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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.

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

The “tireless” work of staff and students at City of London Academy Islington has been lauded as pupils collected their GCSE results this morning.

In three weeks time we will see the first cohort of GCSE students decipher a mix of letters and numbers in their results. Here’s our guide to the new numerical grading system and what it means for pupils.

Shoreditch police station could face the axe amid £400million cost-cutting plans for the Met.

A campaign group formed to defend schools from education cuts has hailed the impact of parents and teachers in forcing the government to better protect funding for students across Islington.

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