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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.

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.


The Romford Film Festival kicks off from May 6. Over six days they’ll show 120 films and offer audiences the chance to meet with the filmmakers and producers.

2020 has been described as the “defining year of climate action.”

Your new home extension is bursting with potential, but you may benefit from a helping hand to know how to get the most out of it.

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