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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.

Two Wembley Park pupils are off to Cambridge University while another who started school life with barely any English is heading to Warwick.

The Crest Academy in Neasden achieved it’s best ever A-level results as a record number of students head off to university.

Preston Manor School celebrated another hugely successful year of A-levels, with many pupils exceeding expectations.

An Ark Academy A-Level student is waving goodbye to Wembley as she embarks to study philosophy at Cambridge.

Moonlighting as a part-time piano instructor, a Queens Park Community School pupil has attained the three A*s asked of her by a top university.

Improving children’s lives is the chief aim of a Brent Council supported schemeA which has been backed by the Department for Education.

In three weeks time we will see the first cohort of GCSE students decipher a mix of letters and numbers in their results. Here’s our guide to the new numerical grading system and what it means for pupils.

A merger between two further education colleges has been given the green light.

A PE teacher from a Kingsbury school is determined to further enhance the wellbeing of students with special educational needs after an eye-opening trip to Grenada.

An independent school is reducing its sixth form scholarship scheme in a bid to cut costs.

Newman Catholic College students formed the backbone of a QPR youth team that battled it out against their west London rivals Brentford in friendly matches to raise awareness about refugees living in the UK.

More Barnet children will be attending the primary school of their choice in September.

More Brent children will be going to the primary school of their choice in September, according to figures released today.

Sporty primary pupils in Kenton have triumphed in an inter-borough football competition becoming the first Jewish school ever to win it.

Staff and students at Kilburn Grange Primary School are looking to the future after taking full control of a four-floor building in Priory Park Road.

Parents across Barnet are being encouraged to sign a petition calling for fairer funding to schools across the borough.

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.

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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.

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