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Block told to move out for bulldozers: Hackney Council serves Compulsory Purchase Order on Marian Court, Homerton 

28 Sep

Block told to move out for bulldozers: Hackney Council serves Compulsory Purchase Order on Marian Court, Homerton 47 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> Demolition plans will force a pensioner out of the only home she has known for 54 years – even ...


Homerton man charged after crack cocaine bust 

11 Sep

Homerton man charged after crack cocaine bust 46 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A Homerton man is among five people charged with conspiracy to supply crack cocaine after a major operation led by the Met’s gang squad.


Homerton man charged after crack cocaine bust 

11 Sep

A Homerton man is among five people charged with conspiracy to supply crack cocaine after a major operation led by the Met’s gang squad.


Homerton man charged over Morning Lane crash 

6 Sep

Homerton man charged over Morning Lane crash 17 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A Homerton man has been charged with a string of offences after a crash in Morning Lane on Friday.


Homerton man charged over Morning Lane crash 

6 Sep

A Homerton man has been charged with a string of offences after a crash in Morning Lane on Friday.


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.


Homerton Hospital smoking ban would stop patients smoking in their homes for an hour before staff visit 

22 Aug

Homerton Hospital smoking ban would stop patients smoking in their homes for an hour before staff visit 10 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> Homerton Hospital is planning a total smoking ban on its premises – and in patients’ homes – by the end ...


Homerton Hospital smoking ban would stop patients smoking in their homes for an hour before staff visit 

22 Aug

Homerton Hospital is planning a total smoking ban on its premises – and in patients’ homes – by the end of the year.


City Academy Hackney A-level results: Homerton school’s high achievers all set for bright future 

17 Aug

City Academy Hackney A-level results: Homerton school’s high achievers all set for bright future 40 minutes ago James Scott, Education Editor --> The headteacher of City Academy, Hackney, believes his students are set for a bright future after 79 ...


Gang police called in as sword, gun and golf club seized after street brawl in Chatsworth Road 

15 Aug

Gang police called in as sword, gun and golf club seized after street brawl in Chatsworth Road 33 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A sword, a gun and a golf club were all seized by police after a group of teens brawled in the street last night in Homerton.


Gang police called in as sword, gun and golf club seized after street brawl in Chatsworth Road 

15 Aug

A sword, a gun and a golf club were all seized by police after a group of teens brawled in the street last night in Homerton.


Homerton woman charged with smuggling £400k of cocaine into UK in suitcase 

11 Aug

Homerton woman charged with smuggling £400k of cocaine into UK in suitcase 48 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A Homerton woman is accused of smuggling £400,000 worth of cocaine into the UK in a suitcase.


Homerton woman charged with smuggling £400k of cocaine into UK in suitcase 

11 Aug

A Homerton woman is accused of smuggling £400,000 worth of cocaine into the UK in a suitcase.


Success! Kids from Homerton Adventure Playground beat stiff competition at annual London-wide go kart contest 

7 Aug

Success! Kids from Homerton Adventure Playground beat stiff competition at annual London-wide go kart contest 57 minutes ago Mike Brooke --> Budding engineers from Homerton Adventure Playground took home the bronze medal in a go-kart grand prix – ...


Success! Kids from Homerton Adventure Playground beat stiff competition at annual London-wide go kart contest 

7 Aug

Budding engineers from Homerton Adventure Playground took home the bronze medal in a go-kart grand prix – as well as a title for the best-decked-out vehicle.


Prisoner who escaped Homerton Hospital in his socks is caught and jailed 

28 Jul

Prisoner who escaped Homerton Hospital in his socks is caught and jailed 32 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A prisoner caught on CCTV escaping from Homerton Hospital in his socks as a policeman and medic chased him has been jailed.


Prisoner who escaped Homerton Hospital in his socks is caught and jailed 

28 Jul

A prisoner caught on CCTV escaping from Homerton Hospital in his socks as a policeman and medic chased him has been jailed.


CCTV captures moment prisoner Kevin Brooker escapes from Homerton Hospital wearing only his socks 

26 Jul

Video: CCTV captures moment prisoner Kevin Brooker escapes from Homerton Hospital wearing only his socks 10:16 Emma Bartholomew --> CCTV has been released of the moment a prisoner made his escape from Homerton Hospital in his socks, being chased by a...


CCTV captures moment prisoner Kevin Brooker escapes from Homerton Hospital wearing only his socks 

26 Jul

CCTV has been released of the moment a prisoner made his escape from Homerton Hospital in his socks, being chased by a medic and the police officer who was supposed to be guarding him.


‘Pocket homes’ for middle income Hackney people opened in Homerton 

12 Jul

‘Pocket homes’ for middle income Hackney people opened in Homerton 38 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Micro-homes for first-time buyers who live or work in Hackney were unveiled last week in Homerton.


‘Pocket homes’ for middle income Hackney people opened in Homerton 

12 Jul

A new block of small homes for first-time buyers who live or work in Hackney were unveiled this week in Homerton.


Man missing from Homerton hospital 

27 Jun

Man missing from Homerton hospital 15 minutes ago Valeria Fiore --> Police are searching for a man who went missing from Homerton Hospital yesterday.


Man missing from Homerton hospital 

27 Jun

Police are searching for a man who went missing from Homerton Hospital yesterday.


Homerton’s Berger Primary School to donate proceeds from Summer Fair to Grenfell victims 

22 Jun

Support: the children of Berger Primary have crafted promotional material for their charitable fair A local primary school is donating proceeds from a summer to fair to help the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire.


Homerton Hospital gets thumbs up from Care Quality Commission 

2 Jun

Homerton University Hospital in Lower Clapton.


Dangerous superbug on the rise at Homerton Hospital, new figures show 

16 May

Warning: experts have talked about growing resistances for over 20 years.


Late-night music at Homerton bar ‘disturbs neighbours and hospital patients’ 

15 May

Late-night music at Homerton bar ‘disturbs neighbours and hospital patients’ 12 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Neighbours of a Homerton bar are fighting its application to open until 2am, saying they already have to put up with booming music and ...


Late-night music at Homerton bar ‘disturbs neighbours and hospital patients’ 

15 May

Neighbours of a Homerton bar are fighting its application to open until 2am, saying they already have to put up with booming music and drunk people loitering outside their homes.


The former homeless man hoping to stand for Parliament 

26 Apr

Underdog: Hugo Sugg is raising funds for an election tilt.


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.


Hyperlocal & blogs

“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, ...


“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.




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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