Latest Hampstead & Highgate education news
A Highgate school which prides itself on being a pioneer in teaching Mandarin is pulling out all the stops to embrace Chinese culture.
A Highgate multi-arts venue has announced its spring season and it is bursting at the seams with shows for all the family.
An expanding performing arts school that counts Dame Judi Dench and Vanessa Redgrave among its alumni is bidding to be a world leader in drama.
A Tufnell Park state school is seeking former students who can inspire the current generation to academic success and career confidence.
Brookfield Primary School came out on top in the fifth Camden maths challenge.
A crop of fearless teenagers took to the stage last night to showcase the public speaking talent on offer in Haringey.
The Princess Royal, Chancellor of the University of London, unveiled the Garden Halls in Cartwright Gardens
Parents and staff of a Highgate early years centre have set up a charity page to raise £10,000 in a desperate bid to save their vital centre.
A pair of schools have had their newly-opened buildings blessed by bishops.
Campaigners against funding cuts to schools in Haringey have called on parents to turn the tide.
A Camden School for Girls student has seen her rejection letter from Oxford University go viral after transforming into a work of art.
A parent-led national campaign is being launched in Haringey in response to school funding cuts.
Budding thespians at Portland Place School took to the stage to perform the first play acted out solely by the upper school.
In our latest questions and answers instalment the author of White Teeth, Zadie Smith, looks back at attending Hampstead School between 1986 and 1993.
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.
Parents and schools have been hard at work preparing for this year’s round of nativity plays.
Camden, Barnet and Haringey primary schools have beat the national average for SAT results.
Staff and students welcoming 250 homeless guests into the school over the Christmas period believe it is their duty to reach out to isolated people in the community.
There’s plenty of Christmas fun to be had across London’s parks and museums as Bridget Galton wraps up warm and discovers for herself.
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.
A former London Metropolitan University lecturer is looking to inspire the next generation of architects with a series of early years workshops in Islington.
Starting university is something new, big and exciting, whether you are moving to a new city or another country.
Welcome, hope and tolerance have been the three key messages for students learning about refugees.
A pair of Barnet schools believe the future is bright after announcing a “strategic partnership” on Monday.
BBC presenter Fiona Bruce was the guest of honour at South Hampstead High School’s 140th anniversary celebratory dinner.
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.
A teenage sailing star has the Olympic Games in his sights after being selected for the Royal Yachting Association UK 420 youth squad.
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.
Pupils at St Anthony’s School for Girls are following in former resident and prima ballerina Anna Pavlova’s footsteps with ballet lessons.
They are raising money for children in rural India with a day of yoga, meditation and well-being.
A group of angry Swiss Cottage residents have launched a campaign group to oppose plans by a private school to build new classrooms
Camden parents were forced to pay a total of £20,000 in school fines in the last year, new figures have revealed.
We spoke to BBC journalist Laura Trevelyan about her memories of Parliament Hill, Hampstead.
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.
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.
The Working Men’s College (WMC) is urging people to sign up or miss out as the start of the academic year approaches.
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 school students returned to school this morning to collect their GCSE results, with most being more than satisfied with what they found.
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!
Students and staf at Quintin Kynaston school had reason to be happy today as they once again improved on the previous years’ GCSE performance.
Students and staff at Highgate school were reflecting on a very impressive set of GCSE results today, with 88.2 percent of exams receiving a grade of A* or A.
The Headteacher has congratulated pupils as the school achieves best results in four years, bucking the national trend
Two sets of twins were among the standout performers at Channing school on GCSE results day, as the school recorded some excellent grades.
Paddington Academy was celebrating a good set of GCSE results today, including their best ever set of results for a single student.
The Headteacher is pleased the gap between the grades of children eligible for school meals and wealthier pupils has “significantly” reduced