A special Black History Month flag will be flown above the town hall in October after its 13-year-old creator swept away 75 other designs.

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

Shedding further light on illegal schools remains a chief priority for Hackney Council in the face of criticism from the Jewish community.

Students were encouraged to ‘change the world’ on the day that the first female Bishop of London paid a visit to the Urswick School.

Warnings over a shortage of school places are misplaced in Hackney, according to the borough’s education chief.

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.

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

The mother of murdered teenager Marcel Addai will lead a bitter community outcry against knife crime at a huge peace march through Hackney this weekend.

A group of Clapton Girls’ Academy students proved that promoting equality is a piece of cake after bagging first place in a national schools bake-off competition on Tuesday.

An ambitious 13-year old who only started learning Mandarin a year ago came second in a national competition – but has vowed to take first place next year.

Students at The Urswick School, Paragon Road, marked Armistice Day with a special service on Friday morning.

Sixth-formers from four Hackney schools took a trip to Auschwitz as part of a campaign to ensure the terrible lessons of the Second World War are remembered by this generation. The Gazette was there.


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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