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Clapton Girls’ Academy A-level results: ‘Teachers made their own exam papers to help pupils revise’ 

17 Aug

Clapton Girls’ Academy A-level results: ‘Teachers made their own exam papers to help pupils revise’ 5 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> There were “lots of lovely moments” at Clapton Girls’ Academy this morning as pupils confirmed their ...


Clapton Girls’ Academy A-level results: ‘Teachers made their own exam papers to help pupils revise’ 

17 Aug

There were “lots of lovely moments” at Clapton Girls’ Academy this morning as pupils confirmed their university offers, according to head Anna Feltham.


Made in Hackney: Native Products – Lower Clapton pair’s hair care is a cut above 

16 Aug

Made in Hackney: Native Products – Lower Clapton pair’s hair care is a cut above 16 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Each week, the Gazette takes to the streets to unearth something being manufactured right here in Hackney.


Made in Hackney: Native Products – Lower Clapton pair’s hair care is a cut above 

16 Aug

Each week, the Gazette takes to the streets to unearth something being manufactured right here in Hackney.


Police watchdog IPCC finishes investigation into death of moped rider Lewis Johnson in Clapton Common 

10 Aug

Police watchdog IPCC finishes investigation into death of moped rider Lewis Johnson in Clapton Common 41 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Prosecutors are weighing up whether to charge two police officers with driving offences over the death of Lewis ...


Police watchdog IPCC finishes investigation into death of moped rider Lewis Johnson in Clapton Common 

10 Aug

Police watchdog IPCC finishes investigation into death of moped rider Lewis Johnson in Clapton Common 25 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Prosecutors are weighing up whether to charge two police officers with driving offences over the death of Lewis ...


Police watchdog IPCC finishes investigation into death of moped rider Lewis Johnson in Clapton Common 

10 Aug

Prosecutors are weighing up whether to charge two police officers with driving offences over the death of Lewis Johnson in a chase last year.


‘Shut up or we’ll kill you’: Towpath robbery victim recounts terrifying ordeal as cops appeal for information 

7 Aug

‘Shut up or we’ll kill you’: Towpath robbery victim recounts terrifying ordeal as cops appeal for information 20 minutes ago Ramzy Alwakeel --> A gang of masked robbers surrounded a young father as he cycled beside a canal, punched him to the ...


Knifepoint robbers target six men in four days on canal towpath near Lea Valley Marina in Clapton 

4 Aug

Knifepoint robbers target six men in four days on canal towpath near Lea Valley Marina in Clapton 45 minutes ago Ramzy Alwakeel --> Knifepoint robbers have targeted six men in a terrifying crime spree on the towpath by the River Lea since Tuesday.


Knifepoint robbers target six men in four days on canal towpath near Lea Valley Marina in Clapton 

4 Aug

Knifepoint robbers have targeted six men in a terrifying crime spree on the towpath by the River Lea since Tuesday.


A road accident demo, horses and 6,000 balloons on Clapton Common? Must be the Shomrim open day 

4 Aug

A road accident demo, horses and 6,000 balloons on Clapton Common? Must be the Shomrim open day 17 minutes ago Atina Dimitrova --> Six thousand balloons were given out at Shomrim’s annual open day on Clapton Common.


A road accident demo, horses and 6,000 balloons on Clapton Common? Must be the Shomrim open day 

4 Aug

Six thousand balloons were given out at Shomrim’s annual open day on Clapton Common.


Hackney Council given £3.3million grant for restoration work at Springfield Park 

21 Jul

Hackney Council given £3.3million grant for restoration work at Springfield Park 25 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> The town hall has been given £3.3million for restoration work at Springfield Park.


Hackney Council given £3.3million grant for restoration work at Springfield Park 

21 Jul

The town hall has been given £3.3million for restoration work at Springfield Park.


News flashback: 30 years ago – family cheats death as Lower Clapton newsagent’s collapses 

12 Jul

News flashback: 30 years ago – family cheats death as Lower Clapton newsagent’s collapses 47 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A family cheated death when their cornershop was reduced to rubble with them inside.


