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Year 7 Parents' Evening

Year 7 Parents’ Evening - 08th November 2019

4 November 2019 Dear Parents/Carers I want to write to you personally to invite you to your child’s first Parents’ Evening here at Arts and Media School, which will be held on Thursday 21 November 5pm – 7.00 pm. This first Parents ...READ MORE

Praise for Attitude to Learning

Praise for Attitude to Learning - 03rd November 2019

We are pleased to report that the following students have demonstrated a Gold Standard Attitude to Learning in all of their subjects as well as attendance at 95% or above.         At Arts and Media School Islington ...READ MORE

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

School Attendance – Term time Leave requests/ Illness In School /Medical Appointments. - 31st October 2019

Dear Parents/ Guardians I am writing to you to inform you of a change to the attendance policy here at Arts Media School Islington. This change has been brought about due to new guidance related to health and safety and the safeguarding of ...READ MORE

Message from the Deputy Headteacher

Message from the Deputy Headteacher - 29th October 2019

Dear Parents and Carers,  I thought I would take the opportunity to write to you as I begin my second half term at AMSI. Firstly, I am delighted to be working here! Over a 17 year teaching career, I have taught in schools across London ...READ MORE

Wider Reading in KS3: Mirrors and Windows

Wider Reading in KS3: Mirrors and Windows - 28th October 2019

“Books are sometimes windows, offering views of worlds that may be real or imagined… Windows are also sliding glass doors, and readers have only to walk through in imagination to become part of whatever world has been created or rec ...READ MORE

Black History Month

Black History Month - 03rd October 2019

What will students be learning in their lessons during Black History Month? ...READ MORE

Early finish and late start - OPEN EVENING

Early finish and late start – OPEN EVENING - 19th September 2019

Dear parent/carer  Early Closure/Late Start  I am writing to inform you that school will finish early at 1:35pm on Tuesday 1 October in preparation for our Open Evening.  There will be no after school activities on this day. ...READ MORE

Exam Results 2019: Message from the Headteacher

Exam Results 2019: Message from the Headteacher - 22nd August 2019

I would like to congratulate all of the students who have received their results today. They have worked very hard and applied themselves as scholars. The support given by all staff at Arts and Media School Islington throughout the year has ...READ MORE

Open Morning & Evening Dates for September & October

Open Morning & Evening Dates for September & October - 21st July 2019

Our Open Evening on Tuesday 1st October 5-7:30pm will showcase our students creative and academic achievements. It is an opportunity to view our state of the art facilities and meet our dedicated team of Teaching and Support staff. To ...READ MORE

Homework Expectations

Homework Expectations - 24th May 2019

At Arts and Media School Islington, we recognise the importance of homework in supporting student progress and in developing independent study habits. Homework is assigned to students by their subject teachers in line with departmental poli ...READ MORE

Alumni News

Alumni News - 20th May 2019

Congratulations to former student Kwami Odoom who has the lead role at The Kiln Theatre in The Half God of Rainfall.Kwami left AMSI in 2009 and has travelled the world while studying Spanish & Philosophy, until he returned to his f ...READ MORE

Success at the District Sportsday

Success at the District Sportsday - 08th May 2019

Congratulations to all the students who went to Finsbury Park athletics track to take part in the district sports day. We are delighted to announce that Arts & Media School Islington were the overall winners on the day after the boys ca ...READ MORE

Danish School AMSI Celebrate Cultural Exchange

Danish School AMSI Celebrate Cultural Exchange - 08th May 2019

30 teenagers from Ugelboelle Friskole spent a day with us this week as part of their annual visit to London.  A highlight was going to the Houses of Parliament where we had a special meeting with Angela Rayner, Shadow Secretary of ...READ MORE

Year 10 Student Scoops Ben Kinsella Award - 22nd March 2019

Congratulations to Shauna from year 10 who has been awarded the Ben Kinsella award at the borough Civic Award ceremony. Shauna was handed the award for her work with charity Solace Women’s Aid who gave an assembly at the school as par ...READ MORE

Trustees' Education Lecture 2019

Trustees’ Education Lecture 2019 - 14th March 2019

SIMPLY THE BEST… Andria Zafirakou 2018 Global Teacher of the year is speaking at the Arts & Media School Islington on Thursday 4th April. Her theme: the importance of making an arts education accessible to all. ...READ MORE

Careers talk from Alistair Stewart OBE

Careers talk from Alistair Stewart OBE - 01st March 2019

We were delighted to welcome ITV News anchor Alistair Stewart OBE to our school to talk to the year 7 & 8 students about working as a journalist. In a full assembly with, two year groups, the students listened intently as Mr Stewart des ...READ MORE

Year 7 Netball Team Success

Year 7 Netball Team Success - 15th February 2019

We are delighted to congratulate our Year 7 netball team for the fantastic results that they achieved in the schools netball tournament. The results were: Game 1 – AMSI Vs Mary Magdalene: We won 3-1, Waverley scored twice in the first ...READ MORE

After School Club Timetable for Term 2 Released!

