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Friday, July 31, 2015

A new report has warned that a “culture conducive” to non-violent extremism has emerged at the former university of Isis killer Mohammed Emwazi - as it tops a list of “worst offenders” for hosting radical preachers.

Headteacher Christine Witham leaves Rhodes Avenue Primary School after 18 years. Picture: Nigel Sutton

A retiring headteacher who has taught thousands of children in her 18 years at the helm of a primary school has been given a jubilant week-long send-off by parents and pupils.

Pupils, parents, ex-pupils and local residents protest about the proposed merger of Torriano Infants and Junior Schools. Picture: Polly Hancock

Teachers who oppose the proposed merger of two schools have been threatened with disciplinary action, it has been claimed.

Fairies Fay Ballard (left) and Willow Nash with children, from left, Lauren, 7, Victoria, 4, Arwen, 7, Rachel, 6, and Conor, 7. Picture: Dieter Perry.

A primary school has hosted a mini-music festival to celebrate the end of term.

Outgoing headteacher Mick Quigly in front of Archer Academy's new campus due to open in September

A free school which opened two years ago to plug a shortage of school places has been rated “good” in its first Ofsted inspection.

Ivy House. Picture: Will Curtis.

The historic former home of the London Jewish Cultural Centre (LJCC) and Russian prima ballerina Anna Pavlova is set to become a primary school after being sold to an education provider.

Actor Benedict Cumberbatch. Picture: Spencer Murphy

Teenagers have helped to curate a star-studded exhibition celebrating Camden and some of its most famous residents at the world-renowned National Portrait Gallery.

Year 13 pupils open time capsules which they sealed up when they first joined the school. Picture: Nigel Sutton

School-leavers were whisked back into their past as they opened letters written to themselves when they first joined the school seven years ago.

Bishop of London Richard Chatres the Bishop of London, centre, with pupils, staff and school council members. Picture: Polly Hancock

The Bishop of London has helped a primary school to celebrate its 200th anniversary.

Pianist Jayson Gillham gives William Ellis School pupils a masterclass
. Picture: Nigel Sutton

An internationally-renowned classical pianist treated aspiring young musicians to a masterclass and recital last week.

Author Zadie Smith, second from left, with winners of the inaugural Zadie Smith Prize for Writing, from left, Koshin Ahmed, 17, Aleks Griebel-Phillips, 17, and Leema Ferdous, 17. Picture: Polly Hancock

Award-winning novelist and essayist Zadie Smith returned to her old school to hand out writing prizes to pupils.

Pupils, parents, ex-pupils and local residents protest about the proposed merger of Torriano Infants and Junior Schools. Picture: Polly Hancock

A consultation on controversial plans to merge an infants’ school with the junior school next door has disregarded more than 600 objections from parents and carers.

Figures show more parents are being fined for taking their children out of school during term time, have you been affected?

Parents who take their children out of school for holidays during term time can be fined £60 - and those who don’t pay may find themselves in court.

Teachers dress up in school uniform for the Camden School For Girls fundraising 5k run in Regent's Park. Picture: Polly Hancock

Teachers squeezed into school uniform while pupils donned funny wigs to race in a 5k fun run raising money for whiteboards and computer equipment.

Nicky Morgan with pupil with Holly Class during a science lesson. Picture: Polly Hancock.

Education secretary Nicky Morgan joined pupils in the classroom at a world-leading special school in Swiss Cottage.

Parliament Hill and William Ellis Schools' perform a summer concert in aid of Lauderdale Transformed. Picture: Nigel Sutton

Schoolchildren showcased their musical talents in a fundraising concert for a historic Highgate house.

Mike Skinner with Grace Paget and Claire Phillips of the Cystic Fibrosis Trust at the Highgate School summer fair

Music stars Chris Martin and Mike Skinner were among more than 1,000 people who enjoyed a school’s annual summer fair.

Flamenco dancing will take place at Haverstock School. Picture: PA

A school is hosting a showcase of flamenco dancing to raise money for victims of the Nepalese earthquake.

Proposed designs for the new Hampstead School teaching block

A major redevelopment of a Camden secondary school has been given the green light to provide pupils with state-of-the-art teaching and sports facilities.

Ambassador Dr Liu Chih-Kung with young pupil Saskia Beveridge. Picture: John Macdonald-Fulton

More than 500 pupils and parents took part in a festival to celebrate one of the most important holidays in the Chinese calendar.

Award-winners celebrate receiving their certificates at Gospel Oak School. Picture: Dieter Perry

Mothers from countries across the world have received awards at a ceremony to celebrate their integration into the community.

Pupils, parents, ex-pupils and local residents protest about the proposed merger of Torriano Infants and Junior Schools. Picture: Polly Hancock

Parents have accused the leaders of a popular Kentish Town infants’ school of railroading through plans to merge with the junior school next door.

Nearly half of all five-year-olds in Camden are not meeting expected educational standards, according to research. Picture: PA/Dominic Lipinski

Nearly half of Camden’s five-year-olds are failing to reach expected standards in school, including in reading and writing, according to parliamentary research.

Carlton Primary School patron Michael Palin with the Mad Hatter at the annual summer fair

Monty Python star Michael Palin helped a primary school raise more than £1,000 for a new library at its annual summer fair.

Channing School

Two Highgate pupils have won a capital-wide competition run by the NHS to promote the range of careers within the health service.

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