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Campaign launched to raise £7,500 for a gardener for the whole of the E5 postcode area 

23 May

Campaign launched to raise £7,500 for a gardener for the whole of the E5 postcode area 11 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> People in Homerton are hoping to raise £7,500 in a crowdfunding campaign to fund a community gardener for a year.


Campaign launched to raise £7,500 for a gardener for the whole of the E5 postcode area 

23 May

People in Homerton are hoping to raise £7,500 in a crowdfunding campaign to fund a community gardener for a year.


Homerton residents launch campaign to hire a gardener for an entire postcode 

23 May

Community: the project is supported by residents, schools and the council.


Hackney students top 6,000-strong field to win national debate competition 

22 May

Victors: the team outside Parliament with mentor Jesse (far left).


Newsagent’s Marsh Hill News looks back on 40 years of serving Homerton 

8 May

Newsagent’s Marsh Hill News looks back on 40 years of serving Homerton 47 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> When Marsh Hill News opened, the regular customers came from the Lesney Products Matchbox factory, the words artisan coffee had never been uttered ...


Newsagent’s Marsh Hill News looks back on 40 years of serving Homerton 

8 May

When Marsh Hill News opened, the regular customers came from the Lesney Products Matchbox factory, the words artisan coffee had never been uttered and the Olympics were something that took place on the telly.


Homerton lung cancer patient swims 5km for charity – and raises an incredible £5,000 

8 May

Homerton lung cancer patient swims 5km for charity – and raises an incredible £5,000 30 minutes ago Mahmoud Shukri --> A Homerton lung cancer patient who swam 5km for charity has raised more than 10 times his target.


Get outdoors in Daubeney Fields with Heritage Lottery Funded project 

4 May

EcoACTIVE Education, a local environmental education charity, is running an exciting, free nature based project in Daubeney Fields, Homerton funded by Heritage Lottery Fund.


Made in Hackney: e9maker Lisa Devaney paints in her Homerton kitchen 

17 Apr

Made in Hackney: e9maker Lisa Devaney paints in her Homerton kitchen 17 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> Each week, the Gazette takes to the streets to unearth something being manufactured right here in Hackney.


Made in Hackney: e9maker Lisa Devaney paints in her Homerton kitchen 

17 Apr

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


Homerton woman, 57, jailed for trying to smuggle crack cocaine into UK 

6 Apr

Homerton woman, 57, jailed for trying to smuggle crack cocaine into UK 7 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A Homerton woman has been jailed for nine-and-a-half years after being caught trying to smuggle more than £569,000 of crack cocaine into the UK.


Homerton woman, 57, jailed for trying to smuggle crack cocaine into UK 

6 Apr

A Homerton woman has been jailed for nine-and-a-half years after being caught trying to smuggle more than £569,000 of crack cocaine into the UK.


Chesham Arms: 150-year-old Hackney pub retains special heritage status 

27 Mar

‘Save the Chesham Arms’ campaigners outside the pub in 2016 The Chesham Arms pub in Homerton has become the first ‘community asset’ in Hackney to hang on to its protected status, the Town Hall has announced.


Sylvester Silcott stabbing: Family speaks of heartache over Homerton St Patrick’s Day attack 

23 Mar

Sylvester Silcott stabbing: Family speaks of heartache over Homerton St Patrick’s Day attack 13 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> The family of the man stabbed to death at a St Patrick’s Day party in Homerton have described the devastation of ...


Sylvester Silcott stabbing: Family speaks of heartache over Homerton St Patrick’s Day attack 

23 Mar

The family of the man stabbed to death at a St Patrick’s Day party in Homerton have described the devastation of having to tell his two young daughters their “daddy is gone”.


Sylvester Silcott: Man charged with murder of dad-of-two at St Patrick’s Day party in Homerton 

22 Mar

Sylvester Silcott: Man charged with murder of dad-of-two at St Patrick’s Day party in Homerton 35 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A man has been charged with the murder of dad-of-two Tyrone “Sylvester” Silcott outside a St Patrick’s Day house ...


Sylvester Silcott: Man charged with murder of dad-of-two at St Patrick’s Day party in Homerton 

22 Mar

A man has been charged with the murder of dad-of-two Tyrone “Sylvester” Silcott outside a St Patrick’s Day house party in Homerton.


Sylvester Silcott: Tributes paid to dad-of-two stabbed to death in Homerton outside St Patrick’s Day party 

21 Mar

Exclusive: Sylvester Silcott: Tributes paid to dad-of-two stabbed to death in Homerton outside St Patrick’s Day party 43 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> Friends of the man stabbed to death at a St Patrick’s Day party in Homerton have demanded ...


