June 19 2013 Latest news:
Laura Fox, Reporter
Thursday, August 16, 2012
Robert Clack School praised the success of its students today after they celebrated outstanding results.
Deputy head Russell Taylor told the Post how his secondary in Gosfield Road, Dagenham, had received its highest ever pass rate, with 70 per cent of students bagging A*-C and 100 per cent A*-E.
“The staff at this school are outstanding,” he said. “They understand the pressure the kids are under to achieve.
“I also know what it is like as I used to be a student here when Sir Paul Grant was a teacher. Now he’s the headmaster, the school has completely turned around.”
High achiever Harry Coster has already planned his future after excelling with three A*.
“I’m going to do a degree in maths and economics because I want to get a job in the City. I’m not sure what job exactly, but I know I’ve got my whole future ahead of me.”
One of the victims of a vicious pub attack in Rainham that saw three men punched, kicked and stamped on says he only remembers waking up in a pool of blood.
Hundreds are expected to attend an annual exhibition promoting some of east London’s top businesses.
Mayor of London Boris Johnson lists Barking’s Riverside development as a critical area for economic growth in his vision for the capital’s future.
In November 1956 Mr Munn, chief public relations officer of the London, Tilbury and Southend Railway, walked into the office of the Barking Advertiser, where I was a reporter.