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20/11/20

Prospective Sixth Form Students - Please see our Virtual Open Evening Video https://t.co/2A0wM87jJn https://t.co/x9RmYHl9jk

13/11/20

Throwback to last Children In Need. Hopefully we can go singing with Pudsey again next year! https://t.co/ATWwoSRuGn

11/11/20

Our memorial board hangs with pride in the atrium. Lest we forget. They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old; Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning We will remember them. https://t.co/2iV8YYBj6Q

23/10/20

The results are in. 10 merits and a distinction! Yet more fantastic results for our students in their graded music exams! Our 100% pass rate continues. Congrats to all the students and their teachers!

23/10/20

Retweetd From Croydon Libraries

There's still time to enter our Diverse Voices Instapoetry competition for 13-19yr olds. Click the link to find out more: https://t.co/yBiCO7RrWD. Stuck for inspiration? Croydon's Poet Laureate has made us some helpful videos: https://t.co/YbcwB3mWGb https://t.co/vIF9aFijwH

22/10/20

A reminder that our virtual open evening is available to view on our website: https://t.co/OEvtAHrMcm And you can now view a Q&A with our Principals here: https://t.co/33tnSDE5iV

16/10/20

Congrats to the latest candidates to take their Graded music exams this week. Including our first ever grade 7 students! Can't wait to see the results in a few weeks and maintain our 100% pass rate!

15/10/20

Retweetd From Harris South Norwood

To all prospective parents & students. Please check out our virtual Open Evening video: https://t.co/OEvtAHrMcm

13/10/20

Year 9 are excited to hear the Museum of London’s live Windrush stream tomorrow. Can’t wait to hear Shango’s story!

06/10/20

Wow year 11 drama students, you really nailed it tonight. Difficult and complex issues tackled with power and passion. We’re proud of all of you!

04/10/20

To all prospective parents & students. Please check out our virtual Open Evening video: https://t.co/OEvtAHrMcm

01/10/20

It’s National Poetry Day and the start of Black History Month! To celebrate we explored ’s ‘Superheroes’ and asking students to submit a poem exploring their vision for the world! We look forward to reading all of the entries!

15/09/20

Sixth form hard at work as usual ⁦https://t.co/jJ1DJg1kYV

04/09/20

And today it was time for years 8, 9,10 and 13. Smiling faces and great attendance.

03/09/20

Wonderful to see nearly all students in year 7, 11 and 12 are in and learning today!

26/08/20

277 new year 7 students in at different times this week across the two campuses for induction days. A brilliant start!

24/08/20

Christine will go to Cambridge University to study Human, social and political sciences. We are so proud of you Christine!!!!

24/08/20

Over 90% of our first Clocktower year 6 cohort attending today! Similar attendance all week last week at Beulah Hill! Hope you’ve loved your first day!

22/08/20

Really excited about welcoming our new year 7s to the Clocktower campus next week!

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Allen House

Fay AllenAllen House 

House Master Mr Tubb
 

Our House Core values are:

- Bravery

Determination

Perseverance 

Our House is named after:

Sislin Fay Allen

Fay Allen,  was the first non-white woman police constable in the United Kingdom, serving in the Metropolitan Police in London from 1968 to 1972.

Allen was born in Jamaica. She qualified as a state registered nurse and worked at the Queen's Hospital, Croydon.

In 1968 saw a recruitment advertisement in the newspaper, applied, and was selected. The first black male officer, Norwell Roberts, had only joined the Metropolitan Police the previous year.

"On the day I joined I nearly broke a leg trying to run away from reporters," she told an interviewer later. "I realised then that I was a history maker. But I didn't set out to make history; I just wanted a change of direction."

After training at Peel House she was posted to Fell Road police station in Croydon, where she lived, on 29 April 1968, aged 29.

She experienced more prejudice from the black community than from her colleagues or from white people in Croydon, and was met largely with curiosity and considerable interest from the media, although the Metropolitan Police did receive some racist mail about her appointment, which initially made her consider whether she wanted to remain in the force. After a year in Croydon, she was posted to the Missing Persons Bureau at Scotland Yard for a while before being transferred back to
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