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.

Northolt High School enjoys Ofsted success

Northolt High School improved from grade 3 in its last inspection to grade 2 in its latest Ofsted report

Campaign launched to prepare young people for the world of work

Hounslow schools partner up with charity Believe in Young People

New secondary school could be built to meet demand in Hillingdon

Co-founders Kishan Devani and Simon Winters OBE want to open a new free school by September 2017

Ark Burlington Danes opens new all-important primary school

It is now all-through - meaning a pupil can complete their entire schooling career at the academy

New boys' school looks to send students to world's best universities

Wetherby Senior School is opening in Marylebone to complete the group's set of schools

Education in Pictures


Brunel University students call on Boris Johnson to save maintenance grants

Crowds of students flocked to the Civic Centre in Uxbridge to make a stand against the controversial cuts

High university drop-out rates - are you about to start one of these courses?

Three University of Westminster courses among highest drop-out rates according to new figures from the Higher Education Statistics Agency

West London police cadets honoured for cyber crime prevention

The volunteer police cadets won the award for their project, which aims to help people better protect themselves online

Schools & Academies

New home found for Fulham Boys School at downsized police station site

Welcome news for the new school, but concern over plans for the reduction in size of the police station site

Consultation begins on controversial disposal of school land proposal

It is part of Kensington & Chelsea's plans to build a new Marlborough School with business and retail units

New school in Brentford to learn fate tomorrow

Floreat Brentford's application to remain at an apartment block for the next two years is due to go before Hounslow Council's planning committee

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