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Haggerston state school Queensbridge Primary sees off privately-educated challengers in chess tournament 

25 May

Haggerston state school Queensbridge Primary sees off privately-educated challengers in chess tournament 29 minutes ago Tom Ladle --> A record-breaking Haggerston state school checkmated a host of private schools in a major chess tournament.


‘Oversized’ Hampton by Hilton hotel in Shoreditch would hide view of heritage chocolate factory 

23 May

‘Oversized’ Hampton by Hilton hotel in Shoreditch would hide view of heritage chocolate factory 13 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> A former chocolate factory in a Shoreditch conservation area will be totally hidden from view if developers get ...


‘Oversized’ Hampton by Hilton hotel in Shoreditch would hide view of heritage chocolate factory 

23 May

A former chocolate factory in a Shoreditch conservation area will be totally hidden from view if developers get their way and build a five-storey hotel three metres away.


New 'cut price' office space seeks to lure start-ups away from Shoreditch 

11 May

A new self-styled creative quarter a stones throw from the Olympic Park in Stratford is offering tech start-ups a cheaper alternative to Londons silicon roundabout.


Woman taken to hospital after hit-and-run near Shoreditch High Street 

10 May

Police are appealing after a woman was knocked in a hit-and-run near Shoreditch High Street.


Free school’s move to former Hackney cop shop back on after long delay 

4 May

Empty: the old police station on Lower Clapton Road.


Fake snowstorm in Hoxton Square as British Red Cross trains up community volunteers 

3 May

Fake snowstorm in Hoxton Square as British Red Cross trains up community volunteers 11 minutes ago Lindsay Riley --> Imagine there’s a snowstorm.


Fake snowstorm in Hoxton Square as British Red Cross trains up community volunteers 

3 May

Imagine there’s a snowstorm.


As arts come to the rescue of Hackney property buyers, others mumble: Gentrification! 

27 Apr

Boys with guitars: the Hackney Arts Centre in its planned reincarnation JUST AS FALLING property prices around London start to hit in Hackney, along comes a cultural scheme bound to add to the appeal of the area.


‘Why wasn’t he at school?’: London’s new gang-busting squad finds huge ‘Rambo’ knife down pants of boy, 16, in Hoxton 

26 Apr

‘Why wasn’t he at school?’: London’s new gang-busting squad finds huge ‘Rambo’ knife down pants of boy, 16, in Hoxton 29 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> Officers from London’s new gang-busting squad have questioned the whereabouts of ...


‘Why wasn’t he at school?’: London’s new gang-busting squad finds huge ‘Rambo’ knife down pants of boy, 16, in Hoxton 

26 Apr

Officers from London’s new gang-busting squad caught a 16-year-old boy with a huge “Rambo” hunting knife down his pants in Hoxton this morning.


Ex-stockbroker launches start-up to tackle isolation among freelancers in Shoreditch 

24 Apr

Ex-stockbroker launches start-up to tackle isolation among freelancers in Shoreditch 23 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> The Gazette hunts high and low each week to bring you news of the most interesting new businesses in Hackney.


Ex-stockbroker launches start-up to tackle isolation among freelancers in Shoreditch 

24 Apr

The Gazette hunts high and low each week to bring you news of the most interesting new businesses in Hackney.


Shock and outrage over suspended Tory Hoxton candidate’s anti-Muslim views 

20 Apr

Suspended: Alexander van Terheyden.


Shepperton Road stabbing: Rosemary Gardens park taped off on ‘hottest day’ after Hoxton attack leaves man, 24, in hospital 

20 Apr

Shepperton Road stabbing: Rosemary Gardens park taped off on ‘hottest day’ after Hoxton attack leaves man, 24, in hospital 2 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> A 24-year old man is recovering in hospital after being stabbed in Hoxton yesterday ...


Shepperton Road stabbing: Rosemary Gardens park taped off on ‘hottest day’ after Hoxton attack leaves man, 24, in hospital 

20 Apr

A 24-year old man is recovering in hospital after being stabbed in Hoxton yesterday afternoon.


