AMSI Website Improvements

AMSI Website Improvements

Dear Parents/Carers, We are in the process of updating and making our school website more user friendly. As an information tool for parents/carers, staff and students, it would be incredibly useful if you could help us in the decision making proces. We would therefore like to ask you to complete the below AMSI Website Feedback […]

Head's Half-Termly Update April 2022

Head’s Half-Termly Update April 2022

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Easter Revision Sessions

Easter Revision Sessions

Easter Radio Show

Easter Radio Show

Enjoy the break everyone and stay safe. Happy Easter and Ramadan Mubarak.

Ramadan

Ramadan

“O You who believe, fasting is prescribed for you, as it was prescribed for those before you, so that you may be mindful of God.” (Quran 2:183) Ramadan marks the start of the 9th month of the Islamic calendar and involves healthy, able Muslims (those who are mature and in good health) around the world, […]

Early Finish This Friday

Early Finish This Friday

Parents and Carers are reminded that the school term ends on Friday 01 April. On this day, KS3 students will finish at 11.45, and KS4 students will finish at 12.35. Free Schools Meals will be available for students to takeaway. We wish you and your families a restful break.

Arsenal Tickets

Arsenal Tickets

We are grateful to our friends at Arsenal who have supplied us with tickets for Arsenal Womens UEFA Champions League tie against VFB Wolfsburg at the the Emirates Stadium on Wednesday 23 March. We have 40 or so to give away in pairs or 4s. If you would like some tickets for this game, please email Mr McLoughlin  – […]

Eat. Sleep. Revise. Repeat

Eat. Sleep. Revise. Repeat

With summer examinations fast approaching, we know that many parents/guardians also feel the pressure. Here are our top tips for parents on how to help young learners during exam season. Revision revulsion Young learners need to understand and believe how much of a difference revision will make. From you, encouragement is key. Learners will need […]

Head’s Half-Termly Update February 2022

Head’s Half-Termly Update February 2022

AMSI Valentine's Radio Show 2022

AMSI Valentine’s Radio Show 2022

Happy Valentine’s Day From Arts & Media School Islington

Options Evening Thursday 24th February 2022

Options Evening Thursday 24th February 2022

Ahead of the event, please watch the video presentation on the overall process, careers information, advice and guidance and the specific subject information. The live event will consist of a brief presentation from key staff followed by live drop in sessions where Heads of Faculty will answer any questions you might have about the course. […]

AMSI Students Excel  in Jazz Workshop With Nikki Yeoh

AMSI Students Excel in Jazz Workshop With Nikki Yeoh

On Tuesday 18th January two groups of AMSI student musicians were fortunate enough to be involved in a fantastic Jazz workshop with Nikki Yeoh (Piano), Binker Golding (Sax), Chelsea Carmichael (Sax), Michael Mondesir (Bass) and Rod Youngs (Drums). If you are an aspiring young musician and you’d like the opportunity to work regularly with Nikki to develop […]

Year 9 Options Process 2021/22

Year 9 Options Process 2021/22

Options Process Explained 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. Options Assemblies 2021/22 Students will have assemblies from January 5th onwards where Heads of Subject talk to the cohort about their subject as an option.   9th […]

The Young Songwriter 2022 Competition

The Young Songwriter 2022 Competition

The Song Academy Young Songwriter 2022 competition is open for entries from the 1st February to the 31st March, from young people around the world aged 8-18. It’s a golden opportunity for your pupils who are already writing songs to get their songs heard & connect with other talented young songwriters. Plus it’s a perfect […]

AMSI Newsletter

AMSI Newsletter

We are delighted to announce the publication of our latest newsletter: After a break, due to the disruption to the normal school day from the pandemic, the newsletter is back! Produced termly, it provides both an informative, as well as entertaining read about all the latest developments within our school community. Working in partnership with others […]

Problem Solving in Maths: Free Webinar

Problem Solving in Maths: Free Webinar

Eedi would like to announce that they are back with a free webinar aimed at parents. After many requests the focus is on problem solving. Rachel, at Eedi, uses a combination of research and her own experience to describe the issues students have with problem solving, and most importantly of all to offer a series of practical strategies […]

