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A Forest Gate primary school slammed by Ofsted for having homophobic and misogynistic books in its library has fixed the biggest issues but problems still remain, according to a report by the watchdog.

Forest Gate primary school pupils raised more than £700 for a mental health charity.

Housing, climate change, knife crime, and Brexit were on the agenda at a NewVIc election hustings event.

A school foodbank is appealing for help to ensure it can provide supplies to those most in need over Christmas.

Sight loss at a young age is a difficult challenge to overcome - but hasn't stopped one Newham teenager achieving her goals.

Lecturers at Loughborough University London (LUL) are striking this week to protest increasing workforce casualisation.

Aspiring singers, dancers and actors have auditioned to be part of the first cohort of a new performing arts school co-owned by Robbie Williams.

How far would you go to try and make your child's dream come true?

Contract workers went on strike at University College London's Olympic Park campus today to join hundreds of others in a mass demo calling for equal pay and conditions with staff.

A Plaistow secondary school could teach an additional 300 pupils if a proposed expansion goes ahead.

Outside contract workers are to go on strike at the University College London's Olympic Park campus tomorrow when they join others in a mass demo calling for equal pay and conditions with university staff.

A kind-hearted teenager who helped to raise more than £5,000 for charity has won a university scholarship for his commitment to the community.

Pupils from eight Newham schools were given a taste of life in the aviation industry at a special event.

Children have celebrated parents getting a fair day's pay for a fair day's work by performing a song to the mayor of London.

A sixth form college's teachers have joined a second national strike over pay and funding.

The school run has turned from a "hellish" nightmare into a pleasure thanks to a new pedestrian and cycle zone pilot project.

The ancient world was brought to life when leading university professors visited a sixth form college

Streets around three Newham schools are set to become vehicle-free during drop-off and pick-up times.

A dozen sixth form students are "taking over" a group of paid TV sports channels.

A Newham headteacher has been named among London's most influential people.

A nursery and children's centre in Stratford described as "an oasis of calm, purposeful learning" has earned an outstanding rating from Oftsed.

One of the most ambitious visual portraits of citizenship ever undertaken in one of the world's largest cities has been launched today, November 4, on more than 600 billboards across all of London's 33 boroughs.

A Forest Gate school is among just 11 nationwide to have been ranked in the top 50 schools for GCSE results four years in a row.

NewVIc students became government ministers for a day during a visit to the Cabinet Office.

Four neighbourhoods in Newham are among the 10pc most deprived in England, according to government figures.

A new cabaret show starring performers who describe themselves as disabled or neuro-diverse is coming to London's Soho Theatre.

An outreach charity teamed up with The Big Issue to produce a special edition of the magazine focusing on knife crime.

Young architects from the University of East London have designed a shed for marginalised and excluded men, young people and volunteers in Barking.

Newham Sixth Form College (NewVic) teachers went on strike today (Thursday, October 17) as part of a national campaign around pay and working conditions.

A gym based in the Royal Docks is offering free anti-bullying workshops for children during October half term.

Four kind-hearted teenagers have been praised for coming to the aid of a man who fell over near their school.

Parents have been told the council will no longer use the children's services at a respite centre in Plaistow that was abruptly shut down this year.

Youngsters are planning to create a "youthquake" when they take to the stage to speak out about the issues that matter to them most.

Schoolgirls with grease under their fingernails have had gruelling laps on the race track with a car they designed and built themselves.

A former University Challenge star who teaches at Little Ilford School is one of the faces of a new national campaign to encourage more people to consider the profession.

Single mum Marianne Gibb has been named Student of the Year for excelling in the University of East London's New Beginnings course.

Forest Gate Community School's new headteacher aims to prove age is only a number as she takes over the school at just 31.

A Beckton primary school held an event to celebrate two awards for its commitment to teaching Mandarin.

Meet NewVIc alumni Anastasija as she reflects on her journey from sixth form to her first year at university.

Youngsters from across Newham have been recognised for their endeavours and successes at the Jack Petchey Foundation's achievement awards ceremony.

Inspirational young people from across Newham were recognised at the Jack Petchey Foundation's achievement awards ceremony.

An East Ham sixth form is among a very select group to have been chosen to feature in the 2019 edition of the Parliamentary Review.

A newly-appointed headteacher has vowed to bring his Plaistow school up to Outstanding - and raise house prices in the area at the same time.

London City Airport is commissioning a new artwork to welcome visitors.

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Meet NewVIc alumni Anastasija as she reflects on her journey from sixth form to her first year at university.

"Newham Music is the award-winning Music Education Hub for Newham, striving to ensure that all children and young people have the opportunity to make music," says Jill Meredith, Development and Communications Officer at Newham Music Academy.

"Don't underestimate the importance of what a musical education can do for your child. Music creates a positive, vibrant culture for young people in schools and communities and is a great way of celebrating their abilities and achievements, as well as supporting and enhancing their learning" added Jill as she explains how taking part in musical activities can help children develop socially and exposes them to a host of opportunities they wouldn't find elsewhere.

Ana Lissa, who is progressing onto her level 3 course at NewVIc, says : "You'll be amazed with all it has to offer"

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