Sunday, June 16, 2019

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Young people most at risk of becoming involved in violence and other crime are being offered activities and safe spaces to help them develop.

A group of students have used 'cutting-edge' technology to create a virtual reality tour of their college's new building design.

A fundraising appeal has been launched to help pupils 'dress for success' on their first day of secondary school.

Students from Barking and Dagenham College were left without a paddle after their teacher got on a plane to Seville for a school trip without them.

School was out yesterday afternoon as more than 500 pupils took to the streets in Barking to march against car use.

Primary pupils in Dagenham were put through their paces by a former international basketball player.

Fourteen knives were seized in schools, pupil referral units and colleges in Barking and Dagenham last year, it has been revealed.

Barking and Dagenham Council is looking to swell the ranks of its legal team with fresh talent.

Mouse crossings and duck crossings could soon appear at schools and nurseries in east London as part of a new national road safety campaign.

Inspectors have praised the leadership of a Dagenham school rated as 'outstanding' in its latest Ofsted report.

Youngsters from two Dagenham primary schools were treated to a day out at West Ham's training ground.

Barking and Dagenham students have enlisted the help of some major employers to improve their job interview skills.

A 'suspicious death' has been investigated by students from Barking and Dagenham College.

A major international law firm has shortlisted a school from East Ham in a national competition.

A vibrant new mural greeted a primary school's pupils returning from the Easter break.

A group of students from Barking and Dagenham College have performed their own music on stage.

A group of Dagenham pupils have paid a visit to one of the most famous addresses in the country - 10 Downing Street.

A five times former world karate champion has come out of retirement at the age of 61 to 'fight to save young lives'.

Families have found out whether or not their children got into their first choice primary schools.

A Barking and Dagenham College student's space-themed cake has been 'highly commended' in a major competition.

Some of the government's £170 million for new technical schools is coming to Barking and Dagenham.

A technical college sponsored by Ford is on the look out for new students.

This is the new youth centre set to welcome Prince Harry tomorrow.

Barking MP Dame Margaret Hodge has visited a school to discuss knife crime with pupils.

A top primary has been accused of scapegoating autistic children after it warned parents its results would dip because there were so many in the school.

A car made out of textiles took centre stage at the opening of a school exhibition inspired by the women of the borough.

A Barking school damaged during the Second World War held a special breakfast to celebrate 50 years since the site was rebuilt.

A Barking school has been recognised by the Houses of Parliament for a week of activities it ran to get students more engaged with the politics.

A primary school's pupils have taken their first steps along a new zebra crossing built thanks to people power.

Barking and Dagenham College has won an award for investing in their people.

A schoolgirl's prize-winning anti-racism artwork is being entered in a national competition.

A councillor has met with aspiring engineers at a Dagenham college.

A team of students has scooped top awards at an industry-led project judged at Amazon's head office.

School photos are a rite of passage: a snapshot in time of bad hairstyles, gappy teeth and that hideous experiment with the blue eyeliner that went on for far too long.

A photography exhibition inspired by what was one of the world's largest housing estates is due to open.

The chief exec of Tesco has proved that every little helps on a school visit.

The arts are now firmly at the heart of a school thanks to its multi-million-pound expansion.

A book to get children more interested in the natural world has been launched at a school in Dagenham.

Here is a selection of the World Book Day photos sent in by our readers.

Many people think of a young school leaver when they think of an apprentice - but Peter Beardall doesn't fall into that stereotype.

A majority of young people have been offered their first choice secondary school.

Rapper Ramz visited a Dagenham school as part of an anti-racism campaign.

Motorists are calling for the Highway Code to be added to school sixth form lessons.


Here's why we should preserve and restore the historic and natural landscape and how you could help with one of Land of the Fanns' community project grants, of up to £5,000.

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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