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Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Parents from six Brent schools joined together to protest against proposed funding cuts which would see hundreds of thousands of pounds wiped off headteacher’s budgets.

Schoolchildren across Brent have been sharing their love of fiction on World Book Day.

Alperton Community School has finished the first phase of its expansion project with the official opening of a new building packed with 83 classrooms on Ealing Road.

Staff at a Brent college are striking over the suspension of a colleague.

A school in Wembley has won an Outstanding London Sports Venue Award for 2017.

A grassroots project to keep Brent tidy has been launched by an army of school litter pickers.

A Wembley school is on the lookout for a “sergeant major” figure to take up a new “detention director” role.

Kilburn-born author of White Teeth, Zadie Smith, looks back at attending Hampstead School in Cricklewood between 1986 and 1993.

Young people who have turned their lives around doing a skills course in Alperton celebrated their success in a special ceremony.

Unions say government plans could leave schools in Brent with a funding crisis.

A children’s mental health charity that provides emotional and therapeutic support to schools in Brent has won a grant worth almost £160,000.

Young pupils in Sudbury formed a “walking bus” to urge motorists to drive slower after three children were run-over outside their primary school.

Staff and pupils at a primary school in Willesden have taken up the challenge of a new daily fitness project.

A young 15-year-old from Harlesden has made it into the National Youth Orchestra,

Union chiefs at a Brent college are calling for strike action over the suspension of one of its members.

It was a royal occasion for a crop of students at a Brent school who rubbed shoulders with the Duke of Cambridge as part of a history project yesterday.

A new sports facility has opened in a Willesden college thanks to the legacy of a former teacher who left money in his will.

A bus which operates as a free technology information service was launched at a Wembley primary school on Tuesday.

Brent Council has raked in at least £23,460 from fines handed out to parents who took their children out of school without permission, figures show.

A group of conscientious students have won first prize in a school project to reduce pollution and global warming.

A Brent MP is encouraging school breakfast clubs to enter themselves for an award to win £1,500.

With help from a secondary school in Harlesden a lorry containing boxes of books has made its way to Romania.

Green fingered staff and pupils at a secondary school in Kenton have scooped top prize in a national competition.

A primary school in Sudbury can hold events after hours after its application for an alcohol license was given the green light.

Questions were being raised this week after Freedom of Information (FOI) requests revealed that the Crest Academy has yet to pay back £20,000 in ward working funds.

The Crest Academy was in celebratory mood yesterday after scoring its best ever set of GCSE results.

The Principal of Ark Academy has praised her students after she saw them improve on GCSE results from last year.

Newman Catholic College had a day to remember yesterday as they received their best GCSE results to date.

Students at Preston Manor school have been quick to praise the work of their teachers following a strong set of GCSE results.

Queens Park Community School was today celebrating its best ever set of GCSE results, bucking the national trend in the process.

Capital City Academy was celebrating its GCSE results today, with one particular story standing out amongst the rest.

Shock for Ark Elvin A* student

Thursday, August 25, 2016

A girl from Ark Elvin Academy who recieved seven A*s and two As in her GCSE results has said how she “really didn’t expect,” to get the results she did.

Teenagers across the country face one of the most nerve-racking days of their young lives today with the publication of GCSE results.

Leader of the council Muhammed Butt has spoken of his “delight,” at Brent surpassing the national average in its A-level results.

Capital City score 98% pass rate

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Staff and students at Capital City Academy were celebrating today after 98% of exams were graded between A* and E, with 60% scoring between A* and C.

Preston Manor school has been celebrating its A-level results today, with head-boy Danial Farooq landing a place at Oxford University to study engineering.

So it’s here. After a whole summer of waiting, today’s the day A-level results are finally published.

Pupils at a Harlesden secondary school have graduated from the first police run summer camp held in the borough.

If you want to go to university in 2016 but don’t have an offer, Clearing could be for you. Every year thousands of students find university places through UCAS Clearing and go onto a fulfilling degree course. Here some typical questions asked by students about the Clearing process…

Options after A-levels

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

You’ve got your A-level results, but now what? There are a number of paths available to you after leaving sixth form or college.

Year 10 students from Ark Elvin Academy school in Brent visited University College London this week to celebrate their graduation from a programme designed to improve their GCSE results.

A vicar has defended a Wembley free school which forces children to eat by themselves if their parents fail to pay for school lunches on time.

A baby and toddler drop in at Willesden Green has celebrated its fourth birthday.

A Wembley free school is forcing children to eat by themselves and denying them a hot meal if their parents fail to pay for school lunches on time.

Thirty-eight pupils in Brent were excluded from secondary school last year for sexual misconduct, figures have revealed.

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