Sylvester Silcott: Tributes paid to dad-of-two stabbed to death in Homerton outside St Patrick’s Day party 

21 Mar

Friends of the man stabbed to death at a St Patrick’s Day party in Homerton have demanded justice for “someone who was truly loved”.


Towpath Walk fatal stabbing : Dispute at private party ‘spilled outside’ before attack, say police 

19 Mar

Towpath Walk fatal stabbing : Dispute at private party ‘spilled outside’ before attack, say police 20 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> Police believe the 37-year-old man who was knifed to death in Homerton yesterday had got into a dispute at a ...


Towpath Walk fatal stabbing : Dispute at private party ‘spilled outside’ before attack, say police 

19 Mar

Police believe the 37-year-old man who was knifed to death in Homerton yesterday had got into a dispute at a private party before being stabbed multiple times outside.


Towpath Walk fatal stabbing: Man, 30, arrested on suspicion of Homerton murder 

18 Mar

Towpath Walk fatal stabbing: Man, 30, arrested on suspicion of Homerton murder 3 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> A murder investigation has been launched after a 42-year-old man was found with multiple stab injuries in Homerton this morning.


Towpath Walk fatal stabbing: Man, 30, arrested on suspicion of Homerton murder 

18 Mar

A murder investigation has been launched after a 42-year-old man was found with multiple stab injuries in Homerton this morning.


Homerton Hospital’s ‘SepsisMaggie’ on fighting the notoriously hard-to-diagnose illness 

5 Mar

Homerton Hospital’s ‘SepsisMaggie’ on fighting the notoriously hard-to-diagnose illness 40 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> ‘Sepsis Maggie’ tells Emma Bartholomew why has dedicated her career to fighting the disease, and how she has shaken ...


Homerton Hospital’s ‘SepsisMaggie’ on fighting the notoriously hard-to-diagnose illness 

5 Mar

‘Sepsis Maggie’ tells Emma Bartholomew why has dedicated her career to fighting the disease, and how she has shaken things up at the Homerton since she started working there in October...


Hackney Council and Homerton Hospital get £128,400 to create a low emission neighbourhood in Homerton 

28 Feb

Hackney Council and Homerton Hospital get £128,400 to create a low emission neighbourhood in Homerton 34 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> Hackney Council and Homerton Hospital Trust have been handed £128,400 to cut down on air pollution.


Hackney Council and Homerton Hospital get £128,400 to create a low emission neighbourhood in Homerton 

28 Feb

Hackney Council and Homerton Hospital Trust have been handed £128,400 to cut down on air pollution.


Mayor of London coughs up £130k to cut air pollution in Homerton 

26 Feb

Dirty air drive: Homerton Hospital in Lower Clapton.


Closure of Homerton’s Cedar Lodge will see dementia patients move to Mile End 

15 Feb

Closing: Cedar Lodge’s dementia services with merge with Thomas House Ward (Photo: Google Maps) Dementia patients at an “under-occupied” care ward will be moved out of Hackney in a proposed merger which doctors say will improve patient care.


Chatsworth Road set for five months of closures and temporary lights as gas main is ripped out 

15 Feb

A string of road closures will hit Brooksby’s Walk and Chatsworth Road in Homerton for five months while aging gas mains are ripped out.


NHS pays out £27 million for historical medical errors at Homerton Hospital 

13 Feb

Homerton University Hospital in Lower Clapton Payouts for past mistakes at Homerton Hospital have cost the NHS more than £27 million over the last five years, according to research by the BBC.


Hyperlocal & blogs

Get outdoors in Daubeney Fields with Heritage Lottery Funded project 

4 May

EcoACTIVE Education, a local environmental education charity, is running an exciting, free nature based project in Daubeney Fields, Homerton funded by Heritage Lottery Fund.


Meet Leo, London’s foremost ‘Gong Master’ 

22 Mar

On a cold, rainy Wednesday evening, I have somehow found myself in a Homerton basement, preparing for a ‘gong bath.


Man charged with murder over Homerton stabbing as victim identified 

22 Mar

The man who was killed in Homerton on Sunday has been named as Tyrone Silcott, as another man has been charged with his murder.


BREAKING NEWS: Man released under investigation after Homerton stabbing murder 

19 Mar

12.45PM A 30-year-old man has been released after being arrested as part of a murder investigation into the fatal stabbing of a man in Hackney on Sunday.


3 new solar power projects for Hackney in 2018? 

4 Mar

There are 3 big opportunities for Hackney Energy to help develop solar power projects in the borough this year - the Rio Cinema, the Wilton Estate and Homerton Hospital.


