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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.


Police close Homerton road after reports of a shooting 

3 Apr

Police close Homerton road after reports of a shooting 43 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Police taped off a road in Homerton last night after reports of a shooting.


Police close Homerton road after reports of a shooting 

3 Apr

Police taped off a road in Homerton last night after reports of a shooting.


Singing dementia workshop in Homerton hits all the right notes 

31 Mar

Singing dementia workshop in Homerton hits all the right notes 25 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> People with dementia wowed friends and family by performing songs they’d written over the course of two months at a charity workshop.


Singing dementia workshop in Homerton hits all the right notes 

31 Mar

People with dementia wowed friends and family by performing songs they’d written over the course of two months at a charity workshop.


Hackney’s out-of-hours GP service ‘at risk’: ‘111 changes could put pressure on Homerton A&E’ 

17 Mar

Hackney’s out-of-hours GP service ‘at risk’: ‘111 changes could put pressure on Homerton AE’ 27 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> A proposal to scrap Hackney’s out-of-hours GP service in favour of the 111 phone line could increase pressure...


Hackney’s out-of-hours GP service ‘at risk’: ‘111 changes could put pressure on Homerton A&E’ 

16 Mar

A proposal to scrap Hackney’s out-of-hours GP service in favour of the 111 phone line could increase pressure on Homerton’s AE department, critics have warned.


Newlywed who jumped to her death in Hackney had been sent home from hospital hours before 

16 Mar

Newlywed who jumped to her death in Hackney had been sent home from hospital hours before 10 minutes ago Emma Youle --> A newlywed plunged to her death from the third-floor balcony of her home only hours after doctors considered it safe for her to ...


Newlywed who jumped to her death in Hackney had been sent home from hospital hours before 

15 Mar

A newlywed plunged to her death from the third-floor balcony of her home only hours after doctors considered it safe for her to leave the Homerton Hospital.


London’s Night Czar Amy Lamé conducts first ‘night surgery’ in Hackney 

14 Mar

London’s Night Czar Amy Lamé conducts first ‘night surgery’ in Hackney 33 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> London’s so-called “night Czar” met medics at Homerton Hospital and fire fighters at Shoreditch Fire Station on her first ever “...


London’s Night Czar Amy Lamé conducts first ‘night surgery’ in Hackney 

13 Mar

London’s so-called “night Czar” met medics at Homerton Hospital and fire fighters at Shoreditch Fire Station on her first ever “night surgery” in Hackney.


Bereaved mum raises money for Homerton ‘cooling cot’ so parents can spend more time with babies who die 

3 Mar

Bereaved mum raises money for Homerton ‘cooling cot’ so parents can spend more time with babies who die 25 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> A grieving mum is raising money for a special “cooling cot” at Homerton that would let parents of ...


Bereaved mum raises money for Homerton ‘cooling cot’ so parents can spend more time with babies who die 

3 Mar

A grieving mum is raising money for a special “cooling cot” at Homerton that would let parents of stillborn babies spend more time with them.


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.


Playlist: Homerton’s Sound Savers take a look back at four years of recordings 

2 Feb

Sound Savers’ Henry Withers (left) and Mark Jasper (right.


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.


Homerton stabbing: Teen arrested on suspicion of attempted murder 

30 Jan

A teenager has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a stabbing in Homerton last week.


Homerton stabbing: Teen arrested on suspicion of attempted murder 

30 Jan

A teenager has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a stabbing in Homerton last week.


Man having stroke at Homerton Hospital ‘told to wait hours’ before going to A&E 

26 Jan

A man who had a stroke while being screened for a sleep disorder at Homerton Hospital claims he was told he couldn’t see a doctor until the study finished – several hours later.


Man having stroke at Homerton Hospital ‘told to wait hours’ before going to A&E 

25 Jan

A man who had a stroke while being screened for a sleep disorder at Homerton Hospital claims he was told he couldn’t see a doctor until the study finished – several hours later.


Homerton stabbing: Man chased and knifed by gang is fighting for his life 

25 Jan

A man who was chased and stabbed repeatedly by a gang of thugs is fighting for his life in hospital.


Homerton stabbing: Man chased and knifed by gang is fighting for his life 

24 Jan

A man who was chased and stabbed repeatedly by a gang of thugs is fighting for his life in hospital.


Homerton girl lands dream role in film industry 

13 Jan

A young Homerton woman is making her way in the film industry thanks to a National Lottery funded project.


Homerton pub The Chesham Arms is the best in capital 

12 Jan

Homerton pub The Chesham Arms has been crowned London’s best boozer by the Society for the Preservation of Beers from the Wood.


Arrests follow yet another stabbing, this time in Coopersale Road, Homerton 

12 Jan

Police in Homerton attending a similar incident last year close to where yesterday’s stabbing happened.


Mums and babies at risk of fire: Homerton’s newborn intensive care unit fails to meet safety standards 

12 Jan

The safety of mums and newborn babies has been at risk since March because Homerton Hospital hasn’t met fire standards at its newborn intensive care unit.