My Voice and Me

My Voice and Me

‘My Voice and Me’ with Jermaine Jackman and Bad Lay-Dee starts on Tuesday next week (14:15-15:45)! This is a creative project exploring singing, rapping, storytelling and poetry for YR7 students. Any students wanting to sign up OR find out more should contact Mr Dow (j.dow@amsi.school)

Facemasks in School

Facemasks in School

Dear Parents, Carers and Students, Happy New Year. We hope that you had a restful break, and managed to stay safe. In line with government guidance, students will be required to wear facemasks in all indoor spaces, including classrooms. This arrangement will be in place until 26 January, when it shall be reviewed by the Government. Please […]

Head's Half-Termly Update December 2021

Head’s Half-Termly Update December 2021

AMSI Christmas Radio Show 2021

AMSI Christmas Radio Show 2021

Many thanks to our student Radio DJs and performers: Craig, Arthur, Charlie, Guiliarose, Maria, Yassir, Luna, Erin, Elvija, Patricia, Carmen, Averlynne and Juliana.

Remote Learning

Remote Learning

Dear Parents  and Carers,  I wanted to write to update you as to our situation with COVID-19 in this last week and our ability to keep the school open. As of today, we have a high level of staff  absence, which has meant that we have taken the decision to move to remote learning for […]

January 2022 - Testing Arrangements

January 2022 – Testing Arrangements

Dear Parents and Carers,  As you will no doubt be aware, the government has asked schools to again test students for COVID on their return after the Christmas break.  We will be undertaking the testing regime at the start on Tuesday 4th January. Children that have received parental consent will be given a date and […]

Year 7 Extended School Clubs

Year 7 Extended School Clubs

Dear Parent/carer  In response to high demand and parent/carer feedback, we are pleased to inform you that year 7 students will be taking part in an exciting AMSI Clubs pilot program from January 2022. Students in their respective tutor groups will participate in a range of activities and the various clubs will take place on […]

Government COVID-19 Update

Government COVID-19 Update

Dear Parents and Carers, Following an update from the Government, we will require all students to wear face masks in communal areas. Please ensure your child brings a face mask to school each day until further notice.  The full update from the DFE can be found below:  Information for all education and childcare settings on new measures in response to […]

Fortnightly Behaviour Focus

Fortnightly Behaviour Focus

Dear Parents and Carers, Please find details of our new fortnightly behaviour focus. You must ensure you child is equipped for school – particularity in terms of their uniform – they should be wearing jumpers and blazers, as they are not allowed to wear coats in lessons. Hoodies are not appropriate for school. Thank you […]

Final Day of Autumn Term

Final Day of Autumn Term

Dear Parents and Carers,  All schools in England and Wales have been given a day off in lieu of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Bank Holiday, which falls during Summer half term. This will be placed on 17 December 2021, meaning that we shall break for the Christmas holidays on Thursday 16 December 2021. Further details on the […]

Anti-Bullying Week 2021: One Kind Word

Anti-Bullying Week 2021: One Kind Word

Anti-Bullying Week 2021 was coordinated in England and Wales by the Anti-Bullying Alliance. It took place from 15 to 19 November 2021 and had the theme ‘One Kind Word’. At Arts & Media School, we started the week with assemblies on the theme of ‘One Kind Word’ and then students took part in Odd Socks […]

Year 11 Update

Year 11 Update

Dear Parents, It has been a productive first half term of Year 11 and our students and teachers have been working hard towards returning to a version of ‘normal’ teaching and learning. I am writing to you to share with you the most recent data collection for ‘Attitude to Learning’. The report has some data […]

Head’s Half-Termly Update October 2021

Head’s Half-Termly Update October 2021

Important message from Islington Public Health

Important message from Islington Public Health

In addition, there will be further opportunities for 12-15 year olds to get vaccinated, click the link below for details. Another chance for 12-15 year olds to get vaccinated against COVID-19 – North Central London CCG

COVID VACCINATION UPDATE

COVID VACCINATION UPDATE

Dear Parents and Carers, As you will no doubt be aware, the government has given families the option of the COVID vaccination for all 12-15 year olds. Please be aware that this is strictly for those students whose parents have consented to the vaccination. We have emailed information and the consent forms directly to the […]

Late Start: 17th September

Late Start: 17th September

Dear Parents and Carers, Due to the late finish of Open Evening on 16th September, and the sheer number of students who will be helping out on the evening, we will begin the following day at 9:40am for all students. Doors will open at 9:30am and students will make their way straight to P2. Students […]

