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Petchey Academy boys bucked a national trend by outperforming the girls in their GCSE results in most areas, the school has announced.

Students at The Petchey Academy are moving on to great things but said the new A-level tests are “pretty hard” and “stressful”.

The headteacher of a Dalston Academy says her kids have done “brilliantly” after 73 per cent of pupils gained at least three A* to C grades in their A-levels.

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

Schoolgirls from Dalston joined Sadiq Khan to challenge gender inequality online this week.

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

Graveyards are a regular feature of this column, writes Will McCallum, Newington Green.

Young people got the chance to “grill Phil” at a meeting to mark Democracy Week, hot on the heels of last month’s inaugural Mayor’s Question Time.

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.

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.

“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.

Hackney Council included pages from its controversial freesheet Hackney Today in a time capsule – but ditched a cutting from the Hackney Gazette at the last minute due to “lack of space”.

Two 13-year-olds were arrested after a knife was found in a group of scrapping teenagers outside Dalston’s Petchey Academy.

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