Latest Hampstead & Highgate education news
Camden schools have performed above the national average in this year’s A-level results.
An Oxford-bound Westminster Academy student has placed herself in the top two per cent of the country globally after achieving a stellar score in the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP).
Henrietta Barnnett School’s students are set to achieve great things, according to headteacher Del Cooke.
The talent for maths at the UCL Academy is clear for all to see after almost half of A-level students achieved an A* or an A grade in the subject.
The majority of students have exceeded their expectations at Greig City Academy, according to the head of sixth form.
The dedication of students and quality of teaching has been lauded by the head of Regent High School after an “impressive” A-level results day.
It’s been another outstanding year for South Hampstead High School after 73pc cent of students managed to secure A* or A grades – a figure which is about three times above the national average.
Record results were achieved for the fourth year in a row by Quintin Kynaston’s sixth-formers.
Students at Westminster Kingsway College are celebrating a record-breaking year after collecting their A-level results this morning.
Hornsey Sixth Form College has even more reason to celebrate its 130th year as the A level class of 2017 notch up a 96 per cent pass rate.
Fortismere School’s outgoing headteacher has hailed “another record breaking” year of A-Level results.
An informal atmosphere and an emphasis on trips and extra-curricular activities were the key to success at a Golders Green school progressive independent school, according to staff.
Students at Channing School have gone from strength to strength after receiving another stellar set of A-level results.
Highgate School students are thrilled and relieved after scooping a record-breaking set of A-level results.
The headteacher of UCS Hampstead has lauded the success of a batch of A-level students described as “the first guinea pigs of major educational reform”.
Staff and students are celebrating this morning after this year’s crop bagged an overall pass rate of 96per cent in their A-level results.
Thursday marks A-Levels results day, when students at sixth forms and colleges across Camden, Haringey, Barnet and Westminster will finally know more about what comes next.
It was a barnstorming return to The Roundhouse for Highgate School’s third annual showcase.
In three weeks time we will see the first cohort of GCSE students decipher a mix of letters and numbers in their results. Here’s our guide to the new numerical grading system and what it means for pupils.
A six-year-old girl’s first ever haircut was an extra special one after she donated her chopped off locks to a cancer charity.
The opening of Highgate Primary School’s new outside stage has been christened with a show-stopping performance of Joseph by Year 6 students.
A pair of Haverstock School stalwarts are retiring after decades of loyal service.
The Really Big Pants Theatre called on kids to take inspiration from their production of ‘Suddenly’ by writing a story - here is an extract from the winner, eight-year-old Tilly from Gospel Oak Primary School.
East Finchley schoolchildren descended on Whitehall to protest against their loss of access to libraries in Barnet borough.
A mother-of-four is on a mission to transform the handwriting skills of schoolchildren.
It was a devilish end-of-term library session for youngsters at St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School with the visit of an award-winning author.
Orthodox rabbis in St John’s Wood and Golders Green have called on their congregations to boycott Hampstead Jewish cultural centre JW3 in protest at the cultural centre’s promotion of ‘lifestyles and behaviours forbidden by the Torah’.
A devoted remain MP was quizzed this week by a young Brexiteer during a politics summer school.
We spoke to Vicky Bingham about why she loves being headteacher of South Hampstead High School.
A campaign group formed to defend schools from education cuts has hailed the impact of parents and teachers in forcing the government to better protect funding for students across Camden and Haringey.
Parents are set to descend on Parliament Square on Sunday for a mass ‘picnic protest’ against school funding cuts.
The sky is the limit for the headteacher of an independent girls’ school who faced her ultimate fear.
A Year 8 had his leadership skills tested after winning a competition to be Highgate School’s headteacher for the day.
The Highgate School summer fair is kicking into gear on Saturday and the organisers reckon it is going to be the best one yet.
Providing youngsters with the summer of a lifetime is the motivation for a St John’s Wood school which has been putting on camps for more than a quarter of a century.
Swiss Cottage School has become one of a handful of schools to be given an “outstanding” Ofsted rating for the sixth time in a row.
Two women who arrived in the UK as refugees have returned to the school where they became friends.
For one week in the summer term, 50 King Alfred School students camp outdoors with six teachers and form their own community.
The future is bright in Haringey after a stellar array of school role models were celebrated.
Despite widespread fears that art education is in decline, students at Highgate School have shown that there is plenty of appetite for the subject after a stellar exhibition.
A basketball superstar, champion of debating and teenage interpreter are just some of the characters being rewarded for achieving great things in Haringey this year.
Suspicions a much-loved public library could be moved have led to anxiety for its supporters.
In our latest question and answer feature for Ham&High Education, we interviewed The Cavendish School headteacher Jane Rogers.
A teenage girl has died after being found unresponsive at her school.
A child psychiatrist believes that having conversations with your children from a young age is vital in building their self-esteem.