21 August 2012
Downhills school is made an academy
The High Court crushed the hopes of parents and teachers at Downhills primary school in Haringey, north London, last Wednesday. A judge ruled against holding a judicial review into the forced conversion of the school into an academy.
26 June 2012
Tory education secretary Michael Gove plans to force Downhills Primary School in Haringey, north London, to become an academy.
29 May 2012
Parents and children occupied one of Lord Harris’s Carpetright shops last Saturday in protest at his plans to take over schools in Haringey, north London. Around 30 people joined the protest, forcing the shop to close.
22 May 2012
Teachers at a north London school took part in the first strike in Britain against a forced academy this week. The NUT union members at Downhills Primary School in Haringey walked out on Tuesday.
08 May 2012
Teachers at Downhills Primary School in Haringey will find out the result of a strike ballot on Monday of next week. A yes vote could see the NUT union members strike on 22 May.
17 April 2012
Teachers at Downhills Primary School in Haringey, north London, are balloting for strikes against government plans to force the school to become an academy.
20 March 2012
Teachers at Downhills primary school in Haringey, north London, will hold an indicative strike ballot over plans to force academy status on the school.
06 March 2012
Some 50 people marched to Haringey Civic Centre in north London on Tuesday of last week to oppose council budget cuts.
28 February 2012
Teachers have challenged Tory education secretary Michael Gove to visit the borough of Haringey, north London.
14 February 2012
Downhills Primary School in Haringey, north London, is "failing", according to Ofsted, the hated schools inspectorate.
04 February 2012
Children led a march last Saturday against plans to force their schools to become academies. Up to 1,000 people including parents and teachers joined the demonstration through Haringey in north London.
28 January 2012
Children led a march in north London today, Saturday, against academies.
10 January 2012
The campaign against academies is gathering pace. Some 600 people packed into a public meeting at Downhills school in Haringey, north London, on Monday this week.
03 January 2012
Teachers, parents, students and campaigners are fighting the forced imposition of academy schools in Haringey, north London.
27 September 2011
Elderly people from the Caribbean Senior Citizens Association marched on Haringey council last week.
09 August 2011
Tottenham in Haringey is shaped by poverty and lack of opportunity. It is fuelling the anger behind the riots.
17 May 2011
Lecturers at the College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London protested on Wednesday of last week against cuts. Management said last week that it wants to cut 64 jobs.
20 January 2011
"Sack the bankers, not the workers." That chant rang out through Wood Green Shopping City, in Haringey, north London, on Monday as 1,000 teachers, council workers and anti-cuts campaigners marched on Haringey Civic Centre.
18 January 2011
Some 1,000 marched on Haringey council, stopping traffic on Wood Green High Road, over cuts on Monday.
08 December 2010
Local residents living in temporary accommodation heckled Tory housing minister Grant Shapps yesterday in Broadwater Farm, Tottenham, north London, over attacks on housing.