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Clapton Girls’ Academy ‘likely’ to be in top 10% of sixth forms in country after A-level results day 

16 Aug

Clapton Girls’ Academy ‘likely’ to be in top 10% of sixth forms in country after A-level results day 19 minutes ago James Scott --> Clapton Girls’ Academy is “likely” to be in the top 10per cent of sixth forms in the country after ...


Clapton Girls’ Academy ‘likely’ to be in top 10% of sixth forms in country after A-level results day 

16 Aug

Clapton Girls’ Academy is “likely” to be in the top 10per cent of sixth forms in the country after celebrating another “amazing” batch of A-level and BTEC results.


Letter: Site should be protected for sport, not homes 

13 Aug

With regard to your story by Milo Boyd in the Epping Forest Guardian about the Upper Clapton Rugby Club seeking support and planning permission to build more houses on their land to fund even more development on their land in Upland Road, Thornwood ...


Council to look into allegations of illegally-overcrowded Upper Clapton houses 

9 Aug

Hawkwood Mount in Upper Clapton.


393 bus to Clapton Pond will actually go all the way to Clapton Pond soon, says TfL 

9 Aug

393 bus to Clapton Pond will actually go all the way to Clapton Pond soon, says TfL 50 minutes ago Harry Taylor --> Transport chiefs say they are looking for a way to make the 393 bus to Clapton Pond actually get to Clapton Pond after locals ...


393 bus to Clapton Pond will actually go all the way to Clapton Pond soon, says TfL 

9 Aug

Transport chiefs say they are looking for a way to make the 393 bus to Clapton Pond actually get to Clapton Pond after locals complained about it always terminating early.


Dispute blows up over opposition leader’s special allowance 

6 Aug

Simche Steinberger, Conservative councillor for Springfield ward A dispute has arisen over the special allowance given to the leader of Hackney council’s political opposition.


Lower Clapton Road estate agent becomes collection point for Hackney Foodbank 

6 Aug

Lower Clapton Road estate agent becomes collection point for Hackney Foodbank 34 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> An estate agent has become a collection point for Hackney Foodbank.


Lower Clapton Road estate agent becomes collection point for Hackney Foodbank 

6 Aug

An estate agent has become a collection point for Hackney Foodbank.


t 

26 Jul

t 26 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A troubled young man found dead in his Upper Clapton flat should have been saved, says a neighbour who made 200 calls in a year about his problem behaviour.


Troubled youngster found dead in flat ‘should have been saved’ – neighbour 

26 Jul

A troubled young man found dead in his Upper Clapton flat should have been saved, says a neighbour who made 200 calls in a year about his problem behaviour.


Blow for Upper Clapton campaigners as Grade-II listed Old School House sells for £460,000 

19 Jul

Blow for Upper Clapton campaigners as Grade-II listed Old School House sells for £460,000 32 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Campaigners have been working around the clock to save a historic Grade-II listed building in Lower Clapton, but it’s now been ...


Blow for Upper Clapton campaigners as Grade-II listed Old School House sells for £460,000 

19 Jul

Campaigners have been working around the clock to save a historic Grade-II listed building in Lower Clapton, but it’s now been sold for £460,000.


Clapton campaigners in desperate plea to save Old School House before it is auctioned 

10 Jul

Clapton campaigners in desperate plea to save Old School House before it is auctioned 4 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Campaigners are in a race against time to “save” a derelict Grade-II listed school building in Lower Clapton before it sells at ...


Clapton campaigners in desperate plea to save Old School House before it is auctioned 

10 Jul

Campaigners are in a race against time to “save” a derelict Grade-II listed school building in Lower Clapton before it sells at auction.


Campaigners considering legal action after council approves Clapton garden build-over 

10 Jul

‘Disappointed’: campaigners outside the Town Hall.


Campaigners in legal threat after Clapton Park Estate garages to homes plan is signed off 

9 Jul

Campaigners in legal threat after Clapton Park Estate garages to homes plan is signed off 32 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Plans to replace derelict garages and parking spaces in Lower Clapton with 11 “genuinely affordable” homes have been signed ...


Campaigners in legal threat after Clapton Park Estate garages to homes plan is signed off 

9 Jul

Plans to replace derelict garages and parking spaces in Lower Clapton with 11 “genuinely affordable” homes have been signed off – but neighbours have threatened legal action.


Tenant evicted from Upper Clapton drug den 

2 Jul

Tenant evicted from Upper Clapton drug den 55 minutes ago Lucas Cumiskey --> Bailiffs evicted a tenant from an address in Upper Clapton Road after they ignored a court order.


Tenant evicted from Upper Clapton drug den 

2 Jul

Bailiffs evicted a tenant from an address in Upper Clapton Road after they ignored a court order.


