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Pupils from three Havering schools were given a taste of life in the aviation industry at a special event.

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.

A Romford primary school was recognised for its ambitious leadership and Christian vision with a top rating by inspectors.

Havering is home to some of the most well-off neighbourhoods in England - and to one of the most 'deprived', according to the government.

A Rise Park resident is calling on Havering councillors to reject a planning application for a new games area at a junior school.

More than 100 students from seven Havering schools learned how to develop their digital and entrepreneurial skills at a tech event for women.

A school principal will travel to Australia where he hopes to recruit qualified staff to fill teacher shortages in the borough.

A multi-million plan to deliver more school places and a new free school to meet Havering's growing population was approved at Havering's most recent cabinet meeting.

London City Airport is commissioning a new artwork to welcome visitors.

Leaders are Readers is a specialist tuition centre that teaches children to read, write, learn maths and excel at English. They run Saturday, summer and winter schools for children aged 3 - 12.

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.

The Mayor of London, is writing to every headteacher to give his full support to LGBTQ+-inclusive relationships education in schools.

Abbs Cross Academy is celebrating its best ever GCSE results; and is rightly incredibly proud of its Year 11 students' achievements.

World class performers from Indonesia worked with students taking part in Havering Music School's summer programme for a special collaboration.

The entire school community at the Brittons Academy in Rainham is celebrating after it recorded the best GCSE results in its history this year.

Coopers' Company and Coborn School in Upminster has revealed an amazing 90pc of its Year 11 students have acheived five or more GCSEs at Grade 4 or higher this year.

Hornchurch High School is celebrating after it recorded an improvement in its GCSE results for the third year in a row.

Students, staff and parents were left overjoyed with this year's GCSE results, including one who achieved 10 grade 9s.

Drapers' Academy has seen a significant increase in its GCSE results this year with more than 50per cent of the number of highest grades achieved.

Emerson Park Academy has been celebrating this morning as its GCSE maths and English results are at a record high.

The headteacher of Hall Mead School in Upminster has described this year's haul of GCSE results as "very pleasing".

The headteacher of Gaynes School in Upminster said she was "exceptionally proud" as the institution returned the GCSE results in its history this year.

Students and staff at Harris Academy Rainham are celebrating a bumper haul of 93 Grade 9s - the highest mark possible - in this year's GCSE results.

The headteacher of Marshalls Park Academy in Romford has said pupils should be proud their hard work has paid off with a brilliant crop of GCSE results.

The headteacher at Bower Park praised the academy's "trajectory of rapid improvement" after the Collier Row school saw a remarkable upturn in GCSE results this year.

Royal Liberty's class of 2019 will go down in history as deserved record holders after the Romford school returned its best ever haul of 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.

Staff and students at Sacred Heart of Mary School in Upminster have been left "absolutely thrilled" with their A-level results this year.

There were plenty of smiles and happy phone calls to parents and the Coopers' Company and Coborn School in Upminster this A-level results day.

The Campion School has seen an overall increase in A*-B grades for this year's A-level results.

More than 80per cent of students at Drapers' Academy in Harold Hill have secured their places at university after finding out their results this morning.

Students are celebrating their successes at St Edward's Academy in Romford this morning, including one who is deciding whether to go to Cambridge University.

There has been tears of joy at The Frances Bardsley Academy for Girls this morning as students find out their A-level results.

The principal of Havering Sixth Form College says he is "very proud" as students achieved a 95per cent overall pass rate with more than 100 students getting A*-As.

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.

The number of children kicked out of school for bullying behaviour has dropped by 72per cent.

A sixth form and the borough's higher education college confirmed today that they will be merging with east London's largest college.

A university manager who donated a kidney to her brother has called for more black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) donors after taking part in the British Transplant Games.

A former teacher at Gidea Park College is hoping to prepare children for school in Havering with reading classes.

A Hornchurch secondary school and construction company celebrated a milestone moment of a year-long project with a topping-out ceremony.

A hospital director who turned around "one of the worst midwifery departments" in the UK has received a university's top honour.

A Hornchurch primary school that is closing this week could be replaced with housing.

Staff at a secondary school in Gidea Park were delighted when their school won six awards for improvements in education.

A primary school has been rated Outstanding in all areas by Ofsted following the first inspection since it opened.


The Christmas holidays are nearly here but don't fret the Mercury has got you covered with over 50 events taking place between now and Christmas that are sure to put everyone in the festive spirit.

Discover how you can help a local restaurant raise money for charity, eat good food and enjoy a great night out with the family and friends.

The festive season is fast approaching and that often means a flood of Christmas parties, work dos and get-togethers with your nearest and dearest.

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