Saturday, 14 June 2014

Join Us for this years Action Packed ACS Summer School Play Scheme 2014!!!


With last years summer school being another massive success. ACS are proud to launch this years, even better summer school with more fun and exciting activities and trips. 

For more details on how to apply please check the summer school 2014 section within the blog. Don't miss out and  apply fast ; places are filled on a first come first served basis. If you require any help please feel free to contact us within the contact us section of the blog.

* Registration forms are now available




Sunday, 25 May 2014

PLAYING OUT




African Community School, Princess May School and Claudia Jones Organisation are working with Hackney Play Association  and Playing Out  to support parents and residents with running a number of playing out sessions over the coming months. These sessions enable children to play out safely on their streets.
The next session will take place on Friday 11th July 2014, from 3.15pm-5.15pm.
Sessions will also take place on  Friday 25th July 2014 and Friday 10th October 2014 from 3.30-5.15pm.
If you are a local parent or resident and would like to volunteer as a steward at one of these sessions please get in touch with us. You can ring 020 7249 5748 for more information about this role or contact us here
To watch a short film about these sessions look here or here.
For free support and advice on starting your own Play Street, or ideas on how to reactivate street play in your area, contact Claudia Draper on Mob. 07947 095069 or email hackney@playingout.net

Here is a recent editorial on youngers reclaiming  the streets in Stoke Newington, during a recent Playing Out event which happened on Monday 19th May 2014.

Youngsters reclaim the streets in Stoke Newington

ACS involved in Adult Learning Week 2014 14 – 21 June 2014


ACS is proud to announce participation in Adult Learning Week 2014 14 – 21 June 2014
Adult Learners' Week is a national celebration of lifelong learning, funded by the Skills Funding Agency. We know that adults who continue to learn throughout their lives are healthier, happier and have greater self-confidence and self-esteem.
In Hackney, Adult Learners' Week draws on a wide range of local education and learning providers to deliver exciting and inspirational FREE workshops for people who wish to learn something new or update existing skills.
Events will be held at various locations in Hackney ? so there is sure to be something near you!
Workshops include Introduction to Money Management, Introduction to ICT (including cyber safety, and new technology such as iPads and smartphones), First Aid, 7 Steps to Self Confidence, CV Writing, Skills for the Workplace, Healthy Eating on a budget, Cake Baking and Decorating, a wide range of arts and crafts activities and health/well-being taster sessions ...and much more! Find out what is happening near you by picking up your free guide at local libraries, schools and community centres or view it online here.


Please find attached some of the courses we are offering:








For more information on registering  for courses during Adult Learning Week 2014 please click here

Monday, 17 March 2014

FREE Empowerment for Parents Course


It's the start of new week and we have a new parenting course available for 2014!! The 10 week free course is a life changing experience for parents aged 5 years and above. For more info please contact us

Sunday, 16 February 2014

FREE Family Learning Sewing Class



Want to take part in a new creative free sewing course? If yes please contact office@acschool.org.uk. The free sewing course starts in March -advance registration is now available.


Saturday, 31 August 2013

African Summer School Re-opens back on the 14th September


We hope everyone had a great  summer we sure did at ACS Summer School 2013. There was some serious talent being showcased  on the last day and we will be updating you next year for the details of Summer School 2014. 

If you wish to register your child to the African Community Saturday School. Please feel free to come down to the address in the flyer or to contact  us in advance through email or phone;this can be done through the contact page. Your child's success is our priority. African Community Saturday School offers a wide variety of services which have been deemed successful for over 10 years both academically and creatively to all our students who have gone on to achieve great stuff. We offer the following services for 11-16 year olds ,which is inclusive to all ethnic groups in the community as we promote community cohesion. 

For all information on the services for 11-16yr olds please check below:


  • Revision class for GCSE and SATs test, Homework support, ICT class, African dance and drumming class.
  • Extra tuition  to improve performance for both primary and secondary school subjects: KS1 to KS4
  • ICT Class for young people
  • Youth programmes: drug awareness education, Self development, Confidence building to encouraging confident participation through peer education schemes and peer mentoring.
  • Educational/Cultural trips to places of interest.


Thursday, 27 June 2013

Join Us for this years Action Packed ACS Summer School 2013!!


For More details on how to apply please check the summer school 2013 section within the blog. Don't miss out and  apply fast places are filled on a first come first served basis. If you require any help please feel free to contact us within the contact us section of the blog.