Barking and Dagenham’s best GCSE students were recognised at an awards ceremony.

Children are using lesson time to discuss Brexit and the Windrush generation following the launch of the Votes for Schools project.

Former Barking and Dagenham College (BDC) student and R&B singer Shaun Escoffery is supporting a national campaign urging the government to stop funding cuts to further education.

Pupils from two secondary schools organised their own summit to mark world mental health day.

Building work on a new school in Dagenham has begun.

The chief inspector of schools visited Barking and Dagenham College on Friday to hear about its community engagement work.

A mother whose son was murdered after he was groomed online visited Barking and Dagenham College to discuss the importance of internet safety.

Secondary school pupils say they continue to face bus delays getting home since the start of the new term despite holding a protest against poor services in July.

Move over, Mary Berry! Pupils and staff at Gascoigne Primary School have been getting in the baking spirit, creating their own cakes to raise money for a good cause.

Residents in Barking Riverside will benefit from a new nursery which will cater for 53 children aged from 0 to five years.

For some, working from home means the perfect time to put the kettle on and put your feet up.

Robert Clack School of Science in Dagenham has opened 12 classrooms as part of a £43.75 million investment programme.

Pupils from five Dagenham primary schools have been treated to a special ballet performance - and are set to learn to dance themselves.

Barking and Dagenham’s children were given a taste of life as professional artists when their work was displayed in a public gallery.

New buildings, year groups and switching staff have greeted pupils at a Dagenham school for the new academic year.

Eastbury Community School Sixth Form has been rated Outstanding by Ofsted.

The artwork of Barking and Dagenham’s students is going on display in a public gallery next week.

Secondary school pupils from east London have met the cast of Dreamgirls stage production in the West End in a move to inspire the next generation of theatre talent.

A mother and daughter from Dagenaham found themselves studying at the same college.

A motivational speaker visited All Saints School in Dagenham to prepare pupils for the new academic year.

A Dagenham school has scooped a “prestigious” award for bringing the world into the classroom.

Students from Barking and Dagenham College showed their community spirit by volunteering to clean up the grounds of one of the borough’s most famous attractions.

A children’s author paid a visit to a school in Dagenham yesterday (Wednesday).

A primary school in Barking has won a prestigious International School Award.

Dagenham pupils had their head in the clouds when given an glimpse into the world of aviation.

Eastbrook School students took part in a photography competition at Dagenham’s old Civic Centre.

A Barking student achieved one of the best sets of GCSE results in the country.

Eastbury Community School’s executive headteacher has praised the “great progress” his pupils have made to succeed in their GCSEs.

More than half of Year 11 pupils at Jo Richardson Community School achieved A* to C grades or equivalent in their GCSE results.

Among the pupils picking up their results in Dagenham today was cancer patient Deanna Clark.

Warren School pupils were today praised for their “great” GCSE results.

There were 14 pupils at Barking Abbey School who achieved the top GCSE grades of 7-9.

The success of Sydney Russell’s GCSE pupils has “delighted” the school’s principal.

Robert Clack pupils are today celebrating their school’s “best ever” GCSE results, according to the headteacher.

The outgoing Eastbrook School headteacher has praised her pupils’ “infectious enthusiasm” as they collect their GCSE results.

Pupils at All Saints Catholic School have seen their hard work pay off with top GCSE results.

Pupils across Barking and Dagenham receive their GCSE results today.

No coursework, two years of study, a clutch of Bs and a handful of threes - it’s a tricky time to be a GCSE student.

Almost half of Barking and Dagenham’s pupils have bagged A*-B grades in their A-levels.

All Saints Catholic School in Dagenham is celebrating a “tremendous” year of A-level success.

The Warren School’s headmaster today praised his pupils for “another excellent set” of A-level exam results.

A Sydney Russell student overcame her struggle with anxiety to land a place at Cambridge on A-level results day.

The headteacher of Eastbrook School bid her pupils a fond farewell today in a statement announcing her retirement from education.

The doctors of the future are set to come from Robert Clack School of Science after eight pupils secured places to study medicine.

Dagenham Park Church of England School’s head of sixth form has said she is “extremely proud” of her pupils’ success.


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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

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