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A group of daredevils came together on Saturday to tackle dizzying heights in support of Ambler Primary School and Children’s Centre.

The headteacher of a special education needs school will be pounding the streets of London for a charity which is close to her heart.

We spoke to London Metropolitan University’s head of subject for health and childhood Kelly Cooper about her experience of National Offer Day...

Islington Council has vowed to investigate why the number of pupils achieving their first choice of primary school has dropped this year.

A reality TV star is calling on young people to help him in his quest to make Islington the best place to grow up in the world.

As a player, and even now as a pundit, Martin Keown has always divided opinion. Unless you are a Gooner, of course.

An Archway hospital trust is launching an art competition designed to seek out budding artists from across north London.

Academy-status is on the horizon for Highbury Grove after the trust bidding to sponsor the school appointed one of its members as shadow chair of governors today.

The Alternative Clothes Show returned to Crouch End on Saturday as City and Islington College joined models to showcase outfits crafted using recycled materials.

Budding mathematicians at Drayton Park Primary School blew away the competition in the first number-crunching challenge hosted by exclusive boarding school Christ’s Hospital.

The deputy head of an Islington primary school has warned funding cuts could leave schools unable to afford the most experienced teachers.

A scheme to boost the skills of people from black and minority ethnic backgrounds has set the foundation of 12 adult learners’ building careers.

A group of parents believe a barnstorming production of Les Miserables stands in stark contrast to a school’s damning Ofsted report.

Troubled Highbury Grove School is a step closer to becoming an academy after the City of London Corporation formally announced plans to sponsor it.

As London Metropolitan University plans a multi-million overhaul of its campus, the Gazette learns about 121 years of history in Holloway Road.

Fourteen neighbours of Canonbury Primary School have urged the town hall to throw out plans for a new football pitch.

An ex-footballer who was part of Arsenal’s legendary back four in the 1990s opened a new pitch at Hargrave Park Primary School on Monday.

Newington Green Primary School has taken the lead in a scheme to bring cutting-edge technology equipment into the classroom.

City and Islington College has launched an investigation after three huge brawls broke out around Angel station this week.

A primary school is set to be converted into an academy after receiving an “inadequate” rating in its latest Ofsted report.

Islington Council is helping two people a week into apprenticeships, new figures show.

London Metropolitan University has launched a consultation on the planned £125million overhaul of its campuses.

Schoolchildren across Islington have been sharing their love of fiction on World Book Day.

Nightmarish dinner ladies are a recipe for success if the first annual Islington Children’s Book Award is anything to go by.

Actress Helena Bonham Carter played a supporting role at Elizabeth Garrett Anderson School as she joined a celebration to mark the end of a South African exchange.

A former winner of The Voice has launched a commission centred on young people growing up in Islington.

A much-loved nursery is fighting the threat of closure after more than a decade of dedicated service in Archway.

Islington’s fire boss is campaigning for a more diverse fire brigade.

Parents have joined Highbury Grove teachers to rally against the school being turned into an academy.

It has been a tough week for Highbury Grove School – but at least their pupils did it proud.

A damning Ofsted report has sent “outstanding” Highbury Grove School tumbling into special measures, meaning it will be forced to become an academy.

A community mission to foster a love of reading among youngsters has borne fruit with the renovation of Rotherfield Primary School’s library.

Children from New North Academy had their entrepreneurial credentials put to the test during the school’s business, design and enterprise week.

For Gena Turgel, recounting her experience as a Holocaust survivor is the most painful – but necessary – thing to do.

The leader of Islington Council believes plans for a new academy will address the shortage of primary schools places in the area.

Divisive Highbury Grove head Tom Sherrington, who came under fire last year over job cuts, finances and discipline, has left the school with immediate effect.

An unlikely combination of university students and inmates have achieved that rarest of feats – a feelgood story about Pentonville Prison.

Trailblazing students from Islington descended on the Emirates Stadium to get grips with the latest in computer science.

Parents and schools have been hard at work preparing for this year’s round of nativity plays.

Islington’s education leader has promised that the council is ready to take action against government cuts to schools.

An education centre has been launched in Finsbury Park to help more young people living in Islington get a uni place.

An Islington Karate Club is fighting for its future amid fears of possible closure.

Plans to turn a Highbury office block into a secondary free school on the doorstep of two comprehensives were this week greeted with scorn by the community.

A woman is looking to encourage self-confidence among young girls at Newington Green Primary School.

A Holloway man believes the actions of a crop of City and Islington College students are putting his family’s safety in jeopardy.

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