Gangster ‘Brown Bread Fred’ Forman: ‘£6m Shoreditch heist wasn’t worth it in the end’ says former Kray twins hitman 

18 Apr

Gangster ‘Brown Bread Fred’ Forman: ‘£6m Shoreditch heist wasn’t worth it in the end’ says former Kray twins hitman 35 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> A film about former East End gangster and Kray twin hitman Fred Forman has been had its...


Gangster ‘Brown Bread Fred’ Forman: ‘£6m Shoreditch heist wasn’t worth it in the end’ says former Kray twins hitman 

18 Apr

A film about former East End gangster and Kray twin hitman Fred Forman has been had its premiere screening at the East End Film Festival.


Property group secures £390m to transform Shoreditch 'Stage' site 

18 Apr

A property firm redeveloping a Shoreditch site where Shakespeares Henry V was first performed, on Wednesday revealed it has secured a £390 million loan for the luxury flats project.


Tory candidate in Hoxton suspended for anti-Muslim posts on social media 

17 Apr

Suspended: Alexander van Terheyden.


New Shoreditch restaurant Mamarosa’s alcohol and music licence goes to vote 

11 Apr

Mamarosa wants to serve alcohol until half-past midnight.


Amazon’s Shoreditch centre hands cash to charity to run school robotics workshops for tomorrow’s scientists 

11 Apr

Amazon’s Shoreditch centre hands cash to charity to run school robotics workshops for tomorrow’s scientists 44 minutes ago Mike Brooke --> A charity that runs robotics workshops for primary schools in underprivileged areas has landed a £1,000 ...


Amazon’s Shoreditch centre hands cash to charity to run school robotics workshops for tomorrow’s scientists 

11 Apr

A charity that runs robotics workshops for primary schools in underprivileged areas has landed a £1,000 donation from Amazon’s east London development centre in Shoreditch.


‘Essential housing works face years of delays without government help on fire safety’, says Hackney Council 

11 Apr

Sprinklers incoming: 355 Queensbridge Road in Haggerston.


Challenger bank OakNorth backs Shoreditch apartments 

3 Apr

Small-business lender OakNorth is pumping £10 million into luxury flats near Silicon Roundabout.


Women’s Institute hipsters ‘at war’ with jam and Jerusalem ‘dinosaurs’ 

3 Apr

The Shoreditch Sisters are among a crop of younger WI groups in London (Picture: Shoreditch Sisters WI) The hipster members of the Women’s Institute are at war with the ‘frightful old dinosaurs’.


Last Days of Shoreditch street food market facing battle to reopen 

2 Apr

Last Days of Shoreditch street food market facing battle to reopen 31 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> “London’s original street food market” in Shoreditch faces a battle to reopen after Hackney’s public health chief said there was enough booze ...


Last Days of Shoreditch street food market facing battle to reopen 

2 Apr

“London’s original street food market” in Shoreditch faces a battle to reopen after Hackney’s public health chief said there was enough booze spots in the area.


Hoxton pizza joint faces battle for 4am licence after neighbours complain it’s been opening that late illegally ‘for years’ 

29 Mar

Hoxton pizza joint faces battle for 4am licence after neighbours complain it’s been opening that late illegally ‘for years’ 21 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Police say they have “huge concerns” about a pizza joint’s plans to open until 4am ...


Hoxton pizza joint faces battle for 4am licence after neighbours complain it’s been opening that late illegally ‘for years’ 

29 Mar

Police say they have “huge concerns” about a pizza joint’s plans to open until 4am at weekends.


‘Jealous’ Haggerston man Dee Hunte jailed for blinding the woman he punched in her eye 

28 Mar

‘Jealous’ Haggerston man Dee Hunte jailed for blinding the woman he punched in her eye 25 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> A “jealous and controlling” man from Haggerston who beat a woman so severely that she lost sight in one eye has been ...


