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Teenager airlifted to hospital after stabbing near school 

12 Jun

The attack happened outside the William Ellis School in Highgate around lunchtime today, although the school says those involved were not pupils.


School considering letting boys wear skirts with uniform 

14 May

Boys may be allowed to wear skirts at Highgate School, in Highgate, north Londonbr /(Picture: PA) A private school in north London is considering letting boys wear skirts.


How V.I.P.s like to R.I.P. – The grave attractions of the rich and famous 

31 Mar

As George Michael is laid to rest in an exclusive area of Highgate Cemetery, here are some more famous - and infamous - grave attractions...


George Michael’s final resting place revealed – and public will NOT be allowed to visit grave 

30 Mar

The superstar singer has been buried in Highgate West cemetery, which is only accessible on guided tours - and his grave is not included...


George Michael’s lover Fadi Fawaz races to London funeral 

30 Mar

Andrew Ridgeley and Helen 'Pepsi' DeMacque-Crockett were among the mourners seen arriving at Highgate Cemetery, north London, for the 2pm service.


George Michael funeral ‘will take place in 30-seat chapel’ 

19 Mar

The pop superstar is expected to be laid to rest alongside his mother Lesley in Highgate West Cemetery, north London, next week.


George Michael knew his ‘days were numbered’ claims medics 

19 Mar

Simeon Niel-Asher, who treated George, 53, at his Highgate mansion in north London just three weeks before his death, claimed George 'somehow knew' that he was going to die.


George Michael ‘leaves £10m London mansion to his sister’ 

13 Mar

Melanie Panayiotou, 55, is thought to have moved into the luxurious Highgate mansion in north London as preparations for the star's 'heartfelt and intimate funeral' get underway.


George Michael’s Highgate mansion used for gay porn 

26 Feb

A source has claimed two gay porn films were shot at his north London property without his knowledge in August 2011 and in 2012, when George and Fadi were abroad.


Highgate Cemetery reveals identities of all 160,000 buried corpses for first time 

25 Jan

The mysteries of those who lie beneath the graves of Highgate Cemetery could finally be solved as the entire catalogue of burial records goes public for the first time.


Thousands of George Michael fans back petition for life-sized statue of star near Highgate home 

15 Jan

Almost 3,000 people have backed calls for a George Michael statue to be built outside the late stars north London home.


George Michael ‘will be buried beside his mother’ at family’s private plot in Highgate Cemetery 

28 Dec

The star, whose homes have been flooded with tributes since his death on Christmas Day, is said to have been devastated since the death of his mother Lesley Panayiotou (right) to cancer in 1997.


Fans gather at singer George Michael’s Highgate home following his death on Christmas Day. 

26 Dec

Grieving fans began gathering tonight outside the Highgate home of singer George Michael who has died at the age of 53.


Spookiest places in the UK mapped with hot spots for ghosts, UFOs and unsolved murders 

27 Oct

From The Highgate Vampire to the black dog of Bunting Nook we look at some of the scariest places in country with Halloween around the corner...


World-famous popstar, 22, drops in for a kickabout with London schoolchildren  

12 Oct

Megastar Justin Bieber, 22, who is worth an estimated £165million, turned up at Highgate School in north London today to play football with some shocked pupils.


Spectacular images of the abandoned Highgate station in London 

1 Aug

Highgate station opened in 1867 as part of the Great Northern Railway's line between Finsbury Park and Edgware, in the north of the capital.


Urgent police appeal to find ‘vulnerable’ retired bus driver who has gone missing 

13 May

Police are searching for a “missing and vulnerable” retired bus conductor with links to Golders Green and Highgate.


Someone’s trying to rent out a toilet for £3,000 a month 

11 Apr

The location of the toilet in Highgate (Picture: Google Street View) A rare opportunity has emerged to buy a special piece of real estate in Highgate, North London.


Financier slams 'environmental extremists' who object to basement dig plans under his £2m Highgate home 

31 Mar

A millionaire financier who wants to build a mega-basement underneath his £2 million Highgate home today branded critics of the scheme environmental extremists.


