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AMSI Website Improvements

AMSI Website Improvements - 21st April 2022

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 makin ...READ MORE

Head's Half-Termly Update April 2022

Head’s Half-Termly Update April 2022 - 01st April 2022

Open full page to access links Previous Head’s Updates Head’s Half-Termly Update February 2022 Head’s Half-Termly Update December 2021 Head’s Half-Termly Update October 2021 ...READ MORE

Easter Radio Show

Easter Radio Show - 01st April 2022

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

Ramadan

Ramadan - 01st April 2022

“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 ...READ MORE

Early Finish This Friday

Early Finish This Friday - 28th March 2022

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 ...READ MORE

Arsenal Tickets

Arsenal Tickets - 21st March 2022

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 4 ...READ MORE

Eat. Sleep. Revise. Repeat

Eat. Sleep. Revise. Repeat - 11th March 2022

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 ...READ MORE

AMSI Valentine's Radio Show 2022

AMSI Valentine’s Radio Show 2022 - 11th February 2022

Happy Valentine’s Day From Arts & Media School Islington ...READ MORE

Options Evening Thursday 24th February 2022

Options Evening Thursday 24th February 2022 - 10th 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 li ...READ MORE

AMSI Students Excel  in Jazz Workshop With Nikki Yeoh

AMSI Students Excel in Jazz Workshop With Nikki Yeoh - 09th February 2022

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 You ...READ MORE

Year 9 Options Process 2021/22

Year 9 Options Process 2021/22 - 02nd February 2022

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 5t ...READ MORE

The Young Songwriter 2022 Competition

The Young Songwriter 2022 Competition - 02nd February 2022

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 t ...READ MORE

AMSI Newsletter

AMSI Newsletter - 24th January 2022

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 a ...READ MORE

Problem Solving in Maths: Free Webinar

Problem Solving in Maths: Free Webinar - 20th January 2022

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 stude ...READ MORE

My Voice and Me

My Voice and Me - 18th January 2022

‘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 ...READ MORE

Facemasks in School

Facemasks in School - 04th January 2022

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. T ...READ MORE

AMSI Christmas Radio Show 2021

AMSI Christmas Radio Show 2021 - 15th December 2021

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

Remote Learning

Remote Learning - 14th December 2021

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 ...READ MORE

January 2022 - Testing Arrangements

January 2022 – Testing Arrangements - 09th December 2021

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 Tuesd ...READ MORE

Year 7 Extended School Clubs

Year 7 Extended School Clubs - 07th December 2021

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 tuto ...READ MORE

Government COVID-19 Update

Government COVID-19 Update - 29th November 2021

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.  T ...READ MORE

Fortnightly Behaviour Focus

Fortnightly Behaviour Focus - 25th November 2021

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 the ...READ MORE

Final Day of Autumn Term

Final Day of Autumn Term - 23rd November 2021

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, me ...READ MORE

Anti-Bullying Week 2021: One Kind Word

Anti-Bullying Week 2021: One Kind Word - 23rd November 2021

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 assemb ...READ MORE

Year 11 Update

Year 11 Update - 05th November 2021

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 rece ...READ MORE

Important message from Islington Public Health

Important message from Islington Public Health - 22nd October 2021

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 ...READ MORE

COVID VACCINATION UPDATE

COVID VACCINATION UPDATE - 07th October 2021

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 ...READ MORE

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