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

Plans for a Muslim free school to move into a former police station have been given the green light following a successful appeal.

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.

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.

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.

Shoreditch police station could face the axe amid £400million cost-cutting plans for the Met.

Would it be possilbe to have this photo of my mum and dad put in your paper? writes Teresa Perry.

A new campaign by the Department for Education is urging small companies to take on apprentices.

Boxing has long been a tool used to help transform the lives of disaffected youngsters, and a Hackney academy has helped to figure out why.

A prominent Stamford Hill rabbi is calling on Ofsted to be more flexible when investigating illegal Jewish schools.

Tensions ran high at Hackney Town Hall last night after a prominent Stamford Hill rabbi accused Ofsted of “targeting” Jewish schools.

The first cohort of pupils at City Academy Hackney are celebrating a strong set of A-level results, which are way above the national average.

A leafy £1.2million estate bought by Hackney Council as a peaceful getaway for “at-risk” families will first be transformed into a high-security fortress because of neighbours’ fears.

Eight primary school children were thrown out of Hackney schools last year, a new league table of shame has revealed.

An inspirational woman on a mission to ensure all schools are LGBT+ friendly has been awarded an MBE for her vital and groundbreaking work.

An over-subscribed Jewish school that covered up pictures of women wearing short sleeves in text books has lost an appeal against an order banning new pupils.


To celebrate LGBT history month, Hackney resident Amanda talks about her journey to becoming a foster carer, with the council’s support and training.

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