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Elizabeth Garrett Anderson School is a medium-sized comprehensive secondary school for girls in Islington, London, England rated as Outstanding by OFSTED in its most recent inspection report. It is named in honour of Elizabeth Garrett Anderson, the first woman to gain a medical qualification in the United Kingdom.OverviewEGA’s buildings, which are located between King's Cross railway station and Angel tube station, are named after great women in history, such as Emily Brontë.HistoryStarcross school was founded in 1928 as Starcross School and moved into the buildings made vacant by the 1965 closing of Risinghill School, which had opened in 1960, although a school has existed on the site since 1885 (further extended in 1899 )(originally Rising Hill Street School). Barnsbury Girls' School was created in 1934 on the site of an all age Victorian school in Barnsbury Park. Barnsbury & Starcross merged to form Elizabeth Garrett Anderson School in 1984.In 2009, the school was visited by Michelle Obama, wife of the American president Barack Obama. During her visit she gave a speech about achieving regardless of your background and spoke about how much she had in common with the girls at the school. On 25 May 2011, during a state visit of the US president, she took a group of 37 pupils at the school to Oxford University for a presentation. In 2012, the First Lady invited a group of students from EGA to meet her in the White House.
St Mary Magdalene Academy is an academy on Liverpool Road, London. The Academy includes both sexes and has a different form of teaching compared to regular schools. It also has the unusual specialism of Humanities and Global Citizenship. However the primary school remains unchanged.EducationEach day a student has to have a 2-hour Homebase lesson . This lesson consists of English, Religious Studies, Geography, History and Citizenship. They also have a Maths and Science lessons 4 hours a week. There are also 2 hour lessons of Art & Technology and P.E. In addition students have Drama and Music one hour each week.There are also houses which divide the entire Secondary department into 4 groups: Africa, America, Asia and Europe. Furthermore, each of these houses are split down again into family groups where a group of 15 students are allocated to a particular teacher.
Evoke Arts provide Ballet, Tap , Street Dance and cheer leading classes to over 200 children after school each week.
Evoke Arts has been set up with The Princes Trust to deliver ballet, street dance, contemporary dance and under 5's dance to children in schools throughout London.
It is a community focused organisation, offering professional but affordable dance to children and young people in schools throughout London. By providing all young people with the opportunity for professional dance tuition it aims to break down any barriers set by elite artistic institutes and stereotypes portrayed within popular culture such as in music videos.
Classes offer dance as an educational tool, promoting a healthy lifestyle and physical and mental wellbeing, providing children and young people with the opportunity to have fun whilst achieving. The arts are also a non-violent expressive tool that can help young people to stay safe.
One of Evoke Arts guiding principle is continuous access to the arts, believing that children and young people should have the opportunity to access their chosen art over a period of time receiving effective artistic education to allow them to develop their talents. All too often the provision of short, one-off workshops that introduce children and young people to the arts can leave them with no way to continue to develop their new-found skills.
Evoke Arts has being awarded A grant from The Mayor of London's Youth Opportunities fund for its work with young people. for our work with young people, and has been commissioned by Haringey and Islington councils and currently deliver dance classes to over 200 children in London.
All Evoke Arts tutors have an Enhanced CRB check and are professional working artists who hold a university degree in their field or have passed their International Dance Teaching exams. Staff have worked with, and been featured in many mainstream professional company's work such as The Royal Ballet and The London Contemporary Dance School. They have performed in West End musicals, on television and internationally.
Acland Burghley School is a mixed comprehensive secondary school in the Tufnell Park area of the London Borough of Camden, in London, England. The school received specialist status as an Arts College in 2000 and is a part of the LaSWAP Sixth Form Consortium.The 2013 Ofsted report summarised the school as follows: ‘The school is larger than the average secondary school. Approximately two-fifths of students are White British. A significant proportion of students are from other White backgrounds, White and Black Caribbean and other Black backgrounds. Several other minority ethnic groups are represented in the school. Over 50% of students speak English as an additional language. An above average proportion of students are known to be eligible for the pupil premium, which provides additional funding for children in local authority care, students known to be eligible for free school meals and those from families in the armed forces. A similar proportion of students are entitled to the Year 7 catch-up premium. The proportion of students supported through school action is below average. The proportion of students supported through school action plus or with a statement of special educational needs is above average. The most common needs are behavioural, emotional and social difficulties and speech, language and communication needs. There are also students with physical disabilities. The school has specialist arts status and has gained the Arts Mark Gold Award.’The school has a successful Anti-bullying Campaign known as ABC. The Good Schools Guide said that the school was "remarkable for its art and for the egalitarian effects of its anti-bullying and peer mentoring programme.' The school attained 47% A* to C GCSE scores last year (when?). The school has also twinned with Chianna Primary school from Ghana, and during the year donations are collected and sent to the school in Ghana, who are in need of basic educational supplies.
University College Hospital is a teaching hospital located in London, United Kingdom. It is part of the University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and is closely associated with University College London .The hospital has 665 in-patient beds, 12 operating theatres and houses the largest single critical care unit in the NHS. The Accident & Emergency department sees approximately 80,000 patients a year. It is a major teaching hospital and a key location for the UCL Medical School. It is also a major centre for medical research and part of both the UCLH/UCL Biomedical Research Centre and the UCL Partners academic health science centre.The hospital is located on Euston Road in the Fitzrovia area of the London Borough of Camden, adjacent to the main campus of UCL. The nearest London Underground stations are Euston Square and Warren Street, with Goodge Street nearby.
The London Centre for Nanotechnology is a multidisciplinary research centre in physical and biomedical nanotechnology in London, United Kingdom. It brings together two institutions that are world leaders in nanotechnology, University College London and Imperial College London. It was conceived from the outset with a management structure allowing for a clear focus on exploitation and commercialisation. Although based at UCL's campus in Bloomsbury, the LCN includes research in departments of Imperial's South Kensington campus.The LCN's work requires it to draw on the combined skills of multiple departments, including medicine, chemistry, physics, electrical and electronic engineering, biochemical engineering, materials and earth sciences, and two leading business centres. The LCN’s stated vision is to become Europe’s premier research centre in nanotechnology applied to health care, information technology and the environment.HistoryThe London Centre for Nanotechnology was established as a joint venture between UCL and Imperial College London in 2003 following the award of a £13.65m higher education grant under the Science Research Infrastructure Fund. In October 2006 the LCN installed the first monochromated electron microscope in the UK at its site on the Imperial College London campus.In October 2008 the LCN published research about the possibility of using microscopic "nanoprobes" to discover new drugs to combat antibiotic resistance. In October 2009 a team at the Science and Technology Facilities Council's ISIS facility led by Stephen Bramwell of the LCN published research showing that single magnetic charges be made to behave and interact like electrical ones through the use of the magnetic monopoles that exist in spin ice.