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Jude Rogers impressed Tim Peake on board the International Space Station

An entrepeneurial pupil had his film broadcast to Tim Peake on the International Space Station – and was invited to Downing Street to welcome the astronaut home.

Nearly 4,000 pupils were excluded for reasons including racist abuse and sexual misconduct across Camden, Haringey and Barnet. Picture: PA

Racist abuse, sexual misconduct and drug and alcohol offences – these are some of the reasons why nearly 4,000 Camden, Haringey and Barnet pupils were excluded from schools last year.

A family enjoys fun in the sun. Picture: John Macdonald-Fulton

School’s out for summer – great for children, but for parents, it can be a challenge to find enough activities to keep youngsters entertained over the six-week break.

Petition of support for Abacus Belsize Primary School. Headteacher Vicki Briody (front left) and parents including Mary Sheppard (right) with the petition outside Abacus Belsize temporary home in  Camley St NW1.

Parents have thrown their weight behind plans to convert Hampstead’s former police station into a school.

Twenty-nine of 30 pupils did not receive their ECHP in time. Picture: PA

All Camden special needs pupils leaving secondary school – except one – this year are among more than 10,000 across the country being “failed” by councils, it has been claimed.

Charlotte Shaw, left, and Ivy Nicholls, centre, interview Lily James at Brecknock Primary School. Picture: Don McGibbon

Youngsters Ivy Nicholls and Charlotte Shaw, nine, didn’t shy away from asking Hollywood star Lily James tough questions as they quizzed her at Brecknock Primary School for their school newsletter.

Charlotte Shaw, left, and Ivy Nicholls, centre, interview Lily James at Brecknock Primary School. Picture: Don McGibbon

Primary school leavers were given a fairytale send-off by Cinderella star Lily James and former Doctor Who Matt Smith today.

The report was published today. Picture: PA

Camden ranks among the top education providers in the country but below some academy trusts, a report has revealed.

Proposed designs for Maria Fidelis School on Phoenix Road

A Camden school could be demolished, re-built and expanded because of the planned High Speed 2 Rail route.

Teachers from Rhyl Primary School and other Camden schools at the march to Parliament on Tuesday. Picture: Richard Barker

From Broadcasting House to Parliament Square, they marched. Thousands of striking teachers waved colourful banners and sang loudly: “no ifs, no buts, no education cuts”.

Most schools will be affected by the teachers' strike tomorrow, with many closing or partially closing

A national teachers’ strike will close many local schools tomorrow as staff walk out over funding cuts, pay and workloads.

Teachers will strike tomorrow

A list of the schools in Barnet and Haringey that have confirmed if they will be affected by the strike.

Teachers will strike tomorrow

Tomorrow’s national teachers’ strike will force many of Camden’s schools to close or offer a reduced timetable to selective years.

Catherine West MP, a firm Remainer, watched the vigorous debate between Muswell Hill Primary School and Coleridge Primary School. Photo: Nigel Sutton

Primary schools discuss women’s rights and security with a maturity to rival that of elected politicians

From left to right: Leila Wilson, Joss Morgan, Bea Wright, Mia Stacey and Fizzy Correia

A group of pioneering pupils have designed a smart phone app to teach their peers about puberty – and made it into the finals of a national competition.

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.

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