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Campaigners against funding cuts to schools call on parents to turn tide

Campaigners against funding cuts to schools in Haringey have called on parents to turn the tide.

Camden School for Girls student turns Oxford University rejection letter into artwork

A Camden School for Girls student has seen her rejection letter from Oxford University go viral after transforming into a work of art.

Parent-led national campaign launched in Haringey in response to school funding cuts

A parent-led national campaign is being launched in Haringey in response to school funding cuts.

Budding Portland Place School thespians perform Our Country’s Good

Budding thespians at Portland Place School took to the stage to perform the first play acted out solely by the upper school.

Highgate Primary School fitness programme backed by GB Olympic athlete Bianca Williams

A pioneering weekly fitness programme at a Highgate school involving staff, students and parents has been given the seal of approval by a Great British Olympic athlete.

Hampstead and Highgate youngsters take to stage for school nativities

Parents and schools have been hard at work preparing for this year’s round of nativity plays.

Camden, Barnet and Haringey ahead of national average in SAT results

Camden, Barnet and Haringey primary schools have beat the national average for SAT results.

Weston Park School: Headteacher of popular primary absent for six months

Parents have been left in the dark as to why the headteacher of a primary school has not been at work for the past six months.

Former London Metropolitan University lecturer looking to inspire next generation of architects

A former London Metropolitan University lecturer is looking to inspire the next generation of architects with a series of early years workshops in Islington.

Hasti Razaghi’s guide to starting life at London Metropolitan University

Starting university is something new, big and exciting, whether you are moving to a new city or another country.

Lady of Muswell Catholic Primary School students discuss Britain’s treatment of refugees

Welcome, hope and tolerance have been the three key messages for students learning about refugees.

Future bright for Archer Academy and Woodhouse College as schools announce partnership

A pair of Barnet schools believe the future is bright after announcing a “strategic partnership” on Monday.

Fortismere School and Highgate Primary School lead way with Mandarin lessons

A Muswell Hill school is one of the first in the country to be selected by the government to try and fast track students towards being fluent in Mandarin Chinese by 2020.

Alexandra Wylie Tower Foundation founder: Channing School pupils launch food drive for Highgate Charity

Pupils at Channing School are working together to fulfil Alexandra Wylie’s dream of eradicating social exclusion and inequality by launching a food drive for local people who go hungry at Christmas.

Hampstead schoolgirls hold yoga day for Indian village

They are raising money for children in rural India with a day of yoga, meditation and well-being.

Residents fight Belsize Park school’s plans for expansion

A group of angry Swiss Cottage residents have launched a campaign group to oppose plans by a private school to build new classrooms

Parents slapped with school fines and ‘wrongly’ told by Camden Council they cannot appeal

Camden parents were forced to pay a total of £20,000 in school fines in the last year, new figures have revealed.

School memories: BBC journalist Laura Trevelyan (Parliament Hill, Hampstead)

We spoke to BBC journalist Laura Trevelyan about her memories of Parliament Hill, Hampstead.

Headteacher of Hampstead private school says sport should engage the majority rather than burnish the few

The headteacher of a private school believes that sport in school should be used to engage the majority rather than burnish the few amidst reports that not enough young people are doing enough exercise each week.

Bishop Douglass joins Academy chain

The headteacher of Bishop Douglass Catholic School in Barnet has said he is “delighted,” by the progress being made in converting the school into an academy.

Working Men’s College urging people to sign up

The Working Men’s College (WMC) is urging people to sign up or miss out as the start of the academic year approaches.

Pupil at top Camden school refuses to open GCSEs because ‘obsession with grades is damaging’

Teenagers around the country anxiously tore open their GCSE results last week – but one Camden schoolgirl is refusing to even glance at hers because she believes society’s obsession with grades is damaging.

Portland Place commends successful students

Portland Place school students returned to school this morning to collect their GCSE results, with most being more than satisfied with what they found.

Year 6 pupil among those celebrating GCSEs at Greig City Academy

Greig City Academy today praised its students for some impressive grades in their GCSE results - including a year 6 student who got an A* in maths!

Quintin Kynaston improves GCSE results again

Students and staf at Quintin Kynaston school had reason to be happy today as they once again improved on the previous years’ GCSE performance.