Three students from Havering have been selected for scholarships at one of the country’s most prestigious schools.

The Little Adventurers Nursery in Upminster has held a belated birthday celebration complete with balloons, cake and ice cream.

Children at a school in Upminster have created an installation made from pebbles to illustrate positivity during the Covid-19 crisis.

A Cranham pupil has been named the winner of a national poetry competition.

Nine Havering schools have been awarded Government funding for building upgrades.

Barking and Dagenham College photography students got the chance to present their work to a panel from the Barbican Art Gallery.

An MP has backed a call for £4billion to fund skills, apprenticeships and colleges to avoid the kind of economic decline last seen in the 1980s.

Hundreds of current and former students of an Upminster school have called on its bosses to push for “anti-racist” curriculum reform.

Academic associations across the country are calling on the government to support “a new deal for higher education” saying a temporary bailout isn’t enough to help them get through the pandemic and beyond.

The completion of a multi-million pound construction and engineering centre in Rainham has been delayed because of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Pupils should not return to school this academic year.

A Hornchurch charity’s education provision for children with special needs has received Ofsted’s top rating for a sixth successive time - but its boss says the service’s future is at risk.

After a charity coin spinner was stolen from Romford’s Mercury Mall, a Waltham Abbey support group has stepped in to replace the stolen money.

An Upminster school is coming together to participate in a virtual in an “Olympics-style global lockdown” sports competition.

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Sanders School in Hornchurch is changing its name back to Sanders Draper School, in memory of the heroic Spitfire pilot Raimund Sanders Draper.

The manager of a music school has set up a fundraising page to support children continue to play music after the coronavirus crisis.

A Hornchurch nursery founder has warned that early years providers may be forced to close down following a Government u-turn on funding support during the coronavirus crisis.

Two teachers at the Royal Liberty School have been shortlisted for prizes at prestigious national teaching awards dubbed the “education Oscars”.

Havering Council has refused to say whether it will continue to fund placements at a complaints-battered special school that costs more than Eton.

Wondering how to keep your children entertained and educated during lockdown? Here are seven useful resources to keep them from climbing up the walls.

Downing Street has announced the closure of all schools in England from Friday afternoon, March 20.

As the world becomes a more divided place, a Romford school is promoting harmony across cultures and has just returned from a trip to Israel.

For the first time since 2008, Marshalls Park Academy has been judged ‘Good’ by Ofsted.

Tributes have been paid to the former headteacher of Coopers’ Company and Coborn School and Sixth Form in Upminster, Dr David Parry, after his sudden and unexpected death yesterday (Sunday, February 9).

Construction of a £6.3million extension to Marshalls Park Academy has been marked with the burying of a time capsule under what is set to be the school’s new building.

The number of fines handed out to parents taking their children out of schools in Havering and Redbridge during term-time has risen in the past five years.

A group of pupils from Harold Hill featured in an exclusive photography exhibition for a project which aims to challenge negative perceptions of young black boys in the media.

Harold Hill pupils shared what they had been learning about royalty, values and etiquette at a special Royal Tea Party in Harold Hill.

“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.

A Rainham primary school is getting ready for spring with a donation of tools and bird boxes from a conservation foundation.

Havering Council is inviting residents from across the borough to have their say on changes to the way the local authority helps some parents get their children to and from school.

A Harold Wood student has received a special award for overcoming significant adversity to excel at sport.

Havering Council is inviting residents from across the borough to have their say on changes to the way the local authority helps some parents get their children to and from school.

Branfil Primary School has launched a fully-functioning radio station from the school meeting room.

An Upminster secondary school is asking for parents’ views on plans to merge two units for autistic children to create a larger 22-place scheme.

Havering students worked with the borough’s enforcement groups to come up with a specially-designed door hangar that will remind residents to lock their doors this Christmas.

Pupils from a Harold Hill primary school aimed to improve their environment by planting more than 400 saplings outside their school.

Romford pupils were inspired to take action and raise funds after learning about a children’s charity Speak Out Stay Safe campaign.

Teachers at Havering Sixth Form College took a day of strike action to protest at “savage cuts” to education funding from the government.

A secondary school is launching a self esteem campaign for girls following the success of its mental health video campaign for boys.

Teachers at Havering College Sixth Form will be taking part in a day of strike action today (Wednesday, November 20) to call on the government to increase funding for their students and colleges.

Students from schools across Upminster came together to march through the streets and raise awareness about the dangers of bullying.

An Upminster primary school held a special service to remember all of the people who sacrificed their lives in the war.

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


People across the country are being encouraged to enjoy summer safely by following official advice and staying safe.

The NHS Test and Trace service brings together testing, contact tracing and outbreak management into an end-to-end service to stop the spread of the virus and help us move out of lockdown.

The UK Government has launched a campaign to shine a light on businesses and employees across the country who have responded to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic in remarkable ways and are now going back to business.

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