Creative magic

16th July 2004 at 01:00
(Photograph) - Creative magic: Ikechukwe Okolie and Shantell Bloomfield, both Year 6 pupils at Shacklewell primary school, rehearse for their end of year performance entitled Mystical Magician. The school in Hackney was celebrating a rise in its English scores this year. Headteacher Darra McFadyean said that she was 'really chuffed' that 83 per cent of pupils had achieved level 4 at the east London school where almost two-thirds of pupils speak English as an additional language

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