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I am delighted to welcome you to the website of The Urswick School, a mixed secondary school located in the heart of Hackney. This is a really special year for the school as we celebrate our 500th anniversary....  read more




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  • Wonderful to be back at Ntafufu. Renewing old friendships and making new ones. Team 2020 spent the day in lessons, getting to know their new school for week. As always we were welcomed with incredible warmth and love. Read more 07:10 PM - 20th February, 2020
  • And they're off! Team South Africa 2020 set off this morning! Read more 03:49 PM - 17th February, 2020
  • Year 11 had a wonderful celebration for our “Leading Learners” it was a chance for them to be rewarded for their success! It was great to have an evening of smiles, laughter and of course some great food. Read more 11:07 AM - 12th February, 2020
  • At The Urswick School we are celebrating LGBT History month during February. One of our Year 7 students has used the rainbow flag to re-design our logo - we love it! Read more 09:50 AM - 12th February, 2020
  • Just a few days to go before Team South Africa 2020 depart for our next exchange trip to the Eastern Cape of South Africa! We can’t wait! Read more 11:32 AM - 11th February, 2020
  • 'Safe working in subjects like Science, Technology and PE means hairstyles need to be reasonable' School Newsletter, 2018. Read more 11:14 AM - 11th February, 2020
  • The pupils who spoke to Inspectors were all clear in their message that they felt safe at the school. Some pupils stated they felt safer inside school than outside of it. 11:13 AM - 11th February, 2020
  • OFSTED (2017) Reported 'Pupils get on well with each other. Differences are celebrated. In the words of one pupil 'This school prepares you for life not just for school.' Read more 09:26 AM - 11th February, 2020
  • Really nice article about and the incomparable Mr Brown. However it doesn’t get across one of his most impressive achievements - that this is a happy school. When you step inside you can feel that both students and teachers enjoy being there! Read more 12:04 PM - 10th February, 2020
  • Our school policy in respect of uniform and appearance. Read more 10:05 AM - 10th February, 2020