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Three east London schools are in the top five in the country in a national survey of exam results with Mayflower Primary in Poplar at the very top for the second year running.

A union has threatened strike action over a university’s plan to sack staff.

Teachers are staging a six day strike against town hall plans to expand their school.

A group of schoolchildren have recorded a music video with a television director calling for key workers to get a decent wage.

Two schools have won national awards on one of the biggest nights in the education calendar.

Custom House school pupils drew inspiration from the tin foil industry as part of an international art project.

A teenager has been named among a select group of students worldwide to win this year’s Harvard University book award.

The town hall’s education chief has demanded the government do more to protect schools from Covid-19.

The town hall has laid out its plans for school places in the borough.

Pupils will meet pop musicians, classical composers and BBC presenters as part of an East Bank recording studio design challenge.

A primary school could provide care for babies and toddlers under plans to expand its provision.

Work has begun on a new five-storey “superblock” secondary school in Silvertown.

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A centre aimed at transforming the teaching of black history in schools has been hailed the first of its kind.

The town hall has stepped in to provide funds for free school meals during the half term holiday.

Two Newham Sixth Form College (NewVIc) teachers have been announced as London Teacher Awards winners for their outstanding work for students in the community.

A woman has scooped a scholarship aimed at getting graduates into top jobs.

A Stratford school has received a national award for its mental health and wellbeing provision.

A £3.1million new special school for children with complex autism is to open in Beckton.

Thousands of pupils and staff are now absent from London’s schools because of Covid-19, an investigation reveals today.

Teenagers helping to bring a decaying old Father Thames stone arch battered by a century of east London pollution back to life have got a big thank you from the neighbours and from the Duke of Gloucester.

Forest Gate Community School has been shortlisted for two education awards.

A call has been made for every pupil in school bubbles to be sent home to self-isolate if classmates have coronavirus symptoms.

A school in Stratford has been named secondary academy of the year at a national awards ceremony.

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.


Let’s get physical! One of the dangers of lockdown is to be lulled into laziness, watching too many box sets, and eating and drinking too much, but there is no excuse to not start exercising to get fit and stay healthy.

UK Government Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced extra measures to support workers and businesses throughout winter, including a furlough scheme extension paying 80 per cent of staff wages.

The way the UK does business with Europe changes from January 1, heralding a new start. All companies that trade with the EU need to act now to make sure they are set to go.

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