Hackney’s Yesodey Hatorah Senior Girls School and Mossbourne Community Academy have been named in the top 50 top performing schools nationally.

Extra funding for children with special educational needs and disabilities will “barely touch the surface”, according to Hackney Council.

While most people are rushing around preparing for seasonal festivities, students at Stoke Newington School have been busy rehearsing for their upcoming production of Little Shop of Horrors.

A headteacher who has worked tirelessly in Hackney for almost 40 years helping students with special educational needs has been made an MBE by Queen Elizabeth II.

A cherished Hackney youth charity is has hit 30 years of service, but the team certainly won’t be resting on their laurels.

Placard-bearing protesters gathered on the steps of Hackney Town Hall as the £384million Britannia Leisure Centre redevelopment project was waved through by planners.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

Mental health officers will be placed in all Hackney schools in September, if a council-run scheme is successful.

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.

Creative kids are at the heart of a long-term town hall project to make Hackney a more child-friendly place to grow up.


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