The Newham Word Festival is set to return to the borough at the end of the month, showcasing artists, authors, poets and illustrators at over 70 events.
Newham's Brampton Manor Academy and Forest Gate Community School have been named in the top 50 performing schools nationally.
Three schools affected by a false widow spider infestation will remain closed until the half term break.
Colleges have stepped in to help provide an education for pupils at three secondary schools which have closed due to a spider infestation.
A teenager from Plaistow is set to study at a specialist maths school after achieving top marks in his GCSEs.
Ana Lissa, who is progressing onto her level 3 course at NewVIc, says : "You'll be amazed with all it has to offer"
Drama and performing arts teacher Annie offers her insight into working at NewVIc college and what she loves about it
Join Newham Music as they bring Newham's award-winning community opera, Full Circle, to the Royal Festival Hall
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