News flashback: 30 years ago – family cheats death as Lower Clapton newsagent’s collapses 

12 Jul

A family cheated death when their cornershop was reduced to rubble with them inside.


Start up of the week: CORE set to provide cheap osteopathy sessions at new Upper Clapton HQ 

10 Jul

Start up of the week: CORE set to provide cheap osteopathy sessions at new Upper Clapton HQ 44 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> The Gazette hunts high and low each week to bring you news of the most interesting new businesses in Hackney.


Start up of the week: CORE set to provide cheap osteopathy sessions at new Upper Clapton HQ 

10 Jul

The Gazette hunts high and low each week to bring you news of the most interesting new businesses in Hackney.


Four men in court over assault on Hackney Council officer in Clapton 

10 Jul

Four men in court over assault on Hackney Council officer in Clapton 40 minutes ago James Morris --> Four men have been summonsed to court to answer assault charges against a Hackney Council enforcement officer.


Four men in court over assault on Hackney Council officer in Clapton 

10 Jul

Four men have been summonsed to court to answer assault charges against a Hackney Council enforcement officer.


Stamford Hill school blaze: Nearly 100 fire fighters tackle ‘hazardous conditions’ as floor collapses 

5 Jul

Stamford Hill school blaze: Nearly 100 fire fighters tackle ‘hazardous conditions’ as floor collapses 18 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> About 100 fire fighters braved hazardous conditions, when a blaze broke out at a Jewish faith school in ...


Stamford Hill school blaze: Nearly 100 fire fighters tackle ‘hazardous conditions’ as floor collapses 

5 Jul

About 100 fire fighters braved hazardous conditions, when a blaze broke out at a Jewish faith school in Upper Clapton just before midnight yesterday.


Mum’s appeal after son, 5, suffers devastating injuries in crash on Nightingale Estate 

29 Jun

Mum’s appeal after son, 5, suffers devastating injuries in crash on Nightingale Estate 22 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> The mum of a five-year-old boy who suffered devastating injuries after being run over on his Lower Clapton estate has begged ...


Mum’s appeal after son, 5, suffers devastating injuries in crash on Nightingale Estate 

29 Jun

The mum of a five-year-old boy who suffered devastating injuries after being run over on his Lower Clapton estate has begged witnesses to come forward.


Upper Clapton housing block ‘cocooned in scaffolding’ for months after workers botch window repairs 

27 Jun

Upper Clapton housing block ‘cocooned in scaffolding’ for months after workers botch window repairs 13 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A housing block in Upper Clapton has been “cocooned” in scaffolding since November because contractors ordered ...


Upper Clapton housing block ‘cocooned in scaffolding’ for months after workers botch window repairs 

27 Jun

A housing block in Upper Clapton has been “cocooned” in scaffolding since November because contractors ordered the wrong size windows for the flats.


Hackney’s generous volunteers and donors do borough proud after Grenfell Tower blaze 

21 Jun

Hackney’s generous volunteers and donors do borough proud after Grenfell Tower blaze 45 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> The generosity of people in Hackney has been praised after a community group was inundated with donations for victims of the ...


Police watchdog investigating claims officer assaulted man in Clapton 

19 Jun

Police watchdog investigating claims officer assaulted man in Clapton 34 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> The police watchdog has launched an investigation after a man was allegedly assaulted by an officer in Clapton.


Police watchdog investigating claims officer assaulted man in Clapton 

19 Jun

Police watchdog investigating claims officer assaulted man in Clapton 12:40 Sam Gelder --> The police watchdog has launched an investigation after a man was allegedly assaulted by an officer in Clapton.


Plans to re-clad Landmark Heights, Lower Clapton, shelved in light of deadly Grenfell Tower blaze 

16 Jun

Plans to re-clad Landmark Heights, Lower Clapton, shelved in light of deadly Grenfell Tower blaze 11 minutes ago Tom Horton --> Plans to re-clad a Lower Clapton tower block have been shelved following the devastating Grenfell Tower blaze that left ...


