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HIGHBURY GROVE SCHOOL

Record-breaking City of London Academy students are helping to transform the fortunes of the school, according to the executive principal at the helm.

An Archway mentor uses creative projects to instil morals and nurture young people from his community.

The 'academic transformation' of City of London Academy Highbury Grove has been hailed on GCSE results day.

The town hall was drawing up secret plans to transfer ownership of Islington's 42,000 council homes to its own private company.

Police tonight released CCTV stills of three people they wish to trace for information on the murder of Islington man Mahad Ali.

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 man has been charged with the murder of Hornsey Rise teenager Mahad Ali. He is set to stand trial next year.

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 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.

Devastated friends have paid tribute to "lovely" Mahad Ali, an aspiring Islington boxer who was stabbed to death on Thursday.

It's been defaced with 127 years' worth of graffiti and suffers chronic flatulance. But the organ at St Thomas the Apostle Church is one of Islington's most precious artefacts.

Highbury was reported to be on lockdown this afternoon after claims of males wielding machetes.

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.

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