Havering College of Further and Higher Education Quarles campus in Harold Hill

A college campus could be sold to the council and redeveloped into homes or new education facilities.

Student at St Edward's Elijah Ssempa interviewed Borough Commander Jason Gwillim about how to improve the relationship between young people and the police.

A pupil is urging the borough’s police force to continue its efforts to improve communications with young people.

Some pupils arrived late to school because of long bus journeys. Pciture credit: PA Images

A service, which helps nearly 400 pupils with special needs get to school, is being reviewed because of financial pressures.

Peter Davies is to be made an MBE

A former headteacher who has dedicated his life to education has been made an MBE in the New Year’s Honours list.

Pupils and staff at Scotts Primary School in Hornchurch celebrating the latest results.

As many schools across the country have struggled to adjust to more challenging exams, one school in the borough is celebrating being top of the table in London.

Excited pupils help Santa find his lost sleigh and reindeer

Christmas was nearly cancelled today after Santa Claus broke down and lost his sleigh and reindeer.

Lucie Vivas, Simran Bhakar, Alice Webb and Britney Hamersley

Mandela House students at The Brittons Academy, Rainham, held a Winter Wonderland Fair and raised more than £300 for the Nelson Mandela Foundation.

The area of the playground which has brought about a petition by a parent. Picture: Mead Primary School.

An angered parent claims a “dangerous” playground spot at her childrens’ school has forced her to start a petition – in a bid to prevent further injuries to pupils.

St Edward’s Church of England School and Sixth Form College. Picture: Google Maps.

A school says plans to cut staff next year will not mean students stop receiving a “richer curriculum”.

Sammie Aubrey with a goat at Wellgate Farm that is believed to have gone to slaughter. Photo: Tracy Aubrey.

Just when is the right time to teach children about the circle of life?

An anonymous collectioners sent the Coopers' Company and Coborn School one of their badges estimated to date back from the early 1900s or late 1800s.

A school received an usual letter from an anonymous collector, who found a 100-year-old badge in a flea market.

The show's backstage crew standing behind the Havering Asks panellists.

Panellists from across the political spectrum were kept on their toes answering tough questions from a young audience on Friday.

Havering College's rail training academy helps ex-offenders and long-term unemployed back into work

A unique rail training programme is helping long term unemployed and ex-offenders to make their way back into work.

Romford's Marshalls Park School

Parents were invited to an information evening about a school’s plans to convert into an academy.

Rainham Village Primary School. Picture: Google Maps.

Time is running out for parents to have their say on expansion in the borough’s primary schools.

Former pupils Laura Matthews, Tom Bryant and Nathan Murphy returned to Coopers Coborn School with employer EY for at a Careers Convention

Students discuss education and employment opportunities

Year 7 pupils at Coopers' Company and Coborn School had a talk on what is expected of them when travelling to school.

Pupils got the chance to swap the classroom for the top of a double decker bus as they took part in a lesson with a difference.

Students at St Edward's School with the founder of The Dream Factory Avril Mills

Students will help children and young adults with life threatening conditions and severe disabilities make their dreams come true.

Barkingside Magistrates Court

A woman decided to dump her ex-boyfriend’s belongings from her car after a row over the phone, the court heard.

Pupils from Harold Court Primary School dressed in pink to help raise £950 for charity.

Children banded together to show support for their teacher who went through a year of treatment for breast cancer.

Student Alice and reporter Chloe Farand talking about the care suite at Havering Sixth Form College

Chloe Farand meets Havering Sixth Form College’s mental health officer and the care team, who support students day to day

Adventurer and explorer James Ketchell told Havering College students about his exploits a mountain climber, round the the world rower and cyclist.

Award winning students were praised for climbing their own “mountain” with the help of their “sherpas” at a celebratory event last night.

Pupils at Elm Park Primary School using the contraption.