Highgate Vampire: Can you help resolve 46-year-old supernatural mystery? 

17 Feb

Victims of the ‘Highgate Vampire’ are being sought to finally resolve the 46-year-old supernatural mystery.


London’s biggest gay sauna to be demolished to make way for a luxury hotel 

4 Feb

Chariots in Shoreditch is London’s biggest gay sauna It’s the end of an era.


A transgender role model 

17 Dec

It has been a whirlwind year for Highgate actress Rebecca Root, and she is fast becoming one of the most famous faces of the transgender community.


Ammunition found between Highgate and Muswell Hill 

27 Nov

Police are investigating after live ammunition was discovered in Parkland Walk.


Schoolmaster’s Diary book remembers Andrew Szydlo’s career at Highgate School 

26 Nov

The collection by Andrew Szydlo, 66, includes dozens of images which show how Highgate School in north London has changed since 1975.


Parents driven ‘bonkers’ over tutoring, warn head teachers 

21 Nov

Children are given excessive tutoring as parents seek to push them to the top of their class, says heads of Westminster and Highgate schools...


Jamie Oliver aims to fork out extra £3MILLION to give new London pad a facelift 

8 Oct

Celebrity chef plotting revamp of 17th Century mansion in Highgate he bought for 8.7million...


Four Rooms art dealer’s Twitter rant against Highgate Cafe Rouge’s plastic plants 

6 Oct

As a celebrity art dealer, Jeff Salmon appreciates the finer things in life – so he has no time for plastic flowers.


Charlie and Lola author Lauren Child signs books for Highgate pupils 

5 Oct

The author of popular children’s book series...


Young explorer fights to save threatened Antarctic 

3 Oct

A young explorer returned from an expedition to the Antarctic to share his experiences with a Highgate audience.


Swan-shaped squash takes centre stage at Highgate Horticultural Society’s Autumn Show 

29 Sep

An unusual swan-shaped squash was the talking point of the Highgate Horticultural Society’s Autumn Show.


Highgate church parishioners open up homes to Syrian refugees 

24 Sep

Parishioners of a Highgate church have offered to open up their homes to Syrian refugees fleeing civil war.


Hyperlocal & blogs

17/8 

17 Aug

Cask Fyne – Hurricane Jack 4.4% Blonde £3.90 Northern Monk – Striding Edge 3.0% Light IPA £3.80 Fyne – Maverick 4.2% Bitter £3.90 Electric Bear – Laid Back 3.3% Table Beer £3.90 Fyne – Summer Skies 3.5% Session Pale £3.90 COMING SOON Electric ...


14/08/2017 

14 Aug

Cask Marble – Table Beer 2.7% £3.80 Northern Monk – Striding Edge 3.0% Light IPA £3.80 Electric Bear – Above the Clouds 6.2% IPA £4.70 Electric Bear – Laid Back 3.3% Table Beer £3.90 Burning Sky – Plateau 3.5% Pale £3.80 COMING SOON Electric ...


10/8/17 

10 Aug

Cask Marbe – Table Beer 2.7% £3.80 Moor – So ‘Hop 4.1% Ultra Pale £3.90 Marble – Dobber 6.5% IPA £5.00 Marble – Summer 3.6% Extra Pale £3.90 Marble – Pint 3.9% Pale £3.90 Marble – Frazzle Rock 5.9% Porter £4.20 Burning Sky – Plateau 3.5% ...


7/8/17 

7 Aug

Cask Marbe – Table Beer 2.7% £3.80 COMING SOON COMING SOON Marble – Bret the Hitman Tart 5.0% Sour Pale Ale £3.90 COMING SOON COMING SOON Burning Sky – Plateau 3.5% Pale Ale £3.80 Magic Rock – Dark Arts 6.0% Stout £4.20 Seacider – Blood Orange ...


