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Female construction apprentices have called on women to shun stereotypes and train up for a future in the industry.

Headteacher Sir Paul Grant, 60, looks back over 27 years at Robert Clack School after saying goodbye to his pupils on Thursday, July 20, ahead of his retirement on Thursday, August 31.

A hospital trust is encouraging people to become ward managers as part of a 10-year development scheme.

Students and teachers have put Barking and Dagenham top of the list at the Annual Royal Navy Field Gun Challenge.

Grafton Primary School has received an award for their rights-respecting ethos and values.

Creating healthy meals for 20,000 pupils every day is no easy feat – but the borough’s school caterers have received an award for doing just that.

Children’s rights were championed by pupils seeking national recognition in the form of a Unicef award.

Barking Abbey School has been placed in the top 20 per cent of UK schools for exceptional pupil progress at Key Stage 4 by the Schools, Students and Teachers (SSAT) network.

The London Symphony Orchestra (LSO) has been working with pupils with learning difficulties to help people of all backgrounds benefit from music.

A school’s passion for language and literature has resulted in national recognition at an awards ceremony hosted by comedian Julian Clary.

Pupils from three schools became engineers for the day as part of a nationwide science challenge.

Teachers have overcome “immense challenges” to transform their school’s fortunes, an Ofsted report has found.

Moving house can be a challenge – so imagine what it’s like trying to move a whole school.

An acting headteacher is “delighted” after Ofsted rated her school as “good”.

Special needs pupils are “at risk” and “do not make tangible progress” at a Christian day school with fees of up to £24,000 a year, an Ofsted follow-up report has revealed.

Organisers of a parent empowerment event at Barking and Dagenham College are hoping to boost family relationships and dynamics.

A couple have decided to celebrate their wedding day where they first fell in love - a further education college.

Thirteen Barking students got to practice their linguistic and business skills in Czech Republic.

Barking Abbey student Abigail Johnson will be jetting off to the big apple to fulfil her basketball career.

Barking and Dagenham College tutor has been awarded for her expertise in teaching science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

A talented Barking teenager will be in good company as she heads to the same top American university attended by former president Barack Obama.

A headteacher who leads assemblies with a music hall twist and creates termly podcasts is in the running to be named the best headteacher in the country.

A Dagenham school has clinched victory in a nationwide debating competition – witnessed by billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates.

Figures out today show children in Barking and Dagenham are the most likely in London to receive a preferred primary school place for September.

Parents are set to find out today which primary school their child will be attending in September.

Two new all-through special schools are set to be built in the borough.

Readers have slammed a ban on term-time holidays, our poll suggests.

Two colleges which plan to merge as early as this summer have launched a public consultation on the proposals.

The “huge wealth” of youthful artistic talent our borough has to offer was celebrated in a two-day festival.

Barking pupils have strived for success in business after being named runner-up in the Warwick University Big Deal 2017.

Students at Gascoigne primary school in Barking have staged a huge protest after hearing that part of their school was to be bulldozed to make way for more flats.

A literary agent inspired Dagenham Park pupils to get into publishing in a talk on Thursday.

A Barking and Dagenham College sports performance student is showing he has what it takes playing for Dagenham and Redbridge Football Club.

A university campus set to open in Dagenham will be offering residents a taster of studying there.

A selfie-stick might not sound very inspiring, but for a group of drama students it helped them fill a theatre.

A school will be employing its very first lollipop patrol after a parent raised concerns for his children’s safety.

Families in Barking and Dagenham face being forced out of work due to high childcare costs, a report published today shows.

A team of Barking and Dagenham College students gave a dementia care home a spring makeover.

More than 40 schools face funding cuts, according to research published today.

A nursery in Chadwell Heath was found to have sharp edges on concrete columns that could put babies at risk.

Pupils spent one day feasting on doughnuts before spending the next fasting - all in the name of charity.

Teenagers swapped school for the civil service as they spent a day with one of the most powerful people in British politics.

Hundreds of apprentices and students gathered at Barking and Dagenham College for a host of competitions this week.

A contestant from ITV talent show The Voice wowed fans during a fundraising concert at her old college.

Pioneering pupils have launched their own online news channel.

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