Hyperlocal & blogs

Chromeo at Xoyo | Live review 

25 May

Was that Chromeo in London or was it an illusion? It was a lucky Thursday for Londoners as the Canadian duo hasn’t stepped foot in the Big Smoke for three years now.


loti eats | arepa & co 

24 May

After starting life as a street food stall, husband and wife team Gus and Kathe opened the first Arepa Co restaurant in Haggerston in 2014.


free bagels at the new york bakery co pop-up 

18 May

The New York Bakery Co are making sure you stay fed over the bank holiday weekend by giving out FREE bagels at their Bagel Breakfast Break pop-up in Shoreditch.


JULIASAYS 

17 May

Discerning scene musings of the princess of East London! Fancy an evening where the stage is set within a restaurant? Then catch A Man To Pet as they host a night of performance and music in the swishy surround of Hoi Polloi , 100 Shoreditch High ...


loti eats | cocotte 

10 May

We were sad to see 8 Hoxton Square shut up shop but we managed to get over it pretty quickly once we hot-footed it down to Cocotte, which has flown into roost from Notting Hill.


Friday night at the movies 

10 May

Join us for a special presentation of the classic film High Fidelity and QA with Nick Hornby to help raise money to support our young writers.


plant food pioneer to host dinner at essence cuisine 

10 May

This National Vegetarian Week Essence Cuisine in Shoreditch will have a very special guest in London: Matthew Kenney, an LA-based celebrity chef who is known as a pioneer for high end vegan cooking.


the aperol big spritz social is coming 

9 May

Aperol is coming back to London with another spritz social event and this one is going to be their biggest UK event ever.


★★★★ Suicide Notes… the spoken word of Christopher Brett Bailey 

6 May

Suicide Notes… the spoken word of Christopher Brett Bailey ★★★★ Shoreditch Town Hall 2-4 May | 8pm | £12.50 More Info An intriguing and engaging evening, edging wonderfully beyond comprehension.


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.


slim chickens to launch the world’s first dippable billboard 

2 May

Slim Chickens, the cult US chicken chain that recently opened near Bond Street, is launching the world’s first dippable billboard at Boxpark Shoreditch.


Preview: Suicide Notes… the spoken word of Christopher Brett Bailey 

30 Apr

Suicide Notes… the spoken word of Christopher Brett Bailey Shoreditch Town Hall 2-4 May | 8pm | £12.50 Book Tickets To Do List Exclusive! Enter promo code 20NOTES for a 20% discount when you book tickets for Suicide Notes… TCs Following the ...


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.


Chang Sensory Trails 2018 | 12 May | Last Days of Shoreditch 

27 Apr

Chang Sensory Trails to Shoreditch to “deliver the unexpected” through a multi-sensory experience centred around Thai food, art and music taking place 12 May from noon to 10pm at Last Days of Shoreditch.


Audio: Dan Formless WYS! Promo Mix 

27 Apr

Audio: Dan Formless WYS! Promo Mix Posted on Friday 27th April, 2018 WYS! host another showcase in Room One this Sunday, as Rawbar figures Giuseppe Cennamo and Elvio Lannitti take over.


As arts come to the rescue of Hackney property buyers, others mumble: Gentrification! 

27 Apr

Boys with guitars: the Hackney Arts Centre in its planned reincarnation JUST AS FALLING property prices around London start to hit in Hackney, along comes a cultural scheme bound to add to the appeal of the area.


loti eats | lahpet 

26 Apr

We were big fans of the Lahpet pop-up in London Fields so we were very happy to hear about their new permanent site in Shoreditch , which is now open.


Sustainable fashion activists stage event in Shoreditch on anniversary of Bangladesh tragedy 

26 Apr

Fashion lovers are being urged to think sustainably about their outfits Pic: Grace Goslin Supporters of sustainable ethical fashion are attending a series of pop-ups and panels at The Old Truman Brewery in Shoreditch as part of Fashion Revolution ...


loti eats | delamina 

20 Apr

The husband and wife duo behind the popular Shoreditch turkey restaurant Strut & Cluck have opened their second site Delamina in Marylebone, and it’s safe to say that this pair really do how to cook up tasty authentic Middle Eastern food.


