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A primary school has been branded inadequate by Ofsted after experiencing “a serious breakdown in leadership and management”.

A sixth form college in East Ham is celebrating after 95 percent of its students have been offered places at a Russell Group University.

A teacher and a school governor have had their commitment to education recognised with honours from the Queen.

Teachers across the UK came together in Stratford to explore new ways technology can boost literacy and creativity in the classroom.

Most school pupils are too young to vote – but that didn’t stop them getting general election fever.

A talented student is hoping to swap Stratford for Harvard – but needs to raise £64,000 to get there.

As humans, one of our most fundamental rights is to have a voice, and to decide how and when to use it.

Forest Gate Community School is set to expand to cater for an additional 300 pupils.

440 children have an unexpected day off today after a primary school in Plaistow was closed due to a bad smell.

A team of East Ham pupils has been named as one of 13 winners in a national schools’ science competition run by Shell.

When a crime takes place, why do some people run away, others reach for their camera phone while others intervene?

Year Three children from Sandringham School in Forest Gate are creating an “outside learning classroom” in the park in Plashet Grove.

Students at NewVic sixth form college have been campaigning against extremism and for freedom and peace.

University of East London students are travelling to Scotland to provide encouragement and mentorship to young people with issues ranging from addiction to anger management.

Tristram Hunt, former Labour MP and current V&A director, spoke at NewVIc as part of a new platform for students called Votes For Colleges.

Two secondary schools could work together to improve educational standards if plans for a trust partnership go ahead.

A principal who is leaving a college she helped turn around has said it will remain in her heart always.

University of East London students received a royal thanks for their contribution at the London Marathon.

It’s a bold goal, but Newham Council and Essex Cricket are joining forces to help the borough become a powerhouse for cricket players.

Fourteen Newham schools have been praised by the schools minister for delivering top results in primary and secondary education.

Situated in the shadow of West Ham’s new London Stadium home, there aren’t many places that would be more appropriate to build the Bobby Moore Academy.

Newham children have the second highest chance across London of getting into their preferred primary school this September.

Parents are set to find out today which primary school their child will be attending in September.

Two new all-through schools are set to be built in the borough.

Three primary schools are set to receive almost £1.3 million between them to create new childcare places, the early years minister has announced.

Two heads are better than one, as the old saying goes – so what about three?

Free school meals for some primary school children in Newham could be under threat, a headteachers’ union has warned.

West Ham United captain stepped in to help get his old team Royal Docks Community School out of a rut.

University of East London has been named the second best modern university in the capital, according to a national survey.

Six-time gold medallist, David Weir CBE, joined more than 500 schoolchildren to celebrate the success of the Marathon Kids programme in Stratford.

Students swapped their classrooms for the London Stock Exchange to open a day of trading.

A girl from West Ham has won a place at world-famous US university MIT – and wants to send an inspirational message to other east London teens.

Eastlea Community School’s new principal has vowed to make it outstanding once he takes over in Spetember.

Could you possibly stay quiet for five days? St Bonaventure’s headboy did exactly that to raise money for charity.

Headteachers have written to the government saying they are “deeply concerned” by proposed changes to the schools budget and called for the needs of schools in deprived areas to be at the heart of any plans.

Families in Newham face being forced out of work due to high childcare costs, a report published this week shows.

Dame Vera Lynn has given a group of primary school students the thumbs up after they sang a medley of hits to the “forces sweetheart” to mark her 100th birthday.

Pupils from schools across Newham were turned into budding journalists for the day as part of the BBC school report project.

Every school in Newham will lose money if plans intended to make funding fairer are approved, a report out today has shown.

A principal credited with turning her college around has named her replacement after announcing her retirement.

Nearly 500 NewVIc pupils have participated in a school-organised demonstration against female genital mutilation (FGM).

Newham College held their inaugural Apprenticeship Awards this week.

A Forest Gate teenager has won a place at one of the country’s top schools in hope of becoming a politician or lawyer.

A group of students swapped the playing fields for an Olympic race-track in a one-off physical education lesson.

“We are changing lives and changing communities.”

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