Heart Streatham Issue 57

Set your alarm early on 3rd November and don’t miss the chance to see the spectacular annual London to Brighton Veteran Car run of pre-1905 vehicles pootle down Streatham High Road, mostly between 7.15 and 9am.

Is the A23 more dangerous than ever? See the Safer A23 Campaign’s analysis of the latest TfL accident figures.

We remember the Fallen this month, and Streatham War Memorial will see the largest multi-faith Remembrance Service on November 10th at 10.30 am.


Photo of Phoenix Book Award pupil winners from Streatham and Clapham High School this year
Launched in 2008, The Phoenix Book Award is a literary prize judged by children from Years 6, 7 & 8 in Lambeth. For the second year Streatham & Clapham High School hosted the awards in May, giving pupils from ten Lambeth schools the opportunity to quiz, review and vote for their favourite authors. As well as Streatham and Clapham High Schools senior and junior departments, participating Streatham schools this year included Bishop Thomas Grant and Dunraven.  The Awards help keep Lambeth pupils reading during transition years (Y5 to Y8) when they may stop. In a series of stages over the... Read more...
Northwood Schools are opening a new independent senior school in September next year at 3, Garrad’s Rd. Streatham. NorthWood Senior will be a co-educational school for pupils aged 13 to 16. Northwood Schools, which owns Broomwood Hall and Northcote Lodge pre-prep and preparatory schools have appointed Susan Brooks, currently Deputy Head (Academic) at Broomwood Hall, Head-designate of the new school. Susan Brooks graduated from Queensland University in 2003 and came to the UK in 2007 to teach at Bromford’s School, Wickford, in Essex before taking up the position of Head of History at Broomwood... Read more...