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Friday, September 21, 2018

Construction work at an old studio site in Hackney Wick has been halted after complaints that odours from the ground were giving children at a nearby primary school headaches.

Youngsters at a Lower Clapton school have had their reading and maths SATs cancelled after a “maladministration” investigation.

The name Kench Hill may not mean much to Hackney’s newcomers, but it might strike a chord with anyone who grew up here.

A Shoreditch primary school has been awarded the gold standard award by leading human rights charity Unicef.

Youngsters from two youth clubs in south Hackney did the borough proud when they had an award created for them at a national market traders competition.

Students have secured the “best ever” results in Skinners’ Academy’s history, according to the school.

Staff and students are celebrating the fifth year of improved GCSE results at Cardinal Pole Catholic School.

Clapton Girls’ Academy (CGA) is in the top 10 for progress in English and maths after an emotional GCSE results day in Hackney.

Mossbourne Community Academy were celebrating collecting their GCSE results yesterday with 54 students securing 161 grade 9 scores, equivalent to a former A**.

Petchey Academy boys bucked a national trend by outperforming the girls in their GCSE results in most areas, the school has announced.

A pair of students couldn’t hide their smiles this morning after achieving A* level grades at GCSE - despite joining their school unable to speak a word of English.

City Academy, Hackney students have been lauded for their ‘exceptional’ GCSE results.

Students have secured the best GCSE results in Stoke Newington School’s history.

The headteacher of The Urswick School has called for a “level playing field” between state and independent schools on GCSE results day.

It was tears of joy at Our Lady’s High School in Stamford Hill this morning as students celebrated their GCSE results.

Didn’t get the exam results you were lookinng in your GCSE results today, or A-levels last week, but want to be a sports journalist? Then don’t despair, Arsenal reporter Layth Yousif says it’s not the end of the world, just look at the example of his intern Toby Miles.

‘Fostering has been really positive for me, I have no regrets whatsoever.’

No coursework, two years of study, a clutch of Bs and a handful of threes - it’s a tricky time to be a GCSE student.

Hackney’s New City College students have secured places at “world-renowned” universities after A-level results day.

“Be the best you can” is the Skinners’ Academy motto – and the school’s headteacher believes this has been personified by the number of sixth form students who exceeded their expectations in their A-level results.

The Urswick School staff and students celebrated a 100per cent pass rate on A-levels results day this morning.

Students at The Petchey Academy are moving on to great things but said the new A-level tests are “pretty hard” and “stressful”.

Clapton Girls’ Academy is “likely” to be in the top 10per cent of sixth forms in the country after celebrating another “amazing” batch of A-level and BTEC results.

A quarter of students at Stoke Newington School bagged either an A* or an A when they opened their A-level results this morning – a new record.

The headteacher of a Dalston Academy says her kids have done “brilliantly” after 73 per cent of pupils gained at least three A* to C grades in their A-levels.

A Mossbourne Community Academy teenager has bagged stellar A-level results this morning despite breaking leg three days before exams.

An aspiring neurosurgeon, a wannabe computer game designer and a future artist were among the BSix College students celebrating this morning.

The headteacher of Haggerston School has lavished praise on a student who deferred her university place to volunteer in Africa despite stellar A-level results.

Cardinal Pole has secured top marks in its A Levels results, with 97 per cent getting A* to D and one student getting three A*s.

A University of Oxford-bound student has praised her ‘inspirational’ English teacher on A-level results day.

When A-level results come out on August 16, more than three quarters of students who want to go to university are likely to get into their first choice.

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.

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