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Students celebrate their GCSE results at Elizabeth Garrett Anderson School with Cllr Ngongo (front row, third from left) and Jon Abbey (front row, third from right)

Students celebrate significant progress in GCSE exam results across Islington

Yesterday’s results for GCSEs and other Key Stage 4 qualifications showed significant improvements on 2019 – the last year in which exams were taken – demonstrating the astounding commitment and hard work of students, teachers, support staff and families in Islington.

Ikram celebrates her A Level results at St Aloysius College

Students celebrate A Level, vocational and technical course results in Islington

Students were celebrating strong performances in their A Level, vocational and technical courses today, showing grit and determination to shine through after more than two years of disruption to their studies thanks to the pandemic.

Cllr Michelline Ngongo with young people at Soapbox Islington Youth Centre

Get the most out of summer with huge variety of activities for children and young people

Islington Council’s Heatwave summer programme for children and young people is back, offering a range of free, fun and educational activities for all ages through July and August.

Cllr Roulin Khondoker (left) and Cllr Michelline Ngongo (right) launching Islington's Summer Reading Challenge-3

Islington Council encourages children to take up the Summer Reading Challenge

Islington Council, on Friday 8th July, launched this year’s Summer Reading Challenge to encourage children aged 4-11 to enjoy reading during the school holidays.

Young swimmers enjoy the newly reopened and refurbished Highbury Pool

Make a splash this summer with free swimming lessons

It’s easier than ever for children, families and over-60s to enjoy the physical and mental health benefits of swimming this summer, with Islington Council and GLL offering hundreds of free lessons during the half-term and summer holidays

Mayor of Islington Cllr Troy Gallagher, centre, with children from Laycock Primary School and some of the Tall Stories team.

Islington’s Central Library renovation sees new hub for acclaimed theatre company and reopening of historic entrance

Islington Council has today (Friday, 25 March) held a special event at the newly-renovated Central Library, which includes a new hub for Tall Stories Theatre Company, who celebrate their 25th anniversary this year.

Poet Roger Robinson with the Music Education Islington flute ensemble - from left, Emiko Ando Latter, teacher Emma Harding, Rafi Pollard, Aksheya Ambadi, Raymi Saldana Rojas and Annabela Panayiotou.

Proud to be young in Islington – youngsters excel at music, culture and work experience as council unveils £1million boost to youth support

More than 4,700 children in Islington have benefited from free music lessons in the last three years – an achievement celebrated with dazzling performances from 20 young musicians, hosted by a home-grown rising star.

Jon Abbey

Key appointment will help Islington Council give children and young people the very best start

Islington Council has made a key appointment to help drive forward its ambitious work to create a more equal Islington and ensure that every young person in the borough has access to the opportunities they need to thrive in life.

Islington Council

A bright future for Platform

We’re strongly committed to giving Islington’s young people the best possible start in life, including excellent services for young people at Platform hub and across the borough.  Platform is a brilliant place for our young people and we are completely committed to its future.  

Children at St Joseph's RC Primary School celebrate the launch of The Reading Adventure with (from second-left) Karen Napier, CEO of The Reading Agency, Cllr Una O'Halloran, Executive Member for Community Development, Mayor of Islington Cllr Troy Gallagher, and Cllr Valerie Bossman-Quarshie, Islington's Reading Champion.

The Reading Agency launches country's first digital reading adventure for young people in Islington

The Reading Agency’s Reading Adventure launches to Year 6 and Year 7 pupils as part of ‘Get Islington Reading’

Shaya Allen, Miriam Etuk and Cllr Ngongo

Thousands of children and young people benefitting from a packed summer of activities laid on by Islington Council

Thousands of children and young people in Islington have been exploring the summer and expanding their horizons thanks to Islington Council’s summer activities programme.