A school's head of finance tried to "maximise" the number of pupils to get more government cash.

Redbridge Council is proposing to build new special needs units for children at three mainstream schools in the borough.

A young woman from Ilford who was awarded as a Rising Young Star for her commitment to getting more girls involved in Stem subjects at an early age is our Recorder/Rotary Young Citizen nominee this week.

Pupils from three Redbridge schools were given a taste of life in the aviation industry at a special event.

An Ilford headteacher has thanked parents and carers for their support after her school maintained its Outstanding Ofsted rating for the fifth consecutive time.

Students at an Ilford high school celebrated Black History Month by showcasing their talent and raised more than £1k for charity.

One of the most ambitious visual portraits of citizenship ever undertaken in one of the world's largest cities has been launched today, November 4, on more than 600 billboards across all of London's 33 boroughs.

Five neighbourhoods in Redbridge are among the 20pc most "deprived" in the country, according to government figures.

It was a night of celebration and inspiration as New City College recognised high achievers at its annual student awards evening.

Admissions to Downshall Primary School could be cut and limits on the number of disadvantaged children admitted to grammar schools could be scrapped under policy changes proposed by Redbridge Council.

Woodford Green parents believe a resident has employed a private parking enforcement company to issue fines to parents and school staff.

Four kind-hearted teenagers have been praised for coming to the aid of a man who fell over near their school.

Unicef has launched a new partnership with Redbridge Council to improve the lives of children in the borough.

The frustrated parents of a six-year-old schoolboy battling leukaemia have removed him from his South Woodford school after facing "miserably inadequate" care while he continues to have daily chemotherapy.

A petition has been launched to stop "extortionate" prices for school uniforms which "hold parents to ransom".

MP for Ilford North Wes Streeting said it is a moral outrage that children are arriving at school too hungry to learn.

Ilford County High School has been "forced to back down" and withdraw a package of cuts that would have seen its teaching staff being asked to take on more work with less time, the National Education Union (NEU) said.

London City Airport is commissioning a new artwork to welcome visitors.

A group of 23 students from West Hatch High School in Chigwell have returned from a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Zambia.

The weekday routine of most working parents needs to run like clockwork but often resembles a circus. If that routine involves any under 5s, you may need all the help you can get.

The Mayor of London is writing to every headteacher to give his full support to LGBTQ+ inclusive relationships education in schools.

Councillors from 26 authorities have signed a letter calling for more funding for disabled students before the shortfall reaches a "tipping point".

Redbridge Council has made £336,351 in library fines since 2015, the Recorder can reveal.

More cash would be made available for pupils at 19 schools in Redbridge under a proposal to boost education funding, analysis suggests.

Staff and pupils at the Ursuline Academy Ilford are celebrating some "outstanding individual performances" in this year's GCSE results.

Oaks Park High School students and staff are celebrating the best set of results since the school opened in 2001.

It's another happy and successful results day for students and staff at Beal High School.

Loxford School is celebrating "phenomenal success" with the school's best ever set of GCSE results.

Pupils at Isaac Newton Academy in Ilford are celebrating an "outstanding" set of GCSE results.

Bancroft's School in Woodford Green is celebrating another year of "excellent" performances at GCSE by its pupils.

Kantor King Solomon pupils have earned themselves another brilliant crop of GCSE results this year.

The co-headteachers of Mayfield School in Goodmayes have said they are "immensely proud" of the hard work of their students, staff and achievements.

Caterham High School in Clayhall has seen a "remarkable" spike in GCSE results just one year after the appointment of a new headteacher.

Staff and students at Woodbridge High School are celebrating another record-breaking GCSE results day with their best ever haul.

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.

Students at West Hatch High School, Chigwell, have achieved excellent A-level results once again this year following a long tradition for the school's sixth form.

It's that time of year again when many students from across the country are waking up feeling anxious as judgement day has arrived: A-level results day.

Redbridge Council does not keep track of incidents of racism or sexual harassment in its schools, nor does it know how much it pays out each year in claims for accidents on school grounds, the Recorder can reveal.

Parents of children at Our Lady of Lourdes primary school had applied to the High Court for a judicial review against Brentwood Diocese, which oversees the administration of all Catholic schools in the area.

As a dad viewed the school's CCTV footage he couldn't help let out a tear.

A swimming school has spoken out against a decision to close a well used pool.

A drop in the number of children kicked out of school for bullying behaviour in Redbridge has been welcomed by the council.

A hospital director who turned around "one of the worst midwifery departments" in the UK has received a university's top honour.

Following a spate of residents getting conned out of their cash in the borough, a bank has teamed up with police to run a scam avoidance school (SAS).

The shadow education secretary, MP Angela Rayner, has branded £31.4million of funding cuts to schools in Redbridge "scandalous" and voiced her support for parents and teachers in the borough in the fight against forced academisation.


The weekday routine of most working parents needs to run like clockwork but often resembles a circus. If that routine involves any under 5s, you may need all the help you can get.

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