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An academic from the University of East London is set to head up the first major study to focus on specific interventions for children who have experienced domestic violence and abuse (DVA).

Lockdown hasn’t stopped Newham children with profound and multiple learning difficulties (PMLD) taking part in yoga lessons.

A bright idea earned three teenagers from Newham an award at one of London’s biggest entrepreneurial competitions for young people.

A bright teenager whose school launched a crowdfunding bid after she narrowly missed out on a scholarship has been handed a £63,000 bursary to attend a Devon boarding school.

More than 50 pupils at an East Ham sixth form have won places to study medicine at top universities after being inspired by the “heroics” of NHS staff during the pandemic.

Academic associations across the country are calling on the government to support “a new deal for higher education” saying a temporary bailout isn’t enough to help them get through the pandemic and beyond.

Councillors have clashed over the town hall’s response to the coronavirus pandemic.

A Canning Town primary school could expand its early years provision to care for two-year-olds.

A charity founder inspired to tackle classroom biases by a pupil who asked why his secondary served fried chicken to mark black history month is appealing for £4,000.

The staff at a primary school are taking part in a TikTok challenge which aims to secure the real Living Wage (RLW) for carers.

Education chiefs have urged the government to act so that poorer pupils don’t fall further behind over the summer.

Newham Sixth Form College (NewVIc) is set to begin a phased reopening of its Plaistow site next week.

A resource devised by a Custom House school to help children with special educational needs learn from home is being shared across the borough.

The council has urged the government to give it resources to help test staff and pupils before it backs school reopenings.

A Stratford school has partnered with a care home group to allow children and the elderly to share experiences and learn from each other.

Little Ilford School could cater for 300 extra pupils if plans to add two classes to each year group are given the go-ahead.

A former child refugee is appealing for donations to help secure her place studying at two top universities.

Pupils should not return to school this academic year.

Newham has joined councils across the UK issuing a warning over the reopening of schools.

Forest Gate Community School has been praised by Ofsted inspectors following a monitoring visit.

When will it be safe for pupils to return to school?

Tributes have been paid to a “much loved and gifted” teacher who has died of Covid-19.

A postgraduate doctor studying for his Masters at Queen Mary University has quit his role as Students’ Union president to return to the NHS in the frontline battle against coronavirus.

Almost all children due to start primary or infants in September have been offered a place at one of their preferred schools.

Schoolchildren stuck at home during the pandemic emergency who may be behind in maths and English are being offered online tuition by an east London housing organisation to get them up to speed.

Pioneering use of online learning technology is ensuring social distancing measures are causing minimal disruption for Newham Sixth Form College (NewVIc).

NewVIc teacher Frederick shares how he makes maths lessons engaging to inspire and support students

Meet ambitious student Craig as he reflects on his first year at college and plans to study at the University of Cambridgeshire

The government has extended a voucher scheme giving children free school meals over Easter.

Newham Council has said it will not fund any more placements at a complaints-battered special school that costs more than Eton.

Teenagers at a Custom House school had a glimpse at life in the Royal Navy before the coronavirus lockdown.

The trust behind a Stratford free school is set to open a new primary school next year.

Disadvantaged pupils are at even greater risk of underachieving compared to peers because of the coronavirus lockdown, a charity’s founder has predicted.

A school rated inadequate by the education watchdog Ofsted has been taken over by a trust.

Wondering how to keep your children entertained and educated during lockdown? Here are seven useful resources to keep them from climbing up the walls.

Downing Street has announced the closure of all schools in England from Friday afternoon, March 20.

A secondary school has been rated “inadequate” by the government’s education watchdog.

Universities have announced plans to suspend face to face teaching as the grip of the coronavirus crisis tightens.

A teacher’s return to work from a trip to Italy has heightened concerns about coronavirus at a school.

A primary school in East Ham has launched a library on wheels to encourage pupils to read during play time.

London’s deputy mayor for education and childcare has visited a Manor Park nursery to find out about the support it is providing to families.

A team of young engineers from a Manor Park school received a government award for their performance in a national science and technology competition.

Nine in 10 pupils in Newham have been offered a secondary school place at one of their first three preferences.

Lecturers at University of East London (UEL) campuses are going on strike this week as part of 14 days of planned protests over pay and work conditions.

A Little Ilford school teacher has delivered a petition to 10 Downing Street calling for an end to a decade of library cuts.


People across the country are being encouraged to enjoy summer safely by following official advice and staying safe.

The NHS Test and Trace service brings together testing, contact tracing and outbreak management into an end-to-end service to stop the spread of the virus and help us move out of lockdown.

With summer in full swing, make the most of your garden with fun games and activities for all the family.

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