KS4 Prep/Homework Support & the Library

KS4 Prep/Homework Support & the Library

Dear Parent/Carer, We are writing to inform you about two opportunities that are being introduced this year to support student progress and independence. AMSI Library We will shortly be relaunching the AMSI Library for students, with a range of fiction, non-fiction and study guides available. To respond to the changing needs and demands of the […]

KS4 Early Finish

KS4 Early Finish

Dear Parents and Carers, To allow for preparations for Open Evening, KS4 students will finish school at 1.35pm on Thursday 16 September. Free School Meals will be available for eligible students to take away. KS3 Students will finish at 2.15pm as normal.  Please note that detentions will run as normal on this day – should students receive a detention you […]

Instrumental lessons at AMSI

Instrumental lessons at AMSI

Dear Parent/Guardian, I am writing to inform you that it is now possible for students to receive instrumental lessons at Arts & Media School Islington.  Students at AMSI are talented and enthusiastic musicians and, as a result, I would expect lots of them to be interested in learning to play an instrument.  We have a […]

Year 9 Science Books

Year 9 Science Books

Year 9 start their Science GCSE course this year with Triple Science; this will be three GCSE qualifications. We have created our GCSE course using the CGP Science textbooks. Your child will use three text books throughout the course up to their final examinations in year 11.  I am writing to inform you of how […]

Information from Public Health for parents and carers: Islington

Information from Public Health for parents and carers: Islington

Information from Islington Public Health Department regarding changes to Covid-19 guidance. Covid-19 guidance September 2021

Open Events

Open Events

We are delighted to be able to host physical open events again this autumn! We would like to invite all prospective students and parents to visit us on the following dates. Open Evening Thursday 16 September 2021 5.00pm-7.30pm Book tickets via Eventbrite for the AMSI Open Evening Open Mornings Thursday 23 September 2021 9.00am-10.15amThursday 30 […]

COVID Testing Update

COVID Testing Update

Please be advised that we have made a slight change to the Lateral Flow COVID testing programme we will run at the start of term. Testing dates will now be as follows;  Tuesday 31 August  Y7 students tests from 9.00.  Thursday 02 September  Y8-11 students test from 9.00 Friday 03 September  2nd Tests for Y7 students from 9.45 […]

Return to School: September 2021

Return to School: September 2021

Parents are reminded of the following dates for the return to school in September.  Friday 03 September – Year 7 Head Start Day 8.30-12.30Monday 06 September – Year 7 onsite only. Tuesday 07 September – Year 8-11 return to school.  KS3 students’ window for entry to school is 8.15-8.30 and KS4 students from 9.10-9.25. All students will now […]

Examination Results 2021

Examination Results 2021

Arts and Media School is proud of all of our students and the work they put in towards their GCSEs. As with all schools across the country our students faced the challenge of periods of school closure throughout their courses and the subsequent cancellation of their examinations which they had been working towards. As a […]

End of Term Letter

End of Term Letter

Dear Parents and Carers,  This school year has certainly been the most challenging that we have faced but we are now at the end of the academic year 20-21. I have been impressed with the dedication of my staff and the resilience of our students who have come to school and worked hard given the […]

Last Day of Term Arrangements

Last Day of Term Arrangements

Parents and Carers are reminded that the school term ends on Friday 23 July. On this day, KS3 students will finish at 11.45, and KS4 students will finish at 12.35. Free Schools Meals will be available for students to takeaway. We wish you and your families a restful break.

September 2021 - Testing Arrangements

September 2021 – Testing Arrangements

Dear Parents and Carers,  As you will no doubt be aware, as we reach Step 4 of the government’s ‘roadmap’, the need for many of the COVID-19 safety precautions have been removed, such as keeping students exclusively in bubbles, wearing of face masks, and closing of changing rooms etc.  There are, however, some requirements that […]

St Mellitus Film Workshop Easter 2021

St Mellitus Film Workshop Easter 2021

During the Easter holidays in 2021, the St Mellitus Organ Restoration Project ran a virtual documentary filmmaking workshop for young people aged between 12 -18 years old. AMSI sent two of our year 11 students, Lenny and Rania, to participate.  The films produced can be viewed on this link: https://stmellitusorgan.co.uk/film-workshop/ “The course was an incredible […]

