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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

Parent Engagement Week 17-21st Oct

Parent Engagement Week 17-21st Oct - 10th October 2016

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 was great fun and I found it helpf ...READ MORE

New After School Club Timetable Released!

New After School Club Timetable Released! - 30th September 2016

Extended School Timetable Make sure your child is getting the most out of school by attending some of the fantastic FREE clubs and activities at lunchtime and after school. Research shows that young people who take part in out of school a ...READ MORE

Family Holidays and Special Leave in Term Time

Family Holidays and Special Leave in Term Time - 22nd September 2016

Arts and Media School Islington’s policy on leave during term time. The law requires parents to ensure their child’s regular attendance at school and normally we would not expect you to take your child out of school for a holiday or oth ...READ MORE

IntoUniversity

IntoUniversity - 14th September 2016

We are delighted to announce that IntoUniversity, the groundbreaking national charity that is dealing with the very real issues of inequality, disadvantage and social mobility that are the greatest challenges facing our society, is opening ...READ MORE

Results Day – Success Stories!

Results Day – Success Stories! - 25th August 2016

GCSE students were jumping for joy today as they opened up their envelopes to discover straight runs of As and A*s.  It has been a great year for the school with some stunning subject results: Chemistry 100%, Additional Science 96%, Triple ...READ MORE

First Story Anthology Launch

First Story Anthology Launch - 23rd June 2016

On Wednesday 29th June we will be hosting the launch of the First Story Anthology, which was produced by the First Story Writers’ Group at Arts and Media School Islington during the Autumn term of 2015. ‘A Pocket Full of Madness’ is ...READ MORE

Important Changes to Late & Homework Detention

Important Changes to Late & Homework Detention - 14th June 2016

Dear Parent/ Carer, We have decided to improve our approach towards student punctuality and the completion of homework. These both remain key principles within the schools vision of “Every Child a Scholar” and are perfect examples of th ...READ MORE

Gary Kemp Fundraiser Success!

Gary Kemp Fundraiser Success! - 07th June 2016

Our PTA pulled out all the stops last week when 80s pop superstar, Gary Kemp, rocked our theatre with stories about growing up in Islington and being inspired as a youngster by theatre school founder, Anna Scher.  Gary is passionate about ...READ MORE

Stonewall School Champion

Stonewall School Champion - 27th May 2016

Arts & Media School Islington has become a Stonewall School Champion. We will be working on several exciting projects alongside this amazing charity, around tackling homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying. Arts & Media School ...READ MORE

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Half term holiday from 21st until 29th October. All students who aren't on the Denmark trip to return to school on 30th.

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