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When A-level results come out on August 16, more than three quarters of students who want to go to university are likely to get into their first choice.

A letter was sent to all parents at Broadford Primary School after a number of SATS results were annulled by the Standards and Teaching Agency.

Schools in the borough issued more than 1,000 exclusions last year, government figures reveal.

A former Dagenham and Redbridge protegee has turned his sights to teaching.

A special needs teacher from Romford has been recognised with an award for her volunteer work that has led to the creation of an international charity.

Nearly a quarter of the pupils in Havering who could claim free school meals five years ago are no longer eligible for them.

Following an investigation the results for a number of papers have been annulled.

The headteacher of a Hornchurch secondary school has revealed how she hopes a number of small changes to the average school day will add up to big results for her pupils’ futures.

Pupils at an Upminster primary school sang in support of England ahead of their next World Cup game against Croatia.

Parents and pupils alike will be celebrating as a sixth form has made a u-turn on its decision to scrap A-level music, drama and design technology from its curriculum.

A Harold Hill primary school was recognised for the outstanding behaviour and welfare of their pupils in a recent visit by Ofsted inspectors.

“We are extremely grateful for the donation, the children and their parents really love the new garden.”

Families flocked to a Hornchurch school for a fun-packed day of activities to celebrate the school’s anniversary.

Would your child know what to do if they were being abused?

Year five and six students at James Oglethorpe Primary School came out on top as they faced other schools in the borough at Rainham Cricket Club, and will now represent Havering against other schools from all over Essex.

Upminster residents voted to raise money for a Hornchurch primary school after flooding led to structural damage in the classrooms.

A new principal, with a proven track record of bringing schools up to scratch, has been chosen to take on a new challenge.

Health and education inspectors have praised some aspects of Havering’s services for children with special educational needs (SEN), but conclude there is still room for improvement.

Bring up bugs, cookies and daemons in a chat and you’ll likely leave your friends scratching their heads.

A range of science investigations, art and maths activities took place at a Collier Row primary school for a special eco week.

Havering’s schools are set to benefit from a £22million boost in funding to create additional spaces for children with special educational needs, the Department for Education (DfE) has revealed.

A Hornchurch secondary school is changing its name to mark what its headteacher described as “an exciting new chapter in its history”.

A trainee teacher who was suspended from a Rainham school after attending a freedom of speech rally is considering taking legal action as he thinks he was unfairly dismissed.

It’s the time of the year that every teenager - and their parents - dread: GCSE exams.

The newly-appointed headteacher of a Hornchurch secondary school has vowed to strengthen links to the local community and keep up a strong record of good exam results.

With only a few weeks left, fundraising continues for a new memorial to be installed at the site of a First World War camp in Gidea Park.

A Hornchurch theatre has received a special award for backing a small charity that supports families with autism.

British Transport Police detectives are appealing for the public’s help in finding a man wanted in connection with sexual assaults on trains between Romford and Liverpool Street.

A Cranham school has been given a national award as one of the best performing secondary schools in the country.

A secondary school in Upminster has been placed in special measures by Ofsted.

Parents, teachers and pupils from Harrow Lodge Primary School are trying to raise £100,000 to make their dreams come true of having a brand new playground.

A new survey has revealed the often “extraordinary” lengths parents have gone to get their children into their preferred primary school.

Parents in Havering were struck by fines totalling more than £100,000 for failing to ensure their children attended school in 2016/17, according to figures from the Department for Education.

Students were encouraged to follow their passions during a special careers week at a Collier Row primary school.

A dispute about pay and conditions has led staff at Havering College to take part in a two-day walkout.

A Hornchurch primary school reopened today, after flooding caused structural damage in the classrooms.

A primary school in Romford is celebrating a positive Ofsted Report, after an inspection in January.

England’s school league tables reveal that Havering’s primary schools continue to do well while many of the borough’s secondary schools are underperforming.

An academy continues to take “effective action” towards removing its special measures title, according to its latest Ofsted report.

Havering Council is reminding all parents and carers in the borough to apply now for their child’s 2018 reception school place, even if their brother or sister is already attending their desired school choice.

A charitable firm that has been teaching Havering children vocational skills will be closing for good on January 2.

One Romford primary school is celebrating this month after being named one of the most environmentally friendly in the capital.

The Mayor of Havering and a former Premier League footballer were just two of the happy guests when one Havering primary school celebrated its 60th birthday this weekend.

Havering’s secondary schools are the second worst performing in London, a shocking new Ofsted report has revealed.

The chess prowess of a Havering primary school has been honoured with a prestigious national award.


“The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining,” so the saying goes. So if some warm weather is making your conservatory uninhabitable, think about replacing its roof with a flat one and adding a roof lantern instead.

The next step in renewable energy could be right beneath your feet as you walk through a Romford shopping centre.

There are many reasons people decide to join a gym. Some want to pack on muscle for strength, train for endurance, or lose weight. But did you know it also does wonders for your mental health? Two members at Romford’s Better Gym in the Market Place talk about their personal fitness journey and the importance of replacing bad habits with good ones.

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