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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.

“How much can I criticise Michael Gove?” Petchey Academy’s outgoing student principal Jay Popkin asks when the Gazette interviews him about his outstanding 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.

Students at Our Lady’s Convent High School in Stamford Hill are looking forward to bright futures after a top haul of A-level grades were dished out.

Skinners’ Academy in Woodberry Down is celebrating its first ever set of A-level results this morning with some stellar success stories.

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

Teenagers are planning a take-over at east London’s historic Geffrye Museum for an evening which could help kick-start their careers in the arts.

Budding engineers from Homerton Adventure Playground took home the bronze medal in a go-kart grand prix – as well as a title for the best-decked-out vehicle.

Five lads from Mossbourne Community Academy hiked 96 miles to the top of Ben Nevis to raise money for a Hackney sports charity.

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.

An ensemble of young singers from across Hackney is looking to swell its membership following a stellar performance at the Music for Youth National Festival in Birmingham.

An academic programme for former Chelsea FC players making the transfer away from football as part of an ‘aftercare’ scheme is being set up by the Institute for Sport Business at its Hackney Wick campus.

Despite championing the efforts of teachers and parents in rallying against school funding cuts, Hackney’s boss of children’s services has called on the government to shed more light on its education funding policy.

Youngsters paraded around the streets dressed in cavemen, ancient Egyptian and Viking costumes they had made themselves in their eighth annual school carnival.

Hackney’s Boxing Academy has been named “alternative provision school of the year” at the TES Schools Awards.

An environmentally friendly scheme to make streets in Hackney safer for schoolchildren has been given the seal of approval by excited children.

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