Photos from the abandoned Highgate station 

6 Aug

Barely noticed by the people who use it, sitting directly above Highgate tube station is an entire abandoned railway station, now slowly being reclaimed by nature.


3/8/17 

3 Aug

Cask Northern Monk – Heathen 7.2%  IPA £5.00 Marble – Pint.


1/8/17 

1 Aug

Northern Monk – Heathen 7.2% IPA £5.00 Northern Monk – New World 6.2%  IPA £5.00 COMING SOON Northern Monk – Don’t Mess with Yorkshire 4.5% Ale £4.20 COMING SOON Northern Monk/Dukes Head collab – 5.5% Blueberry APA £5.00 COMING SOON Magic Rock...


31/7/17 

31 Jul

Cask Northern Monk – Heathen 7.2% IPA £5.00 Northern Monk – New World 6.2%  IPA £5.00 Northern Monk – Faith 5.4% Pale Ale  £4.20 Northern Monk – Don’t Mess with Yorkshire 4.5% Ale £4.20 Northern Monk – Striding Edge.


29/7/17 

29 Jul

Cask COMING SOON Northern Monk – New World.


28/7 

28 Jul

Cask COMING SOON Northern Monk – New World.


27/7 

27 Jul

Cask Five Points – Railway Porter.


august gig guide by kate nash 

26 Jul

Trying to keep track of all the gigs you want to go to and remembering to nab tickets before they sell out definitely requires some good organisational skills and some fast mouse work.


24/7/17 

24 Jul

Cask Five Points – Railway Porter.


23/7 

23 Jul

Cask Five Points – Railway Porter.


#Haringey Council Vision for the future of Highgate Library … a sorry tale with a few smiles! 

22 Jul

LAST week a Haringey Council Cabinet Member had the unenviable task of presenting—at Highgate Wood School, to between 100 and 200 residents—a Council-produced  Vision for Highgate Library.


20/7 

20 Jul

Cask Elusive – Lord Nelson.


Highgate library options for co-location at Jacksons Lane published 

20 Jul

The space appraisal and architect’s options have now appeared online at a dedicated Highgate Library and Jacksons Lane website .


Events Around Highgate 

19 Jul

When: Wednesday 12th July at 7 pm ENLARGING THE EDMONTON ENERGY FROM WASTE PLANT:Why so large and how will it affect recycling in North London ? The meeting discussed: the rationale for such a massive increase in capacity at the plant the effect will...


News-sheet on June 22nd meetings re Jacksons Lane Co-Location Feasibility Study (plus updates and additional comment) 

18 Jul

We’ve issued a news-sheet this week, covering the outcome of last week’s public meetings re the Feasibility Study for the potential Jacksons Lane Co-Location.


A Vision for Highgate Library 

18 Jul

Haringey Council Library Service is presenting their vision for a new library at Jacksons Lane at a meeting on Wendesday, 19th July at Highgate WQood School at 7 pm.


17/7 

17 Jul

Cask Elusive – Lord Nelson.


13/7 

13 Jul

Cask Magic Rock Common Grounds 5.4% Triple Coffee Porter £4.20 COMING SOON Elusive – Overdrive 5.5% American Pale Ale £4.20 Magic Rock Highware 5.5% West Coast Pale Ale £4.50 Magic Rock – Inhaler 4.5% Juicy Pale Ale £4.50 Tiny Rebel Vince + Jules 4.5...


Illegal advertising banners, 11th July 

11 Jul

Illegal (unsightly ) advertising banners being hung on 17-19 Highgate High Street railings (N6 5JT).


Haringey’s Vision for Highgate Library – 19th July 7pm HWS 

7 Jul

Highgate Library Engagement Session Come and hear more about our vision for Highgate… Time: July 19, 2017 from 7pm to 9pm Location:Highgate Wood School Street:Montenotte Road, City/Town:London, N8 8RN Export to Outlook or iCal (.


