Local Information and Statistics

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This section provides a list of resources and information. Each resource has been classified according to the category heading.

Find out key statistics on Lewisham's population from the 2011 Census.

There are many festivals in Lewisham throughout the year, here is a list

Artsmark is Arts Council England’s flagship programme to enable schools and other organisations to evaluate, strengthen and celebrate their arts and cultural provision. Below we have listed the schools within the borough that hold the Artsmark awards.

The Children and Young People's Plan (CYPP) sets out the high-level aims of agencies working for children and young people in Lewisham.

Audiences Plus London have launched CultureMap London, an online mapping resource you can use to investigate how levels of cultural engagement vary across Greater London.

Some statistics for Lewisham's early year sector

Sydenham and Forest Hill Youth Forum survey of what activities young people do/want to do is published.

This briefing sets out some of the key headlines for Lewisham from the IMD 2015 for England. 

This information comes from Lewisham council in the process of analysing newly published data sets. Watch this space for further information and statistics.

Audiences London has produced a profile of the borough's residents, which gives an insight into developing audiences for cultural activities.

Arts vision: making Lewisham a creative borough with a thriving arts sector, vibrant communities and active residents.

These are the term dates for Lewisham schools in the academic year 2014-15 as published by Lewisham Council.

These are the Lewisham Schools term dates for the academic year 2015/16 as published by Lewisham Council

Lewisham School term dates for the academic year 2017/18

Kevin Sheehan, Head of Strategy London Borough of Lewisham, made a presentation titled Lewisham Today to the Lewisham Strategic Partnership board, which provides demographic information on matters such as employment rates, education and health in Lewisham and London.

Useful websites, blogs and twitter accounts for people wanting to share information, find out what is going on locally and learn what different groups, organisations and people are doing within Lewisham.

A New Direction acts as Arts Council England's 'Bridge organisation' for London, connecting young people with great arts and culture.

The Mayor’s Youth Task Force, led by Pete Walsh, ex head teacher of Forest Hill School, met during 2010 and published its final report to the Mayor and Cabinet on 19th January 2011.

Goldsmiths Careers Service have launched their new portal for advertising volunteering opportunities to Goldsmiths students.

By Andreja Mesaric for  Lewisham Refugee and Migrant Network  May 2013

The infographics have been developed by bringing together a number of different existing datasets, to see what they tell us about the different areas of London.

Lewisham’s Sustainable Community Strategy