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Plans for Hackney’s first “free” primary school provokes debate

6 Dec , 2013  

Plans for a free primary school to accompany Hackney New School, one of the borough’s first free schools, which opened in September, are underway, with a petition ready to send to the Department of Education in January.

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Frying power: school minibus runs on chip oil

3 Dec , 2013  

Stoke Newington’s first Islamic boys school has been using cooking oil as biodiesel to power its school minibus

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Ed Miliband champions young people on visit to Hackney Community College

22 Nov , 2013  

Ed Miliband showed his support for the East London tech scene last week by visiting Hackney Community College to find out more about its Tech City apprenticeships. These apprenticeships give students the opportunity for paid employment at Tech City firms in East London, such as Shoreditch-based design company Poke, while studying. In a speech at […]

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Knockout success: Boxing is helping students’ academic achievement

15 Mar , 2012  

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

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Agnes’ death caught on camera

10 Mar , 2011  

The fatal shooting of an innocent teenage girl was caught on CCTV cameras, footage shown to an Old Bailey jury confirmed on Tuesday.

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Free school plans ignite row

9 Mar , 2011  

Residents planning to set up the borough’s first free school have faced a barrage of criticism.

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Musicians wanted for youth orchestra

8 Mar , 2011  

A youth orchestra is holding open auditions for its free end of term public concert.

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Free School students chat to The Hackney Post

11 Mar , 2010  

Reporters Damien Gayle and Marion Dakers spoke to participants at the annual Free School in Mare Street

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