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A third Islington school has been given an “inadequate” Ofsted rating in the space of six months.

Anxious parents feared for their children’s education after the headteacher of Highbury Grove School quit.

The family of Jonathon ‘JJ’ McPhillips will finally be able to grieve at his funeral on Friday. But with his killer still at large, mum Michelle McPhillips says his death has ‘ripped the heart’ out of her family. She speaks to James Morris.

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.

The government’s huge hike in business rates looks set to close our local high streets down, writes Christine Lovett, chief exec of the angel.london business improvement district.

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.

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.

A mental health trust “missed opportunities” to check whether a vulnerable woman had access to the gas she used to kill herself, a coroner has ruled.

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.

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