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Labour Leader praises students' Active Citizenship

Labour Leader praises students’ Active Citizenship - 16th January 2018

We were delighted that Jeremy Corbyn made time to visit AMSI last week, because constituents had praised our partnerships with Crisis at Christmas, Solace Women’s Aid and the British Heart Foundation.    Mr Corbyn met a grou ...READ MORE

School Attendance – Term time Leave requests/ Illness In School /Medical Appointments.

School Attendance – Term time Leave requests/ Illness In School /Medical Appointments. - 11th January 2018

I am writing to you to inform you of a change to the attendance policy here at Arts and Media School Islington. This change has been brought about due to new guidance relating to health and safety and the safeguarding of young people. The c ...READ MORE

Letter to Parents 5th January 2018 - 09th January 2018

Dear Parents/Carers A very happy new year to you all, and welcome back to the Spring Term 2018. We have made a good start to the beginning of 2018, and I wanted to share with you some updates and good news about our students. New Staff We a ...READ MORE

Year 9 Options Process

Year 9 Options Process - 11th December 2017

To keep you informed about this important year for the Year 9 students, we have compiled a list of key dates relating to the options process. Students will have assemblies from January 10th onwards where Heads of Faculty talk to the cohort ...READ MORE

Azana in Year 10 crowned winner of Jack Petchey’s “Speak Out” Challenge! Islington Regional Final 2017-18

Azana in Year 10 crowned winner of Jack Petchey’s “Speak Out” Challenge! Islington Regional Final 2017-18 - 08th December 2017

We are incredibly proud to announce that Azana of Arts and Media School Islington Year 10 was crowned the winner at the 2017-18 “Speak Out” Challenge! Islington Regional Final with a speech entitled ‘Kiss My Teeth’. Congra ...READ MORE

Ofsted Inspection: UPDATE 16/12/17 The Results

Ofsted Inspection: UPDATE 16/12/17 The Results - 13th November 2017

As you are aware we have recently welcomed Ofsted Inspectors to the school and we are now able to share the outcome of the recent inspection with you. We are absolutely delighted to announce that we continue to be a ‘Good’ school and ha ...READ MORE

Get Up Close & Personal with...Film Composer DAVID ARNOLD

Get Up Close & Personal with…Film Composer DAVID ARNOLD - 08th November 2017

PSA Fundraising event on Wednesday 29 November 7pm   Film Composer DAVID ARNOLD in conversation with music critic (and parent) Neil McCormick David Arnold is Britain’s leading film and TV composer. He’s the ...READ MORE

Danish Cultural Exchange

Danish Cultural Exchange - 03rd November 2017

We would like to thank parents for their support and encouragement that enabled us to take 24 students from Years 8, 9 and 10 to Denmark at half-term. Students experienced a very different culture and lifestyle; they developed new friendshi ...READ MORE

NEW Piano teacher joins us at Arts & Media School Islington

NEW Piano teacher joins us at Arts & Media School Islington - 31st October 2017

Piano lessons at AMSI have been, for many years, incredibly popular and, as a result, we have some excellent pianists in our school community.  In order that more students can benefit from the outstanding piano lessons on offer we ...READ MORE

Guitar Lessons at Arts & Media School Islington

Guitar Lessons at Arts & Media School Islington - 17th October 2017

We have recently appointed Dan Arbiter, an accomplished guitarist and teacher, to work with us as we further develop our outstanding provision in music at AMSI. Our students are talented and enthusiastic musicians and, as a result, I would ...READ MORE

Parent Engagement Week 16-20 October

Parent Engagement Week 16-20 October - 11th October 2017

WHY YOU SHOULD GET INVOLVED… Children achieve their best when parents and teachers work together to support their learning. This is a very important time for Year 7 students so please ensure that you attend at least ONE session. “It ...READ MORE

Pupil Library Support

Pupil Library Support - 04th October 2017

AMSI Library is a very busy and vibrant part of the school. The library is exceptionally busy during lunch times and we need responsible, mature and helpful pupils working together in the library to provide good customer service to pupils a ...READ MORE

Drum lessons at Arts & Media School Islington

Drum lessons at Arts & Media School Islington - 19th September 2017

We have recently appointed Az Khan, an excellent drum teacher, to work with us as we further develop our outstanding provision in music at AMSI. Our students are talented and enthusiastic musicians and, as a result, I would therefore expect ...READ MORE

