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Two teachers, a school, a trust and a sports team in the borough have received national education awards.

Tributes have been paid to a teacher and trade unionist who died suddenly last week aged 59.

Every pupil and staff member at one secondary school is set to receive an iPad to help make online learning accessible to everyone.

A union rep has suggested the return of students to the University of East London’s campuses could drive a surge in coronavirus cases.

A charity has provided families of autistic children in the borough with home isolation kits thanks to funding support.

A primary school in Forest Gate with three confirmed cases of Covid-19 has assured parents the infections have not spread and were caught elsewhere.

A fashion and creative arts education charity in Royal Docks is producing face coverings for key workers, community groups and vulnerable people during the pandemic.

London’s Transport Commissioner explains why it is safe to go back on buses, Tubes and trains, whether you are returning to work, school or just out and about

Train operator c2c is urging parents to make sure their children follow an on-board “code of conduct” when schools and colleges re-open.

A report has revealed the economic and social impact of a technology centre in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

The founder of an academy trust that runs a Silvertown school has said that pupils could be given face masks for moving between classrooms.

Little Ilford School has achieved its best set of results since the new GCSE system was introduced.

An aspiring mathematician has thanked Taylor Swift for making her “dreams come true” after the singer donated £23,000 towards her university education.

The headteacher of Eastlea Community School has said she is proud of the “reslilience and determination” of GCSE pupils.

The headteacher of Lister Community School has said GCSE pupils have a “great future ahead of them” after receiving their grades.

The chief executive of a trust that runs two Newham schools has said that “common sense has prevailed” with pupils receiving teacher predicted grades.

Oasis Academy Silvertown pupils had much to celebrate as they collected their GCSE grades, with some outstanding individual results.

The headteacher of Plashet School has said that “nothing can stop us celebrating” as pupils receive their GCSE grades.

The headteacher of Rokeby School has said she is proud of the “resilience and determination” shown by pupils receiving their GCSE results.

St Bonaventure’s pupils are celebrating after receiving their GCSE results.

A headteacher has welcomed an “excellent” set of GCSE results at the end of a “difficult” school year.

A Forest Gate Community School pupil has received a perfect grade in English - four years after arriving in the UK unable to speak the language.

A school principal has praised his pupils following their success in this year’s GCSE results.

Seven Cumberland School pupils will be taking up scholarship places at top independent schools including Eton after getting the GCSE grades needed to confirm their places.

The town hall’s education chief has slammed the government after its U-turn on A-level and Btec results.

A weekly, after-school interactive storytelling club for children living in deprived areas will be run in Stratford after receiving funding support.

A Stratford teenager has secured a £33,000-a-year scholarship to study at a top boarding school.

Pupils at Brampton Manor Academy are celebrating after more than 100 received straight A and A* grades for a third year running.

A headteacher has branded the methods used to calculate students’ A-level grades “ludicrous” and a “national disgrace”.

The principal of Newham Sixth Form College (NewVIc) has said staff are “angry” after more than 300 students had their results downgraded.

Like everything else this summer, results day will be different; for students and schools, but also for universities, colleges and employers.

The principal of East London Science School has praised the achievements of the school’s first cohort of A-level pupils.

A Chobham Academy pupil who earned four A* grades has turned down a place at Cambridge to follow his dream.

Sixth formers at St Bonaventure’s are celebrating after collecting their A-level results.

While many pupils will be celebrating, others will be worrying about what to do next - and the University of East London’s head of outreach and access Yvonne Bentley has advice for those concerned about their future.

Pupils across Newham are among thousands across the country finding out their Btec results today (Wednesday, August 12).

Four pupils at an East Ham sixth form have been awarded a total of £1 million in scholarships from top American universities.

NewVIc sixth form student Rabia Iqra shares her lockdown experience and ambitions for her future

Rosemary O’Sullivan is a teacher of the blind and visually impaired at Newham Sixth Form College. Here, she talks about the work she does with students to ensure that regardless of their disability, they can achieve and fulfil their potential.

The end of the school year has come, but many parents and children have been left without the normal opportunity to say goodbye to the staff who have made such a big difference.

The University of East London could cut more than 100 jobs as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.

A new special school for children and young people with complex autism will be opened in Newham after the proposal secured government funding.

A headteacher who turned a primary school around is to retire at the end of the school year.

The end of the school year is drawing near, but many parents and their children will be left without the normal opportunity to say goodbye to the teachers who have made such a big difference.

A secondary school has been given permission to remain in its temporary building for a further two years.

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