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Five lucky students living in Wembley and on the cusp of going to university have the chance to win £9,000 of funding for their education.

Brent schools are among the most “at risk” of losing out in the government’s National Funding Formula, according to predicted data.

A new survey has revealed the often “extraordinary” lengths parents have gone to get their children into their preferred primary school.

Students across Brent have won promises of council action on low wages and safety in public areas, including a study of whether to install lighting in a Harlesden park.

The language used on Shamima Butt’s Instagram page would be totally unacceptable from anyone, let alone a school worker in a borough as diverse as Brent.

Union officials have hailed a victory as controversial plans to convert a top Brent special needs school into an academy look to have been turned down.

A race campaigner has called for a primary school worker to be sacked after she posted racist language on social media.

A Kenton primary school is “leading the way” in the ongoing quest to make kids healthier.

The headteacher of Harlesden’s Leopold Primary School has stepped down with immediate effect as part of a deal struck to end the threat of teachers’ strikes.

The newly appointed head of a secondary school in Kingsbury has stood down after only five months.

Strike action tomorrow at a troubled Harlesden primary school has been cancelled, the teachers’ union has confirmed.

An Alperton schoolteacher has been named the best in the world, beating 30,000 entrants to a £720,000 prize.

Police were called to a protest at a troubled primary school in Harlesden where the head has announced retirement plans after allegations of “bullying and harassment” towards staff.

Schools are being encouraged to make “stories from Willesden Lane” part of its curriculum.

Hundreds of angry parents confronted governors at a heated meeting last night, demanding to know why teachers at Leopold Primary School are going on strike.

Strike action is being planned at a primary school in Harlesden amid allegations of “bullying and harrassment” by the headteacher.

Governors have given plans for The Village School to be converted into an academy the green light.

Placard-bearing staff have continued to go on strike as the decision looms over whether to turn The Village School into an academy.

An Alperton Community School art and textiles teacher has been named as a finalist in a million-dollar Global Teacher Prize.

Pressure is building on The Village School to scrap its academisation plans following packed public meeting at Brent Civic Centre last night (Thursday).

The proposed academisation of The Village School is up for debate in the wake of three consecutive days of strikes.

Wembley High Technology College has been named as one of the highest performing schools in the country.

Crowds came out to meet the Duchess of Cambridge who is visiting youngsters at a primary school in Kingsbury to launch a mental health website.

A 14-year-old’s thought-provoking talk on discrimination was the pick of the bunch at a borough-wide public speaking event at Queen’s Park Community School on Friday.

The Village School was closed today (Thursday) after around 70 placard-bearing Kingsbury teachers went on strike outside the school gates.

A Neasden teacher who plays football for Spurs Ladies has been nominated for a global teacher award after raising more than £100,00 for Grenfell Tower fire survivors within a fortnight of the blaze.

Eight secondary schools in Brent are closed today following harsh snow conditions at the weekend.

It was a royal occasion for an Indian school which is supported by a Wembley academy when Prince Charles came to visit.

A college which counts global superstar Ed Sheeran among its alumni is bidding to provide a “world class” music syllabus for its students.

Louise McGowan, who started as headmistress of Convent of Jesus and Mary Language College in September, speaks to education editor James Scott about life at the school.

Inspiring the next generation of Kingsbury students was the order of the day during a school’s 50th anniversary celebration.

Excitement bubbled over at a primary school in Brondesbury as pupils returned from the summer holidays to new playground equipment and their first ever minibus.

A Wembley school is looking to the future after a “good” Ofsted put an end to two years of instability.

The Holocuast Educational Trust is on a mission to bring stories from Willesden Lane to schools across the capital.

Alperton Community School (ACS) enjoyed another set of superb GCSE results with students achieving 14 grade 9 qualifications.

From bottom sets at school to bombs while on holiday, a Wembley school boy has won a full scholarship to boarding school after smashing GSCE targets in his pursuit of his dream.

Two star pupils at Capital City Academy have joined 2,000 students in England to hitting the top GSCE grades while classmates tested each other to ensure good results.

The class of 2017 at The Crest Academy have achieved a record-breaking set of GCSE results this morning.

Queens Park Community School has smashed the new national grade proportions set by the government in this year’s GCSE’s, according to head teacher Judith Enright.

Preston Manor School students overcame the challenges of “harder” English and maths with their GCSE results, according to headteacher Beth Kobel.

The mood was jubilant at Newman Catholic College as pupils trooped in to get their GCSE results this morning.

If there is one day guaranteed to punctuate the calm of summer it’s likely to be today, when youngsters collect their GCSE results from school.

With pupils across the country anxiously waiting on their GCSE results, it’s time to put your knowledge to the test.

When Italian Nadia Mensah Yeboah arrived in England aged 13 she spoke barely any English but that hasn’t stopped the Capital City Academy pupil who is off to university to study law.

Students at Alperton Community School achieved record A-level results with THREE pupils accepted into Oxbridge.

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