Plans to re-clad Landmark Heights, Lower Clapton, shelved in light of deadly Grenfell Tower blaze 

16 Jun

Plans to re-clad a Lower Clapton tower block have been shelved following the devastating Grenfell Tower blaze that left more than 100 dead, missing or injured.


Hyperlocal & blogs

Four more robberies linked to Hackney marina attacks 

8 Aug

One of the victims was targeted by the Anchor Hope pub last week Pic: Wikipedia Four more offences have been identified in a string of knife-point robberies in the areas surrounding the River Lea.


Teen denies committing Hackney acid attacks 

18 Jul

Police arrive at one of the attacks in Clapton Pic: @999London Twitter A Croydon teen has denied his involvement in last week’s acid attacks in Hackney and Islington.


First murder on a train 

9 Jul

129 Cadogan Terrace.


Street Party 

4 Jul

A small boy moon walking down the middle of the road, sounds of gleeful laughter coming from a bouncy castle, neighbours sharing food and having a whole heap of fun.


cantina del74 to open 

27 Jun

Del74 might’ve opened up quietly on Lower Clapton Road earlier this year, but they’ve definitely brought the party to Hackney, and now they’re opening Cantina Del74 on Mare Street.


The Waking Marsh 

29 May

Shakespeare once said ‘Get thee to the marshes and fill thy lungs with life’.


Pleasures of the Clapton Table 

20 May

I liked its predecessor, Candela, with its charming proprietors and endearing air of gentle chaos.


Forest School in Hackney promises outdoor fun for youngsters 

19 May

Children take part in a pilot session of the Forest School in Hackney           Pic: Hackney Forest School Let your children make mud cakes, climb trees and build dens to help improve their education, that’s the message from Hackney Forest ...


April 2017 dates for #Hackney #Bike Workshop – ready to cycle in the sun again? 

3 Apr

Yes, April is here and with it, warm rains of sunshine, beautiful flowers and the best time to cycle! Time to get your bike in good running condition  The dates for our April workshops are: Tuesday 4th April – Hackney City Farm, 7-9PM Tuesday ...


Cycling hit-and-run incidents on the up in  Hackney  

17 Mar

Cyclists riding through Clapton, Hackney.


Changing the football fan stereotype with Clapton Ulras 

16 Mar

Clapton Ulras celebrate a win.


Hackney housing activists criticise Sadiq Khan on estate demolition 

16 Mar

Housing activists in Hackney have criticised Sadiq Khan’s guidance on estate demolition and regeneration as “meaningless”.


Found black & white cat – Springfield Rd N15 

9 Mar

This female black white cat has been found in Springfield Rd N15 on 7th March.


Diane Abbott ‘very disappointed’ in Labour MPs for immigration remarks 

6 Mar

Diane Abbott has attacked her fellow Labour MPs for fuelling anti-immigration sentiment in the aftermath of the Brexit vote.


March 2017 dates for #Hackney #Bike Workshop – get your bike #SpringReady! 

5 Mar

It’s March and #NearlySpring! Excellent timing to get your bike in good order before the warmer temperatures arrive!!! The dates for our March workshops are: Tuesday 7th March – Hackney City Farm, 7-9PM Tuesday 21st March – Hackney City ...


Art in Barking Road. IWD 2017 

19 Feb

Wed 8th March free Launch night 6-8pm Tower Gallery, Barking Road.


Memory of the Mothers’ Hospital 

14 Feb

One August morning in 1984, my first child was born in a maternity hospital on Lower Clapton Road which stood on the site of what is now called Mothers' Square.


Get to know your partners at the AGM 

12 Feb

Come and build partnerships, with ducks, with flowers, with benches, with herons, with snow, with fountains, with horses, Oh, and with one or two people!!!! Clapton Pond Neighbourhood Action Group (CPNAG) Annual General Meetin g All welcome, familiar...


Next Monday – That AGM you have been waiting for!!!!!!!!! 