The origins, current position and future prospects of the US-led Liberal International Order 

21 Feb

Launching the special issue of International Affairs, Chatham House’s journal, on “Ordering the world? Liberal Internationalism in Theory and Practice in the age of Trump” a Public Lecture by Professor G.


London’s first vegan pub opens its doors 

19 Jan

Pic: Engin_Akyurt Hackney’s reputation as a hotspot for veganism was cemented by the opening in the borough of London’s first pub to fully boycott animal products.


Flawed US-led world order to blame for American political crises at home and abroad, new paper says 

15 Jan

Professor Inderjeet Parmar publishes article in Chatham House journal International Affairs Professor Inderjeet Parmar publishes article in Chatham House journal International Affairs...


#FindClaude: £1000 reward offered for missing cat 

30 Nov

If you have any information about Claude’s whereabouts, please contact 0800 4320 340 and quote reference number 337737.


Extensive database of fire risk assessments available as Hackney Council finalises for publication 

26 Nov

Homerton Fire Station Pic: Stacey Harris In a step which puts the area ahead of any other part of the country, almost all the official fire risk assessments for thousands of social housing properties in Hackney have now been put online for public ...


Homerton Hospital becomes first in country to receive ‘Planet Mark’ sustainability award 

17 Nov

Homerton University Hospital has received a prestigious award for sustainability.


Prince Harry urges everyone to know their HIV status as he hands out self-testing kits in Homerton 

15 Nov

Prince Harry at the Terrence Higgins Trust HIV testing centre in Homerton.


News in Brief 

2 Nov

George McGee, Philip Glanville, Mayor of Hackney, Lee Walsh, and Cristina Chitmus  Pic: Hackney Council Construction begins Hackney Council’s scheme to build 28 new social rent homes Construction has started on a scheme in Hackney to build 28 new ...


As Halloween grips London, a graveyard tour sets out — and Dracula stalks a house in old Homerton 

17 Oct

HASINA ZAMAN and Allistair Anderson are on a mission to demystify death.


“I danced myself into the tomb”… A tribute to Marc Bolan 

16 Sep

The 16th of September 2017 commemorates the 40th anniversary of the death of one of London’s most famous sons:  Mark Feld – aka Marc Bolan – the flamboyant frontman for 1970s band, ‘ T-Rex ’.


Darkness over Hackney as a frenzy of new building makes ever-greater raids on our skyline 

25 Aug

Flat to be built on the roof will block the light to neighbours’ flats Big money has flowed into Hackney to cash in on the property boom.


yard sale pizza party 

24 Jul

Yard Sale Pizza and Machine No.


“Why fossil fuel divestment isn’t the answer” 

19 May

Last month I went to a well attended public meeting on this topic in Forest Gate Coffee7 and a Chatham House rules seminar in the City.


Homerton International Festival Of Beer and Bar Snacks comes to The Adam & Eve 

7 Apr

Feast on bar snacks, beers and ales from across the globe over Easter at the Homerton International Festival Of Beer and Bar Snacks at The Adam Eve.


Homerton doctor was first on the scene at the Westminster attack despite being off duty 

22 Mar

A doctor from Homerton University Hospital was the first on the scene after this afternoon’s terrorist attack at Westminster.


Hackney newlywed “utterly failed” by emergency services after fall 

16 Mar

The husband of a Hackney woman who died after jumping from her balcony accused emergency services in court yesterday of failing to properly protect her, as he paid tribute to his “force of nature” wife.


BBC pottery judge: artists shouldn’t be defined by gender 

15 Mar

Kate Malone is best known in Hackney for her giant ceramic fish in Hackney Marshes and a jug and bowl-shaped fountain in Homerton Hospital.


Man arrested for public indecency on Well Street 

8 Mar

A man has been arrested for pleasuring himself in public in Homerton.


Homerton A&E saw over 1000 admissions over alcohol in 2016 

7 Mar

Over 1000 patients were admitted to Homerton Hospital's Accident and Emergency department between 1 January and 1 December  2016, just for alcohol and drug use.


Homeless under a railway as near by the Hackney Fashion Hub flogs luxury to the affluent 

24 Feb

Upscale: this way for high couture THE SIGNS PICTURED at left demonstrate council success in encouraging big business into Hackney.


A cinema opens in Hackney this week in a venue that last showed a movie almost 60 years ago 

31 Jan

FROM THIS weekend, Hackney’s two cinemas, the Picturehouse and Rio, will be joined by a third.


Hackney Walk 

29 Jan

Have you been to Hackney Walk ? Hackney Walk is London's first luxury designer fashion outlet, a prestigious "off price opportunity" recently installed in Hackney's Morning Lane .


