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More than half the staff at a private faith school in Neasden earmarked to close in 2020 are at risk of being made redundant this year.

“Discover and follow your passion,” Louis Theroux told a hall full of past and present pupils at a Queen’s Park secondary school.

The disgraced former headteacher of Copland School in Wembley will finally have to repay £1.4m to Brent Council after the Court of Appeal lifted a stay of execution regarding the money.

A government investigation uncovering a “litany of gross failings” at Woodfield School has piled further controversy onto its delayed partnership with The Village School to form an academy trust.

A Brondesbury Park junior school made a big splash becoming the new champions of a borough-wide swimming competition.

A Kenton secondary school teenager beat 740 pupils across Brent to make it into the final of a national debating competition.

Wembley High Technology College has been named the joint highest performing school in the country – topping the charts for Progress 8 scores for the second year running.

A Kingsbury special needs school could become an academy in a little over a week, despite dark clouds hanging over its partner.

Special educational needs funding remains a “serious concern”, according to Brent Council.

Pupils at a Harlesden secondary school held their first parliament debate - and got a pledge from their MP that they could hold the next one at the House of Commons.

One of Brent’s top performing schools could close earlier than planned due to dwindling student numbers.

A “trailblazing” Brent nursery became the UK’s first recipient of a prestigious children’s rights award yesterday.

Controversial plans to convert a Kingsbury school into an academy could finally go through in February, according to the headteacher.

A headteacher of a school which was ravaged by a fire three years ago has championed the resilience of her students in transforming its fortunes.

Pupils from a primary and secondary school in Kenton joined forces to plant hundreds of bulbs to raise awareness of polio.

A mother has accused a karate club in Neasden of discrimination for not accepting her two children, who have autism.

The former head of a Wembley secondary school and two governors must pay back more than £1.9m after “swindling” cash in a bonus scandal.

Pupils and staff at a Kenton secondary school planted a swathe of poppies in commemoration of 100 years since the end of the First World War.

Professional footballers gave some Queen’s Park primary pupils a surprise by joining in with their PE lesson.

A Willesden secondary school has renamed its theatre in a tribute to a gifted pupil who was murdered in January last year.

A young Kenton schoolgirl raised more than £1,300 for cancer-stricken kids – by cutting her hair off.

Exams in underground bunkers during the Second World War and a former pupil coming to the rescue of a terror victim in 2018 are just two remarkable pieces of a Wembley school’s rich history.

Kenton pupils have turned pumpkins and thyme grown in their secondary school’s eco-garden into a hearty soup for the homeless.

Young budding writers in Kilburn got a literary treat when a “hero” author flew in for a visit.

A Willesden Green mother forced to home school her son can’t understand why a faith school that took her daughters won’t accept him.

Harlesden schoolboys delivered a powerful plea to all councillors for a nearby skate park to be lit to deter crime.

Westminster North MP Karen Buck joined parents and children to protest the sudden closure of Queen’s Park Nursery.

The headteacher of The Convent of Jesus and Mary Language College has reserved praise for GCSE students for whom ‘academic study can be a struggle’.

The principal of Capital City Academy has lavished praise on her “remarkable” GCSE students.

An Ark Elvin Academy student who arrived from Romania 10 years ago has achieved stellar GCSE results.

Staff and students at Queens Park Community School were celebrating an exceptional range of GCSE results this morning — and headteacher Judith Enright paid tribute to her pupils for rising to the “definitely more challenging” new exams.

High-flying students have achieved the best GCSE exam results at Preston Manor School in more than a decade.

No coursework, two years of study, a clutch of Bs and a handful of threes - it’s a tricky time to be a GCSE student.

A disgraced former headteacher and five former members of his staff have been told by the High Court they must pay back money they illegally received while working at Copland School.

Pupils at Capital City Academy have no regrets staying for sixth form after achieving the grades they needed to go forward.

Two Ark Academy students are Cambridge University-bound after getting high marks in their A-levels.

Pupils in Alperton braved the rain to collect a set of stunning A-level results.

There were tears of joy at Preston Manor Sixth Form this morning as students collected their A-level results.

When A-level results come out on August 16, more than three quarters of students who want to go to university are likely to get into their first choice.

Sent to school in Kenya for hanging out with the wrong crowd, a man has now graduated with a first class degree after being inspired by his father’s radical plan.

Any desires to build a new Hindu school at Northwick Park to replace the closing fee-paying school in Neasden have been dashed – for now.

Twenty five pupils from two Brent secondary schools were given a VIP day at Dungeness B power station after they scooped the top prize in an EDF energy competition.

Luck shone on a handful of pupils from two primary schools in Brent who were gifted tickets to a national atheletics championship.

Cash-strapped Brent Council’s unusual plan to save money by not cutting the grass in green spaces is ruining them for everyone except the bees, parents say.

Junior school pupils in Dollis Hill are celebrating their eco credentials after successfully hanging on to their environment award.

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