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A cook who helped prepare more than 1.3 million hot dinners during her near three decades at a Chigwell school has retired.

An Ilford school which has been a designated site for disabled children for the past 30 years has spoken out against the council's proposals to remove its specialist provision.

A university lecturer has launched a new service to help people with disabilities, their parents, carers and support staff find vital information and support easily.

A new digital literacy initiative aims to teach Redbridge residents new skills and boost employment.

One of the country's first female design and technology teachers has been recognised as an outstanding leader over more than 40 years of service.

An academy with campuses in Chadwell Heath and Goodmayes has been rated Outstanding by Ofsted inspectors.

Several children are sick with the flu and suspected norovirus at a Woodford Green primary school.

The pride of Redbridge gathered to be honoured again this year as the town hall hosted the Jack Petchey Foundation Awards, given to young people to celebrate their achievements.

School students from across the borough have been invited to a special ceremony at Redbridge Town Hall to celebrate their hard work and achievements.

Boys aged 10-15 in Redbridge are most likely to be exploited by criminals operating in the borough and forced to deal drugs, buy weapons or join gangs, a new council report reveals.

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.


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.

Defence classes for children such as Krav Maga are fun, healthy activities that can reduce the risk of bullying, build self-confidence and teach discipline

It's the debate fans across the UK are discussing - so where better to find out more about the iconic burger than behind the scenes in a local McDonald's restaurant?

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