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Riverside School has been recognised as the top performing secondary school for progress in Barking and Dagenham.

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.

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.

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.

A new survey has revealed the often "extraordinary" lengths parents have gone to get their children into their preferred primary school.

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

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.

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To celebrate the launch of Connected Communities, Crowdfunder has teamed up with Trust For London to award £5,000 to five projects making a difference in Barking & Dagenham.

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