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A learning assistant at a pupil referral unit (PRU) has been crowned the most outstanding in the whole of the UK for going above and beyond the call of duty to help some of Islington's most troubled teenagers.

Youngsters from Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School took part in the Lord Mayor's Show parade through central London on Saturday.

A student filmmaker has described the terrifying moment police marksmen aimed guns at his head while he shot a gangster-inspired project on the streets of Highbury.

A charity offering welfare, benefits and debt advice has launched an exhibition at Islington Museum to celebrate turning 50.

The mother of a child with ADHD who was suspended 13 times last year has slammed Islington Council for frustrating his move to a special needs school.

Misogynists harassing lone mothers and parents opposing an LGBTQ+ inclusive curriculum are issues Islington must address, anti-hate crime campaigners said on Friday.

A programme to tackle educational inequality at an Archway primary school has been lauded by Sadiq Khan.

Children raised a huge £10,000 for their school with a 2km run alongside teachers and parents.

Children subjected to "frightening" levels of pollution at a Holloway nursery will soon breath cleaner air.

Do we have a homeless problem or a problem with homeless people? An event at Union Chapel will ask just that, as well as screening a documentary about the making of a shelter and putting on performances from the Museum of Homelessness.

Readers can learn to build solar panels from scratch at an event in Finsbury Park on Saturday, October 12.

Finsbury Park Mosque is encouraging places of worship to become more inclusive for autistic children.

An award-winning children's author dressed as Alice in Wonderland and visited an Archway primary school to talk about her career on Friday last week.

Hundreds of schoolchildren inspired by activist Greta Thunberg gathered today outside Islington town hall for the global climate strike.

Jeremy Corbyn showed solidarity with environmental protestors outside Islington Town Hall today - and thanked them for making the climate emergency a mainstream issue.

Education secretary Gavin Williamson today told this paper he backed headteachers' right to exclude pupils, and touted a new wave of free schools for kids with special educational needs (SEND) - but wouldn't say whether he supported the school climate strikes.

Children at an Archway primary school dressed in 'spectacular' costumes to celebrate Roald Dahl Day last week.

Homeless people accessed essential services and danced to drum and bass on banging sound systems at a one-stop shop festival in Finsbury Park yesterday.

Akala, George Orwell and Andrea Levy are but a few of the famous wordsmiths celebrated in Islington Council's new literary road map.

Islington's education chief has hailed the "hard work, determination and talent" of students who got their GCSE results on Thursday last week.

Prisoners at Pentonville have spoken of their traumatic knife crime experiences and offered advice to gang imperilled young people in a new podcast.

Students at the City of London Academies Trust's three Islington schools were celebrating some excellent GCSE results today - but the percentage of pupils passing English and maths is down across the board.

The headteacher at an Islington free school claims the "abstract" new GCSE syllabus has made tests tougher for autistic students.

An impressive 91 per cent of Highbury Fields students got grade 4 or above in their English GCSEs this year.

The ringleader of a massive student protest at St Aloysius' College earlier this year picked up a strong set of GCSE results today, before setting out his policy pledges to transform British politics.

Most of us remember that nail-biting moment - and today it was the turn of thousands of students across Islington to open their GCSE results and make decisions about their next steps.

A St Mary Magdalene Academy student who was knocked off his bike and broke his arm weeks before sitting his GCSE exams has called for more cycle lanes and speed bumps.

Across the borough, Year 11 pupils will this morning be opening envelopes with baited breath. But the grades they will have earned will no longer be lettered - so here's our guide to the new-look numbered GCSE grades.

A troubled student who was excluded from school aged 12 is now enjoying life on a university course at Ealing Studios.

Islington students have made the borough "exceptionally proud" by improving on last year's A-level results.

A private school in Canonbury is lauding its students A-level results, after 32 per cent of pupils achieved A* to A grades and 57pc of kids got A*-B.

City and Islington College students bagged places at Cambridge and a host of other top universities today.

Central Foundation Boys' School is celebrating its students' excellent achievements across both A-level and vocational subjects, with 83 per cent of grades at A* to C.

St Aloysius' College is celebrating "fantastic" A-level results today, after 29 per cent of pupils got A to B.

Many Highbury Fields School students have overcome "challenging circumstances" to achieve "incredible successes" in their A-levels, claims the incoming head.

The principal of Highbury Grove has hailed the consistent academic success of her students, as 97 per cent passed their A-levels and 67pc of kids got A* to C.

It's that time of year again when many students from across the country are waking up feeling anxious as judgement day has arrived: A-level results day.

Tommy Corbyn and Chloe Kerslake-Smith will open their first of its kind National Hemp Service shop in Stroud Green Road next month.

A publisher linked to an Italian far-right group had a book launch cancelled at the last minute by London Metropolitan University.

Two celebrity chefs and Walking Dead actor David Morrissey dished up salvaged food to kids at an Islington summer club last week.

A Crouch Hill mum who beautified her area with two community gardens has been named the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) School Gardening Champion of the Year 2019.

Barnsbury Community Centre is hosting a free summer holiday youth programme to teach kids life skills - and its founder has seen attendance double in just a couple of weeks.

Highbury Fields School kids learned how to build their own phone apps at a tech event in Old Street last month.

Crouch Hill school children are growing crops to show solidarity and help feed homeless people in the community.

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