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Find out about education opportunities for children, young people and adults.
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We are aware that a number of residents have received a text messages that says it is from Lewisham Crime Enforcement, telling the person they have outstanding fines and to click on a link and pay immediately.


If you receive a text message, please ignore and report to www.actionfraud.police.uk. 

Education Strategy

Information about our Education Strategy 2022-27


Find out about primary schools and secondary schools in the borough, plus school admissions, curriculum and term dates.

Special educational needs and disabilities

A child or young person has special educational needs (SEN) if they have a learning difficulty or a disability which calls for special educational provision to be made for them.

Adult education

Our adult education courses can help develop your creativity, help you set up your own business or prepare you for the next step in your career or education.

Early years education

Early years education is for children aged four and under. Our aim is to ensure that all pre-school children in the borough ​have access to high quality care, education and play.

Learning options for 14–19-year-olds

Find out about learning pathways that lead to nationally recognised qualifications and further learning.

Financial support for pupils and students

We provide a range of support and assistance for pupils and students.

Local higher education providers

Find out where you can study for a higher education course in the borough.

Our plans to expand two specialist schools

We plan to expand specialist provision using the SEND capital grant.

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