Themed sensory areas will be created in all of Merton’s libraries for all children, with additional services being provided for special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) children.
A signposted route around Figges Marsh in Mitcham has been opened to encourage all residents, whatever their age or fitness levels, to walk, jog or run a mile every day. […]
Merton Council has offered a primary school place to every Merton child whose family applied for one this year. Eight out of 10 families have been offered a reception place […]
A teenage diving star is to help make sure our sparkling new leisure centre is officially opened with a big splash. Eden Cheng, who sensationally clinched gold at the European […]
Merton Council hosted an event to raise awareness of all forms child exploitation on National Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness Day. Council officers, teachers and staff from other organisations who work […]
Record numbers of students have been offered their top preferences for Merton’s secondaries in a year which has seen the borough’s schools more popular than ever. Figures revealed today show […]
Merton Council has been praised by Ofsted inspectors for its effective and timely work to protect the borough’s most vulnerable children.
Merton Council has been chosen to pilot a new approach to give children coming into the care system better mental health assessments. Merton is one of nine local authorities selected […]
From April, young people leaving care in Merton will no longer have to pay council tax thanks to a decision by the council’s Cabinet. At a meeting on Monday Cabinet […]
The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has launched an innovative new scheme to support London’s youngest children and tackle health inequalities across the capital.