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Thursday, June 18, 2015

Nominations are now open for the third annual Haringey Outstanding for All awards, which celebrate exceptional education and achievement.

Students from 12 senior schools in Haringey will receive prestigious Jack Petchey Foundation Achievement Awards at a special annual event being held at the Bernie Grant Arts Centre on Tuesday.

A competition has been launched to celebrate the world’s greatest playwright, William Shakespeare.

Thousands of youngsters across Camden, Haringey, Barnet and Westminster are awaiting to hear if they have got into their chosen primary school.

A team of students from Greig City Academy will be heading to the US to represent the UK after taking the trophy in a national robotics competition.

A sixth former at a Hornsey school has been given special recognition for a stellar achievement in his GCSEs.

Exposure writer Gabrielle Asare mulls over whether these days a degree is actually worth a mountain of debt and three years spent at university.

Nearly 200 secondary school students have opened savings accounts with a credit union as part of a pioneering financial awareness scheme in Haringey.

The leader of Haringey Council reflects on the Department for Education’s findings after the borough’s pupils posted one of the fastest improvements in exam results in the country.

The proportion of Haringey’s secondary school pupils getting a set of good GCSE results has improved quicker over the last four years than almost anywhere else in the country, figures reveal.

A successful independent primary school is set to relocate to Tottenham next year on the site of the former John Loughborough school.

VIP tickets to the X Factor final, a corporate box at Old Trafford and pupils’ artwork all helped raise almost £290,000 for Muswell Hill’s autism charity.

The row between the National Union of Teachers and Haringey moved from the picket line to the council chamber this week as the threat of further strike action reared its head.

Strike action which crippled two secondary schools looks set to end, after headteachers backed down from their demands a union remove its rep.

Four-year-old Trevaun Boothe toasts the roaring success of a story-telling special event at Tiverton primary school on Friday, which went through the day and into the night.

Kindhearted pupils in Muswell Hill are singing in a concert to help seriously ill children like brave 10-year-old Bella Northam.

Talks to resolve the school strikes have been put in “jeopardy” after a letter damning letter from the headteachers to the council was made public.

Angry parents have waded into a fight between the teaching union, council and the borough’s headteachers, demanding they come to an agreement and stop putting children’s education at risk.

More than 200 people have signed a petition against expanding a Muswell Hill primary school – despite the desperate need for schools in the area.

The NUT strike is “damaging the life chances of vulnerable young people” in Haringey, the borough’s headteachers have said.

The council has hit out at a teaching union for its “disproportionate” and “misguided” strike action, which will see two secondaries close to students for two days this week.

Two secondary schools were left like “ghost towns” after teachers made good on their threat to walk out in support of their suspended union rep, dubbed the “Bob Crow of Haringey”.

The brightest new lights in Haringey in street dance, singing, circus, art and contemporary dance will be showing off their skills in a special arts festival that returns for the second year running this weekend.

Apprentices heading to a globally-renowned architecture practice have landed an early glimpse of their new Tottenham workplace that will act as a design hub offering placements and training to local people.

Teachers have voted to walk out on strike in two Haringey secondary schools after the half-term break in protest at the treatment of one of their union reps and a fall-out with headteachers.

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