6/7/17 

6 Jul

Cask Magic Rock Common Grounds 5.4% Triple Coffee Porter £4.20 Magic Rock Simpleton 3.0% Session IPA £3.90 Magic Rock Ringmaster 3.9% Pale Ale £3.90 Magic Rock Highware 5.5% West Coast Pale Ale £4.50 Magic Rock Rapture 4.6% Red Hop Ale £4.00 Hammerton N1 ...


4/7/17 

4 Jul

Cask Ilkley Mary Jane 3.5% Pale Ale £3.80 5 Points – Railway Porter 4.8% porter £3.90 Arbor Oz Bomb 4.7% Aussie Pale £3.90 Five Points Pale 4.4% Pale Ale £3.90 Hammerton N1 4.1% Pale Ale £3.90 COMING SOON! Uley Bitter 4.0% £3.90 Lines 4.3% Phat Firkin IPA...


At last , Middey’s serves a useful purpose 1 – Highgate Library sell off 

2 Jul

Bill Stickers seems in no danger of prosecution, but its users want to save Highgate Library from a Haringey sale .


Summer Concert: Saturday 15th July 2017 , St Michael’s Church, Highgate 

2 Jul

St Michael's is one of the best venues for choral works in London, especially this time of the...


2/7/17 

2 Jul

Cask Ilkley Mary Jane 3.5% Pale Ale £3.80 Arbor Oz Bomb 4.7% Aussie Pale £3.90 Five Points Pale 4.4% Pale Ale £3.90 COMING SOON! COMING SOON! Uley Bitter 4.0% £3.90 Lines 4.3% Phat Firkin IPA £3.90 Seacider Medium Cider 4.6% £4.50 Seacider Mango Cider 4...


25/6/17 

25 Jun

Cask Electric Bear – Laid Back 3.7% table beer £3.80 Five Points 4.8% Railway Porter £3.90 Siren Soundwave 5.6% IPA £4.20 Moor So’Hop 4.1% Ultra Pale Ale £.90 One Mile End Juicy 4PM 4.9% Pale Ale £3.90 Five Points Pale 4.4% £3.90 Uley Bitter 4.0% £3.90 ...




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Schools

What a Performance! 

17 Jul

What a performance! On Friday we’ll be saying goodbye to our Year 6 classes, their primary education behind them, ready to move on to secondary school and the new challenges that come their way.


Dali class letter 14.07.2017 

15 Jul

Dali Class Letter – Friday 14 th  July 2017 Dear Parents/ Carers, We had a great end of year trip to Highgate Wood yesterday.


Maths Master Class By Daisy and Esther, Y5 

11 Jul

During the course of this year, some children in Y5 have been attending the Royal Institute of Maths Master Classes.


Pre-Prep’s Space Adventure! 

11 Jul

THE PRE-PREP PERFORMED THEIR SHOW "SPACE ADVENTURE" SHOWCASING WHAT THEY HAVE LEARNT ABOUT SPACE...


Could Do Better? 

10 Jul

Could do better? It’s that time of year and all around the country children and parents are nervously waiting to receive their end of term reports… I still have all of my own school reports, handwritten in ink, dating back to my time at primary ...


Marvellous Mummies 

10 Jul

YEAR 1'S "ANCIENT EGYPT" PROJECT CULMINATED IN THEIR END OF YEAR PERFORMANCE "EGYPTIAN ESCAPADE...


Pre-Prep Sports Day! 

10 Jul

OUR PRE-PREP PUPILS IMPRESSED WITH THEIR ATHLETICISM ON THIS YEAR'S SPORTS DAY...


Krasner class letter 07.07.2017 

7 Jul

Dates for your diaries! Tuesday 11 th July – Highgate Wood School debating club are coming to Weston Park Tuesday 18 th July – Year 6 trip to World Para Athletics Championships at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Wednesday 19 th July – Y6 show...


Dali class letter 07.07.2017 

7 Jul

Dali Class Letter – Friday 7 th  July 2017 Dear Parents/ Carers, On Thursday 13 th  July we will have our end of year trip to Highgate Wood.


