CATRINA TILBURY
Headteacher

Welcome to Nightingale School's website. My name is Mrs Catrina Tilbury, I am the Headteacher and along with my Assistant Headteacher, Veronica Benjamin, we make up the Leadership Team of the school. Nightingale school is a one form entry school (which means that we have only one class in each year group) and so we are a very small school who pride ourselves on our warm and friendly atmosphere.

As a reflection of Hackney itself, our school is ethnically diverse and as a consequence it guarantees that the school has a rich and vibrant cultural mix. This diversity enhances the children's emotional literacy teaching us all patience and tolerance towards one another. We believe that children should be encouraged to have respect for themselves, for others and for their school. The adults in the school community are the role models for the children; they depend on adults for their moral standards and for guidance on behaviour that is acceptable in any given situation.


Recent News

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Fruit and vegetables grown in our garden

September 22nd 2014

Here are some pictures of the fruit and vegetables grown in our school garden. Many thanks to all who have helped us achieve this. ...

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Year 3 Red Gallery Visit

September 22nd 2014

On Friday 19th September, Year 3 visited Red Gallery in Shoreditch to see the Urban Diaglogues exhibition and to take part in an artist-led workshop.  This exhibition explores the role of faith in relation to many of the issues facing society today....

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House Captains and Vice-Captains

September 12th 2014

Congratulations to our new House Captains and Vice-Captains from Years 5 & 6, who were elected. All 24 candidates were tasked with delivering a speech to the entire school to secure their vote. Teachers and children from Morgan, Luther, Barnar...

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Student Council 2014/15

September 12th 2014

Our new Student Council has just been formed for the coming year! All KS2 classes have voted and elected two children from each class. They are: Esmagol & Terval - Year 3 Temi & Kieran - Year 4 Tolu & Rowan - Year 5 Elli...