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Thursday, January 16, 2020

Nominations are open for Brent schools to take part in the 2020 London Teacher of the Year Awards.

The Bishop of London dropped in on a Harlesden primary school to celebrate the opening of its new hall.

Wembley pupils broke up for the Christmas holidays having won a national computing award.

A primary school in Barnhill has been recognised for its "significant achievement" teaching science.

An ex-offender has told of how prison time has enabled him to "reflect" on his past as he takes on a project to get back to work.

A secondary school community in Kingsbury has been rummaging under beds, in wardrobes and behind sofas looking for old shoes over the last week to donate to charity.

A Wembley primary school held a very special science fair this month.

Pupils in Brondesbury dressed up in Victorian clothes to mark their school's 130th anniversary.

Parents with children at a private Harrow school have been notified of a confirmed case of hand, foot, and mouth disease among pupils.

Neasden school pupils "inspired" the mayor of Brent when they helped run a Barnardo's children centre as part of a takeover challenge.

Staff and union reps from a Wembley primary school held their sixth strike and protest over uncertain compulsory redundancies.

Parents are seeking legal advice after a primary school in Neasden was found to have breached Data Protection legislation by not telling them there were CCTV cameras in the children's toilets.

Thousands of pupils across Brent enjoyed a theatre performance of War Horse with an introduction by the book's author.

Nine neighbourhoods in Brent are among the 10pc most 'deprived' in England, according to government figures.

A Kensal Rise school catering for pupils with special needs has been voted School of the Year at a prestigious national award ceremony.

Brent's Oxbridge application success rate is one of the lowest in London at just 17 per cent, with Oxford in particular seeming "out of the question" for one local state school.

More than 500 people filled a Wembley church to celebrate the golden jubilee of a local primary school.

Pupils from a Willesden primary school made special bags which they filled and donated to the homeless in Brent.

Concerned parents at a Neasden primary school have launched a petition after discovering CCTV cameras in toilets used by children.

A Harlesden school's UK patron has been officially recognised as a saint by the Catholic Church.

A former Hampstead School pupil inspired by a career in biology and a Golders Green nursery teacher have launched a programme to make science "an experience" for children in hope of inspiring them to take an interest in science technology, engineering and maths (STEM) subjects.

A Kensal Rise artist has joined forces with a Willesden secondary school to recreate his interactive project against knife crime.

Willesden primary school kids learned about the "explosion of creativity" within the African-American community in the 1920s on Monday.

Primary School teacher Tina Murray was left speechless when awarded one of the country's top teaching awards last week.

Green-fingered kids at a Kensal Green primary school have been doing their bit for the planet by growing their own food for school lunches and building their own wormery for composting waste.

Staff, parents and governors have lost their battle to keep a Wembley primary school open after Brent Council rubber stamped its closure in a meeting slammed as a "foregone conclusion".

A lack of commitment from some headteachers is proving a "major barrier" in a programme to improve the achievements of boys of black Caribbean heritage in Brent schools.

Staff and supporters of a threatened primary school in Wembley scored a victory in their battle to stop it from closing - for now.

Pupils at a Kenton Secondary school enjoyed a dance lesson with a West End star.

Battle lines are being drawn in Queen's Park around a secondary school's application for a floodlit commercial football pitch which neighbours say will be "detrimental to the area".

Staff and parents at a primary school in Wembley are going on strike for the fourth time on the day a decision to close it for good comes under scrutiny.

Brent Council's cabinet last night voted through a plan to close Roe Green Strathcona Primary School - as teachers, parents and union members picketed the building.

Parents are invited to view proposals for a new school in Brent to help meet growing demand for places for students with special educational needs.

Pupils in Harlesden got to meet West End stars during a police-organised summer camp in their school.

A top-scoring free school in Wembley Park is accepting enrolments into its new sixth form - but pupils need seven grade 7s to get in.

Foreign students at Queen's Park Community School celebrated "remarkable achievements" in their GCSEs.

A Neasden secondary school pupil who scored a string of top GCSEs has thanked teachers for getting her low grades back up.

The head of a Harlesden boys' school has been inspired by a Syrian pupil who came to the UK two years ago an unaccompanied minor, but smashed his GCSEs after just five terms.

When Ali Asharify started Capital City Academy he had already attended eight primary schools.

The Brent North MP has praised students and staff in his constituency for their "stellar results" at GCSE and A-level this year.

Kenton pupils bagged some GCSE top grades despite one breaking his hand two days before the exam.

Pupils and staff at a Willesden girls' school are celebrating their "best ever results".

A Wembley Park academy consolidated the "exceptional results" it achieved last year, said its head on GCSE results day.

A Wembley school is celebrating a "significant improvement" on last year with many GCSE results "littered with 9s".

Across the borough, Year 11 pupils will this morning be opening envelopes with baited breath. But the grades they will have earned will no longer be lettered - so here's our guide to the new-look numbered GCSE grades.

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