Exam Results 2017

Exam Results 2017 - 24th August 2017

Amidst a year of national change and uncertainty, staff and students worked with determination to achieve a very impressive set of examination results for summer 2017. The results below are provisional due to awaiting national data. This is ...READ MORE

Open Morning & Evening Dates for September & October

Open Morning & Evening Dates for September & October - 21st August 2017

Due to the high number of requests from current year 5 pupils’ parents, we would like to announce that our Open Evening will be at 5:30pm on Tuesday 10th October 2017. There will also be Open Mornings every Thursday 9:30am-11am from S ...READ MORE

Arts and Media School visit Disneyland Paris for a show stopping performance!

Arts and Media School visit Disneyland Paris for a show stopping performance! - 14th July 2017

On Monday 3rd July fourteen students from Arts and Media School embarked on an overseas residential trip to Disneyland Paris to perform in front of Disney choreographers and show officials. The students then had the opportunity to work with ...READ MORE

Sainsbury's Active Kids Voucher Scheme: UPDATE

Sainsbury’s Active Kids Voucher Scheme: UPDATE - 01st July 2017

Thank you to everyone who collected the vouchers for the school. I have just received a delivery of some new Badminton racquets, nets, shuttles and netball bibs from Sainsburys. Mr. Errington Head of Sport and Nutrition, Mr Errington, has s ...READ MORE

Stay Safe

Stay Safe - 20th June 2017

This week Assemblies have focused on British Values and reassured students that our school community is stronger when we stand together. We will ensure staff and students understand the STAY SAFE advice issued by government and practise wha ...READ MORE

Tickets for Summer Production of Grease are now on sale!

Tickets for Summer Production of Grease are now on sale! - 09th June 2017

We’ve got chills, they’re multiplying… The rehearsals are now well under way for the summer production of Grease! So get your tickets now for a wonderful show of music, jiving and greased lightening! Tickets available from ...READ MORE

Islington Headteachers’ Public Statement

Islington Headteachers’ Public Statement - 26th May 2017

A public statement by Headteachers in the London Borough of Islington. For many years, head teachers, school staff, governors and the education authority have worked tirelessly together to create high-quality provision across the borough wh ...READ MORE

Request to Parents & Carers to Take Action Against Government Cuts: UPDATE

Request to Parents & Carers to Take Action Against Government Cuts: UPDATE - 10th May 2017

Fair Funding For All Schools Community Public Meeting 24th May 2017 School Assembly Flyer 26th May 2017   TAKE ACTION NOW We recognise that parents are keen to support all schools over the issue of funding which has recently ...READ MORE

Sir Matthew Bourne praises school’s commitment to creativity

Sir Matthew Bourne praises school’s commitment to creativity - 04th May 2017

  Guests at the Trustees’ Education Lecture last Thursday were treated to a very open account of Sir Matthew’s personal journey and career in dance. Most notable was his late start to this journey, at the age of 22. It was very app ...READ MORE

Art Now 2017

Art Now 2017 - 17th March 2017

Islington Museum is hosting a free exhibition of art from schools in Islington. Please take the chance to visit and see some of the fantastic works from our art students. The exhibition runs from 23rd March to 22nd April and is open 10am &# ...READ MORE

Team London Young Ambassadors Accredited School

Team London Young Ambassadors Accredited School - 15th March 2017

We are delighted to inform you that we have just been approved as a Team London Young Ambassadors Accredited School. “This accreditation is a clear testament to all of the hard work that your school has invested in supportin ...READ MORE

Film Club - Into Film Awards Ceremony (UPDATE)

Film Club – Into Film Awards Ceremony (UPDATE) - 15th March 2017

UPDATE ‘People might say it’s hard, but I can tell you it’s achievable. You just need a good group and teachers to push you higher’. Meysa, Y9 Arts and Media School Islington Film Club was in competition on 14th March, in the catego ...READ MORE

Charity Events for the British Heart Foundation

Charity Events for the British Heart Foundation - 08th March 2017

Beginning next week, Arts & Media School students are going to be taking part in various sponsored charity events to raise money for the British Heart Foundation. So far we have a charity run for Years 8 and 9 on 24th March and the ...READ MORE