Year 9 COVID Closure

Year 9 COVID Closure

Dear Parents and Carers,  We are writing to let you know that due to the fact that we have had several cases of COVID-19 in Year 9, we have taken the decision to move to remote learning from Friday 9th July This means that all Year 9 students should stay and learn at home.  We understand […]

Year 8 COVID Update

Year 8 COVID Update

Dear Parents, Carers and Students,  When we wrote to you earlier in the week to inform you about moving the Year 8 bubble to remote learning, we said that we would keep you updated on the situation as it evolved. Unfortunately, we have had several other positive cases of COVID-19 confirmed through PCR tests, and […]

Year 8 COVID Closure

Year 8 COVID Closure

Dear Parents and Carers,  We are writing to let you know that due to the fact that we have had several cases of COVID-19 in Year 8, we have taken the decision to move to remote learning from Wednesday 30 June. This means that all Year 8 students should stay and learn at home.  We […]

Transition Day Postponement

Transition Day Postponement

It is with regret that we will have to cancel our Primary School transition day on 01 July. With the postponement of the final set of lockdown restrictions, the Department for Education has said that traditional taster days cannot go ahead as planned.  We understand that the young people will be disappointed, so wanted to […]

Year 10 Update: Friday 18th June

Year 10 Update: Friday 18th June

Dear Parents and Carers,  This morning we were made aware that there was a positive case of COVID 19 within Year 10. We acted quickly to identify the students that were close contacts of the positive case, and these students were sent home in accordance with Public Health guidance.  We also made the additional decision […]

Lateness to School

Lateness to School

As of Monday 21 June, students that are late to school without a reasonable excuse will be given a 30 minute detention after school on the same day, where they will have to fill in their Punctuality Reflection Form.    The Education Act 1996 states that all learners should attend school regularly and punctually: This […]

Update on Year 10 Exams

Update on Year 10 Exams

Dear Students and Parents, In light of the time lost for revision today, and quite a few students having to isolate themselves for the coming week, we have made the decision to push back the Y10 exams one week so that they begin on Monday 21 June. We will update the dates on the timetable and send […]

Year 10 Update

Year 10 Update

Dear Parents and Carers,  I wanted to write to you to explain to you the decision that we made to send our Year 10 cohort home today to undertake remote learning. This morning, we were made aware that there was a positive case of COVID 19 within Year 10. We acted quickly to identify the […]

Year 6 Transition Day

Year 6 Transition Day

Dear Parents, Carers and Students,  We are delighted that you have formally accepted the offer of a place in the new Year 7 cohort at AMSI. I am writing to you to introduce myself as the Head of Year 7, and to update you on the transition programme ahead of you starting at the school […]

AIM Sessions to commence for Year 10 Students

AIM Sessions to commence for Year 10 Students

Dear Parent / Carer,  We are writing to inform you that from Tuesday 8th June, Year 10 students will be invited to attend after school AIM sessions in some of their GCSE subjects. These sessions will run from 3:10pm to 4:10pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. The exact days on which your child will be […]

Issues in the Middle East

Issues in the Middle East

Some of our students have shown an interest in the issues that have occurred in the Middle East in recent weeks.  The situation is nuanced and complicated, and we would recommend that those interested in the events look at reputable news sources and history books rather than relying on social media, which can often lead […]

The Big Ask

The Big Ask

A message from the Children’s Commissioner for England. The Children’s Commissioner’s survey of childhood, The Big Ask, is the largest ever survey of children in England. Already more than 400,000 children and young people have had their say about what matters to them for their future. The findings of this survey will be used to show […]

Enter the Heroes Stamp Design Competition

Enter the Heroes Stamp Design Competition

Honouring the heroes of the coronavirus pandemic… on stamps The closing date for entries is Thursday 27th May 2021. AMSI Students aged 14 and under, this competition could see you win £1000 in high street vouchers AND £1000 for your school too!  The royal mail have set us the challenge of designing a stamp to […]

Letter to Year 11 Parents/Carers & Students

Letter to Year 11 Parents/Carers & Students

Dear Parents, Carers and Students,  We understand that there is quite a lot of uncertainty in schools at the moment with regards to Teacher Assessed Grades and finish dates in particular. This often leads to misinformation being circulated, so we wanted to take the opportunity to clarify and keep you updated on a few points.  […]

