Information about our School

Following the successful opening of its new secondary school at Downham Road, the Hackney New School Academy Trust is delighted to have gained a Funding Agreement from the Department for Education to open a new community primary school in September 2015.

Work to prepare for the opening of Hackney New Primary School (HNPS), which will have a cohort of 50 children in two Reception classes, commenced in July 2014. 


Our vision for HNPS is to provide students with access to the widest range of opportunities in life by fostering academic excellence and instilling self-belief, intellectual curiosity and responsibility towards others in society.

Key Facts

– A new primary school for boys and girls aged 4-11
– Planned opening date is September 2015
– Class size of up to 25 pupils
– 50 places for Reception
– A particular focus on music
– Situated in the heart of Hackney
– Pupils of Hackney New Primary School will be given priority when applying for a place at Hackney New School