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30th March 2017

Education

    Remember their names? Students stage own version of hit musical Fame

    They wanna learn how to fly: Some of the cast of Fame at Parliament Hill School

    They wanna learn how to fly: Some of the cast of Fame at Parliament Hill School

    Published: 20 January, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    IT might not be the level of recognition sought by Carmen, the leading lady in hit musical Fame, but pupils at Parliament Hill took their turn in the spotlight this week.

    Pupils advised to aim high as they collect awards from Bengali Workers' Association

    Members of the BWA’s Girls’ Leadership Project

    Published: 8 December, 2015
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    DOZENS of students who picked up awards for their exam success have been told to “follow their dreams and aim high”.

    Parent backlash as primary school rules all pupils must spend day walking with their hands behind their backs

    Parent backlash as primary school rules all pupils must spend day walking with t

    St George the Martyr School

    Published: 5 November, 2015
    EXCLUSIVE by ELLA JESSEL

    PARENTS have hit out at a “repressive” new school rule which demands that their children walk with their hands clasped behind their backs at all times.

    Quentin Blake helps open new King's Cross Academy primary school

    Illustrator Quentin Blake at the new scjhool in Wollstonecraft Street

    Illustrator Quentin Blake at the new scjhool in Wollstonecraft Street

    Published: 7 October, 2015
    By DAN CARRIER

    PUPILS were joined by illustrator Quentin Blake as they graced the halls of Camden’s newest school for the first time on Friday.

    Emma Thompson pays tribute to her ‘funny, acute, wry’ former English teacher

    Emma Thompson and Jeanne Strickland

    Actress Emma Thompson and Jeanne Strickland, a former deputy head at Camden School for Girls

    Published: 29 September, 2015
    by DAN CARRIER

    The class of '45: William Ellis old boys enjoy reunion at former school

    The class of '45: William Ellis old boys enjoy reunion at former school

    Seven years later... the reunion at William Ellis School earlier this week

    Published: 26 September, 2015
    By TOM FOOT

    THEY were among a unique school year who started life at William Ellis days after the end of the Second World War.

    Former headteacher Sue Ladipo returns to Brecknock School to help unveil new mural

    Former headteacher Sue Ladipo returns to Brecknock School to help unveil new mur

    Former Brecknock headteacher Sue Ladipo with staff and pupils next to the school’s new artwork

    Published: 18 September, 2015
    By ALINA POLIANSKAYA

    A FORMER headteacher returned to her old Camden Town primary school on Friday to unveil artwork featuring hundreds of colourful handprints.

    Head: School moved to stop admissions loophole which allegedly saw parents use music tutors to beat the system

    Published: 17 September, 2015
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    THE headteacher at William Ellis has closed a loophole it was claimed allowed parents to cheat the school’s admissions system by hiring private music tutors to make recordings that were passe

    New Acland Burghley headteacher: We don't encourage smoking, and we shouldn't encourage fizzy drinks

    New Acland Burghley headteacher: We don't encourage smoking, so we shouldn't enc

    Nicholas John says he won't change Acland Burghley's water-only rule

    Published: 7 September, 2015
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    THE new headteacher of a Tufnell Park secondary school says he will not relax a ban on fizzy drinks, insisting choices about diet need to be part of what pupils learn.

    Giles Coren claims daughter lost out on school place due to parents playing Camden's admissions system

    Giles Coren claims daughter lost out on school place due to parents playing Camd

    A place at Eleanor Palmer School was removed after a council investigation  Pic: Steve Franck

    Published: 5 September, 2015
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    OUTSPOKEN columnist Giles Coren today (Saturday) claimed that his family had been the victims of parents cheating Camden’s admissions system after he failed

    Police axe specialist crack cocaine unit in Bloomsbury but residents say dealers remain blight on life

    Police did not respond to the New Journal's enquiries, as residents said they felt threatened by drug market in south of Camden

    Published: 5 September, 2015
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A SPECIALIST police team set up to stamp out the crack cocaine trade in the borough has been axed, leading to complaints from residents who say their lives are being blighted by an influx of dealer

    Actor Simon Callow: A world that discards this arts college is an unthinking, stupid world

    Simon Callow and Ann Mitchell

    Actors Simon Callow and Ann Mitchell. Below: Celia Greenwood

    Celia Greenwood

    Published: 27 August, 2015
    by JANE CLINTON

    New Acland Burghley headteacher Nicholas John says 'fit for purpose' staff can revive school

    Nicholas John: I value Oftsed's values

    Nicholas John: I value Oftsed's values

    Published: 27 April, 2015
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    THE new headteacher of a Tufnell Park secondary school ordered to improve by Ofsted inspectors has explained that staff were asked to reapply for their jobs so he could set up a leadership team whi

    Don't be jealous, says student half way to funding masters degree by simply asking for money from internet users

    Freegan crowd funder Keziah Conroy

    Freegan crowd funder Keziah Conroy

    Published: 18 August, 2015
    By MIRANDA LARBI

    A STUDENT is half way to funding her masters degree fees by simply asking for people to give her the money on the internet.

    Cash-strapped Camden School for Girls starts charging students for help filling out UCAS forms

    Camden School for Girls Pic: Mike Quinn

    Published: 8 July, 2015
    By TOM FOOT

    ONE of London’s most prestigious state schools has started charging its students for help filling out university application forms and references.