Sunday, November 29, 2015

Young gardeners are preparing for a close encounter of the herbaceous kind when they attempt to grow seeds from outer space.

Paul Young, 18, who won the Personal Journey award and was named Inspirational Young Person of the Year at the Camden Youth Awards. Picture: Dieter Perry

Paul Young struggled to cope after suffering mental health problems, being bullied at school, and having to care for his unwell mother.

Del Cooke, headteacher of Henrietta Barnett School, with pupils in front of the school. Picture: Nigel Sutton

Hampstead Garden Suburb grammar school Henrietta Barnett is once again rated the best all-girls state school in the country in an annual league table published by The Sunday Times.

Highgate School teacher Andrew Szydlo has documented his 40-year career in a book called Schoolmaster's Diary

Dramatically caught on camera, plumes of fire and smoke erupt from a classroom laboratory desk in May 1978 as part of an experiment to show zinc sulphide synthesis.

Swiss Cottage School pupils Eve and Layla,14, with items for sale at the Glam Party. Picture: Nigel Sutton

Designer and high street clothes were sold to raise money for a school for children with special needs.

Pupils Brooke, Alex, Abe and Tiko at the Gospel Oak School bake sale for Children in Need. Picture: Polly Hancock

Children dressed up as teddy bears to raise money for Children in Need on Friday.

Talmud Torah Tiferes Shlomoh Jewish school in Golders Green. Picture: Nigel Sutton

An ultra-Orthodox Jewish school failed by Ofsted for teaching too much religious studies has come under fire again.

La Sainte Union headteacher Maureen Williams. Picture: Polly Hancock

A secondary school has cancelled a trip to Paris in the wake of the terrorist attacks which killed at least 129 people on Friday.

Hornsey School for Girls hold a two minute silence

In response to the terrible scenes in Paris on Friday night, Hornsey School for Girls has been showing its solidarity with those affected.

Adam Pettitt, headteacher at Highgate School

A Highgate headteacher will lead a discussion at an exhibition showcasing the UK’s top independent schools.

Two 13 year old UCS boys Geno Racklin-Asher & Ben Reiner have set up new politics society called 'The Left'.
Reno & Ben pictured with their first speaker leader of the Green party Natalie Bennett

Green Party leader Natalie Bennett said 16 year olds should be given the vote after meeting schoolchildren in Hampstead.

Mike Skinner of The Streets DJs at Highgate School's fireworks night last year. Picture: Polly Hancock

Musician Mike Skinner will once again take to the decks as DJ at a school’s fireworks night.

Francis Holland headteacher Vivienne Durham. Picture: Hugo Burnand/Tatler

A leading private school headteacher has hit out at the press for “misrepresenting” her views after she was reported saying that girls must choose between a career and motherhood.

Former Spice Girl Geri Halliwell in her famous Union Jack dress. Picture: PA

A free school founder has lashed out at the government for “fawning” over former Spice Girl 
Geri Halliwell and her plans to open a school near her Highgate home.

Hollickwood Primary School. Image: Google street view

Inspectors found that some parents do not send their children to school regularly enough and that some pupils were not sufficiently challenged

Former Spice Girl Geri Halliwell in her famous Union Jack dress. Picture: PA

Former Spice Girl Geri Halliwell has unveiled plans to set up a free school near her Highgate home.

Haverstock School pupils celebrate their GCSE results in August. Picture: Polly Hancock

An investigation has been launched to find out why Camden’s pupils this year scored the lowest GCSE results for five years.

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 Catholic girls primary school, it has been confirmed.

Grayson Perry

Turner Prize-winning artist and transvestite potter Grayson Perry OBE visited a Muswell Hill school to speak about how identity can be expressed through art.

Journalist and free school founder Toby Young. Picture: Dieter Perry

Pioneering free school founder and journalist Toby Young has revealed that his unhappy school years at a forward-thinking Muswell Hill secondary were what turned him into an educational traditionalist.

Year 4 Pupils running with headteacher John Hayes in the Gospel Oak School Fun Run. Picture: Nigel Sutton

Children clocked up impressive distances as they raced around their primary school’s playground to raise money for a new food technology and arts classroom.

Haverstock School pupils celebrate their GCSE results in August. Picture: Polly Hancock

Pupils in Camden and Haringey this year scored the lowest percentage of “good” GCSE grades in five years, according to figures released for the first time on Thursday.

Alex Lyons with her children Oscar, five, and Benjy, three.

 Picture: Nigel Sutton

A loophole allowing families to get their children into the most popular primary schools despite living miles outside catchment areas is set to be closed by Haringey Council following complaints from parents and carers.

Comedian David Baddiel with highly commended Young Person of the Year James Curtis. Picture: Richard Tatham

Fourteen-year-old James Curtis was just eight months old when he was diagnosed as deaf.

Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson opens the new Archer Academy campus. Picture: Nigel Sutton

A free school’s £14million new campus has been officially opened by Paralympic champion Lady Tanni Grey-Thompson.

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