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Late Start: 17th September

Late Start: 17th September - 15th September 2021

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 9:30a ...READ MORE

KS4 Prep/Homework Support & the Library

KS4 Prep/Homework Support & the Library - 14th September 2021

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 rang ...READ MORE

KS4 Early Finish

KS4 Early Finish - 13th September 2021

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 fin ...READ MORE

Instrumental lessons at AMSI

Instrumental lessons at AMSI - 09th September 2021

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 w ...READ MORE

Year 9 Science Books

Year 9 Science Books - 08th September 2021

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 ...READ MORE

Information from Public Health for parents and carers: Islington

Information from Public Health for parents and carers: Islington - 06th September 2021

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

Open Events

Open Events - 26th August 2021

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 ...READ MORE

COVID Testing Update

COVID Testing Update - 24th August 2021

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 ...READ MORE

Return to School: September 2021

Return to School: September 2021 - 24th August 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 ...READ MORE

Examination Results 2021

Examination Results 2021 - 12th August 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 subseq ...READ MORE

End of Term Letter

End of Term Letter - 23rd July 2021

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 ...READ MORE

Last Day of Term Arrangements

Last Day of Term Arrangements - 19th July 2021

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 ...READ MORE

Y10 Early Finish

Y10 Early Finish - 19th July 2021

To allow for Year 11 Leavers preparation on Wednesday 21 July, Year 10 will finish school at 1.35. Free School Meals will be available for students to take away.  ...READ MORE

September 2021 - Testing Arrangements

September 2021 – Testing Arrangements - 16th July 2021

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, w ...READ MORE

St Mellitus Film Workshop Easter 2021

St Mellitus Film Workshop Easter 2021 - 08th July 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 participa ...READ MORE

Year 9 COVID Closure

Year 9 COVID Closure - 08th July 2021

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 ...READ MORE

Year 8 COVID Update

Year 8 COVID Update - 02nd July 2021

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 ...READ MORE

Year 8 COVID Closure

Year 8 COVID Closure - 29th June 2021

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 ...READ MORE

Transition Day Postponement

Transition Day Postponement - 18th June 2021

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 ...READ MORE

Year 10 Update: Friday 18th June

Year 10 Update: Friday 18th June - 18th June 2021

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 ...READ MORE

Lateness to School

Lateness to School - 15th June 2021

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 1 ...READ MORE

Update on Year 10 Exams

Update on Year 10 Exams - 11th June 2021

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 ...READ MORE

Year 10 Update

Year 10 Update - 11th June 2021

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 ...READ MORE

Year 6 Transition Day

Year 6 Transition Day - 11th June 2021

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 transit ...READ MORE

AIM Sessions to commence for Year 10 Students

AIM Sessions to commence for Year 10 Students - 28th May 2021

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, ...READ MORE

Issues in the Middle East

Issues in the Middle East - 24th May 2021

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 ne ...READ MORE

The Big Ask

The Big Ask - 24th May 2021

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 t ...READ MORE

Enter the Heroes Stamp Design Competition

Enter the Heroes Stamp Design Competition - 13th May 2021

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 ...READ MORE

Letter to Year 11 Parents/Carers & Students

Letter to Year 11 Parents/Carers & Students - 28th April 2021

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 circul ...READ MORE

Ramadan

Ramadan - 31st March 2021

Ramadan is the 9th month of the Islamic calendar and involves Muslims around the world fasting and abstaining from things considered to be impure for the mind and body. Those partaking in Ramadan abstain from food, drink and impure thoughts ...READ MORE

New Year 7 Parents' Morning

New Year 7 Parents’ Morning - 30th March 2021

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 ...READ MORE

End of Term Update

End of Term Update - 29th March 2021

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 de ...READ MORE

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

Your Next Steps – Post-16 and Post-18 Choices - 26th March 2021

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 Tue ...READ MORE

COVID LFO Testing: Update 25-03-21

COVID LFO Testing: Update 25-03-21 - 25th March 2021

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 student ...READ MORE

Bookbuzz Update: March 2021

Bookbuzz Update: March 2021 - 12th 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 ...READ MORE

COVID LFO Testing: Update 11-03-21

COVID LFO Testing: Update 11-03-21 - 11th March 2021

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 t ...READ MORE

GCSE Grades 2021

GCSE Grades 2021 - 08th March 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 GC ...READ MORE

World Book Day

World Book Day - 04th March 2021

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

8th March Return to School

8th March Return to School - 03rd March 2021

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 ...READ MORE

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

Re-Opening of School from 8th March and Lateral Flow Testing - 23rd February 2021

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 ...READ MORE