7 Feb

In case you missed last week’s notice, or it has slipped your mind, here is all the information again: Clapton Pond Neighbourhood Action Group (CPNAG) Annual General Meetin g All welcome, familiar faces and new! When: Monday, 13th February, 2017...


del 74 tacos 

6 Feb

More of a bar than a place to eat, Del 74 Tacos opened quietly on Lower Clapton Road last year as a Sunday pop-up and has now gone permanent – when we say quietly we mean in terms of awareness, there’s defo nothing quiet about the place.


February 2017 dates for #Hackney #Bike Workshop – we are back as usual! 

3 Feb

It’s February folks! And we are BACK! Did you miss us? Sis your bike miss us? If you need help, we are here to help… The dates for our February workshops are: Tuesday 7th February – Hackney City Farm, 7-9PM Tuesday 21st February – Hackney ...


A date for your diary – it’s AGM time!!!! 

3 Feb

Clapton Pond Neighbourhood Action Group (CPNAG) Annual General Meeting All welcome, familiar faces and new!   When: Monday, 13th February, 2015       7.30 – 9.00pm Where: St John’s Ambulance Hall, 1a Mildenhall Road, E5 A brief recap of ...


Gardening trip with De Beauvoir Estate TRA & De Beauvoir Gardeners 

22 Jan

by Councillor James Peters Yesterday, I invited members of the De Beauvoir Estate tenants and residents' association (or the "TRA") and members of the De Beauvoir Gardeners to visit estate gardening projects in the east of Hackney.


Saving Springfield Park bowling green & wildlife space 

17 Jan

Currently there is a Lottery Heritage fund application to restore and improve Springfield Park.


Brian’s stories of lower clapton 

9 Jan

An interview with Brian Walker, a local resident sharing his memories of the Clapton area of Hackney as part of Hackney Historic Buildings Trust's Lower Clapton Heritage project funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund...


Rubbish all over the road, 19th December 

19 Dec

This is a bag of rubbish I picked up from a single stretch of street across Myrtle and Springfield Roads on Saturday 17th December.


YARD SALE PIZZA COMING TO WALTHAMSTOW 

16 Dec

Yard Sale Pizza is starting 2017 off strong and opening a third site in Walthamstow in February.


Via Clapton FC 

4 Dec

Via Clapton FC...


December 2016 dates for #Hackney #Bike Workshop + Happy Holidays! 

1 Dec

LAST TWO WORKSHOPS OF THE YEAR! ..


Any local vinyl junkies? 

27 Nov

This barge-based record shop frequently moors near Springfield Park.




Schools

Summer Fete 

10 Jul

Last Friday we hosted our annual Springfield Summer Fete.


Springfield is awarded the Silver Primary Science Quality Mark 

6 Jul

Springfield has worked hard this year to bring the teaching of science to the forefront.


Accelerated Reader 

4 Apr

This academic year Springfield has read: 3,924 books and 57,044,451 words .


Primary Advantage Federation Art Show 

24 Mar

All the schools in the Primary Advantage Federation have been hard at work in their art lessons.


Christmas at Springfield 

22 Dec

We’ve had a fun festive time at school recently.


Year 5’s performance of Midsummer Night’s Dream 

4 Jul

The world has been celebrating 400 years of Shakespeare and Springfield is no different! Year 5 gave an amazing performance of Midsummer Night’s Dream to their fellow pupils, parents and staff.


Debate Club Competition 

24 Jun

A massive congratulations to the SJB debate club for coming in second place in the Lower Clapton competition last week.


Cricket Festival 

22 Jun

Last month some of our Key Stage 2 children represented Springfield at the Cricket Festival on Hackney Downs.


Walkers’ Breakfast 

1 Jun

It has been fantastic to see so many of you walking to school recently! We hope, as the weather gets warmer, more and more of you will be encouraged to do the same! Recently our walkers enjoyed a breakfast in the playground, which was a lovely start...


Springfield go to Arsenal! 

