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The son of Kosovan refugees whose family fled the Balkan battlefields will find out on tomorrow if he has got the A-Level results to get into the country’s best university

A student support worker from Barking and Dagenham College has spoken out in favour of BTECs ahead of A-level results day.

When A-level results come out on August 16, more than three quarters of students who want to go to university are likely to get into their first choice.

A private tuition centre in Barking has denied that it is ripping off the council’s logo in an effort to trick potential customers into thinking it run by the town hall.

A-level students can still apply for a place on degree courses at CU London, which is based in Dagenham.

Work has started on an extension to a Barking school which will create places for 540 pupils.

Two of the borough’s schools are to receive funding from mayor of London Sadiq Khan to provide summer activities for vulnerable young people.

Barking and Dagenham Council is putting forward £13million to improve the borough’s schools.

Schoolchildren in the borough are better behaved than peers across the capital, government figures reveal.

A former Dagenham and Redbridge protegee has turned his sights to teaching.

Another primary school in Dagenham has been rated good by Ofsted.

The Explore Learning centre in Barking town centre has reopened this week following a redesign.

It’s not just teenagers who have been taking exams this summer.

Coventry University has come 67th out of 100 European universities for teaching, after opening a campus in Dagenham last year.

An infants school in Chadwell Heath has been given the second highest rating by Ofsted.

A Dagenham school has received an outstanding rating following an Ofsted inspection.

A primary school in Dagenham has been given money by the Freemasons to offer specialist support for vulnerable children.

Barking and Dagenham Council’s cabinet member for education has visited a Barking school’s new £21 million facilities.

Coventry University’s London campus is planning to double its student intake in the next academic year.

Eight schools in Barking and Dagenham have picked up awards in this year’s Mayor of London ‘healthy living’ programme at City Hall today.

Youngsters have been learning about healthy eating with a series of free family cooking sessions.

Schoolchildren have gone wild in a week learning about how to save the planet.

Two schools in Barking threw open their gates for a summer fair on Saturday.

Barking and Dagenham College’s engineering course is bucking the national trend by having several female teachers.

The world of business is a cut-throat pursuit of money, money, money.

A Dagenham school is off to a glittering ceremony after winning a national teaching award.

We all know how social media can be distracting.

Would your child know what to do if they were being abused?

A school choir in Dagenham received a special music lesson from a BBC choir ahead of their performance at this summer’s Proms classical music concerts.

A school in Dagenham is up for School of the Year.

Schools have been told to keep more emergency contact numbers for students following the tragic death of a pupil who died with his mother at home.

Bring up bugs, cookies and daemons in a chat and you’ll likely leave your friends scratching their heads.

A Barking primary school is celebrating a year of unprecedented sporting success after its teams picked up a host of awards and trophies over the school year.

A Dagenham sixth former has won an essay writing competition with her deep dive into sociology.

It’s the time of the year that every teenager - and their parents - dread: GCSE exams.

The Coventry University campus in Dagenham is giving £95,000 in scholarship and bursaries to make higher education more accessible for people in Barking and Dagenham.

Two students at Barking and Dagenham College were named among the best in their borough last night.

The mayor visited Barking and Dagenham College on Wednesday to thank students for their contribution to his New Year’s Day float.

Children from ten schools in Barking and Dagenham are gearing up for a Great Science Share.

Students at Barking and Dagenham College have been given a window into the world of advertising.

A talented student has won the trip of a lifetime to China.

Pupils at a Barking school have been taking part in an initiative to identify exploding stars.

Students at a school in Dagenham are trying to raise £12,000 for a trip to Sierra Leone.

A Barking schoolgirl has made a splash with her friends by winning a swimming lesson with double Olympic gold medallist Rebecca Adlington.


Barking and Dagenham is home to Better Extreme, London’s largest indoor skatepark. Whatever your discipline, be it skateboarding, inline, BMX or scootering, there’s a challenge waiting for you.

Barking Sporthouse has a wide range of fun things to do with your children this summer

The festive season is a hectic time for many, with frenzied dashes to the shops for groceries and gifts, and parties to arrange and attend.

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