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Youngsters from Poplar's Spotlight youth service have put on a West End show at Covent Garden to promote their original music and dance talents.

Mums have taken up an 11th hour fight to stop Raine's Foundation School closing after legally preventing Tower Hamlets Council axing all Year 7 enrolments in three weeks' time.

One of the first school breakfast clubs in Britain has just completed six years of serving up a nourishing start to the day for children in Bethnal Green thanks to online shoppers.

A new free school that opened in 2014 is marking its first set of GCSE results.

GCSE pupils at Sir John Cass and Red Coat School enjoyed exam success with 76 per cent gaining grades 9-4.

Ten grade 9s have placed a Central Foundation Girls' School pupil in the top 0.1 per cent of GCSE results in the country.

The best year in the school's history is how head teacher Brenda Landers describes her pupils' GCSE results at Whitechapel's Swanlea Secondary.

Pupils and staff are celebrating the best ever GCSE results at George Green's School in Millwall.

Bishop Challoner is celebrating after pupils at both the boys' and girls' schools bagged top GCSE results.

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.

A new A-level academy in Stepney for sixth formers has slammed universities offering unconditional places before students get their results.

A volunteer with a place at the University of Cambridge has scooped £20,000 of funding from a student loans company.

The first academic year at Stepney's new Attlee A Level Academy with its working class ethos of aspiration has turned out top grades winning many students places at some of Britain's elite universities.

Michelle Mendieta Mean gave her art teacher Gemma Williams a big hug after getting two A*s and an A in her A-level results.

Bow School's headteacher has praised the hard work of his pupils in securing top grades.

A Bishop Challoner Sixth Form pupil will be heading to Cambridge after achieving four A* grades in his A-levels.

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 teenager who was rejected by the University of Cambridge has turned down a place at Harvard to follow in the footsteps of space pioneer Buzz Aldrin.

A summer project to help 11-year-olds with their transition to secondary school is running at the Half Moon children's theatre dealing with online safety and bullying.

Schoolgirls have been visiting hospital staff to learn about healthcare and research careers.

A secondary school in Whitechapel has been heavily criticised for a myriad of failures by the education watchdog Ofsted as it was slapped with the lowest rating of Inadequate.

Champion youngsters from Bethnal Green have outpaced all rivals to cross the finishing line in a go-kart they built themselves.

Rising levels of antibiotic resistance have been found in public places such as shopping centres and rail stations as well as hospitals, researchers at the University of East London have found.

A cash crisis in special education and disability needs is facing local authorities like Tower Hamlets, which is now appealing to Downing Street.

Thousands of free meals are being given out to children in the East End during the school summer holiday to tackle pressures for families on the poverty line.

Parents fighting the closure of Raine's Foundation School can legally sign their children up for the new term in September, their lawyers have told them.

A group of pupils have arrived back in Stepney after a school trip of a lifetime to China.

Twenty-one primary schools are joining the first phase of a new scheme to improve safety and air quality.

Thirty-seven primary schools have signed up for an education programme designed to teach children about the census while improving skills in maths, geography and other subjects.

Schoolchildren from Poplar and Bow have been spending the day in drama sessions with actors learning about the workings of the mind and the brain.

A youth worker who goes out on the streets of Poplar into the night tacking youth crime by making contact with disaffected teenagers in his own time has won a 'British Citizen' award.

Three Tower Hamlets schools have won prizes for their work keeping pupils healthy.

The iconic Tower Bridge is looking to the 22nd century to celebrate its 19th century construction and this year's 125th anniversary of its opening.

Splashes of rainbow have appeared all over the Canary Wharf business and shopping district for London's 'Pride' celebrations.

An education trust that runs primary schools in Limehouse and Poplar has been given a prestigious national Gold award for its commitment to its staff.


It's now just under a month since All Points East took over Victoria Park with two weekends of world-class music and a programme of free community events.

Curated by AEG Presents, All Points East is bringing an impressive line-up of multi-flavoured music to Victoria Park from May 24-26 and May 31-June 2.

Victoria Park - or 'Vicky Park' as the locals know it - has been the setting for many important events over the years.​ Here, we take a look at its unique cultural history.

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