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The brother of murdered aid worker David Haines who was decapitated by jihadists in Syria has been giving a talk to school pupils in London’s East End as part of a national programme to stop radicalisation.

Primary pupils got a firey introduction to science when they visited east London’s Swanlea Secondary for the day.

Two budding Elizabethan ‘Bards’ have won the poetry competition for the visitor centre opening at The Stage development in Shoreditch where the foundations of Shakespeare’s Curtain Theatre were discovered in 2008.

An independent candidate for mayor and Tower Hamlets councillor has urged the government to reconsider its plans to change school funding.

A Diocese church inspection has praised religious studies as outstanding at east London’s Bishop Challoner Catholic secondary schools.

Every school in Tower Hamlets would lose money if national plans meant to make funding fairer are approved, a report out today has shown.

Memories of the big protest movement of the 1980s in London’s Docklands are being recorded in an archive project with anyone around at the time who remembers those militant times battling to stop encroaching developers.

Policy makers must do more to help children in deprived areas whose education suffers during the 170 days a year when the school gates are closed, educationalists are urging.

Children from eight schools have an exhibition of their classroom artwork later this month to mark the third year of a partnership with professional artists in London’s East End.

The new East London Harmony youth choir is giving free singing workshops to interested teenagers on Sunday week.

The government is urging school-leavers to try a career on the Thames in a new campaign to create more apprenticeships.

Free elementary English courses have been started by the Lifetime Learning charity to help what it says are a million people in Britain unable to communicate with others.

A two-year deal has been agreed by the Magic Breakfast charity to provide more children from deprived areas with a meal before they start lessons.

Almost three quarters of Year Six pupils will be heading to their preferred secondary school in September.

Policy makers must do more to help children in deprived areas whose education suffers during the 170 days a year when the school gates are closed.

Parents of Year Six pupils are set to find out today which secondary school their child will be going to in September.

A new campaign by the Department for Education is urging small companies to take on apprentices.

Passers-by got a shock at home time when pupils and teachers came out of the school gate in their lacquered backcombed hair or crazy wigs.

Children have been splashing paint on the wall of a housing estate in London’s East End—and no-one seems to mind.

Designer Krasimira Stoyneva had a goal when she sent her designs down the catwalk at the London Fashion Week—convince the industry that it’s time to “wear hair, not fur”.

A desperately-needed new primary school planned to cope with a booming population growth in London’s expanding East End is being delayed by a year, anxious parents have been told.

An elderly lady sat with young mums at a council cabinet meeting aiming to stop its nurseries being privatised, wagging her finger at the mayor not to use the word “savings” when they were really “cuts”.

Youngsters have been learning about intolerance and anti-Semitism in a week of commemorations in east London following last month’s Holocaust Memorial Day to remember the six million murdered Jews.

A school in east London has landed a £150,000 windfall from sports foundation bosses to spruce-up its football pitch Astro turf and improve community sports activity on the Isle of Dogs.

A London-wide campaign has been running in schools and youth centres this week urging youngsters against carrying knives or joining street gangs at night.

Youngsters are being invited to join a five-week youth leadership training programme in London’s East End which aims to get them more involved in public issues.

Controversial plans to change the Bengali name of a school in east London’s Bangladesh community has been halted now the Mayor of Tower Hamlets has jumped into the row.

A new sixth form opened at a school in east London just two years ago has finished top of the local league table for high grades at A-level in its first ever results, it has emerged this week.

A new pre-school nursery just opened in London’s East End has been declared “outstanding” by Ofsted inspectors.

Contemporary singing workshops to teach soul, pop and gospel are being set up for teenagers in London’s East End run by professional choral conductors.

A campaign of mental awareness has been launched by teenagers with a film they shot themselves at their school in London’s East End where there is one of the country’s highest levels of mental illness.

The Mayor in one of Britain’s most deprived areas has called on the Prime Minister to scrap her planned changes to school funding which threaten cuts in areas with children from the poorest backgrounds.

Traditional instruments have been transformed by computer science to create sounds previously impossible which were demonstrated at the annual Children’s Christmas lecture in east London.

A woman working on a temporary contract for her local authority after growing up in a deprived immigrant community in London’s East End has finally qualified as a solicitor—eight years after graduation and being turned down for countless jobs.

Former England cricketer Devon Malcolm was joined by pupils from Bethnal Green’s Hague Primary to formally open the London Stock Exchange in the City.

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