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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.

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.

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