Millfields Community School

School Type: Community, Primary

Age group: 3-11

Number of students: 627

Year elected: 2015


Millfields has been an UNICEF beacon, Rights Respecting School since 2004. They are diverse in terms of ethnical and cultural backgrounds. Forty-percent of students don’t speak English. They have specialist provisions for special educational needs, autism spectrum disorder and physical disabilities. They promote healthy living through Bike To School, Skip To Be Fit and lunches recognized by Jamie Oliver.

Changemaking Initiatives

  • Supports students’ language abilities - partnered with the Hackney Speech and Language Therapy Team.
  • Holds thematic learning weeks on topics including democracy, the arts, and speaking and listening.