The School’s Library Hosted Year 7’s Science Fair 

7 Jul

TWO WEEK LONG SCIENCE PROJECT CULMINATED IN A FAIR IN THE SCHOOL LIBRARY...


Emil Goes Looking For His Stolen Money 

7 Jul

YEAR 6 PUT ON THE PLAY "EMIL AND THE DETECTIVES" TO GREAT SUCCESS...


Junior Entrepeneurs 

7 Jul

YEAR 6 RAISED OVER £800 FROM THEIR STALLS DURING THE SUMMER FAIR...


Alice in Wonderland 

6 Jul

A RIOT OF TECHNICOLOUR AND MADNESS...


Celtic Camping in Wales 

6 Jul

YEAR 6 VISITED WALES AND TOOK PART IN A GREAT VARIETY OF ACTIVITIES...


Year 5 Camp Out 

6 Jul

OUR PUPILS ENJOYED A DAY (AND NIGHT) OF CAMPING ON THE SCHOOL GROUNDS...


Sustainability Week 2017 

4 Jul

Sustainability Week 2017 It’s been an immensely busy and productive Sustainability Week this year and both the children and staff have  benefited a great deal from all the fantastic events.


All The World’s A Stage… 

4 Jul

All the World’s a Stage… It’s been a long time in the designing, planning, fundraising and construction, but on Saturday our school’s outside stage was open for business.


Highgate returns to the Roundhouse 

4 Jul

A SPECTACULAR EVENING OF MUSIC, DRAMA AND DANCE...


Year 5 explores the Science Museum 

4 Jul

SOPHIE TELLS US ABOUT YEAR 5'S DAY AT THE SCIENCE MUSEUM...


Dali class letter 30.06.2017 

30 Jun

Dali Class Letter – Friday 30 th June 2017 Dear Parents/ Carers, On Thursday 13 th July we will have our end of year trip to Highgate Wood.


If You Can’t Stand The Heat… 

27 Jun

If You Can’t Stand The Heat… It’s nearly four years since the school was inspected and last week’s heat-wave brought this rather traumatic experience back with a shudder and a sense of dread.


Highgate Gets A New Head For The Day 

27 Jun

PUPIL JOE LEVER RAN THE SCHOOL AS 'HEAD FOR A DAY' AFTER WINNING A RAFFLE DURING CHARITY WEEK...


Highgate Annual STEM conference ends with a bang! 

22 Jun

FOR THE SIXTH YEAR IN A ROW WE HOST OUR STEM CONFERENCE TO GREAT SUCCESS...


Highgate’s Annual Pizza Express Jazz Extravaganza 

21 Jun

ENSEMBLES FROM THE JUNIOR AND SENIOR SCHOOL PUT ON STELLAR PERFORMANCES DURING THIS YEAR'S JAZZ GIG...


Do The Right Thing 

20 Jun

Do The Right Thing Doing the rounds of the education press this weekend was the news that a school known for its ‘no excuses’ approach to managing pupil behaviour has just received an outstanding judgement from Ofsted.


WWI’s Graves and Battlefields 

20 Jun

OUR PUPILS WENT ON A TRIP TO SEE CEMETERIES, BATTLEFIELDS AND TRENCH WARFARE FROM WWI...


OC Wartime Era Reunion Lunch 

19 Jun

OC'S MEET ON A SUNNY LONDON DAY TO REMINISCE ABOUT THEIR TIME AT HIGHGATE DURING WWII...


Highgate’s First Annual Pupil Art Exhibition 

16 Jun

PUPILS SHOWED THEIR PASSION PROJECTS AT THE CANDID ARTS TRUST WAREHOUSE THIS TUESDAY...


Let the Nation Decide 

12 Jun

Let the Nation Decide So the general election has come and gone and the new Prime Minister has been voted into office.


Cross Country Success 

25 May

Cross Country Success Thanks to our recent success in the Haringey Cross Country championships, Highgate Primary athletes were awarded the opportunity to represent the borough of Haringey in a national competition.



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