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Thursday, July 19, 2018

An ambitious plan to make London the world’s most walkable city was launched this morning at a London Fields primary school.

Steel pans, Samba, African drumming, colourful costumes and a huge carnival puppet delighted crowds at the first ever Hackney Kids’ Carnival in Dalston Square.

Four families fighting against “wrecking-ball” cuts to special educational needs services will take on Hackney Council at the High Court in October.

Fees for learning English as a second language are being scrapped in a “bold move” by east London’s New City college group.

Mental health officers will be placed in all Hackney schools in September, if a council-run scheme is successful.

Dozens of catering students got their hands dirty in a “field to table” course in Suffolk.

Schoolgirls from Dalston joined Sadiq Khan to challenge gender inequality online this week.

Hundreds of youngsters have learnt the value of campaigning after a lollipop lady and repainted zebra crossing were finally promised for their schools.

Hackney will be included in Sadiq Khan’s extended London’s ultra-low emission zone (ULEZ), it has been revealed this morning (Friday).

A mass jumble sale is taking place across Hackney on Saturday in protest against school funding cuts.

BSix college has allegedly been “browbeaten” by the government into selling its sports hall to a free school instead of a housing association.

A record-breaking Haggerston state school checkmated a host of private schools in a major chess tournament.

A Hackney drug dealer’s remarkable journey out of crime and conversion to Islam has been documented in a pair of films.

Free anti-bullying workshops will see youngsters use acting, song and dance to explore the effects of bullying and how to combat it.

Creative kids are at the heart of a long-term town hall project to make Hackney a more child-friendly place to grow up.

Ken Warman has been replaced as principal at BSix sixth form college by its director of learning Kevin Watson “with immediate effect”.

Some lecturers will be staging a three-day strike at Hackney Community and Tower Hamlets colleges starting on Friday.

Air quality campaigners fighting plans to close Stoke Newington roads to cars because diverted traffic would pass their kids’ school say pollution is already over the limit there.

What would you do if you had just 48 hours to escape the planet?

An ambitious project to revolutionise school meals up and down the country is already tasting success in Hackney.

A teenager’s powerful speech on autism wowed judges in a Hackney public speaking competition which was not for the faint-hearted.

Two superhero schoolkids, one of whom has type 1 diabetes, are taking on the Hackney Half for charity.

A new survey has revealed the often “extraordinary” lengths parents have gone to get their children into their preferred primary school.

Parents are taking their fight against cuts to special educational needs services in Hackney to the Supreme Court.

Schoolkids are being taught how to tag at the first ever graffiti school in Hackney.

A charity that runs robotics workshops for primary schools in underprivileged areas has landed a £1,000 donation from Amazon’s east London development centre in Shoreditch.

Hackney’s controversial flagship school-building project could be put on ice – because there aren’t enough children.

A leading Muslim organisation in the north of Hackney will hold an election hustings on Wednesday night.

The heartbreaking case of a mute, autistic boy who starved to death while clinging to his mother’s dead body could lead to a shake-up in how schools handle absences.

Teachers were celebrated for their contributions to pupils’ academic and personal achievements during an awards night.

A bumper mother’s day celebration at Tyssen Community School saw 160 mums through the doors on Friday.

A superhuman chunk of community spirit resulted in hundreds of Hackney teenagers seeing a Hollywood blockbuster for free.

Hackney schoolchildren have been celebrating the magic of fiction on World Book Day.

Creative kids at Princess May Primary School have stamped their mark on an art project documenting the history of Dalston’s Ridley Road Market.

Time is running out to have your say on a major development in Shoreditch Park before a final blueprint is put out by Hackney Council.

A supergroup of health bodies, agencies and charities are working together to improve the mental health picture for young people growing up in Hackney.

A project to raise awareness about harmful practices such as female genital mutilation is being piloted at Hackney Community College.

Teaching prodigy Sarah Bailey OBE tells The Gazette about her journey from ‘sleepy Sussex’ to running Queensbridge Primary School in Hackney

Giving a voice to young people growing up in Hackney Wick is a key aim of a council-backed project launched yesterday (Thursday).

A team of 10 students from a Shoreditch independent school have written and published a novel in the space of a week.

Hackney’s newly-appointed “young speaker” is determined to follow in the footsteps of the Suffragettes by championing the rights of women.

A pair of school choirs came together on Monday to share a message of hope at a Holocaust memorial ceremony.

A grassroots Hackney youth group will close unless a new team of workers – both paid and unpaid – can sign up for the cause.

Cleaners at six Hackney schools have called off a strike next week after an agreement was reached that will see them paid the London living wage.

Mossbourne Community Academy and the City of London Academy Hackney have been recognised as the top performing schools for progress in Hackney.

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