The Easter bunny has given youngsters at a nursery school a sweet surprise.

A primary school has been named one of the best performing schools in the country following a series of ‘outstanding’ results.

A five times former world karate champion has come out of retirement at the age of 61 to ‘fight to save young lives’.

Families have been finding out whether or not their children got into their first choice primary schools.

Part of the £170 million pot to increase the number of people with technical skills in the UK is coming to Newham.

A team of schoolboys is celebrating after scooping top prize in a university chesmistry competition.

Located in the heart of east London, Newham Sixth Form College (NewVIc) sixth form college is dedicated to helping students aged 16-19 progress into higher education and employment.

The University of East London is to host a conference about how to keep more black and minority ethnic academics.

Pupils from Sandringham Primary in Forest Gate have turned their hand to modelling London’s most famous landmarks.

A top slalom canoeist has his sights set on Tokyo for the 2020 Olympic Games.

A youth worker claiming she was stopped and searched up to 20 times has said the experience made her feel like a criminal.

A former BBC and ITV chairman advised job-seeking media students to take rejection on a visit to a university.

Ofsted has found homophobic and misogynistic books at a Forest Gate primary school.

London mayor Sadiq Khan has launched a tour helping EU citizens through the settlement process at the University of East London (UEL).

Young people have marched through the shopping centre where a 21-year-old man was stabbed to death to demand it be made safer.

Pupils from Manor Primary School in Stratford have performed on stage at Wembley Arena.

School photos are a rite of passage: a snapshot in time of bad hairstyles, gappy teeth and that hideous experiment with the blue eyeliner that went on for far too long.

Students have been preparing new material to perform in two of London’s biggest venues.

Newham Council’s children’s services have seen a “significant deterioration” over the past five years.

Famous women scientists took centre stage at a school in Manor Park when pupils explained their discoveries and sang songs in their honour.

Exclusions at Newham’s schools have increased by 81 per cent since 2013, as police chiefs have warned this could be contributing to a surge in knife crime.

A volunteer and mentor born in Newham has been to the annual Commonwealth Day celebration after being invited by the Queen.

Newham Community Opera’s show Full Circle has won a national teaching award.

People from the Red Cross, Royal London Hospital and anti-violent crime charities were there to show how knife crime and gang life can be avoided and how to handle it.

Future esports managers and broadcasters are coming to a new hub in Stratford.

A designer who has dressed celebrities including Rita Ora, Alesha Dixon and Ellie Goulding, is the new head of a university’s fashion department.

A scientist is helping children in Newham get a head start in their education.

Lord Sebastian Coe has officially opened the new headquarters of a charity aiming to turn youngsters away from crime.

Here is a selection of the World Book Day photos sent in by our readers.

Many people think of a young school leaver when they think of an apprentice - but Peter Beardall doesn’t fall into that stereotype.

Year six pupils have been joined by East Ham MP Stephen Timms as they took part in a week-long course about journalism and university life.

A young apprentice from Beckton has told how his role is a “fantastic alternative to university”.

More than 300 students have taken part in a coaching day aimed at saving the lives of young people.

Almost two thirds of Newham’s Year Six pupils will be heading to their first choice of secondary school in September.

Motorists are calling for the Highway Code to be added to school sixth form lessons.

A secondary school is set to switch to a four-and-a-half day week in a bid to create a “happier, more productive” environment.

A team of budding engineers from St Bonaventure’s have been crowned regional champions of the Tomorrow’s Engineers EEP robotics challenge.

Eight MPs have called on a church leader to axe plans to turn Catholic schools into academies.

A maths whiz who shot to fame after appearing on University Challenge has returned to his roots to share his love of numbers.

Developers will be able to buy an acre of land from Newham Council for just £2 as part of a deal to build a new school, it has been revealed today.

The Duchess of Sussex has been presented with a book produced by University of East London students.

A pair of young debaters have argued that parents should be punished for the crimes of their children.

Ofsted has given an ‘outstanding’ rating for Newham Sixth Form College’s handling of personal development, behaviour and welfare.

Families living in Silvertown are set to benefit from a new 450-place primary school.


Newham Recorder chats to Sue Price of East Ham, a foster parent who cares for babies through the Newham borough council, about what to expect as a foster carer to infants

Located in the heart of east London, Newham Sixth Form College (NewVIc) sixth form college is dedicated to helping students aged 16-19 progress into higher education and employment.

It’s the debate fans across the UK are discussing - so where better to find out more about the iconic burger than behind the scenes in a local McDonald’s restaurant?


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