black in History. 3 comments

Tom Black introduces the Citizen’s geekiest feature yet – a look at the what-might-have-beens of history, from Croydon’s perspective

The following is a work of fiction. It is based on real world documents (most notably German Invasion Plans for the British Isles and Ronald Wheatley’s Operation Sea Lion) but, for narrative purposes, it is told as if it really happened.

Yesterday, the 72nd … Read More »