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The council chief responsible for education has slammed the government over how it funds education for the "most vulnerable".

Teachers have gone on strike over a dispute to turn their schools into academies.

A Plaistow school is aiming to raise £44,000 to send a bright pupil to a top independent school after she narrowly missed out on a scholarship offer.

"Slime Sessions" have been introduced into science lessons at Little Ilford school in response to an experiment which shows that playing with gunk has a positive impact on stress levels.

An event in Stratford encouraged people to look beyond stereotypes and misconceptions about apprenticeships, as the council works to increase the number of opportunities available.

Five pupils from a Plaistow school are set to study at top independent schools after winning scholarships worth a combined £240,000.

Manor Park pupils will take on schools from across the country as part of a global science and technology challenge.

It's official: Newham's pupils are among the brainiest in the country.

A bright teenager's dream of studying at Cambridge is a step closer after being selected for a university shadowing scheme.

An innovative partnership between the council and Newham College will provide more opportunities to start an apprenticeship.

An apprenticeship gives you the experience and opportunities you wouldn't always get at university.

Youngsters at risk from gangs in Newham could be transported to a new gym in an ex-military vehicle to keep them safe.

Weekly PE and creative arts lessons are "taking away barriers" for Royal Docks school children with profound and multiple learning difficulties (PMLD).

Bobby Moore Academy has appointed a new principal.

A primary school has received a national award for a scheme that is sending 18 east London teachers overseas.

A college's staff are celebrating after the business was recognised for understanding the value of workers.

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan and Formula E driver Sam Bird visited Salisbury Primary School to find out about the work being done to improve air quality in one of Newham's most polluted areas.

A Stratford sixth form is celebrating after 37 pupils received offers from Oxford or Cambridge.

Fifty one pupils at Brampton Manor Academy are preparing for life at Oxford or Cambridge after receiving offers from the prestigious universities - a new school record.

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If your child is due to start primary school in September this year, you have until Wednesday to apply for a place.

A University of East London graduate has been chosen as one of three finalists for a top prize.

Seven organisations have been awarded a share of £1.1million as part of a pilot scheme to provide pupils with more cultural and creative opportunities.

Outstanding east London teachers were recognised at a recent awards ceremony celebrating excellence in maths education.

It's official - the smartest school in the country is in Stratford.

A university lecturer has launched a new service to help people with disabilities, their parents, carers and support staff find vital information and support easily.

East Ham school children got the chance to sing alongside English National Ballet at the London Coliseum.

Newham primary schools ranked in the top 10 local authorities in England in key areas of education.

A group of law students visited the Old Bailey this week, pitting their wits against each other in a debating competition chaired by an "eminent" legal eagle.

A teacher who took advantage of a death in the family to justify school absences has been banned from the profession.

A Forest Gate primary school slammed by Ofsted for having homophobic and misogynistic books in its library has fixed the biggest issues but problems still remain, according to a report by the watchdog.

Forest Gate primary school pupils raised more than £700 for a mental health charity.

Housing, climate change, knife crime, and Brexit were on the agenda at a NewVIc election hustings event.

A school foodbank is appealing for help to ensure it can provide supplies to those most in need over Christmas.

Sight loss at a young age is a difficult challenge to overcome - but hasn't stopped one Newham teenager achieving her goals.

Lecturers at Loughborough University London (LUL) are striking this week to protest increasing workforce casualisation.

Aspiring singers, dancers and actors have auditioned to be part of the first cohort of a new performing arts school co-owned by Robbie Williams.

How far would you go to try and make your child's dream come true?

Contract workers went on strike at University College London's Olympic Park campus today to join hundreds of others in a mass demo calling for equal pay and conditions with staff.

A Plaistow secondary school could teach an additional 300 pupils if a proposed expansion goes ahead.

Outside contract workers are to go on strike at the University College London's Olympic Park campus tomorrow when they join others in a mass demo calling for equal pay and conditions with university staff.

A kind-hearted teenager who helped to raise more than £5,000 for charity has won a university scholarship for his commitment to the community.

Pupils from eight Newham schools were given a taste of life in the aviation industry at a special event.

Children have celebrated parents getting a fair day's pay for a fair day's work by performing a song to the mayor of London.

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