IntoUniversity Hackney Downs

IntoUniversity Hackney Downs was our tenth centre, opening in our 10th anniversary year. The centre held its official launch in February 2013 and was opened by Richard Hardie from our supporter UBS. 

To find out more about the team at Hackney Downs please explore the information below. If you have any questions for the Hackney Downs centre please do get in touch and the team will be happy to answer any of your queries. 

 

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April Reading - Centre Leader

April Reading joined us in August 2016 and is our Centre Leader in Hackney Downs. April has a degree in the Study of Religions from SOAS. She has previously worked as a Workshop Assistant and Play Worker. 

Hattie Parker

Hattie Parker joined us in August 2016. She has a degree in Education from Liverpool John Moores University and a PGCE in Primary Education from Liverpool Hope University. Hattie has also worked as a Teaching Assistant in Ghana.

Jack Hall

Jack Hall joined us in August 2018. Jack has a degree in History from King's College London and was a student mentor at IntoUniversity Lambeth. He has previously worked as a Tutor. 

Hamima Khatun

Hamima Khatun joined us in January 2019. Hamima has a degree in Psychology and Language Sciences from University College London. She has previously worked as an English Tutor.

How to find us

IntoUniversity Hackney Downs
St James’ Church Hall
Powell Rd
London E5 8DJ

Nearest stations are Clapton, Hackney Downs and Rectory Rd. Buses 38, 48, 55, 56, 106, 253, 254, 393 and 425 all stop on Lower Clapton Road. 

Tel: 020 8525 9619

hackneydowns@intouniversity.org

Before attending the centre for the first time, you will need to register by emailing or calling the centre.

What's on at the centre?

Monday 

Secondary Academic Support  

4pm - 5:30pm 

Support from graduate staff and university-educated volunteers on schoolwork and exam revision.     


Tuesday and Wednesday 

Primary Academic Support  

3.30pm - 5pm 

Support from graduate staff and university-educated volunteers on schoolwork and a target approach to improving literacy and numeracy.  


Thursday   

Secondary Academic Support  

4pm - 5:30pm 

Support from graduate staff and university-educated volunteers on schoolwork and exam revision.