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Thursday, March 26, 2020

Haverstock School head teacher James Hadley will leave at the end of the academic year to lead an International School in Malaysia.

“My message to families is principally don’t worry about this. We haven’t gone offline. We are going to be working the phones, calling you up, and available to help.”

A group of primary education workers have gone viral after setting up an Instagram page to help entertain children during lockdown.

Since readers can’t get to their local for their pub quiz fix, we’re bringing the pub quiz to them everyday this week.

The son of a man who helped liberate Nazi concentration camp Belsen and Anne Frank’s step-sister recently visited the Hall School in Belsize Park.

Downing Street has announced the closure of all schools in England from Friday afternoon, March 20.

Heathside School has confirmed it will abandon its boarding premises at West Heath Road after protracted discussions and a High Court case with Barnet Council.

A parent whose child attends Camden School for Girls has tested positive for coronavirus, but it’s not clear whether their child has been tested to see if they might have infected other pupils and teachers.

The father of a child who attends Hampstead Hill School in Pond Street has been diagnosed with coronavirus, the school’s principal confirmed to the Ham&High.

A Haringey park could be lit up with innovative solar lights if a local crowdfunding effort is successful.

UPDATE: There are now three positive cases of coronavirus in Islington, see here.

Aggrieved Camden parents marched to the Crowndale Centre on Monday in protest at the planned closures of four nurseries.

Haringey’s top police officer joined council bigwigs and a team of budding actors and film-makers at the premiere of a hard-hitting short film about knife crime created by sixth-formers at one of the borough’s schools.

A Regent’s Park school hosted a debate on Wednesday to discuss how the education sector can widen access to the country’s elite universities.

Local authorities across north London doubled down on parents taking their children out of school last year with the number of fines issued rising by 68 per cent.

A West Hampstead school has called time on homework as it causes pupils too much ‘stress’.

French air quality monitoring firm Plume Labs have joined with schools, parents and children in NW3 to test the air we breathe.

Highgate School has been named Senior School of the Year and Independent School of the Year at a Times Educational Supplement (TES) awards ceremony.

A Hampstead school has sent 350 pairs of safety goggles to doctors in Wuhan, China to help manage the outbreak of the coronavirus.

It may have looked as though children at Highgate Primary had forgotten how to get dressed last week, but that could not have been further from the truth.

Sixth-form and secondary students from a Hampstead school are together tackling the “stigma” around mental health through peer-led lessons.

A Muswell Hill primary school chess team booked a semi-final spot at Pontins on Sunday (January 26) after a strong first-round showing in a national competition.

South Hampstead High School have opened a new state-of-the-art hall, with the help of a few special former students.

“I think schools are facing a real storm at the moment, an existential storm.”

The future of Carlton Primary School in Gospel Oak will be decided in April, according to Camden’s education chief.