Wednesday, February 13, 2019

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.

A sixth form college which opened just four years ago has been named as one of the top one per cent in the country.

Ten schools throughout east London have been sent 6,400 books since September as part of an initiative to redistribute new and ‘gently used’ reading material.

A teenager from Plaistow has become the second student from her school to win a scholarship to a top independent education institution.

Aspiring engineers were given the chance to build bridges with a special event at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

Newham’s Brampton Manor Academy and Forest Gate Community School have been named in the top 50 performing schools nationally.

The first steps in getting into healthcare careers are being made for students and secondary pupils across east London with today’s launch of a programme “to secure the future of the NHS”.

Five thousand schoolchildren are to be offered the chance to watch a Shakespeare play for free.

Newham has been ranked the worst council in England at supporting children with the most complex special needs.

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Thursday, January 17, 2019

This is Nicole Schnappauf. She is the curriculum programme manager and teacher of mathematics. Find out her thoughts on teaching and working at NewVIc.

A careers event for schoolchildren and their parents to learn about the fast-growing cultural sector is being held by an east London education charity to help develop the next generation of creative artists and designers.

If you go to Oxford or Cambridge in September there’s a good chance you’ll meet a Brampton Manor Academy pupil after a remarkable 41 teenagers were offered a place at one of the prestigious institutions.

Meet Ismail as he settles into his first year at college.

Newham children who made a Lego heart-shaped house have won a competition to design the house of the future.

If your resolution for 2019 is to return to education, a university is holding free workshops to make the transition easier.

The deadline to apply for a primary school place for your child is next Tuesday.

Children from disadvantaged schools are being offered the chance to study a real human heart to better understand their own.

A bright teenager will be swapping Canning Town for a sleepy village in Surrey after winning a £76,000 scholarship to a top fee-paying sixth form.

St Luke’s Primary School opened its doors to host a Christmas dinner for the homeless.

Pupils at a Sixth Form in Forest Gate took a not-so festive school trip to New Scotland Yard.

Newham Collegiate Sixth Form is in the running for two accolades at the prestigious TES teaching awards.

A talented teenager who came to the UK aged five after fleeing civil unrest in his homeland has won a £76,000 scholarship to study at Eton.

A primary school in Forest Gate has been named as the best in Newham according to a pupils’ progress measure.

The mayor of Oslo has visited an East Ham primary school to find out more about the British education system.

Pupils from a primary school in Canning Town celebrated an early Christmas with a lunch for the elderly.

Young linguists at a school in Forest Gate have been learning about Christmas traditions in Germany.

A violinist hopes to raise £15,000 to transform an old double-decker bus into a mobile music school.

The brother of an aid worker butchered by Islamic State will share his story with Newham pupils as part of an anti-extremism campaign.

Pupils saw history made as prime minister Theresa May talked about Brexit on a school trip to the Palace of Westminster.

World Cup-winning footballer Sir Geoff Hurst has officially opened a secondary school named in honour of his former team-mate Bobby Moore.

Aspiring artists from six Newham schools showcase their work in Stratford this week.

More than two decades after completing her course, Krishna James has graduated from the University of East London - thanks to the son that she missed the original ceremony for.

Manor Park pupils have started on their journey towards becoming a ‘rights respecting school’ through an initiative run by children’s organisation UNICEF UK.

The company behind a proposed 18,000-seater music venue has been encouraging young people to consider a career in the industry.

Rookie players from Newham have visited the World Chess Championship to see the globe’s best players in action.

The University of East London will be among the first to host a filmed broadcast of the BBC Radio 4 show Any Questions.

More than nine in 10 of Newham’s schools are good or outstanding, Ofsted figures show.

Pupils from seven Newham schools were able to discover more about science and the aviation industry at an event organised by London City Airport.

The University of East London (UEL) has rebuked claims that it has received a £1 million emergency loan from the Office for Students.

Green-fingered youngsters have been planting daffodil bulbs outside their school thanks to a housing developer.


This is Nicole Schnappauf. She is the curriculum programme manager and teacher of mathematics. Find out her thoughts on teaching and working at NewVIc.

Meet Ismail as he settles into his first year at college.

Have you spent time as an unpaid carer? If you are over the age of 25 and living in Newham, the Working for Carers scheme can help you take the first steps back to employment.

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