The Independent London Newspaper
22nd February 2017

Tufnell Park

    Lost in Lapland: Mother calls for holiday refund after daughter goes missing on Northern Lights sleigh trip

    Charli Faux with her daughter Scarlett moments before they were separated on what should have been a dream Christmas holiday

    Published: 5 January, 2017
    By TOM FOOT

    A MOTHER is demanding a £3,000 holiday refund after her young daughter was “lost” in an Arctic Circle wilderness during a once-in-a-lifetime Christmas trip to Lapland.

    Choir with the X-Factor: Children from Eleanor Palmer star on hit ITV show

    Children from Eleanor Palmer help X-Factor contestant Emily Middlemas with her version of Happy Xmas (War Is Over)

     

    Published: 8 December, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    Row over Damian Lewis's appearance at Acland Burghley birthday event 'attracted new families to school'

    Actor Damian Lewis with Acland Burghley student Louis Cooper and the school's headteacher Nicholas John

    Published: 26 May, 2016
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    THE old adage goes that “all publicity is good publicity”, and so it seems to be the case at Acland Burghley Secondary School amid claims that press attention around its decision to ask

    Ofsted inspectors rule Acland Burghley requires improvement - but is on road to recovery

    Ofsted inspectors rule Acland Burghley requires improvement - but is on road to

    Nicholas John was praised by Ofsted

    Published: 10 March, 2016
    By DAN CARRIER

    ACLAND Burghley School is on track to climb up Ofsted’s performance tables but a new report warns that it still “requires improvement”.

    It's back! Relief as Tufnell Park tube station re-opens after eight months

    Tufnell Park station has been closed since last June

    Published: 4 March, 2016
    By GABRIEL DOREY

    NORTHERN Line passengers ended their wait to use Tufnell Park tube as the station re-opened its doors today (Friday) following eight months of lift replacement works.

    Cash reward offered for missing street art sketchbook that was destined for museum

    The missing book is one of a collection of 20 that contains works, like those pictured above, by hundreds of graffiti artists from around the world 

    Published: 29 February, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A £200 reward is being offered for the safe return of a cherished sketchbook that was lost in a Tufnell Park bar. 

    You've missed the point! Damian Lewis hits back at protesters who wanted to block him from school party because he went to Eton

    Actor Damian Lewis with Acland Burghley student Louis Cooper and the school's he

    Actor Damian Lewis with Acland Burghley student Louis Cooper and the school's headteacher Nicholas John

    Published: 27 January, 2016
    By DAN CARRIER

    HOLLYWOOD film star Damian Lewis has responded to critics who tried to stop him launching Acland Burghley school's 50th anniversary because of his old Etonian past, insisting their protest had

    Ex-pupils start petition against Damian Lewis opening Acland Burghley anniversary party because he went to Eton

    Acland Burghley headteacher Nicholas John and Homeland actor Damian Lewis

    Acland Burghley headteacher Nicholas John and Homeland actor Damian Lewis

    Published: 26 January, 2016
    By DAN CARRIER

    FORMER pupils of Acland Burghley school are calling on the organisers of a 50th anniversary party to re-think their decision to ask Eton-educated film star Damian

    'E.P. phone home': Kentish Town primary school calls International Space Station

    Schoolchildren at Eleanor Palmer School dressed up for the occasion

    Schoolchildren at Eleanor Palmer School dressed up for the occasion

    Published: 6 November, 2015
    By ELLA JESSEL

    PRIMARY school pupils made contact with the International Space Station on Wednesday morning as astronauts called into their classroom from 260 miles above their heads.

    Security scare at Acland Burghley School as pupils evacuated while police hunt intruder

    Headteacher Nicholas John: "Safety is always our foremost consideration"

    Published: 3 November, 2015
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    HUNDREDS of pupils were evacuated from a secondary school in Tufnell Park as police searched classrooms for a suspected burglar who was believed to have fled on to school grounds.

    Corbyn comes home for end-of-polls rally in Tufnell Park

    Jeremy Corbyn drew huge crowds to the Rock Tower

    Published: 11 September, 2015
    By JOHN GULLIVER

    IT was the last hurrah for the Islington kid who has turned British politics upside down.

    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.

    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

    Traders tell how tube station closure is hurting business

    Tufnell Park tube station

    Above: Tufnell Park tube station is not expected to reopen for seven months. Below: the Violet & Frederick flower stall, which is outside the tube station

     

    Published: 6 August, 2015
    by IZZY CUTTS

    Released onto the Yorkshire Moors, the partridge who wandered into a Tufnell Park dry cleaners

    Released onto the Yorkshire Moors, the partridge who wandered into a Tufnell Par

    Hassan Volkan with Poor The Partridge and, right, the bird arrives in Yorkshire

    Published: 3 June, 2015
    By DAN CARRIER

    A PARTRIDGE that made a Tufnell Park dry cleaners its home has been released into the wilds of the Yorkshire moors – leaving its friend Hassan Volkan, who nursed the bird back to health, hear