Join The Fight To Save Grangewood Independent School

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Grangewood School in Newham, East London has provided high quality, independent, Christian education in Newham for nearly 40 years​. The school has been successful in its diversity of pupils from different faith backgrounds.

The school’s only director is trying to close the school.

On the 26th March 2018 the parents, teachers and staff were informed that the school would be closing permanently on 28 March 2018, giving just 48 hrs notice.​ This callous decision was based on falsified accounts that claim the school is nearing insolvency. This is simply not true.

This caused a great deal of alarm and distress for the children and even more so for the Year 6 pupils facing SATs exams in a matter of weeks.

In response, parents have occupied the school building and are determined to FIGHT to safeguard their children’s education and welfare.

 We are pleased to say that the children and teaching staff have returned to school after the Easter holidays. Local MP Stephen Timms and ITV news were there to welcome the children back on the first day. However the school is still not safe!

We need your support as we raise funds to legally challenge the decision to close the school.


We are asking you join our fight by signing this petition as we:

  • Seek the Charity Commission to invoke their 'powers of Commission to act for the protection of charities' under sections 76-86 of the charities Act 2011.
  • Raise funds to legally challenge the decision to close the school. ( Visit for more information)
  • Continue to provide an education, safeguard our children and protect the future of the school



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