Education, Education, Education at Shoreditch Town Hall | Theatre review 

19 Apr

A foray into the 1990s to the sounds of the Spice Girls and Oasis, The Wardrobe Ensemble’s Education, Education, Education – inspired by Tony Blair’s famous inauguration speech – brilliantly toys with specific pieces of British culture, ...


cocotte to open in hoxton 

18 Apr

We’ve been waiting to see what would replace 8 Hoxton Square since the much-loved restaurant closed its doors a few weeks ago.


My Little Playground 

17 Apr

My Little Playground There are baby classes and then there are Shoreditch baby classes.


Gothic Writing: a new workshop for schools 

17 Apr

Everyone who visits the Ministry of Stories enters through Hoxton Street Monster Supplies , where they encounter tins of fear, jars of human snot and salts made from tears of boredom.


James Corss, tailor 

15 Apr

Street Views: 59 and 60 Address: 16, 25 and 49 Shoreditch The elevations at the top of this post show the three shops James Corss had at the time when Tallis produced his Street Views: number 16 is Corss’s boot and shoe warehouse and numbers 25 and...


Enoch Powell in Dalston 

13 Apr

Enoch Powell’s infamous racist “rivers of blood” speech was delivered in Wolverhampton in 1968.


The QX Weekly Playlist – PLAZTIK 

13 Apr

There’s a brand new party hitting Shoreditch tomorrow night and it’s called PLAZTIK.


Drama down the Ditch: two Edinburgh hits coming to the town hall saved as an arts centre 

29 Mar

FROM THE OUTSIDE, SHOREDITCH town hall looks the kind of grey and dull, you-better-be-impressed building typical of the Victorian age.


free chips at poptata 

29 Mar

Good Friday is becoming Good Fries-day thanks to Poptata who will be giving out FREE chips at Boxpark Shoreditch.


loti eats | cay tre 

29 Mar

Cay Tre is a Shoreditch institution, having been doing its thing since 2001.


loti drinks | bar three 

29 Mar

After the great success of trendy Haggerston cocktail bar Three Sheets, bartending brothers Max and Noel Venning have opened their second cocktail bar, Bar Three.




Schools

HALF PRICE BOOK FAIR AT HAGGERSTON SCHOOL 

23 Apr

HALF PRICE BOOK FAIR AT HAGGERSTON SCHOOL   At lunchtimes from Thursday 26th April, students can grab a brilliant book bargain at the Scholastic Book Fair.


Visit from the Mayor 

17 Apr

Visit from the Mayor School councils from Orchard, Southwold and Hoxton Garden held a joint meeting to meet with Hackney Mayor Philip Granville.


Spring Term Haggerston Recorder 

29 Mar

As an eventful spring term draws to a close, we take the opportunity to look back at and celebrate the exciting activities our students have engaged with.


Historical Hoxton 

21 Feb

Years 1-5 learnt all about the History of Hoxton before half-term during History Week.


Scholastic Book Club 

20 Feb

Our new Scholastic Book Club is up and running! Go to http://schools.


Shoreditch Fire station. 

6 Dec

Last week Reception visited Shoreditch Fire Station.


*Reminder* – Students finish at 1:20 pm on last day of term. 

6 Dec

On the last day of term (Thursday 21st December) Haggerston School will close early.


Curriculum Review – Seeking Parental Feedback 

16 Nov

Please click on the link below to give parental feedback about the curriculum at Haggerston School by Friday 24 th November.


School Council Thanks Local Businesses 

13 Oct

Yesterday afternoon, our School Council visited the local businesses in Hoxton Market who contributed to our Macmillan Coffee Morning two weeks ago.