New Year 7 Parents' Morning

New Year 7 Parents’ Morning

Dear Parents and Carers,  We would be delighted if you and your child were able to join us for an Induction morning for our Y7 students due to start in September 2021. We understand that the transition to secondary school is an anxious time for parents, in particular when in many cases you have been […]

End of Term Update

End of Term Update

Dear Parents, Carers and Students, I would like to start by thanking you all for your support over what has been a strange but all too familiar situation, with learning taking place remotely for the first 2 months of term. We have been delighted to welcome back the young people and understand that it will take them time […]

Your Next Steps - Post-16 and Post-18 Choices

Your Next Steps – Post-16 and Post-18 Choices

Find out about some of the different progression pathways available to you once you leave school, including higher education, apprenticeships and further education. Open to all students, parents and carers, this webinar takes place on Tuesday 30 March, 5pm-6.45pm and Wednesday 31 March, 5pm-6.45pm. Details of how to join in the link.

COVID LFO Testing: Update 25-03-21

COVID LFO Testing: Update 25-03-21

Dear Parents and Carers,  We have now finished the testing programme for most students in school. For those that have consented to be tested, we will now be supplying students test kits to be undertaken at home.  Tests for students will be given to them in school. There are 7 tests in a pack, and […]

Bookbuzz Update: March 2021

Bookbuzz Update: March 2021

We’re so excited to be able to welcome all of our Year 7 and Year 8 students back with a free book! We can’t wait to hear what they think of their new Bookbuzz books… #mybookbuzz #readingforpleasure @Booktrust

COVID LFO Testing: Update 11-03-21

COVID LFO Testing: Update 11-03-21

Dears Parents and Carers, Over the past week, staff at AMSI have conducted nearly 500 lateral flow tests. We are thankful for your cooperation in this process so far. So that we can administer 2nd and 3rd COVID tests within the allotted time frame of the Government, we will need to stagger students’ start times on the days […]

GCSE Grades 2021

GCSE Grades 2021

Dear Parents/Carers and Students, We understand that this is a worrying time and that although the final examinations are not taking place, there is still significant stress due to the lack of information about the forthcoming grading of GCSEs. Please be assured that we will ensure that all of our students will have the opportunity […]

World Book Day

World Book Day

Thursday 4th March 2021 is World Book Day. In honour of this, we have created our very first AMSI Virtual Library. View Virtual Library

8th March Return to School

8th March Return to School

Dear Parents and Carers, I am writing to you to confirm the arrangements for reopening school from 8th March 2021. Due to the high number of parents who have now given consent to test students in school, it will not be possible to allow all year groups to return to school from the 8th March […]

Re-Opening of School from 8th March and Lateral Flow Testing

Re-Opening of School from 8th March and Lateral Flow Testing

Dear Parents and Carers, You will no doubt be aware that the government has given notice for all schools to reopen from Monday 08 March 2021. The Senior Leadership Team are currently working to draw up a plan for re-opening, which is likely to involve a staggered start (in line with government guidance) for different […]

Royal Academy: Young Artists' Summer Show

Royal Academy: Young Artists’ Summer Show

AMSI Art Dept has registered for the Royal Academy Young Artists competition, and YOU are encouraged to create a piece of Artwork for the COMPETITION! The Deadline is in a few weeks so you have time. Take a look at the website. Good luck! Royal Academy Young Artists’ Summer Show

Options Presentations 2021

Options Process Explained Compulsory Core Subjects: English, Maths & Science Option Subject Presentations Jump to: Art – Computer Science – Dance – Drama – DT – Geography – History – Languages – Media – Music – PE – RE – Sociology Art Computer Science Dance Drama Design & Technology Geography History Languages Media Music Requires […]

Parent Mobile Details

Parent Mobile Details

Dear Parents, The department of education in agreement with most Mobile Phone suppliers have agreed to offer students an increase in mobile data until 31 July 2021. Who can get help? This scheme is open to children and young people in years 3 to 11 who: do not have access to a fixed broadband connection (the […]

