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'Five things you need to know about UCL and qualification reform', UCL , Teaching Portal, May 2016


'Premiership partnerships - the ultimate school club link',  School Sports, November/December 2015

'Sharing best practice: UCL Academy's connected curriculum', Challenge Partners, 19 November 2015

'Celebratory time for our sixth form', Camden New Journal, 29 October 2015

'Large trial will assess effectiveness of teaching mindfulness in UK schools', UCL News, 16 July 2015

'Large-scale trial will assess effectiveness of teaching mindfulness in UK schools', Wellcome Trust, 16 July 2015

'Schoolchildren to get Mindfulness Training', Sky News, 16 July 2015

'Mindfulness classes to 'help teenagers' mental fitness', BBC News, 15 July 2015

'Mindfulness study to track effect of meditation on 7,000 teenagers' The Guardian, 15 July 2015

'Spurs team up with UCL Academy to offer football-based programmes to students', Ham and High, 9 July 2015

'UCL Academy students become environmental engineers', UCL Engineering, 25 June 2015

'IMYC Networking Conference at the UCL Academy', IMYC, 4 June 2015

'Stoneheart children's author reveals tricks of trade to Camden pupils' Ham and High, 13 March 2015

'Establishing a new school and getting it right from the start' , SSAT and Woodard Schools, published 2015

'What is a curriculum worth having?' Optimus Education, 12 March 2015

Street Kids - Make change program at UCL Academy, UCL Union, 27 February 2015

'UCL Academy's Sixth Form rated highest performing maintained mixed school in Camden', UCL News, 2 Feb 2015

'Praise for Pupils' Ebola Drive', Ham and High, page 12, 8 January 2015


'Plea for schools to raise funds for Ebola doctors' Ham and High, page 27, 4 December 2014

'UCL launches largest ever mentoring scheme with UCL Academy' UCL Union, 25 November 2014

'Brightside and UCL launch new mentoring project' The Brightside Trust, 21 November 2014

'Creating a Toolkit to Help Raise Teaching Standards' academiesweek.co.uk, 7 November 2014

'UCL Academy puts right problems - after help from council experts' Camden New Journal, 24 October

'Astronaut Charles J Bolden Jnr visits UCL Academy and tells pupils you can do anything' Camden New Journal, 22 October 2014

'UCL Academy 'puts right problems' after disappointing first Ofsted' Ham and High, 22 October 2014

'Astronaut touches down in Swiss Cottage' ucl.ac.uk, 10 October 2014.

'UCL Academy students experience world of work at UCL', ucl.ac.uk, 3 July 2014

'UCL Women in Management society deliver workshop for UCL Academy student', ucl.ac.uk, 7 April 2014

'Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy and Depeche Mode...', Ham and High, 13 February 2014

'The British difference in differentiated learning', lightspeed-tek.com, 2014

'University academics share wisdom with UCL Academy pupils', Ham and High, 4 February 2014

'UCL Academy mentorship programme gets underway', UCL, 30 January 2014



'UCL Academy student offered job after one week of work experience', Ham and High, 24 September 2013

'Chinese infusion', TES, 13 September 2013

'Coming to a wall near you!', Camden New Journal, 12 September 2013

'UCL Anthropology hosts summer school', UCL online, 4 July 2013

'Helping students to make meaning of their learning', Academy Magazine, Summer 2013

'Why HE is expanding into schoolsDescription: http://www.hamhigh.co.uk/logger/p.gif?a=1.1986398&d=/2.4722/2.3169', Times Higher Education, 2 May 2013

'Students embrace Mandarin and ‘super studios’ at new UCL Academy in Swiss Cottage', Ham and High, 22 March 2013

'Academia and the academy: what makes a university open a school?', The Guardian's Higher Education Network, 19 March 2013

'Teen dream school opens at 10am', UCL online, 18 March 2013

'Experts support school starting later ‘so pupils can wake up’

London Evening Standard, 18 March 2013

'School becomes first to change its start time to allow pupils to 'fully wake up'

The Daily Mail, 17 March 2013

'Penoyre & Prasad unwraps UCL Academy'

Architects Journal, 15 March 2013

'Cut! University students help direct high school’s Hairspray show', Camden New Journal, 14 March 2013

'UCL Academy: the building behind the brains', UCL online, 1 February 2013



'School of the future... new state superschool UCL Academy', London Evening Standard, 10 September 2012

'A school of opportunity', Page 33, UCL People Magazine, 2012 edition

'UCL to host pupils in museums and labs', Times Higher Education, 26 July 2012