Riverside School has been recognised as the top performing secondary school for progress in Barking and Dagenham.
Two out of five 16-year-olds in Barking and Dagenham failed to pass their both English and maths GCSEs this year.
An award winning play by the National Theatre has been adapted specifically for children and will be performed in schools in Dagenham and Havering.
New buildings, year groups and switching staff have greeted pupils at a Dagenham school for the new academic year.
Eastbrook School students took part in a photography competition at Dagenham's old Civic Centre.
The outgoing Eastbrook School headteacher has praised her pupils' "infectious enthusiasm" as they collect their GCSE results.
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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