"If you think you can, you can" is the overriding message to young people from the Jack Petchey Foundation and this week teenagers from across the borough were rewarded for their impressive achievements.
Parents have blasted a Hornchurch primary school's safeguarding methods after a child with special educational needs was able to walk out of a Halloween party undetected, only to be found wandering the streets by police.
One of the most ambitious visual portraits of citizenship ever undertaken in one of the world's largest cities has been launched today, November 4, on more than 600 billboards across all of London's 33 boroughs.
As the dust settles from the back to school rush, year six pupils and their parents begin to look to the next year ahead and getting prepared for secondary school. Drapers' Academy is also preparing, kicking off with their school Open Evening for next year's Year 7's.
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.