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Hackney students celebrate A level results

Hackney students celebrate A level results

Students all across the borough are celebrating outstanding results in their A levels, this week. They began gathering at the various schools and 6th form colleges early on Thursday, hoping for good news and for many it was. Initial indications suggest these are Hackney’s best results yet –  making the borough one of the most […]

Hackney students take to the catwalk

Hackney students take to the catwalk

Pupils from schools in the borough including Stoke Newington High School, Horizon School and Hackney Free and Parochial Secondary School strutted their stuff at the newly refurbished Stoke Newington Town Hall on Thursday evening (2nd December). Showing designs they had made entirely out of recycled material, thanks to the Hackney Re-Made project organised by the […]

Educating Young Minds: A lesson In LGBT awareness

Educating Young Minds: A lesson In LGBT awareness

A Hackney borough secondary school, has recently been the focus of  nationwide and international attention because of a pioneering scheme to educate youths on LGBT awareness, (for the uninitiated, that stands for Lesbian, Gay Bi-Sexual Transgender). Stoke Newington School claims to have virtually eradicated homophobia amongst its students, thanks to its diversity studies, which includes […]

Nintendos For Afro Caribbean Children

Nintendos For Afro Caribbean Children

Year six Afro-Caribbean pupils in Hackney are being given computer game consoles to help them do better in maths. Under a new Learning Trust pilot scheme, twelve primary schools will be given Nintendo DS consoles for brain training games under a new Learning Trust pilot scheme. They will be available to take the consoles home […]