Barbican Box Music Performance

Barbican Box Music Performance - 06th March 2017

Music Performance at the Barbican On Tuesday evening 27th Februaury our YR10 GCSE music group plus six YR9 string players performed at the Barbican Box event.   Playing on the main stage at the Barbican at an event hosted by world ...READ MORE

The 4th Annual Trustees' Lecture

The 4th Annual Trustees’ Lecture - 22nd February 2017

It is with great pleasure that Arts & Media School Islington announce the guest speaker for the 4th Trustees’ Education Lecture on Thursday 27 April 2017. Sir Matthew Bourne OBE, widely hailed as the UK’s most pop ...READ MORE

Arvon Foundation Residential

Arvon Foundation Residential - 02nd February 2017

Fourteen talented KS3 students left the city for a whole week of creative writing in the forest covered hills of Shropshire as guests of the Arvon Foundation, a charitable organisation that promotes creati ...READ MORE

Jack Petchey Awards 2016: Update

Jack Petchey Awards 2016: Update - 25th January 2017

The award winners attended the prestigious Jack Petchey Awards Ceremony last night at Islington Town Hall where they received their awards from Islington Mayor, Councillor Kat Fletcher. Well done to all the winners!   The scheme is a r ...READ MORE

Marie Curie Fundraiser Success!

Marie Curie Fundraiser Success! - 16th January 2017

Marie Curie have kindly sent a certificate of gratitude for each of the Vocalise students who performed at the N1 centre in Angel, Islington to raise money for their charity.  Every Christmas, Marie Curie Nurses care for people living ...READ MORE

Homework Detentions - from Monday 09/01/17

Homework Detentions – from Monday 09/01/17 - 06th January 2017

Please be advised that from January 2017, your child may be finishing their homework in school until 3:50pm. All students will be released promptly upon the sounding of the bell. You will be notified, in advance, of any homework detention t ...READ MORE

Jack Petchey's Speak Out Challenge Finalists!

Jack Petchey’s Speak Out Challenge Finalists! - 06th December 2016

Congratulations to our Year 10 Jack Petchey Speak Out Challenge Finalists. Rayan and Amir represented AMSI at the regional final on the 5th December at Mt. Carmel College. Islington really raised the bar as eighteen speakers took to the sta ...READ MORE

Jeremy Corbyn Visits AMSI

Jeremy Corbyn Visits AMSI - 02nd December 2016

Jeremy Corbyn paid the school a visit on 25th November 2016 and was warmly received by the Head, staff and students. He held an impromptu question and answer session with year 7 in their Science lesson. They asked a variety of questions whi ...READ MORE

Vacancy for Parent Governor

Vacancy for Parent Governor - 30th November 2016

Arts & Media School Islington currently has a vacancy for a parent governor on our school’s governing body and we are inviting nominations to fill the vacancy. Parent governors play an important role as members of the governing b ...READ MORE

Into University opens 22nd Centre at AMSI

Into University opens 22nd Centre at AMSI - 24th November 2016

We were delighted to see so many influential educators and guests at Into University’s opening of their new Centre on our school campus. Our students are already benefitting from their After School Study Support twice a week and Year Grou ...READ MORE

Year 8s Win Anti-Bullying Award

Year 8s Win Anti-Bullying Award - 22nd November 2016

We are delighted to announce that the Y8s came 1st at the Islington Council Anti-Bullying Conference, with their LIVE COMIC STRIP about Power for Good. They participated in round table discussions and were exceptionally well behav ...READ MORE

Up Close & Personal With Feargal Sharkey - Update

Up Close & Personal With Feargal Sharkey – Update - 20th November 2016

UPDATE The evening was a great success and Neil’s interview with Feargal was hugely enjoyable. Everyone wanted it to last longer and many have asked to be mailed about future events! The money raised from the event will be put to use on s ...READ MORE

Art on the Underground - Update

Art on the Underground – Update - 11th November 2016

Crafting The Line Arts & Media School Islington has been selected by Art on the Underground as one of six schools to work with artist Jasleen Kaur for Crafting the Line. This project explores the artists’ filmic jo ...READ MORE

Years 9, 10 & 11 Nov/Dec Exam Timetables Released

Years 9, 10 & 11 Nov/Dec Exam Timetables Released - 31st October 2016

Timetables for the November to December 2016 Exams for years 9, 10 & 11 are now available on the Exams information page. ...READ MORE

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Year 11 Parents Evening On Tuesday 16th January

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