Riverside School is celebrating after 30 per cent of all grades awarded were at 9-7 - the equivalent of an A or A*.

A 12-year old boy is among nine youngsters attending a tuition centre who have achieved top grades in maths.

The headteacher at Robert Clack secondary has said he is delighted with the hard work of everyone at the school as pupils' GCSE results are revealed.

The Warren School is celebrating its best ever set of GCSE results, with an increase in the number of pupils achieving the top grades.

Staff are "delighted" at Jo Richardson Community School after GCSE results were released August 22.

All Saints Catholic School is celebrating after a third of all grades awarded were at 9-7 - the equivalent of an A or A*.

Dagenham Park secondary has seen passes in English and maths jump 12 per cent as pupils open their GCSE results.

More students than ever have achieved top grades in this year's GCSE results at Sydney Russell secondary, according to principal Janis Davies.

It has been a positive GCSE results day for Elutec Year 11 pupils, with three quarters of the cohort achieving a standard pass in GCSE maths.

The executive headteacher of Eastbury Community School has said he is "extremely pleased" at the success of his pupils in the new-look GCSE exams.

Barking Abbey School has seen an increase in the number of pupils passing their maths GCSEs.

Across the borough, Year 11 pupils will this morning be opening envelopes with baited breath. But the grades they will have earned will no longer be lettered - so here's our guide to the new-look numbered GCSE grades.

Barking and Dagenham council has applauded schools for their A-level successes.

Teachers and students are celebrating a 100 per cent pass rate on A-level results day at Jo Richardson Community School.

Youngsters at Sydney Russell are celebrating today after scooping top grades following years of hard work.

All Saints Catholic School are celebrating A-level and Btec results success, including doubling the amount of A* grades achieved last year.

Two students at Elutec have achieved the engineering technical baccalaureate - equating to four A-levels - after receiving their sixth form results.

A bright teenager has become the first pupil from The Warren School to secure a place at Oxford University.

When you've worked so hard to set up your future, it is a good feeling to have the next few years mapped out.

A teenager who runs his own clothing line is heading to university after achieving top grades in his exams.

After restless nights awaiting her A-level results, Sowmiya Gunabalasingam will sleep soundly tonight.

Robert Clack headteacher Russell Taylor has said he is "absolutely thrilled" with the school's A-level results.

It's that time of year again when many students from across the country are waking up feeling anxious as judgement day has arrived: A-level results day.

A college principal has warned a lack of awareness about new technical qualifications could see youngsters miss opportunities.

After injury halted Vassi Mladenova's promising football career, she wasn't sure what to do next.

More than 4,000 young people have joined a Dagenham youth club in its first two months.

A hospital director who turned around "one of the worst midwifery departments" in the UK has received a university's top honour.

Seven hundred pupils demanded more be done to stop climate change as they took part in a school protest.

Pupils from China visited the Barking and Dagenham Post headquarters as part of a 12-day visit to the country.

A fun-filled day was had by all including the leader of the council at the offical opening of a children's nursery.

A group of budding young campaigners quizzed a government minister over how aid money is spent on a visit to Westminster.

A group of Chinese students received a warm welcome on a visit to a school in Barking.

Tears flowed as a memorial was unveiled at New City College this week for Dagenham teenager Kane Johnson.

A group of graduating media makeup students have created show stopping final pieces to mark the end of their studies.

Dagenham and Rainham MP Jon Cruddas has visited a specialist technology school to see how students are preparing for the world of work.

Pupils from a Dagenham primary school are celebrating winning a capital-wide competition.

The mayor of London has praised an infants school for its efforts helping struggling pupils catch up with their peers.

A school's pupils have been clambering, balancing and swinging thanks to a new £20,000 climbing frame.

A Dagenham school has scooped a national award for their work to improve the health and wellbeing of pupils and staff.

Pupils are jumping for joy after being put through their paces in a new state-of-the-art sports hall.

Two Barking and Dagenham schools have won prizes for their work keeping pupils healthy.

A retired maths teacher who has dedicated 50 years to the same school has officially opened a building named in his honour.

A university with a campus in Dagenham has risen to its highest ever rating in a prestigious league table.

Former students of a Dagenham school from across three decades have come together to reminisce, network and celebrate its alumni programme.

A primary teacher just starting out in her career has scooped an award.


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.

It's the debate fans across the UK are discussing - so where better to find out more about the iconic burger than behind the scenes in a local McDonald's restaurant?

The Exchange in Ilford has added a state-of-the-art, Savannah-themed play area, with hand painted animal sculptures, to its brand new family zone, designed by American creative agency Playtime

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