With just two weeks to go before the closing date to apply for a primary school place in September 2024, Berkeley Group, the developers behind Southall’s The Green Quarter is highlighting the local educational opportunities near to its development.
The application for Ealing residents to apply for a primary school place closes on 15 January 2024. Close to The Green Quarter, Berkeley says that within a five-minute drive are three primary schools rated by OFSTED as either Outstanding or Good – Beaconsfield Primary School (Outstanding), Blair Peach Primary School and Nursery (Good) and Featherstone Primary School (Good).
Another school near by and rated Outstanding is Sybil Elger School which is a specialist school for autistic children and is named after the first special-education teacher for those with autism in the UK. Ms Elger MBE, who passed away in 2007 was also the founder of the National Autistic Society.
Following primary school education, The Green Quarter is also close to other leading educational establishments for students to continue their learning. Both Featherstone High School and Dormer Wells High School are also close by and are both rated Outstanding by OFSTED. Further education opportunities near by include Southall Community College, Ealing Green College, Brunel University in Uxbridge and University of West London in Ealing Broadway.
Over the last year as The Green Quarter Berkeley has also be hosting workshops for local primary school children show the work it is doing on the development and improving the biodiversity of the area.
Marcus Blake, regional managing director of St George City, Berkeley told EALING.NEWS: “We’re very lucky at The Green Quarter to be surrounded by an abundance of excellent choices when it comes to education, ranging from outstanding primary and secondary schools to world-class universities. We’ve always seen the prosperity and happiness of young people as absolutely linked to the future success of our community and that’s why we continue to support local schools.”
Mr Blake added: “From helping with educational activities and careers fairs to leading nature workshops, we’re committed on doing our bit. For families with children, there’s no better base than The Green Quarter. With parks, green space, playgrounds and even an amphitheatre for people to run and play, transport links which allow easy access to central London and beyond, and Parkside Yards with its cafe, pizza van and giant jumping pillow set within a meadow bank and tree nursery, it’s a community that has something for everyone – parents and children alike.”