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Highbury Grove’s journey to academy status has been completed after the government confirmed the City of London Academies Trust is now its official sponsor.

A 15-year-old has bagged the top prize in a public speaking competition – with a talk on teeth.

A nimble-footed Islington teenager has danced his way to a gold medal after a show-stopping performance in eastern Europe.

Tech-hungry Islington schoolkids have taken it upon themselves to replace shoddy computer equipment with kit to take their learning into another dimension.

A set of enthusiastic City of London Academy Highgate Hill youngsters are being put through their paces in the school’s new boxing club.

It was a lesson in politics for a set of inquisitive youngsters during a visit to the council chamber at Islington Town Hall.

A young violinist from Archway has described the moment she was accepted into the National Youth Orchestra (NYO) as like “a dream come true”.

Plans have been approved to turn a Highbury office block into a free school training students in ‘movie-making’.

An open-air cinema, an ice-skating rink and an area for yoga classes are just some of the ideas being touted to be included in the £125m overhaul of London Metropolitan University.

A proposal for a Farringdon office block containing on-site nappy changing and a dressing-up area for little ones is being touted as a solution for working parents struggling to cover childcare costs.

A Holloway special needs school is looking to the future after holding its first ever careers event.

A newly-opened Archway academy is looking ahead to a harmonious future with music at the heart of the school’s fabric.

A former Blue Peter gardener, an ex-JLS band member and a dinosaur mascot formed an unlikely trio at St Andrew’s Primary School to help students with their tree planting project.

Teaching at London Met University has resumed today in the aftermath of a blaze that saw dozens of firefighters scrambled to the Tower complex.

Protesting against education cuts took on a new shape at Yerbury Primary School as parents and children linked arms to form a line across the playground.

An academy trust has been given a pat on the back by Ofsted inspectors after taking “swift action” to restore order at a troubled Islington school.

A cooking academy inspired by an innovative Portuguese chef is set to be launched in Old Street.

Flag-waving students at Moreland Primary School and Children’s Centre got a royal surprise last week when the Duke of Kent dropped in to officially open their new building.

Warnings over a shortage of school places are misplaced in Islington, according to the council.

Harnessing the creativity of youngsters is at the heart of a youth centre that opened its doors in Old Street last week.

It was a carnival atmosphere at St Andrew’s Primary School on Friday as a pair of students showed off their creative flair.

“Catastrophic” rather than “historic” is the message from an Islington headteacher on the government’s latest school funding reforms.

A parent has labelled the new uniform policy at Highbury Grove School “farcical” after his teenage daughter was sent home on the first day of term for not bringing a bag.

It was an all-singing, all-dancing affair for the Toffee Park Adventure Playground’s first ever talent show.

London Met’s student union is set to be moved in a bid to give students an “enhanced” and “vibrant” experience at university, it has been revealed.

Students across the borough are being encouraged to grasp a “life-changing opportunity” by becoming an Islington youth councillor.

An Islington nursery has splashed out thousands of pounds on air filtration machines to suck up pollution and “lower children’s risk of catching flu”.

A school which celebrated its first set of GCSE results since opening in 2014 has produced one of the top performing students in the country.

Islington’s students have pulled clear of the national average in English, but suffered a drop in maths as their GCSE results were revealed yesterday.

Students experienced a range of emotions this morning as they collected their GCSE results from Elizabeth Garrett Anderson School.

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