3 Mar

Well done to the children in Year 4/5 who took part in the Premier League School Tournament on Thursday 25 th February held by Arsenal Football Club.


Contact information 

11 Jan

Unfortunately we are experiencing an issue with our phone lines today.


Mud, Sweat & Gears at the Uphill Cycle Climb 

16 Oct

What a great show both Team Grazebrook Team Shacklewell made at Fridays Uphill Cycle Climb at Springfield Park, the first event of the  2015/16 Young Hackney Primary School Cycling League.


Mud, Sweat & Gears at the Uphill Cycle Climb 

14 Oct

What a great show both Team Grazebrook  Team Shacklewell made at Fridays Uphill Cycle Climb at Springfield Park, the first event of the   2015/16 Young Hackney Primary School Cycling League.


Springfiel’s Vision – We need your help! 

13 Oct

This year Springfield are putting together their vision statement, and we need your input! If you’re a parent, carer or staff member please complete our short survey to help us understand how you feel about Springfield and what you would like it’...


Springfield awarded London Gold Club status 

30 Sep

Springfield has been awarded Gold Club status under a scheme set up by the Mayor of London Boris Johnson to recognise exceptional schools in the capital.


Syria Appeal 

9 Sep

Springfield Community Primary School together with other Hackney schools are organising a collection of warm clothes, blankets, shoes , etc for the refugee camps on Syria’s borders.


The sky’s the limit at aviation school 

27 Aug

Eight students in Year 11 and the Sixth Form from The City Academy, Hackney and Clapton Girls’ Academy have celebrated completing an intensive residential two-week gliding course at the London Gliding Club.


Year 6 Leaver’s Assembly 

20 Jul

Last Friday we said an emotional goodbye to our Year 6’s during their leaver’s assembly.


Springfield win big at the Clissold Cup! 

15 Jun

This term Springfield started with a bang.


Visit from Clapton Girls Academy 

26 Jan

Some lovely students from Clapton Girls Academy visited to help support our work in delivering Spanish lessons.


End of Autumn Term Shows 2014 – Teaser 

18 Dec

End of Autumn Term Shows 2014 - Teaser From: Northwold Primary School Views: 0 0 ratings Time: 04:47 More in People Blogs...


Ireland Class Assembly – 12/12/14 

12 Dec

Ireland Class Assembly - 12/12/14 From: Northwold Primary School Views: 0 0 ratings Time: 08:11 More in People Blogs...


‘MEAN MR HUMBUG’ – An Alternative Christmas Production 

9 Dec

On Tuesday 16th December, Year 5 will be performing the Terrible Tale of Mean Mr Humbug… the misguided Headteacher who needs a little help to remember the spirit of coming together at this time of year.


Ping Pong! 

9 Dec

 Year 4 table tennis players were invited to compete in the very first table tennis competition! Springfield’s team was made up of  Roam (Captain), Annabella (Vice Captain), Anastasia and Taha.


Girls League 

9 Dec

Springfield girls recently took part in a football competition  The competition included 50 schools, 6 mini leagues! There were 6 teams in our mini league and we came 3 rd (losing 3 games and winning 3 games).


Russia Class Assembly – 05/12/14 

5 Dec

Russia Class Assembly - 05/12/14 From: Northwold Primary School Views: 0 0 ratings Time: 10:24 More in People Blogs...


Board games don’t just bring us together – they remind us how to play 

1 Dec

We have found this article in The Guardian and thought it was worth sharing with all of you.


Spain Class Assembly – 28/11/14 

28 Nov

Spain Class Assembly - 28/11/14 From: Northwold Primary School Views: 0 0 ratings Time: 08:17 More in People Blogs...


Last day of term is Friday 19th December, Spring term begins on Monday 5th January 2015 

25 Nov

all children should return to school on Monday 5th January 2015 at 8:45 am...


What’s it all about, BSix? 

22 Nov

BSix is a sixth form college and should be judged and judge itself by the standards and benchmarks of a sixth form college BSix is a comprehensive sixth form college in three senses It is non-selective, adhering to national entry thresholds.



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