Hackney Council denies claim of a ‘democratic deficit’ in bid to build on Clapton community garden 

28 Jun

Under threat: residents have turned the site into a community growing space.


Project launches to track down people in old photos taken at RA Gibson’s Studio in Lower Clapton 

19 Jun

Project launches to track down people in old photos taken at RA Gibson’s Studio in Lower Clapton 57 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> Ronald Gibson’s photography studio was “the place to go” if you wanted to get a photo taken in the ’50s...


Project launches to track down people in old photos taken at RA Gibson’s Studio in Lower Clapton 

19 Jun

Ronald Gibson’s photography studio was “the place to go” if you wanted to get a photo taken in the ’50s, ’60s, and ’70s.


Upper Clapton neighbours get to know each other at first ever street party 

18 Jun

Upper Clapton neighbours get to know each other at first ever street party 5 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> What better way for neighbours in Upper Clapton to get to know each other than by closing off their road and holding a party? Upper Clapton ...


Upper Clapton neighbours get to know each other at first ever street party 

18 Jun

What better way for neighbours in Upper Clapton to get to know each other than by closing off their road and holding a party...


Upper Clapton man who had knife ‘for fishing’ jailed for six months 

18 Jun

Upper Clapton man who had knife ‘for fishing’ jailed for six months 4 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> An Upper Clapton man who told police the knife in his pocket was for fishing has been jailed for six months.


Upper Clapton man who had knife ‘for fishing’ jailed for six months 

18 Jun

An Upper Clapton man who told police the knife in his pocket was for fishing has been jailed for six months.


Vanessa James murder: Tre Cameron from Lower Clapton stabbed young mother 26 times 

13 Jun

Vanessa James murder: Tre Cameron from Lower Clapton stabbed young mother 26 times 44 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> The family of a young mother who was stabbed 26 times have described how their “hearts have been ripped out” as a man from ...


Vanessa James murder: Tre Cameron from Lower Clapton stabbed young mother 26 times 

13 Jun

The family of a young mother who was stabbed 26 times have described how their “hearts have been ripped out” as a man from Hackney was found guilty of her brutal murder.


Man shot by police on Clapton Park estate in March still in hospital with life-changing injuries 

29 May

Man shot by police on Clapton Park estate in March still in hospital with life-changing injuries 15 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A man shot by police on the Clapton Park Estate in March is still in hospital and may never walk again, the Gazette ...


Man shot by police on Clapton Park estate in March still in hospital with life-changing injuries 

29 May

A man shot by police on the Clapton Park Estate in March is still in hospital and may never walk again, the Gazette understands.


Hyperlocal & blogs

Pond Bridge Repairs and Maintenance 

8 Aug

Hackney Council Parks Department have informed us that Clapton Pond bridge will be closed for repairs and maintenance for 21 days – from 20 August until 17 September.


breath through your workout at blok’s breathpod 

8 Aug

It’s all well and good hitting the gym and going to classes to increase your fitness but sometimes you need to take it right back to basics to get the absolute most out of your workout.


The Elephant’s Head, Clapton 

15 Jul

The Elephant’s Head in Hackney does crafty cocktails and great pub grub in a moody, Victorian setting.


Eric Clapton replays six euphoric decades of iconic music at British Summer Time 2018 | Live review 

9 Jul

The sunny Sunday evening slot at this year’s British Summer Time in Hyde Park was one reserved for the olympians of rock ‘n’ roll.


2 x Eric Clapton tickets for this Sunday 

6 Jul

2 tickets to see Eric Clapton in Hyde Park this Sunday 8th, as part of the British Summer Time series -  https://www.


#JULIASAYS 

4 Jul

Discerning scene musings from the princess of East London OMG London Gay Pride is upon us and it’s all go this weekend! Absolutely heaving dears! Let’s begin our weekend roundup on Thursday 5th July and see what’s going on… I’m a huge fan ...


St Mary of Zion, Lower Clapton Road (Ethiopian Orthodox) 

16 May

The church currently worships in St James Anglican church next door.


Children’s theatre company launches offshoot aimed at young adults 

15 May

The company’s 2017 Carnival Collective put on a show.


XERA VERA’s Unmissable Clubs in London This Weekend – 10-13 May 2018 

10 May

The weekend in clubs in London.


invest in blok 

4 May

With two London sites in Clapton and Shoreditch already running 360 kick ass classes a week and cafes full of vegan food from Essence Express , plus a Manchester branch opening this year, Blok is gym that’s making serious gains.


essence express x blok shoreditch 

27 Apr

After massive success with their Clapton site, Blok expanded to Shoreditch this year bagging a spot in the swishy Principal Place building.


loti eats | les nenettes 

23 Apr

If you want to feel like you’ve gone on holiday to the south of France without having to leave Hackney, then head for Les Nenettes.


loti eats | the elephant’s head 

9 Apr

Formerly French spot The Bonneville, this Clapton bar and restaurant has been restored to its Hackney heyday taking back its original name, The Elephant’s Head.