After School Club Timetable for Term 2 Released! - 21st January 2019

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

Parent Information: Autumn Term

Parent Information: Autumn Term - 18th December 2018

5th December 2018 Dear Parents/Carers The autumn term had many extra-curricular events which your child may have participated in and I would like to signpost particular highlights in each year group: Year 7: International Evening & Shak ...READ MORE

Success at the Speak Out Challenge Islington Final

Success at the Speak Out Challenge Islington Final - 14th December 2018

It was an absolute pleasure to see our 3 Year 10 girls, Keji, Mariam & Paris compete with 8 other Islington secondary schools in the Islington Regional finals of the Jack Petchey and Speakers’ Trust Speak Out Challenge and de ...READ MORE

Artists in Residence @ AMSI

Artists in Residence @ AMSI - 03rd December 2018

We are delighted to welcome to our school community, 4 Artists in Residence – Janetka, Louise, Betsy and Esther – who are working in their new Studios in C block. This initiative is a unique partnership with Cubitt Arts which ha ...READ MORE

Year 7 Anti Bullying Week Winners

Year 7 Anti Bullying Week Winners - 16th November 2018

‘Respect’ goes out to Year 7 students from Arts and Media Islington Secondary school (AMSI) who have won Islington’s Anti Bullying Week competition for schools. The students produced their own version of the News at Ten on the theme ...READ MORE

Jeremy Corbyn Visits Arts & Media School

Jeremy Corbyn Visits Arts & Media School - 12th November 2018

Labour Leader and local MP Jeremy Corbyn visited AMSI on Friday taking time to meet and chat with young people in his constituency. Jeremy heard about the students extraordinary achievements, which included some of the 30 who spent a week i ...READ MORE

Introducing MyEd: Our School App

Introducing MyEd: Our School App - 29th October 2018

We would like to introduce to our new school app, MyEd, which is free to download on the App Store for Apple users and the Play Store for Android users. This application is the most efficient way of two way communication open to us as a sch ...READ MORE

Singing Lessons at Arts & Media School Islington

Singing Lessons at Arts & Media School Islington - 18th October 2018

We would like to inform you that Jade Williams, our wonderful singing teacher, is available for singing lessons for interested students.  Students at AMSI are talented and enthusiastic musicians and, as a result, I would therefore expe ...READ MORE

NEW Piano teacher joins us at Arts & Media School Islington

NEW Piano teacher joins us at Arts & Media School Islington - 17th October 2018

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 - 17th October 2018

We would like to inform you that Dan Arbiter, our wonderful Guitar teacher, is available for guitar lessons for interested students.  Students at AMSI are talented and enthusiastic musicians and, as a result, I would therefore expect l ...READ MORE

Drum lessons at Arts & Media School Islington

Drum lessons at Arts & Media School Islington - 12th September 2018

We would like to introduce Az Khan, an excellent drum teacher, who works 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 expe ...READ MORE

Examination Results 2018

Examination Results 2018 - 23rd August 2018

Students and teachers met the challenge of the new tougher exams and this year we are celebrating improved outcomes in Music, Drama, French and Design & Technology. There were excellent results in Music with 100% 4+, French with 92% 4+ ...READ MORE

A chance to win £5000 worth of books for AMSI

A chance to win £5000 worth of books for AMSI - 17th July 2018

National Book Tokens are running a competition with a prize of £5000 worth of book tokens for one lucky school (plus £100 in tokens for the person who nominates them!) All it takes for AMSI to be in with a chance of winning is for as many ...READ MORE

The Great Debate

The Great Debate - 05th July 2018

On 3rd July, four of our Key Stage 3 students attended The Great Debate at the House of Commons. Organised by the RSPCA, Tristan, Olivia, Thomas and Tyler took on the subject of ‘Animal Export’ in the debate with teams from ...READ MORE

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Barcelona 2018 - 02nd July 2018

We took a group of 14 AMSI MFL students to visit Barcelona for 5 days to provide the students with a great experience that also allows them to build up their confidence using Spanish in a native speaker’s context. We stayed in a Hoste ...READ MORE

AMSI celebrates School Diversity Week 6th July 2018

AMSI celebrates School Diversity Week 6th July 2018 - 02nd July 2018

As part of our efforts to ensure our school environment is a place where every child can realise their potential, we will be joining tens of thousands of pupils and teachers taking part in School Diversity Week 2018 to celebrate lesbian, ga ...READ MORE

Activity Day Update 26-6-18!

Activity Day Update 26-6-18! - 26th June 2018

8:45am!!!! This Friday please make sure that all paid activities have been paid for in advance. We would like to remind all that this is a non-school uniform school day and all students are expected to attend.  Please arrive punctually ...READ MORE

New Detention System

New Detention System - 19th June 2018

For the remainder of the Summer Term, we will be trialing a new detention system within the school. Any queries can be sent to Assistant Head Teacher, Maleka Begum. ...READ MORE

Online Music Concert May 2018

Online Music Concert May 2018 - 25th May 2018

Welcome to our Online Concert for Summer 2018. Please listen to the performances and let us know which is your favourite.   Loading… ...READ MORE

Grand Piano from Funky Junk on Hornsey Road

Grand Piano from Funky Junk on Hornsey Road - 18th May 2018

We are extremely grateful to Funky Junk for supplying Arts & Media School with this beautiful Yamaha C7 grand piano. Our piano students love the sound it creates and the feel of playing it and we are looking forward to the next concert ...READ MORE

Parent Governor Election

Parent Governor Election - 18th May 2018

Dear Parents / Carers PARENT GOVERNOR ELECTION(S) There is a vacancy for a parent governor on our school’s governing body and I am writing to invite nominations to fill the vacancy. Parent governors play an important role as members of th ...READ MORE

Year 7 girls football team trophy

Year 7 girls football team trophy - 02nd May 2018

Congratulations to the year 7 girls football team who won the Islington and Camden fair play award! They were awarded the trophy by the C&I borough girl’s football development officer. We would also like to say well done to all th ...READ MORE

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Timetable: Week 1 - Mon 18th-22nd Nov

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