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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.


‘One of the most diverse people in the world’ discovered during DNA tests at Clapton primary school 

14 Jun

‘One of the most diverse people in the world’ discovered during DNA tests at Clapton primary school 33 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> DNA testing in a school may sound like a Jeremy Kyle-esque disaster waiting to happen, but no punches were thrown at...


Kids get stuck in at Hackney Forest School launch in Clapton 

13 Jun

Kids get stuck in at Hackney Forest School launch in Clapton 5 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Children made mud cakes, climbed trees and built dens at the launch of Hackney Forest School this weekend.


‘One of the most diverse people in the world’ discovered during DNA tests at Clapton primary school 

13 Jun

DNA testing in a school may sound like a Jeremy Kyle-esque disaster waiting to happen, but no punches were thrown at Southwold Primary in Clapton.


Kids get stuck in at Hackney Forest School launch in Clapton 

13 Jun

Children made mud cakes, climbed trees and built dens at the launch of Hackney Forest School this weekend.


Homerton Hospital gets thumbs up from Care Quality Commission 

2 Jun

Homerton University Hospital in Lower Clapton.


20 years for Lower Clapton drug dealers 

30 May

20 years for Lower Clapton drug dealers 43 minutes ago James Morris --> Three Lower Clapton drug dealers – including one who hid £2,000 of crack and heroin inside his own body – have been jailed for a total 20 years.


20 years for Lower Clapton drug dealers 

30 May

Three Lower Clapton drug dealers – including one who hid £2,000 of crack and heroin inside his own body – have been jailed for a total 20 years.


Cleaver-wielding man arrested after ‘threatening to kill Jews’ in Clapton 

10 May

In custody: CCTV footage showed the man brandishing the weapon.


Man with meat cleaver arrested after ‘threatening to kill Jews’ in London 

9 May

(Picture: @shomrim/Twitter) A man with a meat cleaver and a large knife has been arrested after allegedly threatening a young Jewish girl in Clapton saying, ‘You Jews run away from here before I kill you.


Arrest in Clapton over ‘man with meat cleaver’ 

9 May

Arrest in Clapton over ‘man with meat cleaver’ 27 minutes ago James Morris --> A man was arrested in Clapton this afternoon after police received reports of someone armed “with a meat cleaver”.


Arrest in Clapton over ‘man with meat cleaver’ 

9 May

A man was arrested in Clapton this afternoon after police received reports of someone armed “with a meat cleaver”.


Decades after Elizabeth Taylor saved it, Clapton’s Pedro youth club needs £50k to stay open 

5 May

Decades after Elizabeth Taylor saved it, Clapton’s Pedro youth club needs £50k to stay open 41 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A youth club that’s been helping kids in Clapton since 1929 needs £50,000 of funding if it’s to keep its doors open.


Decades after Elizabeth Taylor saved it, Clapton’s Pedro youth club needs £50k to stay open 

5 May

A youth club that’s been helping kids in Clapton since 1929 needs £50,000 of funding if it’s to keep its doors open.


Six years for knife-wielding Clapton drug addict who robbed his own friend in Stoke Newington 

12 Apr

Six years for knife-wielding Clapton drug addict who robbed his own friend in Stoke Newington 14 minutes ago James Morris --> A Clapton “career criminal” has been jailed – after he held a knife to the throat of his friend and robbed him.


Six years for knife-wielding Clapton drug addict who robbed his own friend in Stoke Newington 

12 Apr

A Clapton “career criminal” has been jailed – after he held a knife to the throat of his friend and robbed him.


New wildlife-friendly reedbed coming to Clapton 

10 Apr

Avid reeder: Ben Fenton runs Thames21’s reedbed project.


River Lea by Lea Bridge Road wins public vote to get new reedbed that will attract wildlife and clean up the water 

8 Apr

River Lea by Lea Bridge Road wins public vote to get new reedbed that will attract wildlife and clean up the water 29 minutes ago Tom Horton --> Kingfishers, dragonflies and fish could soon be thriving in Clapton thanks to a public vote on where a ...


River Lea by Lea Bridge Road wins public vote to get new reedbed that will attract wildlife and clean up the water 

7 Apr

Kingfishers, dragonflies and fish could soon be thriving in Clapton thanks to a public vote on where a new reedbed should be planted along the River Lea.


Restaurants and cafes to dish up discounts to the Hackney neighbourhoods that recycle the most 

25 Mar

Restaurants and cafes to dish up discounts to the Hackney neighbourhoods that recycle the most 17 minutes ago Tom Horton --> More than 100 independent firms in Hackney will be offering incentives to get people to recycle more.


Made in Hackney: The award-winning salad grown in Springfield Park and Clissold Park 

25 Mar

Made in Hackney: The award-winning salad grown in Springfield Park and Clissold Park 18 minutes ago Tom Horton --> Each week, the Gazette takes to the streets to unearth something being manufactured right here in Hackney.


Made in Hackney: The award-winning salad grown in Springfield Park and Clissold Park 

24 Mar

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


Solicitor denies claims Westminster attacker is Clapton hate preacher Abu Izzadeen 

22 Mar

Finsbury Park Mosque: Izzadeen is believed to have attended speeches by Abu Hamza at the Islington mosque.


Clapton couple inspired by nine-year-old daughter to launch film classes for young people 

22 Mar

Clapton couple inspired by nine-year-old daughter to launch film classes for young people 28 minutes ago James Scott --> A Clapton couple who met while working on Top of the Pops have launched film-making classes for young people after being inspired...


Clapton couple inspired by nine-year-old daughter to launch film classes for young people 

22 Mar

A Clapton couple who met while working on Top of the Pops have launched film-making classes for young people after being inspired by their nine-year-old daughter.


Boy in hospital after falling from third-floor window in Upper Clapton 

14 Mar

Boy in hospital after falling from third-floor window in Upper Clapton 36 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A young boy is in hospital after accidentally falling from a third floor window in Upper Clapton yesterday.


Boy in hospital after falling from third-floor window in Upper Clapton 

14 Mar

A young boy is in hospital after accidentally falling from a third floor window in Upper Clapton yesterday.


Hyperlocal & blogs

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.


Clappy-happy! If you go to chapel in Clapton you might be in with a prayer to become a movie star 

16 Nov

HEY, LADS! You know that roundy happy-clappy placey in Clapton, above , that you occasionally go past? It could be the start of your showbiz career.


CLAPTON CRAFT FINSBURY PARK 

8 Nov

The Clapton Craft empire is expanding further out of their namesake hood with a fourth site in Finsbury Park almost ready to open its doors.


From Noma to Newington Green: Restaurant Perilla opens on 8 November 

27 Oct

Ben Marks and Matt Emmerson are to open Perilla in Newington Green on 8 th November.


Teenager Raped in Daylight in Clapton Park 

22 Oct

Hackney police have just released this statement: “On the afternoon of Thursday, 20 October a 17-year-old female was walking towards a bus stop in Lea Bridge Road, E5.


Police appeal after teenager raped in Hackney 

22 Oct

Lea Bridge Road.




Schools

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.


History’s Untouchables 

22 Nov

President John F.


Ghana Class Assembly 

21 Nov

Ghana Class Assembly From: Northwold Primary School Views: 0 0 ratings Time: 08:48 More in People Blogs...



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