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‘Give our books back’ demands school student

An A-level student from Skinner’s Academy in Woodberry Down has started a petition asking the government to “increase school funding in Hackney schools back...

Meg Hillier slates Osborne’s budget

Meg Hillier has joined her fellow Hackney MP Diane Abbott in criticising George Osborne's Budget. Speaking in the Commons shortly after the chancellor, Ms Hillier...

Hackney college forced to consider merger by government cuts

Hackney Community College may merge with Tower Hamlets College to offset the effects of government cuts. The two colleges are seeking the views of students and staff...

London’s littlest library proving a hit for locals

While libraries close across London, one man has found the answer sitting on his garden wall. London’s first branch of a new breed of miniature...

Knockout success: Boxing is helping students’ academic achievement

Hackney Boxing Academy is a great success as the charity helps young people, who are at risk of educational exclusion, turn their lives around.

School Paralympic legacy under threat

Britain's largest sports event that brings together disabled and non-disabled athletes, the School Sports Championship, may be forced to close due to lack of funding.

Fat cats’ pay binge as teachers axed

Hackney's education chiefs have pocketed huge pay rises — while serving out rounds of redundancies to their staff, company documents have revealed.

Support for Michael Gove “wet dream” school

More than 500 parents have expressed support for the opening of a school described as a "Michael Gove's wet dream". However, an application to go ahead with the school was submitted to the Department for Education at the end of February after 502 parents expressed an interest in reserving a place for their child.

Mare Street squat opens doors for London Free School

A former women's refuge became a free-spirited centre for arts, crafts and activists issues last weekend