International Evening 17th November

Hackney New School & the Parents Association invites you to join us for our International Evening on Thursday 17th November between 6:30pm - 8:30pm. All welcome. See the poster below for more information.

Music Aptitude Test

Please fill in the application form below to book a music aptitude test for your child. Application form.


We are changing the way parents pay for meals. Meals will no longer be paid for on Arbor, instead we will be using a service called SchoolMoney. For more information please refer to this letter.

Excellence in Music Education Practice Award

The music department was shortlisted for the Hackney Mayor’s Music Award for “Excellence in Music Education Practice”, along with City and Bridge Academies.  I am extremely proud to say that we won!  The award, that was presented by the mayor of Hackney, recognises the outstanding practice in the delivery of the curriculum and extra-curricular music […]

New Library Page

We are pleased to announce the we have updated our website to include a new page about our Library. This can be found by clicking on the menu and going to Our School > Our Library. You can also click here to be redirected to the library page.  We have also added a new gallery […]

Hackney New School won Cut Film’s 12-15 age group category

At the start of the year, students at Hackney New School took part in a film making enrichment with the support of Hackney Cut Films. Students had to make a video aimed at people of their age tackling the issues surrounding smoking. Films ranged from peer pressure, lung cancer to the promotion of smoking through […]

Autumn term 2015

From Monday 7 September (Year 7 only) to Friday 18 December. Rest of the school to start on Tuesday 8 September. Half term: From Monday 26 October to Friday 30 October.

Ofsted Report

“The headteacher and senior leaders have created a culture of high ambition which has resulted in good teaching and the good achievement of pupils”. I am delighted to share our recent Ofsted report with you. We have been judged to be a GOOD school, under a very demanding Ofsted framework, with many excellent features. I am […]