Having taken part in the London Legacy Development Corporation’s free Creative Opportunity Programme for young people who want a career in the creative and cultural sector, Tobi Bolanle is now following his dream of working in the film industry.
An opera based on the life of a refugee who turned his life around has been shortlisted for an award.
More than a third of 16-year-olds in Newham failed to pass both their English and maths GCSEs this year.
The headteacher of one of the Newham schools closed due to a false widow spider infestation has thanked two of the borough’s colleges for providing classrooms to allow teaching to carry on.
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.
Lister Community School has become the second to confirm it will be closed for a month following a false widow spider infestation.
Schools across Newham have been forced to shut following the discovery of false widow spiders - with one remaining shut until the end of the month.
Newham pupils staged their own World Cup in Stratford for a special tournament promoting peace.
A music festival performed entirely by young people is taking place in Newham next week.
Government officials have visited three Newham schools to see how children are being helped by a mental health programme.
The National Youth Theatre has teamed up with housing association L&Q to present a play about homelessness to pupils at three of the borough’s schools.
Cllr Forhad Hussain has announced he will not be standing for re-election in May.
The head of science at a Plaistow school has received an award after being recognised for his leadership skills.
Forest Gate Community School is the sixth best performing school in the country, new figures have shown.
When many children spend December drooling over Christmas dinner, pupils in Plaistow gave a helping hand to those in need.
A child refugee who spent time in prison before earning a first-class degree is to have an original opera made of his life.
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.
Hanson Fernandes’ journey began in 2015 when he arrived in London from Goa, India.
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