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Thursday, May 12, 2016
Tottenham Hotspur's Ryan Mason, Harry Kane and Christian Eriksen. Photo:  Adam Davy

A Highgate private school and Spurs have partnered to kick-start a new state-funded sixth form academy in Tottenham.

Actor and UNICEF chief Tom Hiddleston met with international development secretary Justine Greening and pupils at Hampstead School

Actor Tom Hiddleston joined forces with government minister Justine Greening at Hampstead School to raise awareness of the plight of children caught up in humanitarian crises.

Lessons at Hornsey School for Girls are continuing as normal. Photo: Polly Hancock

Hornsey School for Girls teachers went on strike last week following allegations of ‘bullying’ from management, but Haringey National Union of Teachers (NUT) have suspended two further strikes.

Shadow Employment Minster Nick Thomas-Symonds visits Gopel Oak School

A shadow minister has praised pupils in Gospel Oak after a school visit.

The primary school pupils enjoyed a range of workshops. Photo: Jacqui Sinnatt

Camden and Islington primary school children enjoyed a taste of creativity away from the classroom at the Primary Careers Fair held at the British Library.

Teachers at Hornsey School for Girls are campaigning against 'bullying' by management.  Photo: Chris Wood

Teachers at Hornsey School for Girls are striking today amid claims staff have faced public humiliation, including being ridiculed and belittled in meetings.

A majority of pupils will go to their first choice school, Camden and Haringey Councils said

Parents have learned which primary school their parents will be going to.

An artist's impression of the proposed Abacus Belsize Primary School in the former Hampstead Police Station

Controversial plans to turn Hampstead’s former police station into a free school have been lodged.

University College School teacher Dr Geoffrey Plow arriving at Blackfriars Crown Court today. Picture: Polly Hancock

A teacher at a top Hampstead independent boys school has today pleaded not guilty to historic allegations that he indecently or sexually assaulted two former pupils.

Alexandra Park School could govern other schools in Haringey

An ‘outstanding’ academy could unite Haringey schools once they tumble out of local authority control, affecting thousands of children and their parents.

Kirstie Allsopp with Channing pupils

Children from a school in Highgate have won a national poster competition as part of the Clean for the Queen keep tidy up campaign.

Acland Burghley headteacher Nicholas John

A Camden school has received another damning Ofsted report - more than two years after being slammed by the education watchdog for poor pupil behaviour, low grades and scruffy teachers.

Children will find out today which secondary school they'll be going to in September

Children across Barnet, Camden and Haringey are learning what secondary school they will be attending from this autumn.

CEO Celia Greenwood, right, with pop star and Wac Arts alumni Ms Dynamite, left

The founder of an arts college for disadvantaged youngsters is to step down as chief executive after 37 years.

Hodaya Mason (left) and Maryam (right) at an interfaith cultural exchange visit between the London Islamic Cultural Society at Haringey Mosque and Muswell Hill Synagogue

Muslim and Jewish women and girls came together to learn from one another’s culture and religion, with high hopes of kick-starting joint initiatives to help the refugee crisis.

New Acland Burghley headteacher Nicholas John

A school slammed by education watchdog Ofsted more than two years ago has been visited by inspectors again this week.

Rosemary Leeke speaking at Regent High opening

The headteacher at Regent High School has announced her retirement after leading the Camden school for 13 years.

Testemonial dinner at UCS for former sports teacher Bill Jones. Pictured from left Ian Botham, Mike Brearley, Bill Jones, Mike Gatting and Clive Radley, behind MC John Fingers Fingleton and David English

Some of the best-known figures from the cricketing world gathered to pay tribute to a former Hampstead sports teacher who retired last year.

Ed Miliband returned to his old school, Haverstock, to talk to pupils. Picture: Jack Woodhouse

Former Labour leader Ed Miliband returned to his old Camden school as part of a national education campaign to encourage alumni to inspire current pupils.

Pupils and staff prepare to ditch their phones for a week, from left Juhi Ashra (15), Briony Stephenson (15), Maximillian Szczech (11), school librarian Gill Ward, Jo Arrowsmith head of faculty, Robyn Daniels (14) and Milica Vidic (11) bin their phones with Erin Cotter (right). Picture: Polly Hancock

For most of us living in the digital age, it’s a struggle to go even half an hour without checking our phones, emails, or social media accounts.

Ivy House, former home of ballerina, Anna Pavlova, and London Jewish Cultural Centre. Picture: Nigel Sutton

The new Catholic girls’ school due to move into the former home of the London Jewish Cultural Centre has appointed a headteacher.

Nova Scotia premier Stephen McNeil with minister of education Karen Casey with St Joseph’s pupils

Pupils at St Joseph’s Catholic primary school showed off their ICT skills during a visit from the Premier of Nova Scotia last week.

Acland Burghley School 50th anniversary celebrations . Picture: Polly Hancock

Damian Lewis switched on a secondary school’s light show last night despite a protest against the Eton-educated actor taking part in the state school’s 50th anniversary celebrations.

Emily Gray (second right),  a student at South Hampstead High School, surveys the entrance to Auschwitz I concentration camp (Picture Credit Yakir Zur)

As ceremonies take places across the borough to mark Holocaust memorial day 2016, we reflect on a visit made by sixth formers from Camden to Auschwitz, organised by the Holocaust Educational Trust.

Holocaust survivor Freda Wineman with William Ellis pupils. Picture: Yakir Zur

The Chief Rabbi, Ephraim Mirvis, joined a Holocaust survivor at a special Camden school assembly to mark Holocaust Memorial Day.

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