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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

Open Morning & Evening Dates for September & October

Open Morning & Evening Dates for September & October - 05th September 2018

Our Open Evening on Tuesday 9 October 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 see ou ...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

Exam Timetable

Exam Timetable - 26th April 2018

The exam timetable for Summer 2018 is now live. Please follow the link below or use the Student drop down to jump to the timetable: Exam Timetable (Summer 2018)     ...READ MORE

Spring End of Term Letter

Spring End of Term Letter - 27th March 2018

Dear Parents/Carers Enclosed is communication from the school regarding your child’s progress to date as well as other information as we take advantage of the whole school mail out to support cutting postal costs. The spring term had many ...READ MORE

The Poetry Games 2018: Truth or Dare? - North London!

The Poetry Games 2018: Truth or Dare? – North London! - 13th March 2018

Congratulations to all the students whose work have just been published in The Young Writers: The Poetry Games 2018: Truth or Dare? – North London! The Poetry Games inspires students to write for what they believe in! From voicing the ...READ MORE

The Great AMSI Year 7 Spelling Bee!

The Great AMSI Year 7 Spelling Bee! - 08th March 2018

Dear Parents/Carers, Re: Extended Schools Programme – Spelling Bee As part of AMSI’s Extended Schools Programme, we are very happy to offer your child the opportunity to take part in the 4th Great AMSI Spelling Bee competition. This is ...READ MORE

Art Now 2018!

Art Now 2018! - 01st March 2018

Every year the AMSI art department takes part in Islington Museum’s Art Now exhibition and this year is no different with five pieces having been selected to be exhibited for 2018. This year’s theme is ‘Rights and responsibility, iden ...READ MORE

FAIR FUTURES REPORT launched at AMSI by Jermain Jackman

FAIR FUTURES REPORT launched at AMSI by Jermain Jackman - 19th February 2018

We were delighted that Jermain Jackman, chose his ‘old school’ to host the Fair Futures report which was commissioned by Islington Council last year. Jermain has chaired the Commission whilst studying Politics at Leeds Universit ...READ MORE

Online Music Concert Feb 2018

Online Music Concert Feb 2018 - 08th February 2018

Welcome to our very first Online Music Concert.  In addition to our fantastic End of Term Concerts we will now be posting a selection of student performances once every term.  Once you have watched the performances ...READ MORE

London Boys Ballet School-AMSI Partner

London Boys Ballet School-AMSI Partner - 02nd February 2018

We would like to introduce one of our Creative Partnerships who are residents at the school: Raising the Barre in Islington! In September last year, the award winning ‘London Boys Ballet School’, (LBBS), relocated to Arts & Media Sc ...READ MORE

Islington Council: Snapchat Safeguarding Risk Warning

Islington Council: Snapchat Safeguarding Risk Warning - 01st February 2018

Please find attached a letter outlining current safeguarding risks about Snapchat, shared by Croydon Council where children in 11 of its schools have been directly or indirectly affected and the police have been involved. All London borough ...READ MORE

Sobell Centre trip to the new trampoline extreme park.

Sobell Centre trip to the new trampoline extreme park. - 19th January 2018

As a reward to our KS3 scholastic programme students, we took the top 40 to the new trampoline park at the Sobell Centre. The trampoline park has only just opened and our students were some of the first to try it out as they had worked so h ...READ MORE

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

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

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

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

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

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