More young people in Croydon have achieved top grades in English and Maths at GCSE this year, provisional results show.
A-Level pass rates in Croydon have remained around 96%, provisional figures from today show.
Young people are invited to a special jobs fair next week where a range of employers and education providers will be on hand to discuss opportunities to work for their organisations.
Three new apprentices have accepted roles at Croydon Council as a campaign to get 100 people into apprenticeships across the borough in 100 working days kicks off.
Schoolchildren have been cracking down on dangerous driving in their communities through a new scheme which involves them taking motorists to task for speeding near their schools.
Plans to keep young people at the heart of local democracy and amplify youth voice in Croydon were given the go-ahead this week. Following the success of the borough’s first Young Mayor election last year – which saw 12,000 young people aged 11-18 head to the ballot boxes – the council has pledged to make the office permanent.
Croydon Council’s groundbreaking approach to preventing homelessness and improving local families’ prospects won last night (Wednesday) at a national awards ceremony.
Apprentices working at Croydon Council are now being paid the London Living Wage, as the authority continues to invest in the borough and the people living within it.
A Croydon couple who have cared for approximately 200 children over 43 years of fostering have been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s birthday honours.
Over 1,000 people came together at Crystal Palace Football Club to take part in Cut It Out - a fun, football tournament that united the community against knife crime last Saturday.