Fate of Homerton’s threatened pathology lab to be decided without public consultation 

19 Dec

‘Save our path lab!’: Campaigners protest outside last Thursday’s Scrutiny Commission meeting The fate of pathology services at Homerton Hospital will be decided without any public consultation, councillors have been told.


Pentonville Prison escapee James Anthony Whitlock arrested in Hackney 

14 Nov

James Anthony Whitlock.


Hackney Walk: Residents demand action over ‘horrendous alarms’ and ‘endless pop-up parties’ 

11 Nov

Bed light district: Hackney Walk.


Homerton Hospital deaths inquiry highlights failings in night time nursing 

11 Nov

A probe into two deaths at the Homerton Hospital has highlighted failures in nursing care at night.


Homerton Hospital deaths inquiry highlights failings in night time nursing 

11 Nov

A probe into two deaths at the Homerton Hospital has highlighted failures in nursing care at night.


Hyperlocal & blogs

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, ...


“People could start dying,” says Homerton patient about privatisation plans 

10 Nov

Lives will be put at risk if Homerton Pathology Lab is moved out of Hackney, says a man whose life was saved by the service.


Issue 34. Up Your Street 

22 Oct

Tues   25th Oct  free 10-3pm Older People’s Reference Group day taking place at City Academy, Homerton Row.


Designer opens studio in old Burberry factory 

10 Oct

DIY Parachute Tote Bag workshop.


Young Homerton artist praised by Obama 

12 Aug

It’s fantastic that one of Hackney’s young artists is being recognised by the President of the United States.


E9: Would you Adam and Eve It? 

24 Jun

E9 is Homerton and also Hackney Wick.


Fire breaks out in Hackney 

7 Jun

Thirty-five firefighters and six fire engines were called to tackle a large blaze in Hackney today (June 7).


Historic Dockyard Chatham 

27 May

The Master at the invitation of Admiral Trevor Soar, Chairman of the Trustees, accompanied by the Clerk attended the opening ceremony on 26th May 2016 at "Command of the Oceans" new facility at the Historic Dockyard Chatham.


HCLC to participate in 2016 Hackney Adult Learning Festival 

25 May

On Monday 13th June 2016 between 3.30am and 5.30pm, Hackney Community Law Centre will be delivering a free pop-up legal advice session, as part of Hackney Adult Learning Festival ,  at Homerton Library ,  Homerton High St, London E9 6AS .


Eat, drink and be merry in Hackney… and sober 

29 Apr

A LOW-ALCOHOL popup in a stylish venue is just what some of us drink lovers have been secretly craving — and one opened in Homerton today for just over a week.


Feline romantic – Homerton filmmaker releases debut feature Dead Cat 

18 Apr

Michael (Sebastian Armesto) and Kristen (Sophia Dawnay) share a moment in Dead Cat There was a time when brash romantic comedies ruled the cinema screens.


Defend the NHS: Don’t privatise/outsource NHS pathology services 

17 Apr

Please sign this petition to keep our pathology lab at the Homerton.


Extra recycling points for waste electricals 

12 Apr

Electrical recycling The Hackney recycling service has installed extra temporary recycling points for small electrical items from 11-22nd April at:  Dalston C.


April events of interest 

21 Mar

Organised by Hackney Museum: A Walking Tour of Clapton Homerton during the First World War Sunday 3 April, 2pm-3.30pm Meeting point provided after booking This walk explores the fascinating legacy of the war in Hackney including interned enemy aliens...


HOMERTON FESTIVAL OF BEER & BAR SNACKS 

21 Mar

The Adam Eve are raising the bar this Easter weekend hosting a festival of beer AND bar snacks.


22 March: Public Debate about Safety in Hackney 

21 Mar

Hackney – a Safer Place for Everyone’ – Public Debate on Tuesday 22 March 2016, 7-9pm Hackney Safer Neighbourhood Board invites residents to a free debate with a panel of local experts on how to reduce crime and help make Hackney safer.


Classes over Easter 

17 Mar

The following classes will be open over Easter: Thursday 24th: Waterloo Homerton Brixton Hill Soho Notting Hill Peckham Sunday 27th: Shoreditch Monday 28th: Greenwich Wimbledon Holloway Forest Gate The post Classes over Easter appeared first on Swing...


Junior doctors’ strike: what Hackney’s medics, patients and hospitals said 

9 Mar

Junior doctors in Hackney walked out at 8am today as part of a nationwide 48 hour strike over the terms of a new “unfair and unsafe” contract.


Uchi, review, Clapton: ‘ It truly felt like a neighbourhood restaurant’ 

22 Feb

Susgu at Uchi.




Schools

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.


Parents Meetings for Spring Term is on Thursday 27th March 2014. 

10 Mar

To book times to see your child/ren class teacher, please click here...


ecoACTIVE Coffee Morning 

3 Mar

ecoACTIVE will be hosting a drop-in, interactive and fun session at your children’s school, which will include one to one advice and group chats and activities.



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