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A Brixton school that has benefited from four years of working with the National Theatre is backing its plans to take its work nationwide. Becky Lawrence, deputy headteacher of Hill […]

UK Literacy Awards Assessor with one of the teachers

Brixton’s Hill Mead primary in the running for top literacy award

February 11, 2017, Comments Off on Brixton’s Hill Mead primary in the running for top literacy award

Hill Mead primary school has made it to the last four in the Literacy School of the Year Award. Assessors from the UK Literary Association visited the ...

Student Micah with her book which tops Amazon best seller list

Brixton school student tops best seller list with first book

February 10, 2017, Comments Off on Brixton school student tops best seller list with first book

Micah Dolphy, aged 15 and a pupil at Ark Evelyn Grace Academy, has topped the Amazon best seller list with her first book.  Poetic Surds is a collect ...

Ruskin Readers Tutor Rae Stoltenkamp (right) with Tracey Cameron

Ruskin Readers’ search for new home

February 5, 2017, Comments Off on Ruskin Readers’ search for new home

Stephen Blanchard traces Ruskin Readers’ search for a new home Adults with literacy issues can be a hidden minority in Lambeth. People may struggle ...

  • Miranda Brawn Patron of the BCA
    Top award from PM for Black Cultural Archives patron Brawn
    January 28, 2017, Comments Off on Top award from PM for Black Cultural Archives patron Brawn

    Miranda Brawn, patron of Brixton’s Black Cultural Archives, has won another award for her work to improve diversity. Prime minister Theresa May gave Brawn (right), a successful lawyer and businesswoman, […]

  • Rashid Nix Black History Month lecrture
    Black History Month – More than slavery and Martin Luther King
    November 15, 2016, Comments Off on Black History Month – More than slavery and Martin Luther King

    The South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, which provides the widest range of NHS mental health services in the UK, marked the closure of Black History Month with a groundbreaking […]

  • Miranda Brawn vice chair of BCA
    European honour for Brixton diversity champion
    November 8, 2016, Comments Off on European honour for Brixton diversity champion

    Miranda Brawn, vice chair of Brixton’s Black Cultural Archives, has been named as one of the 100 most influential women in European Finance in the Financial News’ tenth anniversary list. Brawn, […]

  • Makers learning new skills at the Remakery
    Learn how to make things from reclaimed materials
    November 3, 2016, Comments Off on Learn how to make things from reclaimed materials

    Brixton-based Remakery co-operative workshop space is launching an open workshop night each Thursday from 6 to 9pm. It’s a collaborative design evening where people can help develop and make things […]

  • Kids at Baytree with hands raised and smiling
    You feel a lot of love at Baytree
    November 2, 2016, Comments Off on You feel a lot of love at Baytree

    The Baytree Centre, a charity working with and empowering women and girls through education and skills development programmes, is celebrating its 25 years in Brixton The Baytree Centre based on […]

  • Lambeth college students celebrate end of year results
    Lambeth college seeks former students
    October 25, 2016, Comments Off on Lambeth college seeks former students

    Lambeth College – The Careers College is seeking former students who can inspire the current generation to academic success and career confidence. The college is working with the education charity Future […]