BREWDOG HOMERTON 

1 Dec

BrewDog has been fueling the craft beer revolution since 2007 and now they’re aiming for world domination with the opening of their 47th site.


Obama artist profile ‘hugely boosted’ by President 

23 Nov

A Homerton artist who received a thank you letter from Barack Obama said his profile had been hugely boosted as a result.


Homerton patients get an arty boost 

15 Nov

Art at Homerton Hospital Art might be good for your soul, but might it also be good for your health? Although scientific research into the benefits of art therapy remains limited, Cancer Research UK has said it can ‘help to control anxiety, ...




Schools

HAPPY NEW YEAR! 

12 Jan

The Federation choir had a busy Christmas and sang a collection of festive songs for the patients of Homerton University Hospital.


Happy New Year 

12 Jan

The Federation choir had a busy Christmas and sang a collection of festive songs for the patients of Homerton University Hospital.


Fire Fighters 

3 Feb

As part of Enterprise and Work Week, Year 1 were learning about the emergency services.


Christmas Scratch Games 

15 Dec

This week the digital leaders have been giving their Scratch projects a Christmas Twist.


Introducing our new Digital Leaders! 

24 Nov

We are currently training our new cohort of Digital Leaders.


Digital Leaders and Lego Wedo! 

24 Nov

The digital leaders had fun today experimenting with our new Lego Wedo kits.


You can now book Parents Meetings on-line, telephone or in person. 

10 Nov

To book appointment times, please click here...


Peer Mediators 

3 Nov

Children from Southwold, Orchard and Hoxton Garden got together across the postcodes and shared a day of peer mediation training at Orchard.


Dr Bike & Bikers Breakfast 

22 Oct

Bikers Breakfast Tuesday 18th November 8:30 – 10:00 am Calling all cyclists Please come along to our Bikers’ Breakfast.


Lessons in Loaf 

22 Oct

On Tuesday 23rd September professional bakers from the Worshipful Company of Bakers came to school to work with Year 3 and explain how bread is made.


School Closed this Friday 24/10/14 

20 Oct

Please remember that the school will be closed this Friday, 24th October for staff INSET training.


Digital Leaders Music of the Week Posters 

13 Oct

Digital Leaders throughout the school are now in charge of producing posters for St Dominic’s Music of the Week.


Parent View 

6 Oct

Parent view gives you the chance to tell Ofsted what you think about our school.


School closure due to flooding 

19 Sep

Due to serious flood damage on Friday 19th September, the school will be closed for all year groups on Monday 22nd September  so that the full extent of the damage can be assessed.


Hackney District Trials 

15 Sep

Hackney held its primary schools district team trials last week.


School Uniform 

28 Aug

Remember you can order school uniform from our official school uniform partner online at www.


Run Hackney 

4 Jul

On Sunday 22nd June 23 Year 6 pupils took part in the Run Hackney Challenge.


Personal Best 

4 Jul

On Wednesday 2nd July nineteen year 4 children went to hackney Marshes to compete in the Personal Best tournament with 40 other schools from Hackney.


Book Amnesty 

24 Jun

Please check if you have any reading books from school at home.


New Classroom 

29 May

Surrounding the it great.


We were recently inspected by Ofsted in February please have a look at our report Orchard Ofsted Report 2014 

23 May

Orchard Primary School Ofsted Report February 2014...


Digital Leaders Hit the Apple Store! 

19 May

Today, The Digital Leaders went to The Apple store (located in Westfield) to make tunes and music with ‘smart instruments’ in an app called GarageBand.


Y1 Scratch Games 

13 May

In Literacy Year 1 have been reading Handa’s Hen, so this week in ICT and Computing we began by using Scratch’s digital drawing tools to create a background for our digital stories.


We have sent out application forms for After School Clubs. Please bring back to the office by 4th April 2:00pm. Please see club details below. 

2 Apr

After School Club Info...


Download Sketchup over Easter! 

31 Mar

Year 4 and the Digital Leaders have been learning how to use Sketchup to draw in 3D.


Music Lessons at Orchard for Summer term. 

31 Mar

For more information, please see letter  Initial Instrument Lessons Letter...


Anyone for a coding session using Blockly? 

24 Mar

Here’s a Digital Leader happy to help…...


Road Safety Performance 

24 Mar

Feet First Production Company visited the school earlier this week to do a performance and workshops for pupils in KS1.


Chicks!! 

17 Mar

We may not all be spring chickens here at St Dominic’s, but reception class are enjoying their very own newly hatched chicks! Several eggs hatched over the weekend and today the children were allowed to carefully handle some of the larger ...


St Patrick’s Day! 

17 Mar

Happy St Patrick’s day to you all.



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