A “hidden education crisis” is looming unless the government pulls its finger out over special educational needs (SEN) funding, according to the deputy mayor of Hackney.

A budding culinary star, singing guru and photography expert were just three of the Hackney youngsters who bagged awards on another stellar Jack Petchey Foundation night.

Students at Simon Marks Primary school have been getting creative in the run-up to an annual Jewish festival.

Warnings over a shortage of school places are misplaced in Hackney, according to the borough’s education chief.

Grasmere Primary School is out to prove libraries are a thing of the future, not just the past.

It was a carnival atmosphere at St Andrew’s Primary School on Friday as a pair of students showed off their creative flair.

Jewish New Year was the talk of Simon Marks Primary School on Friday as Rabbi David Mason presented a special assembly.

The October half-term holiday at a Hackney secondary school has been doubled to two weeks – for “academic reasons”.

The government needs to have greater transparency if it plans to improve the funding picture for schools across Hackney, according to the borough’s deputy mayor.

Creativity was the word of the day at Nightingale Primary School on Friday after a juggler gave wide-eyed students a demonstration to remember in the playground.

A Hackney student is calling on Theresa May to reconsider her stance on the Global Nuclear Ban Treaty.

A nursery was transformed into a fair for the day to mark its 20 years providing childcare in Hackney.

The Bridge Academy students are set for a “bright future” after receiving their GCSE results this morning.

Hackney students collecting their GCSE results yesterday have smashed the national average for English.

Stoke Newington School students have taken the new GCSE English and maths grading system in their stride, according to their headteacher.

A Hackney student who was diagnosed with leukaemia a little over a year ago is “over the moon” after bagging a stellar set of GCSE results.

Students at The Urswick School have made huge progress in their maths and English GCSE exams in the year in which both subjects are graded differently.

Overall UK GCSE pass rates have fallen this year amid the biggest shake-up of exams in a generation.

If there is one day guaranteed to punctuate the calm of summer it’s likely to be today, when youngsters collect their GCSE results from school.

Improvements have been made by Hackney’s sixth formers but figures from this year’s A-level results remain below the national average.

‘Very bright futures’ are on the horizon for students at Mossbourne Community Academy after a set of A-level results which showed a particular strength for maths.

A pair of Hackney Community College students are set to continue their studies together after they both secured a place at Cambridge University to read English literature.

The headteacher of Cardinal Pole Catholic School believes that yesterday’s A-level exam results have matched the sixth form’s “outstanding” Ofsted grading received earlier this year.

A crop of students were “over the moon” yesterday after receiving their A-level results at Hackney’s Bridge Academy.

Stoke Newington School is set to more oversubscribed than ever thanks to another “brilliant” set of A-level results, according to headteacher Annie Gammon.

A student with special educational needs has wowed staff and students alike after bagging a stellar set of A-level results this morning.

The headteacher of City Academy, Hackney, believes his students are set for a bright future after 79 per cent of the class of 2017 secured A* to C grades.

Today is A-level results day, when students at sixth forms and colleges across Hackney will finally know more about what comes next.

In three weeks time we will see the first cohort of GCSE students decipher a mix of letters and numbers in their results. Here’s our guide to the new numerical grading system and what it means for pupils.

Plans for two new free schools have been met with opposition from Hackney Council and a campaign group.

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