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A reading programme for parents and their kids run by a housing association has been nominated for a top award.

Students at Nightingale Primary School are the bee’s knees after scooping a top prize at a national honey show.

MOBO nominated artist Not3s went back to the school where he took music lessons as a teenager for a secret gig.

A Hackney school is on the up after receiving an “outstanding” Ofsted report.

An award-winning conductor is launching a free community choir in Hackney Wick – just in time for Christmas.

A narrow stretch of road outside a Stamford Hill primary school could be made one-way to stop drivers outrageously mounting the pavement to avoid traffic jams.

Fears over an increase in the number of children entering care have been allayed by Hackney Council, which has reiterated its commitment to early years support.

A teenager who found himself drifting towards street crime after being expelled from his Hackney college has won second place in the “young builder of the year” awards at a Houses of Parliament ceremony.

Fighting for diversity was a key theme at Our Lady’s Convent High School as Hackney MP Diane Abbott spoke to students about more than 30 years in politics.

A student video blogger from Stoke Newington is on a mission to introduce more diversity into elite circles.

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.

A business idea thought up by Woodberry Down school kids has raised £42,000 for a children’s charity after being rolled out across the country.

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

Upper Clapton’s flagship sixth form college has been forced to abandon an “unwise” expansion plan and cut staff numbers in order to keep its head above water.

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.

Labelled a ‘challenging’ kid, Toyin Ayedun-Alase was shown her potential by a pair of supportive teachers. Now she wants to do the same for others in Hackney. She tells the Gazette her story.

City Academy Hackney is celebrating another excellent set of GCSE results, despite being “guinea pigs” to the harder new English and maths exams.

There were some great GCSE results at Skinners’ Academy – but the principal is far from impressed with the new grading system.

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.

Pupils at Mossbourne Community Academy were celebrating this morning as 41 students picked up the top new award of grade 9 in the more challenging English and maths papers.

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.

With pupils across the country anxiously waiting on their GCSE results, it’s time to put your knowledge to the test.

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.

Both students and subject teachers have struggled with the lack of materials provided by A-level exam boards for the new syllabus, according to teachers in Hackney.

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

There were “lots of lovely moments” at Clapton Girls’ Academy this morning as pupils confirmed their university offers, according to head Anna Feltham.

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