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Here you will find the latest news on West London's schools, academies and further education colleges, plus the area's prominent universities, Brunel and the University of West London. A baby boom in recent years has seen the demand for school places soar, triggering a rapid expansion of local schools and free schools coming on stream to keep up.

Opening of new Ealing free school postponed by a YEAR

Decision to postpone opening by a year described as "deeply disappointing" as negotiations are ongoing regarding a preferred site in south Ealing

UK's first state-funded Hindu secondary school unveils plans for new home

You can learn more about Avanti House School's plans to move to council playing fields in Stanmore at an exhibition next week

Cllr Gary Malcolm: Ealing school pupils getting a better deal thanks to the Liberal Democrats

Liberal Democrats in Government are making a difference in schools in Ealing, says local Lib Dem leader Councillor Gary Malcolm in his latest column.

'Saving anthropology A-levels could help prevent home-grown terrorists'

Tomislav Maric, who teaches anthropology at Heston Community School, is backing a national campaign to prevent it being axed as an A-level subject

Hounslow primary school ordered to move amid safety fears

Tarbiyyah Primary School's location at an industrial unit on a busy road is deemed unsafe for pupils


Red Bull Paper Wings contest touches down in Uxbridge

Paper Wings competition sees over 50 ‘pilots’ take part to find the best planes

Mohammed Emwazi's mother 'instantly recognised' son in gruesome ISIS video

Ghaneya Emwazi recognised her son's voice before she saw him in ISIS's first video in which American James Foley was beheaded by 'Jihadi John'

Schools & Academies


Concern grows for two missing teenage girls from Ealing

Police have launched appeals to find the two girls who are not thought to be known to each other.

BREAKING: 16-yr-old girl of Middle-Eastern appearance vanishes from Hanwell

Khedidja Benmoulai was last seen at 8am on Monday, March 2 when she left home in Greenford Avenue, Hanwell.

National win for kids cookery school founder from Acton

A trained Cordon Bleu chef has been named the national winner of the Halifax Giving Extra Awards

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