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Emily and the other silver ladies celebrate trip of a lifetime on Japanese rapids

The principal of a secondary school in special measures, believes they are on the right track following a positive inspection.

Knowing that you have the ability to potentially save someone’s life at any moment, is both a surreal and an amazing feeling.

Linguists at Bower Park Academy celebrated a fantastic set of GCSE results, with almost all pupils passing French, Portugese and Russian.

A dad donated his kidney to his daughter which not only improved her quality of life but led to her becoming a world champion badminton player.

An academy welcomed the community for its first ever festival, raising thousands of pounds to refurbish its assembly and sports hall.

Pupils and teachers were just pipped to the post in a radio competition where they could have won the chance to have rock band Kasabian perform at their school.

As the government continues to make cuts to schools’ funding across the country, it is predicted more than £16 million will be axed from Havering’s budget by 2019.

Schools have had to resort to crowdfunding to raise money for new facilities due to government budgets cuts.

A headteacher says he is aiming to make students “life ready”, after the school was placed in special measures last month.

Peer pressure can be a major social issue for teenagers and can lead to them making bad decisions which could affect them in later life.

A headteacher has promised to “drive up standards” after a report stated pupils were failing to get an “acceptable standard of education”.

Four smart pupils have been awarded membership to an exclusive society, reserved for people with the highest IQs in the country.

When a 17-year-old boy dreamed of setting up his own charity in his parents’ house to help shape “the leaders of the future”, he did not know if it was going to be a success.

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

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas as residents were invited to enjoy a traditional Victorian event on Friday.

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, as Collier Row’s annual festivities return to dazzle residents.

“At the end of the day it’s what the BBC wants,” said a top dancer who is in the running to become Strictly’s new judge when Len Goodman retires from the show.

The “failures” of an NHS trust contributed to the death of a father-of-three who committed suicide, an inquest concluded today.

26-year-old made appearance at Pettits Lane as part of PlayStation Schools’ Cup tie of the round roadshow event

Care provided to a father of three found dead soon after being hospitalised following a suicide attempt was “not appropriate”, an inquest has heard.

Exciting PlayStation Schools’ Cup encounter at Pettits Lane produces five goals and plenty of drama

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