North East London NE street signs 

3 Apr

Many moons ago, back in 2008, I wrote a post about old metal street names which also included some of the now defunct mid-19th century N.


The Bricklayers Arms, 1 Edith Road, Bounds Green, 1896-1965 – A local pub for local people! 

30 Mar

Top Haringey historian, Albert Pinching (**doffs cap **), briefly mentions this lost pub on the estate behind The Springfield Tavern, so your 'umble obsessive 'ere was delighted to have found this photograph in the Bruce Castle Archive last year.


Investigation launched as man shot by Hackney Police remains in critical condition 

20 Mar

Pic: Wikimedia Commons A man shot by armed police in Hackney last night was in a “critical condition” today as an investigation was launched into the incident Officers were called to reports of an “armed robbery of a vehicle” on Mandeville ...


Investigation launched after police shooting in Lower Clapton 

20 Mar

An independent investigation is underway after a man was injured in a Police shooting in Hackney yesterday evening.


What a pitta! Hackney kebab shops narrowly miss out on awards 

14 Mar

Forget the Oscars.


Annual General Meeting 

10 Mar

CPNAG Annual General Meeting Monday March 19, 7.30pm The Salvation Army Centre 122 Lower Clapton Road, E5 All Welcome New faces and old friends Come and meet your neighbours, find out about CPNAG and, even, get involved.


24 Hour NEW bus lane muswell hill 

7 Mar

Hi everyone, I have lived worked in Haringey for 50 years I am disgusted with their latest attempt to steal your money..


MUSWELL HILL BUS LANE NOW 24 HOURS – no warning given. APPEAL 

7 Mar

Hi everyone,  I have lived worked in Haringey for 50 years   I am disgusted with their latest attempt  to steal your money..


loti eats | krapow 

27 Feb

We’ve been spoiled by new wave of Thai restaurants in London in the last few years, with Som Saa, Smoking Goat, and Kiln giving us a whole host of exciting dishes without a Pad Thai in sight.


loti eats | del 74 dalston 

27 Feb

East London taco joint Del 74 only got going last year with its original Clapton restaurant and now its already on site number three, located in the heart of Dalston.


Hackney police officer sentenced to community service after on-duty attack 

21 Feb

PC Mahmood (not pictured) is now on restricted duty.


Designer for Beyoncé to work on £5million restoration of iconic Clapton church 

9 Feb

Church of St John-at-Hackney Pic:Josefine Henneberg A critically acclaimed artist who designed the closing ceremony of the London Olympics and stadium sets for Beyoncé and Adele will work on restoring the 18th century St John at Hackney Church.


Busiest amnesty bin returns to Hackney 

2 Feb

Amnesty Bin.


Hackney builds a new era on the ruins of a Thatcherite privatisation policy 

18 Jan

A MULTIMILLION-POUND project to ease Hackney’s housing crisis is about to go to the next stage: shovels and cement.


Gnarly Vines 

15 Jan

Bakers arms has a new shop, a shop that sells one of the best combinations known to human kind, wine and cheese.


Eric Clapton: A Life in 12 Bars | Movie review 

8 Jan

From Oscar winner Lili Fini Zanuck comes a brave and bold rock-documentary on legendary guitarist Eric Clapton, charting his early years as an outsider in Ripley, Surrey, to the present day, where we see a man at peace, recovering from the bruising ...


Hackney Citizen Christmas Listings 2017: food, music, booze, gift shopping, children, charity and more 

4 Dec

Hackney Town Hall, resplendent with festive lights.




Schools

Sports Week at Springfield! 

10 Jul

As you will know, a couple of weeks ago we had a very exciting and busy week for Springfield.


Springfield Awarded Silver Sports Mark! 

26 Jun

We are delighted to announce that we have achieved the School Games Silver Mark Award for the 2017/18 academic year.


Zachariah Gachette at Springfield 

26 Jun

Springfield will be visited by professional basketball player Zachariah Gachette this term! See his introduction video here! We can’t wait! document.


Springfield’s Sports Website 

4 Jan

Happy New Year!  We’re happy to announce that Springfield has it’s very own web page for sports and PE played across the school.


PA Boccia and New Age Curling Games 

8 Dec

Gainsborough hosted the PA Boccia and New Age Curling Games on Tuesday 5th December.


Homework Questionnaire 

20 Oct

We are always looking to get feedback from our community about life at Springfield.


Primary Advantage Football Tournament 

10 Oct

The SJB football team competed against other schools in the federation for a football tournament last week.


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

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‘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.



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