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Inter Faith Calendar Art Project

Inter Faith Calendar Art Project - 20th January 2021

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 deadlin ...READ MORE

Consultation on how GCSE, AS and A level grades should be awarded in summer 2021 - 19th January 2021

Dear Students, On Friday, the DfE launched a joint consultation with Ofqual on how GCSE, AS and A level grades should be awarded in summer 2021. The consultation closes at 11:45pm on Friday 29 January. They want to hear the views of stude ...READ MORE

Parent Engagement

Parent Engagement - 13th January 2021

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 h ...READ MORE

COVID MASS TESTING

COVID MASS TESTING - 04th January 2021

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 acros ...READ MORE

All Students: January Return to School

All Students: January Return to School - 31st December 2020

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 ...READ MORE

Remote Learning: 4th January 2021

Remote Learning: 4th January 2021 - 31st December 2020

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) learnin ...READ MORE

Year 11: Return to school and Mock Exams

Year 11: Return to school and Mock Exams - 31st December 2020

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 ...READ MORE

Season's Greetings

Season’s Greetings - 17th December 2020

School is now closed and we will reopen on  the 4th January 2021 with our normal provision on site. Season’s Greetings to all students, parents and carers from the AMSI community. We wanted to share with you the Christmas cards (mad ...READ MORE

Contact Tracing

Contact Tracing - 16th December 2020

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 aft ...READ MORE

Important Message from Islington Council

Important Message from Islington Council - 16th December 2020

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Islington School Closures Message

Islington School Closures Message - 15th December 2020

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 fa ...READ MORE

End of Term Arrangements: Updated

End of Term Arrangements: Updated - 15th December 2020

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 tomo ...READ MORE

Chromebook for Learning Scheme

Chromebook for Learning Scheme - 07th December 2020

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 ...READ MORE

URGENT NOTICE UPDATE

URGENT NOTICE UPDATE - 27th November 2020

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 t ...READ MORE

Inform and Advise Parent Letter

Inform and Advise Parent Letter - 27th November 2020

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. Thi ...READ MORE

URGENT NOTICE

URGENT NOTICE - 26th November 2020

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 an ...READ MORE

AMSI Newsletter

AMSI Newsletter - 20th November 2020

We are delighted to announce the publication of our latest newsletter: The newsletter is produced termly and provides both an informative, as well as entertaining read about all the latest developments within our school community. Work ...READ MORE

Parent Governor Elections

Parent Governor Elections - 06th November 2020

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 i ...READ MORE

Praise for Attitude to Learning

Praise for Attitude to Learning - 22nd October 2020

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 t ...READ MORE

New Guidance on Face Coverings

New Guidance on Face Coverings - 21st October 2020

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 se ...READ MORE

Record Store Day 2020

Record Store Day 2020 - 19th October 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 19t ...READ MORE

Online Access Form

Online Access Form - 09th October 2020

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 yo ...READ MORE

Teaching & Learning Update

Teaching & Learning Update - 07th October 2020

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 ...READ MORE

Quarantine and Isolation

Quarantine and Isolation - 22nd September 2020

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 th ...READ MORE

How to find Homework set on Classcharts

How to find Homework set on Classcharts - 22nd September 2020

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 pare ...READ MORE

September Opening - Behaviour and Movement

September Opening – Behaviour and Movement - 06th September 2020

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 rem ...READ MORE

September Opening - Safety Measures

September Opening – Safety Measures - 01st September 2020

Dear Parents and Carers, We at AMSI are looking forward to welcoming all our students back in September. Despite remaining open throughout the lockdown period for priority students and Year 10s we have missed our students who are the key co ...READ MORE

GCSE Exam Support - 20th August 2020

Emotional Support Signposting handout from Islington CAMHS ...READ MORE

September Opening

September Opening - 17th July 2020

Date: 14.07.20 Dear Parents and Carers, As we come to the end of what has to be the strangest school term in modern history, I wanted to write to you thank you for your efforts in assisting with the students remote learning, and ensuring th ...READ MORE

COVID-19: Updates - 06th July 2020

18-01-21 Remote education provision: information for parents 08-01-21 Letter from Whittington NHS Trust Whittington Health Services 04-01-21 COVID MASS TESTING 31-12-20 All Students: January Return to School Remote Learning: 4th January 202 ...READ MORE

GCSE & Btec Results

GCSE & Btec Results - 03rd July 2020

How to receive your results by email Due to safety measures AMSI will not be open on Results Day, Thursday 20th August. Results (and the additional information) will be posted to students in hard copy via Royal Mail but may take a few days ...READ MORE

‘Continue’ by Maya Angelou - 26th June 2020

We love this poem and would like to share it with our students and parents: May 6, 2020 by Maya Angelou Into a world which needed youMy wish for youIs that you continue Continue To be who and how you areTo astonish a mean worldWith your ac ...READ MORE

Keeping in touch: Years 7-10 - 08th April 2020

Dear Students, I hope you are doing well during these unusual times and coping with the new restrictions. There are many ways of keeping in touch with each other via social media so I hope you are making the most of your skills to facilitat ...READ MORE

Year 9 Final Option Form - 06th April 2020

Dear Students, The day has arrived for you to select your final options.Please click here to complete the final options form.Do not forget that order matters, as does your reserve choice; think long and hard…Would you be happy if  ...READ MORE

Guitar Lessons at Arts & Media School Islington - 06th March 2020

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

AMSI 2020 Annual Lecture: Learning through Life – Sir Michael Palin - 06th March 2020

The Arts and Media School Islington Trust (AMSI) and A New Direction invite you to attend the AMSI 2020 annual lecture delivered by Sir Michael Palin on April 1 at 6.30pm. With a distinguished career ranging from film, television, come ...READ MORE