Children at Elm Park Primary School have been trialling a new technology which allows them to explore places around the world, all from the comfort of their classroom.

An artist's impression of the new building for Suttons Primary School. The school's plans are set to be discussed by Havering Council's regulatory services committee. Picture: Suttons Primary School

Work has been delayed to complete a new school building, forcing frustrated parents to cancel their child care arrangements last minute.

David Spurdle, stopped teaching 21 years ago to set up the Stand By Me charity which helps children around the world access better education and living conditions.

Little did one teacher know that when he answered a request for help in a newspaper advert in 1977, it would change the course of his life.

The Headteacher of Elm Park Primary School Victoria Morris celebrating with pupils after a good rating from Ofsted

A school which has “developed a supportive and challenging culture” for pupils has been awarded a “good” Ofsted rating.

Pupils past and present turned up last Friday to look at pictures and artefacts on display.

Pupils past and present went on a trip down memory lane as a primary school prepares to wave goodbye to a building which has stood for 82 years.

John Shannon, former headteacher of Priory School, now called Drapers Pyrgo Priory Primary School.

A school is set to honour a former headmaster who reached the grand age of 100 yesterday.

Wood walk

Pupils, parents and teachers were delighted with their handiwork as they created an art trail in the woods using recycled items.

Newtons Primary School in Rainham is having a make-over of it's garden. Teacher Lynette Allsop is leading the project.

A primary school is appealing for volunteers and businesses to help it create a new garden in the playground.

Cllr Robert Benham

Schools in the borough are achieving “outstanding” results, Havering’s cabinet member for children has said.

Robert Beard Centre, High Street, Hornchurch.

An academy is set to take over a youth centre with the aim of helping vulnerable and disadvantaged young people in the borough.

An aerial view of the proposed Beam park site

A proposal to build a primary school hoped to become the “heart of the community” as part of a new development, will be submitted by the end of the month.

Credit: PA Images

Havering schools are the worst performing in London, and one of the worst nationwide, according to an independent watchdog website which analyses Ofsted data.

Havering school students receiving their GCSE results. Sanders School students jumping for joy

With minds racing and nerves building, students across the borough returned to their schools yesterday (Thursday) in trepidation.

Whybridge Infant School has had a classroom extended outside of planning permission.

The council has been accused of double standards after it pushed ahead with extending a classroom without planning permission.

O-level results. Brittons School. Rainham. Essex. 25/08/2016. MANDATORY Credit Garry Bowden/Sportinpictures - NO UNAUTHORISED USE - 07837 394578

There was joy at Brittons Academy, Ford Lane, Rainham, as students received their results this morning.


After weeks of waiting, pupils were able to collect their GCSE results today from Drapers Academy.

Nyasha Ogunye at Frances Bardsley Acadmy celebrates her results

Frances Bardsley Academy for Girls is celebrating their best results in five years.

Pupils at Redden Court School in Romford celebrating GCSE results

The headteacher and students at Redden Court School are celebrating their “best ever” GCSE results this morning.

Students and staff have been celebrating at St Edward’s Church of England School after they recorder a 15 per cent increase in A* to C grades.

Chair of Governors John McKernan (l to r): Josh Lamont; Gemma Stubbles; Zach Dubar; Thomas Singh; Alice Mills.

Pupils at Hall Mead School were delighted this morning to discover that they had exceeded the national targets set by the government.

Students at Raphael School this morning

The headteacher of Raphael School is celebrating as his students achieved 100 per cent A* to C grades at GCSE, including English and maths.

@ax_academy headteacher Nicola Jethwa with Gemma Byrne and Beth Wybrow. Both achieved 6 A*s, 4 As and a B!

Students are already celebrating and teachers are joining in, as they received their GCSE results this morning, which have improved from last year.

Bisola Lawal achieved 3 A* and 4 A's at Bower Park Academy

Students, staff and parents have been celebrating at Bower Park Academy today after receiving their GCSE results.

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