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A Forest Gate school was sold and temporarily shut by a trustee who operated alone and "without considering the consequences", the Charity Commission has found.

An East Ham teenager has called on schools and colleges to provide more advice about apprenticeships.

A vice-principal described his sixth form's mission as being the borough's 'engine of social mobility' on the day it celebrated 'fantastic' A-level and BTEC results.

Grime star Stormzy has vowed to send his future children to Brampton Manor Academy after 100 pupils achieved straight A grades in their A-levels.

A headteacher has warned youngsters could be put off studying maths and English at A-level on the day his school celebrates another year of success.

There are celebrations all round at the London Academy of Excellence as 22 pupils secured places at Oxford or Cambridge.

Pupils at St Bonaventure's have seen their hard work pay off with a flurry of top grades.

Brampton Manor Academy pupil Hridita Rahman Khan admits she was "tearing up" when she received her A level results.

It's that time of year again when many students from across the country are waking up feeling anxious as judgement day has arrived: A-level results day.

A teenager who was rejected by the University of Cambridge has turned down a place at Harvard to follow in the footsteps of space pioneer Buzz Aldrin.

A Newham woman who has been nationally recognised for her work in the engineering sector hopes her award will inspire young women to pursue STEM careers.

A university professor has dismissed figures appearing to show Lyme disease cases increasing in the UK.

After injury halted Vassi Mladenova's promising football career, she wasn't sure what to do next.

A Plaistow secondary school is set to free up Friday afternoons as it moves to a four and a half day week.

Champion youngsters from Newham have won best teamwork award for building their own go-kart at this year's grand prix held on the Isle of Dogs.

Rising levels of antibiotic resistance have been found in public places such as shopping centres and rail stations as well as hospitals, researchers at the University of East London have found.

A rowing programme in the borough is helping secondary school pupils across London overcome barriers, change their perceptions and become more active.

A university manager who donated a kidney to her brother has called for more black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) donors after taking part in the British Transplant Games.

A borough primary school has unveiled an edible garden to encourage children to get outdoors and eat healthy.

Children, parents and staff paraded along a busy Forest Gate road to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Kay Rowe Nursery School and Children's Centre.

A hospital director who turned around "one of the worst midwifery departments" in the UK has received a university's top honour.

A part-time shop assistant has kickstarted her career during a three-week adventure with "the largest museum in the world".

A teenager who was spurred into tackling knife crime after helping a young stabbing victim has received an award for her efforts.

Newham College has signed a partnership to help the borough's students learn the skills they need to work on high speed railways.

The University of East London will collaborate with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to drive innovation and upskill students for the jobs of the future.

A youth worker from Upton Park plans is set to make use of her musical talents to help children in Ghana.

Parents have urged a school not to encourage gay relationships ahead of planned changes to sex education.

Forest Gate children have learned some responsibility by looking after freshly-hatched chicks.

A top private school has teamed up with two others in a bid to get east London boys to apply for free places at its sixth form.

England's top nurse has visited a Canning Town primary school to get pupils thinking about a career in medicine.

A school in Manor Park has been gifted a new accessible minibus which will ensure all of its pupils can participate in educational visits and recreational activities.

Achievements of students at Newham College were recognised during a special evening with inspirational talks by The Chase's Dark Destroyer Shaun Wallace, maths guru Bobby Seagull and designer Dame Zandra Rhodes.

A group of LGBT+ councillors say they no longer 'feel safe' after a Labour Party member shared a video online calling for Muslims to stand against sex education plans.

Talented students impressed some of the world's top engineers and won £1,500 for their school with their plans to eradicate air pollution caused by cars and lorries.

Young musicians have been given the chance to perform at one of London's most iconic landmarks.

Youngsters have marched on BT Sport's head office to demand it "share a slice" of 40,000 jobs expected in the area after the London 2012 Olympic Games.

Families can enjoy more than a fortnight of free fun at a Stratford story centre.

Plans to build a new secondary school on the site of a former fire station have been given the green light.

A star of the hit film Shazam! returned to her old college to celebrate with students who scooped awards at its annual ceremony.

The executive head of the Bobby Moore Academy has slammed a proposal to build a new concrete plant 250 metres away from their site in the Olympic Park.

A new data driven initiative to support students with mental health issues is being launched by the University of East London.

Pupils have used balloons to learn about the impact of air pollution and how it can be tackled.

Fashion students from the University of East London (UEL) have shown off their original designs in a charity catwalk show.

The new headteacher of a Forest Gate boys' school has been appointed.


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