Archive: In the Media

Pupils release fish into home-made pond

Skinners’ Academy nurture pupils take part in pond project.

Read: Tottenham & Wood Green Independent

Published: 23 July 2014

Pixie Lott wrote some songs on her first album in her teens

Pixie Lott wrote some songs on her first album in her teens: Skinners’ pupils interview Pixie Lott on the red carpet – click link below to hear the audio.

Read: BBC News 

Published: 04 November 2013

In pictures: Red carpet reporting at Radio 1 Teen Awards 2013

Experience of two Year 10 pupils, Tabassum and Brando as reporters on the Radio 1 Teen Awards red carpet.

Read: BBC News

Published: 03 November 2013

Forced marriage phone app launched to help youngsters

Skinners’ Academy hosts the launch of a new smartphone app created by ‘The Freedom Charity’ to help young people who may be at risk of being forced into marriage.

Read: BBC News

Published: 03 November 2013

Hollywood director in search of Hackney kids

Oscar winning filmmaker Danny Boyle is looking for school children across Hackney to perform at the Olympics opening ceremony.

Read: East London Lines

Published: 31 January 2012

Hackney pupils to perform in Danny Boyle’s Olympic opening ceremony

Students, from Brook Community Primary School, Gainsborough Primary School, Sir Thomas Abney Primary School and Skinners’ Academy, were chosen by the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) after making it through the audition stages.

Lucky pupils from a total of 25 schools in the six Olympic host boroughs will be part of a huge display created by Slumdog Millionaire director Danny Boyle.

Read: Hackney Gazette

Published: 27 January 2012

Stepping Towards Success

Inaugural Careers Awareness Fair at Skinners’ Academy gets the thumbs up from students and businesses.

Read: The Voice

Published: 21 November 2011

November Practice News Day as it happened

Scroll down to see Skinners’ Academy’s mention at 12.18pm

Read: BBC News

Published: 21 November 2011

Duke of Gloucester officially opens Skinners’ Academy

A special royal visitor officially opened our new eco-friendly school on Tuesday (April 12).

Read: Hackney Gazette

Published: 12 April 2011