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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.”

University of East London dance student Emi Matsushita is set to appear on Channel 5’s Don’t Tell the Doctor.

More than 3,000 Year Six pupils will be heading to their preferred secondary school in September.

A charming tale of a dragon named Toothless and his human friend Hiccup landed in bookshops in 2003, ready to entice young readers with a dynamic blend of fantasy and adventure.

Parents of Year Six pupils are set to find out today which secondary school their child will be going to in September.

Leaving your country because of war can be a life-changing decision.

Scores of Newham College students have been gaining work experience in Paris and Seville.

A new state-of-the art sports science laboratory has opened at the University of East London.

With World Book Day fast approaching, test your knowledge of some of the globe’s most beloved children’s books.

A caring student has helped reunite a dog with its owner after finding the escaped pet on his way to school.

Schools in Newham will receive the biggest cuts to education funding of any London borough by 2020, a teaching union has warned.

Hundreds of youngsters will descend on Stratford Library on March 2 for a celebration where they can really let their imaginations run wild.

Each year, hordes of Willy Wonkas, Mad Hatters, Gruffalos and Harry Potters walk the nation’s classrooms for the ultimate celebration of literature – World Book Day.

A fashion graduate from the University of East London will be showcasing her ‘hairy’ talents on a prestigious catwalk.

European Taekwondo Champion and Great British olympian, Lutalo Muhammad, paid a special visit to Forest Gate Community School this morning.

A tin of baked beans is a tasty treat for some, but for others the humble dish offers useful lessons in money management.

Protestors targeting a pay day loan company’s ads have succeeded in getting them removed.

Teenage protestors joined a demonstration against posters advertising a pay day loan company that charges interest rates of up to 1,258 per cent.

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