Excellent Home Learning in Music

Excellent Home Learning in Music

8th February 2021 Students have been working really hard over the last 6 weeks, developing their Bandlab skills and making music online. We already have 165 students making use of this fantastic resource and, fingers crossed, we are aiming for 250 users by the end of this week so, if you haven’t registered yet for your […]

Teaching & Learning Update

Teaching & Learning Update

Dear Parents, We hope that you and your families are well.  As we approach the end of this unusual half term, I am writing to inform you about some changes with our Remote Learning Offer that we will be piloting from Monday 8th February. We have been pleased with the level of engagement from a […]

COVID-19: Updates

COVID-19: Updates

14-12-21 29-11-21 22-10-21 07-10-21 06-09-21 24-08-21 16-07-21 08-07-21 02-07-21 29-06-21 11-06-21 25-03-21 11-03-21 03-03-21 23-02-21 05-02-21 Dear Parents/Carers, Please complete the following Google Form to give us your feedback on AMSI Remote Learning. Loading… Thank youMrs Stubbs 02-02-21 February Half Term 18-01-21 Remote education provision: information for parents 08-01-21 Letter from Whittington NHS Trust Whittington Health […]

February Half Term

February Half Term

Dear Parents and Carers,  I am writing to confirm the arrangements for the closure of school for February half term. The last day of remote learning and onsite provision for priority students will be Thursday 11 February, as Friday 12 February is staff INSET. Remote learning and priority student provision will begin again on Monday […]

Inter Faith Calendar Art Project

Inter Faith Calendar Art Project

All pupils in Islington are warmly invited to take part in contributing artwork to our new Inter Faith calendar this year. Please see the slideshow for the competition instructions. The theme is “One Planet, Many Faiths” and the deadline is 15th February 2021. Full details (requires school Google login): IFF Calendar KS3 We look forward […]

Parent Engagement

Parent Engagement

13th January 2021 Dear Parents/carers I hope this communication greets you safe and well as we start 2021. We are currently providing remote learning for all students and I am writing to ask for your support with regards to this.  We have ensured that teachers are delivering remote learning through Google Classrooms using a variety […]

COVID MASS TESTING

COVID MASS TESTING

5th January 2021 NHS Test and Trace: COVID-19 testing for staff and students Dear Parents and Carers, We are working to keep AMSI as safe as possible. You may have heard that testing for those without coronavirus symptoms is beginning across the country using new, quicker COVID-19 tests known as ‘lateral flow tests’. Along with […]

All Students: January Return to School

All Students: January Return to School

Dear Parent/Carer, You may have seen in the news that the government has announced a staggered return for pupils at the start of next term. Monday 4th January will be a remote learning day for all students – the school itself will be closed to students. From Tuesday 05 January,  school will be open for […]

Remote Learning: 4th January 2021

Remote Learning: 4th January 2021

Daily Student Attendance Register Dear Parents/Carers, Re: Remote Learning Protocols At Arts and Media School, we are committed to providing continuity of education to our learners and will do so through a process of remote (online) learning. Staff will be delivering remote lessons during this period of closure. Both students at home and vulnerable students […]

Year 11: Return to school and Mock Exams

Year 11: Return to school and Mock Exams

Dear Students, We hope you have had a good break thus far and that you and your families are well.  In light of the announcement from the Government on 30/12/20, you will not be returning to school until 11/1/21. However, we will be delivering remote learning from 4/1/21 and it is expected that you engage fully in order […]

Contact Tracing

Contact Tracing

Dear Parents and Carers, Public Health England has agreed on a six-day window after the final day of teaching in which schools are asked to remain contactable so they can assist with contact tracing where necessary. For the first 6 days after teaching ends, if a pupil or staff member tests positive for coronavirus (COVID-19), […]

Islington School Closures Message

Islington School Closures Message

Dear Parents and Carers, It is regrettable that we have had to communicate different messages to you within the last 48 hours and for this myself and the Chair of Governors apologise. All decisions taken prior to today were taken in good faith upon sound advice; with safety always the main concern. However the action […]

End of Term Arrangements: Updated

End of Term Arrangements: Updated

15-12-20 Update School WILL be open tomorrow, Wednesday 16th December, for ALL students and Thursday will be an Inset day so the school will be closed to students. The Department of Education has directed Islington schools to stay open tomorrow. We apologise for the inconvenience of the changed message but I am sure you will understand […]

