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An archive of news stories from Newington Green Primary School

Sewing Club

Just after the Easter Holidays, the attached picture was in the Islington Gazzette.  The picture is of the (now disbanded) NGPS Sewing Club.  They made quilts for the premature baby unit at the Whittington Hospital on the sewing machine and donated them willingly.  The staff…

Term time holidays are not authorised

Reminder Term time holidays are not authorised. Should you choose to take your child away during term time or return late back to school after a school holiday you may be liable to incur a Penalty Notice issued by the Local Authority. This could cost…

School Funding Cuts

The government plans to cut £3 billion from our schools by 2019. As a result, 99% of schools nationally will have their funding cut. In Islington, these cuts will amount to nearly £15 million or £711 per pupil – equivalent to the cost of 400…

Additional Gate on Matthias Road

Update on the front gate Over the Easter holiday Terry received quotations to install an additional gate on Matthias road to relieve congestion at the beginning and end of the day. The new gate will be installed over the summer holidays and will be operational…

Parenthouse

Parenthouse will be coming to Newington Green Primary School for an informal coffee morning on Thursday 18th May at 9am. If you would like to find out about free childcare in the area please come along to the coffee morning. Parenthouse are based in a…

Islington Basketball Competition

Well done to the 5 children from year 5 who represented the school at the Islington Basketball Competition last week. The children did amazingly well and managed to finish third and take home the bronze medals. The children made the school very proud and worked…

Behaviour

This week, we have given out 296 Golds and 671 Silvers. Well done to all those who learned and behaved fantastically this week

Funding projected to fall by 8%

Schools in England are facing the most significant financial pressure since the mid-1990s. Funding per pupil is projected to fall by 8% in real terms by 2020 The government’s plans for school funding could leave many institutions in England facing deep cuts well into the…

Term time holidays are not authorised

Reminder Term time holidays are not authorised. Should you choose to take your child away during term time or return late back to school after a school holiday you may be liable to incur a Penalty Notice issued by the Local Authority. This could cost…