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Architects have agreed to look again at plans for a school building on the edge of Hampstead Heath after concerns were raised about its proximity to a council estate.

Gospel Oak School pupils Daniel Greene,10, and Paris Pereira, 10, with classmates dressed as superheroes. Picture: Polly Hancock

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s a group of schoolchildren, who became mini superheroes for the day to raise money for Children in Need.

Stuart Pearce, Nottingham Forest manager, leads a football coaching class at Haverstock School. Picture: Dieter Perry

The manager of a Championship football club gave students a taste of what it takes to be a professional player thanks to a donation from a school volunteer.

Franc�ois-Xavier Gabet, headteacher of the Collège Français Bilingue de Londres and its Junior Section. Picture: Polly Hancock

Two international French colleges have been listed in the Good Schools Guide for the first time.

Mark Beard, headteacher of certified 'good school' UCS, was not surprised to hear Hampstead is home to largest number of best schools. Picture: Dieter Perry

Hampstead has the largest number of “good schools” of any area north of the River Thames beating rival postcodes such as South Kensington, according to the annual Good Schools Guide.

artBeez founder Monica Martini and Hampstead School of Art principal Isabel Langtry view works Picture: Polly Hancock

A Hampstead art school hosted a show of brightly-coloured artworks by Ugandan children who had never even see a paintbrush before.

Mat Schwitzer died peacefully at home aged 97 last week Picture: Polly Hancock

Friends and family have paid tribute to an “exceptional” community figure who fled from the Nazis on the brink of the Second World War.

An artist's impression of how the new Parliament Hill School building will look. Picture: ASTUDIO Ltd

Close-up designs of plans to bring two of Camden’s secondary schools “into the 21st century” have been released for the first time.

Pupils from Highgate Junior School lay a poppy and cross on the grave of Murray Stuart Pound, a head boy who died in the First World War, at Highgate Cemetery.  Picture: Nigel Sutton

Children who pieced together the lives of former Highgate schoolboys who died from battle wounds after fighting in the First World War laid a remembrance cross in a poignant ceremony at their final resting place.

Misty Feldman, Maia Goalen and Alice Lee take part in the Lego engineering classes Picture: Nigel Sutton

Young engineers used their ingenuity – and a large pile of Lego bricks – to build working models of theme parks and cranes at a half-term workshop.

Art teacher Lucy Brooker with students from left Hannah, 14, Foyin,14, school president Kate, 15, Sophie, 16, and English teacher Miss Carew at La Sante Union School. Picture: Polly Hancock

A secondary school has won recognition for its work in preparing pupils for international careers.

Shadow puppets with Angel Daden and daughter Saffora, 6, at a celebratory day for parents and carers at Haverstock School. Picture: Polly Hancock

Mask-making, cheerleading and mathematics using bubbles filled a secondary school with laughter at a day celebrating parents and carers in Camden.

Jude Goodall,10, Sawdah Mohamed, 11, with headteacher Kate Frood collect money at the school gate to help pupils at their Ebola-hit sister school in Sierra Leone. Picture: Nigel Sutton

Schoolchildren in Kentish Town are on the frontline of a fight to save an Ebola-hit school in Sierra Leone from permanent closure

Santa joined traders and fairies from the Alexandra Wylie Tower Foundation to appeal for help with the costs of Highgate's Christmas lights. Picture: Polly Hancock

A fundraising appeal to light up Highgate in time for Christmas has been launched by organisers of the village’s annual yuletide festival.

The poet returned to her old school to give poetry workshops at Hampstead School

A poet returned to her old school to help children create edible art by writing on flying saucers and fruity mints.

The daily school-runs cause traffic queues in Fitzjohn's Avenue and Arkwright Road. Picture: St Anthony's School

A row has broken out over plans to expand a Hampstead school to improve pupil safety in a road described by frustrated residents as “plagued by school-runs”.

Julie Davies, Haringey NUT secretary, has been suspended by the council.

Teachers have voted to walk out on strike in two Haringey secondary schools after the half-term break in protest at the treatment of one of their union reps and a fall-out with headteachers.

Headteacher Geraldine Davies with students at UCL Academy. Picture: Polly Hancock

Camden’s only academy school has been praised for “putting right its problems” after being ordered to improve by inspectors earlier this year.

Holy Trinity and St Silas pupils Xander Russell and Luke Von Herkomer, both eight, with their artwork at the star-studded exhibition. Picture: Polly Hancock

Paintings by Camden schoolchildren hung on the walls of an exclusive gallery alongside works by renowned professionals at a star-studded exhibition to fund art courses for disadvantaged pupils.

Schoolchildren from St Eugene de Mazenod Catholic Primary School mark World Porridge Day with associate headteacher Greg Donohue and Mim McCulloch from charity Magic Breakfast. Picture: Polly Hancock

Children at a West Hampstead primary school have celebrated World Porridge Day by tucking into big bowls of one of Britain’s best-loved breakfast dishes.

Lewis Hayward is the new headteacher at UCS junior branch. Picture: Nigel Sutton

Schoolchildren need to learn how to become “self-starters” and entrepreneurs to prepare for the ever-changing world of work, the new headteacher of a Hampstead junior school has said.

'It's a Knockout' comes to South Hampstead High School to celebrate the last day at its temporary campus. Picture: Nigel Sutton

Pupils at a Hampstead school abandoned their studies for an afternoon to play a version of classic TV game show It’s a Knockout to mark the last day at their temporary campus.

Former pupil Mark Crown, a member of the band Rudimental, opens his old primary school's new music studio. Pictured with headteacher Helen Connor and expressive arts co-ordinator Harriet Carter. Picture: Nigel Sutton

A musician from pop band Rudimental roped in his friends to help build a new state-of-the-art music studio at his old Kentish Town primary school.

John Murray, who has cerebral palsy, welcomed a report by Healthwatch Camden saying Camden's services for children with special needs are hit and miss.
 Picture: Nigel Sutton

A disabled school boy has welcomed the findings of an official report which concludes that Camden could do more to help children with special educational needs.

Delilah, Hannah, Alice, Joe and Jude read inside the 'book bus' at St Michael's Primary School. Picture: Nigel Sutton

A campervan was driven into the middle of a Highgate primary school’s playground to be transformed into a colourful reading den for the week.

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