Chromebook for Learning Scheme

Chromebook for Learning Scheme

Arts and Media School plans to introduce a Chromebook Scheme for students to enhance the teaching and learning experience. We believe that using Chromebooks will empower our students to become well informed, responsible digital citizens and lifelong learners.  Once our students have access to their own devices, we firmly believe the scheme will bring enormous […]

URGENT NOTICE UPDATE

URGENT NOTICE UPDATE

Dear Parents and Carers  As promised, I am writing to update you with the current situation regarding the staff absence at Arts and Media School Islington.  Since writing to you yesterday, our staff shortage has increased due to the fact that we have had 2 more positive cases reported in Year 7 and 9 because […]

Inform and Advise Parent Letter

Inform and Advise Parent Letter

Dear Parents,   We have been advised that there has been three confirmed cases of COVID-19 within the school in years 7, 9 & 10.   We are continuing to monitor the situation and are following government guidance. This letter is to inform you of the current situation and provide advice on how to support your child. […]

URGENT NOTICE

URGENT NOTICE

26th November 2020  Dear Parents and Carers  Regrettably, we have had to take the decision to close the school tomorrow. Students must not attend; if they do we will send them home. This is due to the current impact of COVID-19 and other sickness absences at Arts and Media School Islington.  You will be aware […]

Parent Governor Elections

Parent Governor Elections

Dear Parents / Carers, 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 the governing body, which is responsible for directing the conduct of the school and for promoting high standards […]

Praise for Attitude to Learning

Praise for Attitude to Learning

We are pleased to report that the following students have demonstrated an ATL of 1 or 2 in all subjects and attendance of 95% or higher.         At Arts and Media School Islington we work towards a vision of every child a scholar and these students have demonstrated this in all of their […]

New Guidance on Face Coverings

New Guidance on Face Coverings

We must now inform you that, with the move for all London boroughs to the High Alert Level, all students (excluding those who are exempt) must now wear a face covering as per the Government Guidelines. We draw particular attention to the section below for advice on the wearing of face coverings in secondary schools. […]

Record Store Day 2020

Record Store Day 2020

In the run up to the “socially distanced” Record Store Day event on Saturday 24th October we will be releasing five of our best YR11 student compositions from June 2020. There will be one track available each day from Monday 19th October. The pieces that you will be able to hear were created by Justice, […]

Message from Islington Council Re: Covid-19 Alert Level

Message from Islington Council Re: Covid-19 Alert Level

Link to Letter

Teacher of Physical Education

From January 2021Full time, permanent contractM2 – M6 £33,658 – £42,624 Arts & Media School Islington is a popular and thriving comprehensiveschool situated in North London; a vacancy has arisen for a teacher ofboys’ Physical Education within our community. The post holder will beable to teach Physical Education to KS3 and KS4 at GCSE and […]

Online Access Form

Online Access Form

Dear students Please complete this form with your parents. The form needs to be completed by 16 October 2020.The information from this form will help the school determine which students require assistance if the are future disruptions to you attending school.

Teaching & Learning Update

Teaching & Learning Update

Dear Parents and Carers,  As we approach the end of our fifth week back at school, we would like to thank you for your continued support; students in all years have been a credit to themselves and their families. We would also like to take this opportunity to provide further information regarding teaching and learning […]

Quarantine and Isolation

Quarantine and Isolation

Dear Parents and Carers, RE: COVID-19 related absence  – Quarantine and Isolation Procedures  In order to keep our community safe and minimise the risk of infection, we would ask parents to abide by the following rules if their child or anyone in their household exhibits any of the symptoms of COVID-19, or if anyone in […]

How to find Homework set on Classcharts

How to find Homework set on Classcharts

Please watch the video below for advice on how to check what homework has been set, via classcharts.If students have any issues or questions regarding their homework, they should speak to their class teacher in the first instance. If parents have any concerns or questions regarding the homework that has been set, these should be directed to the […]

September Opening - Behaviour and Movement

September Opening – Behaviour and Movement

Dear Parents and Carers, Earlier this week, I wrote to you outlining the safety measures we have put into place here at AMSI, and the expectations we will have of our students when we welcome them back. I wanted to follow this up with a reminder of some of our new expectations of behaviour and […]