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A student from Barking has taken his first steps towards winning a place at America’s most prestigious university after winning an international prize.

Parents at a school in Dagenham have spoken of confusion over money owed for lunches after a new till system failed to be installed for the start of the academic year.

A 19-year-old hoping to become the UK’s first black astronaut is crowdfunding her degree after being denied a student loan.

A Dagenham headteacher has won a London-wide award in recognition of his school’s achievements in supporting pupils who start off behind their peers.

A student entrepreneur from Dagenham has won £5,000 in funding for her online clothing business.

Finding the perfect school for your child isn’t easy. When there is a shortfall of places in east London, it’s even harder.

Pupils are celebrating the reopening of their school’s beloved garden five months after it went up in flames.

CU London has opened its doors to its first cohort of students.

Plans to create a £6 million youth centre in Parsloes Park have been given the green light.

A free community library encouraging people to recycle their unwanted books has opened at Barking Riverside.

Pupils at a Dagenham primary school could be better protected from toxic fumes after the mayor of London announced it would be subject to an air quality audit.

The UK’s largest free school campus opened today in Barking Riverside.

Almost a quarter of all GCSE pupils in Barking and Dagenham have achieved the top grades of 7 to 9 in English - equivalent to an A or A*

Elutec pupils showed they were not fazed by the new-style GCSEs after recording an improvement on last year’s results.

Students at the Warren School are celebrating their success in the new maths and English GCSEs.

The deputy headteacher of Dagenham Park school said he was “delighted” with his pupils’ exam results.

Pupils at Eastbrook School overcame the new grading system for English and maths GCSEs, achieving top marks in almost a fifth of all exams.

The headteacher of Barking Abbey School today praised her pupil’s “fantastic” GCSE results.

Pupils at All Saints Catholic School are celebrating their exam results, with a quarter of students achieving top grades in the new-style GCSEs.

Robert Clack School pupils were today praised for their “best ever” GCSE results.

The principal of Sydney Russell School said she was “delighted” with the number of pupils achieving the top grade of 9 in the new-style exams.

With pupils across the country anxiously waiting on their GCSE results, it’s time to put your knowledge to the test.

The Warren School has produced a set of A-level results in line with the national average in its first year as a stand-alone sixth form.

A visually-impaired student who received excellent grades on A-level results day has praised her sixth form for its support and acceptance.

Dagenham Park Church of England School is celebrating “outstanding” A-level results today, with their pupils exceeding the national average by 26 per cent.

Pupils at Sydney Russell School were today celebrating their A-level results, with many securing places at top universities.

Pupils from Elutec have secured apprenticeships with a number of prestigious organisations following their A-level and BTEC results.

A pupil from Barking Abbey School is waiting to find out if his impressive A-level results of three As will be enough to land him a place at Cambridge University to study history and politics.

All Saints School in Dagenham is celebrating one of its best ever set of A-level results.

Andrew Ejemai is set to study maths at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge in September - at just 16.

The headteacher of Robert Clack School has praised his pupils on the best A-level results during his tenure.

As young people open their AS and A-level results, Childline is offering support to those worried about their results.

With pupils across the country anxiously waiting on their A-level results, it’s time to put your knowledge to the test.

Tomorrow marks A-Levels results day, when students at sixth forms and colleges will finally know more about what comes next.

Barking and Dagenham College has kept its “good” rating in its latest Ofsted inspection.

Disadvantaged pupils in Barking and Dagenham are falling more than a year behind their peers by GCSE level, research says.

In just over three weeks time we will see the first cohort of GCSE students decipher a mix of letters and numbers in their results. Here’s our guide to the new numerical grading system and what it means for pupils.

A record producer who worked with the likes of The Clash, Bananarama and the Pet Shop Boys has swapped the desks for a degree.

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.

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