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Saturday, February 18, 2017

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.

Schoolchildren were thrilled to meet two Paralympians who might be competing for sporting glory just yards away from their school.

A school in Forest Gate is celebrating its position amongst the top 20 in the country for GCSE results progress.

Staff from the University of East London gave some Olympic and Paralympic know-how when a group of Japanese visitors met them at the university’s Docklands campus on Monday to help them plan for the Tokyo 2020 Games.

A primary school leader has expressed fears for her pupils’ health because of the polluted air around her school.

Norwegian headteachers paid a visit to St Bonaventure’s to gain an understanding of the English education system.

A former primary school headteacher who allegedly paid for a service that live streams child sex abuse in the Philippines has been barred from the classroom for life.

Oxford and Cambridge might be a far cry from east London, a group of the borough’s brightest sixth form students are hoping to take up places at the prestigious universities in September.

The Mayor of Newham, Sir Robin Wales, has congratulated the borough’s 11-year-olds for their writing skills.

Four pupils from Azhar Academy Girls School gave a lesson of their own when they held a special school assembly about diversity.

More than 500 students are set to call a 33-storey building in Stratford home in the University of London’s first major property acquisition in more than half a century.

The Newham Collegiate Sixth Form Centre has landed a new sponsorship deal.

An overseas student says his future studies in the UK are uncertain – despite winning a legal battle against the Home Office.

Staff from three secondary schools came together for what is thought to be one of the biggest teacher training sessions held in the borough.

An audience of 200 guests, staff and students welcomed the opening of a £8.2 million arts annex at Plashet School earlier today.

The University of East London has been awarded a share of government funding to help it get more disadvantaged youngsters into higher education.

Two schools have warned they are ready to take legal action unless a financial dispute blocking their aim to become academies is resolved.

A father has raised concerns about an outdoor education centre after his son returned from a school trip covered in bites.

An MP toured a nursery school to see how it is helping parents back into work.

Indian chess grandmaster and a former world chess champion, Viswanathan Anand, paid a special visit to Ravenscroft Primary School.

Forest Gate Community School’s headteacher has called praise from the outgoing head of Ofsted an “honour” and “flattering”.

He’s the man whose efforts to simplify how music is written inspired the song Do Re Mi from the musical The Sound of Music.

Move over Damien Hirst - the next generation of young British artists are on your tail.

Children, parents and teachers snuggled up for a Pyjama Fun Day to raise money for a children’s disability charity.

UEL’s University Challenge team will be back on our screens on Monday for their second round match.

Schools could face “severe” cuts of tens of millions of pounds if the government presses ahead with spending plans, union bosses claim.

Newham Collegiate Sixth Form Centre student Saadia Sajid delivered a speech on the importance of democracy at the House of Commons on Friday afternoon.

The new headteacher of Sarah Bonnell School has pledged to build on the success of her predecessor.

Two celebrities were presented with honorary degrees at the University of East London’s graduation ceremony.

A Custom House school is celebrating after a second staff member received a national award.

One way of defending yourself in a Viking battle is to throw a cat at your opponent’s head.

Refugee Jonathan Lofulo has spent time as a footballer and prison inmate but now he is graduating with a first class degree.

The managing director of a new nursery scheme set to launch in January has called it a “great opportunity”.

A research centre devoted to analysing and tackling terrorism and extremism has launched at the University of East London (UEL).

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The University of East London made their debut on the long-running BBC Two quiz show on Monday and faced some typically difficult questions.

A year of strengthening links between schools and businesses was celebrated yesterday at Sarah Bonnell School.

A student housing company claims its new development could alleviate some pressure on the borough’s housing market.

Sixth-formers got to row the royal barge today at the relaunch of a watersports centre.

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