Ofsted visit – Tuesday 3rd October. Please complete Parent View Survey 

2 Oct

If you are a registered parent or carer of a pupil at Haggerston school (including pupils on sick leave or who are temporarily excluded), you can tell Ofsted your views about the school by completing Ofsted’s online survey, Parent View, at: https...


Years 8 & 9 participated in the Royal African Society’s Literature Festival at the British Library 

5 Jul

Poets from left to right: Tobia Francescato , Saki Pereira Puerto, Dorcas Adelaja, Jake Woonton, Kate Eliott, Oleanna Pereira Puerto Last weekend, Haggerston students from years 8-9 presented their work as part of the   Royal African Society’s ...


8th annual Haggerston GCSE & A Level Art end of year exhibition 

3 Jul

The 8 th  annual Haggerston GCSE A Level Art end of year exhibition took place on Tuesday 20 th June.


School Council Leadership Session 

26 Jun

Our School Council participated in the Hoxton Citizens Children’s Leadership Session on Saturday for their termly meeting.


Haggerston School’s Amphitheatre 

23 Jun

We are raising money to construct an amphitheatre in the playground.


Haggerston School wins the Carnegie Medal 

21 Jun

Haggerston School success at Hackney literary competition The Carnegie Medal is awarded annually to the writer of an outstanding book for young people.


VIVA LA ESPANA! 

23 May

A group of 16 children from Orchard, Southwold and Hoxton Garden flew to Spain to visit our partner school for a week.


Hackney regional round of the Speak Out Challenge 

18 May

Haggerston School is delighted to announce that Hal Bishop (Y10) has won the Hackney regional round of the Speak Out Challenge! Hal’s amusing story about a visit to Trump Tower was impeccably delivered and wowed the crowd and judges.


School Councils 

24 Apr

Just before the Easter break school council members from Orchard, Southwold and Hoxton Garden met together to hold a joint meeting.


Haggerston School awarded Bronze Certificate by the Incorporated Society of Musicians 

24 Apr

Haggerston School has been awarded the ISM / ISM Trust’s Bronze Certificate.


Author visit – Linda Newbery 

23 Mar

On Tuesday the 21 st  March, award winning children’s author Linda Newbery came to visit Haggerston School.


Barbican Box Music Project 

23 Mar

A spirited group of year 7 students took centre stage at the Barbican earlier this month as part of the third annual Barbican Box Music project.


Work Week 2017 

20 Mar

We held Work Week here at Thomas Fairchild during the week of March 6th-10th.


Scavenger Hunt 

14 Mar

Oak and Palm Tree classes took part in a Plant Scavenger Hunt in Shoreditch Park on Monday as part of their introduction to British Science Week.


Quicksticks Hockey Success 

1 Mar

A HUGE shout out to Heidi, Yasmin, Olive, Nathaniel, Thomas and Jiyan at the Young Hackney Quicksticks Hockey Tournament hosted by Haggerston Secondary School.


Quicksticks Hockey with Heart! 

1 Mar

Way to go Tyeisha, Jesse, Nia, Kemi, Jerry and Satch at yesterdays Young Hackney Quicksticks Hockey Tournament hosted by Haggerston Secondary School.


Sebright Primary School – Art Project visit to Haggerston School 

27 Feb

Please read the article below: Sebright Art Project visit to Haggerston School...


‘Refugee Boy’ – School Production tickets now on sale! 

23 Nov

This year, Haggerston School presents Zephaniah’s ‘Refugee Boy’ adapted for the stage by Sissay.


Peer Mediators 

15 Nov

Peer mediators from Orchard, Southwold and Hoxton Garden got together at Orchard School for a group training session.


Year 6 Lion King Production 

20 Jul

Year 6 threw a stellar performance of the Lion King on Tuesday! After six weeks of rehearsals and a lot of determination, the big night arrived.


Student Voice 

30 Jun

Student voice Next week assemblies will be about Haggerston student voice.



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