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.
Merton Council are marking this year’s national campaign, Foster Care Fortnight by renewing their appeal for new foster carers to come forward and help transform the lives of hundreds of […]
387 of Merton’s young people were invited to attend an annual Duke of Edinburgh (DofE) Award Achievement Ceremony at Ursuline High School, Wimbledon on Wednesday 18 April. Pictured with Jamie […]
A primary school place has been offered to every parent in Merton with a child starting school in September. This year, over 2500 children from Merton applied for a primary […]
Merton Council is calling on those whose grown up children have left home to consider becoming foster carers for the Council. Although the Council is keen to recruit people from […]
On Monday 19 March 2018, nine young people from Merton attended a presentation, shared their experiences and received their Gold Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE) at St. James’s Palace, London […]