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Education and training
Topic: Education and training

Soc&Env: Education and training: Challenges and opportunities

Education is vital to the current and future wellbeing of the community in Hackney and the City. It is vital not only for gaining learning and skills but also as a route to social interaction, employment and personal fulfilment, as well as positive wellbeing. The education system, however, has changed significantly in recent years and …

Soc&Env: Education and training: Services and support available in City of London

In addition to the City’s one maintained primary school, the City of London Corporation is proprietor of three independent schools, is sponsor/co-sponsor of four academies in neighbouring boroughs, and has been approved to move to the pre-opening stage for two new primary academies in Southwark and Islington, opening in 2016 and 2017 respectively (see Box …

Soc&Env: Education and training: Services and support available in Hackney

In September 2015, there were 79 schools in Hackney’s maintained sector.  This is split into the types of provision described in Table 4. In order to make the most of opportunities within school settings to promote health and wellbeing, the London Borough of Hackney has been piloting the Health Heroes programme in several primary schools …

Soc&Env: Education and training: Evidence and best practice

Ofsted have published a number of good practice examples from early years and schools, covering subject areas including curriculum, learning, play, diversity, safeguarding, Personal, Social and Health Education (PSHE), and special educational needs. These guides cover a wide range of topics and include a large number of good practice examples. Rather than describe them all …

Soc&Env: Education and training: Comparisons of NEET with other areas and over time

In 2015, the percentage of 16-18 year old Hackney residents who were identified as NEET was 2.5%, this was lower than both London (3.1%) and England (4.2%) averages. Compared to its statistical neighbours, Hackney sits roughly in the middle, with Lambeth at one end and Camden at the other (Figure 19). Apart from a ‘spike’ …

Soc&Env: Education and training: Comparisons of A levels with other areas and over time

In 2014/15, the average point score for all level 3 qualifications (including A levels) in Hackney was 671, which was the fourth highest score of its statistical peers. Over the same period, average scores were slightly higher in London and England (Figure 17) Figure 17: All level 3 qualifications average point scores (2014/15) Source: Department …

Soc&Env: Education and training: Comparisons of GCSEs with other areas and over time

In 2014/15, 60% of Hackney pupils achieved 5+ GCSE A*-C grades including English and mathematics, compared to a 61% average across London and 54% in England.Hackney pupils were roughly in the middle of the distribution of GCSE performance among its statistical peers (Figure 15). Since 2009/10, Hackney’s performance has improved faster than the England average …