Thursday, January 12, 2017

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.

The University of East London has welcomed its new chancellor, Shabir Randeree, into the post with an inauguration ceremony.

Olympic sprinters James Dasaolu and Emily Diamond joined more than 500 youngsters to launch the Marathon Kids programme at Newham Leisure Centre.

University of East London students will be hoping for a streak of beginner’s luck on Monday when they appear on BBC Two quiz show University Challenge.

If the doctors were to be believed, Sham Uddin wouldn’t be here now.

The number of students being educated at home has risen more in Newham than anywhere else in London, according to a leading resources provider.

Named after the man who is arguably east London’s most famous sporting son, the Bobby Moore Academy will welcome its first students next year – and headteacher Stuart Burns is already excited.

Rokeby School has been awarded the British Council’s International School Award in recognition of its work to bring the world into the classroom.

The glittering achievements of youngsters across the borough were recognised at an annual awards ceremony.

A school in Manor Park has upped its game to achieve an ‘outstanding’ Ofsted report, two years after it was deemed to ‘require improvement’.

Building work has begun on Newham’s newest school, the Bobby Moore Academy.

The primary principal of a 1,800-pupil academy has apologised to parents about the school’s partial closure today for Eid al-Adha.

A former pupil from one of the borough’s top schools has been hailed as one of the UK’s best black students.

The borough’s surging under-18 population means thousands will struggle to get a school place over the next five years, a major report has warned.

A “miracle baby” who was the size of an iPhone when she was born has defied the odds and is now getting ready for her first day at school.

A team at the RIX centre has been shortlisted for a national award for poineering technology that helps people with learning disabilities to communicate.

A top chef visited the University of East London (UEL) to provide young people who were formerly in care with expert culinary skills.

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