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Education

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.

West London hospitality graduates secure hotel jobs near Heathrow

Mayors of Hounslow and Hillingdon congratulate 14 youngsters on passing Hospitality in Heathrow programme

Whizz kids preparing to sit GCSE FIVE years early

The 10 and 11-year-olds at Al-Tawheed Arabic School in Feltham are all predicted to get A*s in the language

Protesters step up campaign against school in Brentford park

Campaigners say building a primary school in Brent Lea Recreation Ground would ruin one of the area's few remaining public green spaces

West London school kids clean up at Fourth Plinth art competition

Children from Brent, Ealing and Notting Hill won all three categories

World powerlifting champion gives pep talk to Kensington pupils

Monique Newton spoke about her battles with cancer and mental health problems, and about achieving goals

Education in Pictures

Universities

University of Westminster Dr Mark Clements (centre)

Top award for University of Westminster lecturer

Dr Mark Clements says the Teacher of the Year award is good news for the university and its students

Frustration after local issues ignored on Question Time in Uxbridge

The panelists discussed everything from Nigel Farage's leadership of UKIP to who should take Labour forward, but made no mention of HS2 or Heathrow Airport

Boris Johnson at Uxbridge & South Ruislip count

Conservative candidate and London's Mayor at Brunel University for constituency results

Schools & Academies

Youngsters get chance to be part of Notting Hill Carnival

Colville Primary is hosting Schools Carnival Band rehearsals and holding a carnival arts holiday camp

Chelsea school rated 'outstanding' two years after it 'required improvement'

Ashburnham School's head said: "This beats visits from David Cameron, royalty... and David Walliams!"

Feltham Community College pupils gripped by rugby world cup fever

Pupils in Year 7 and 8 from six London schools take part in rugby festival at Allianz Park, home to London Saracens

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Journalists

Will Ackermann
Uxbridge
Katherine Clementine
Uxbridge
Danya Bazaraa
Ealing
Goolistan Cooper
Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington & Chelsea, Westminster
Nathan Spendelow
Harrow and Brent
Robert Cumber
Hounslow
Camilla Horrox
Ealing
Matt Lewis
Sports Reporter
Tom Moore
Sports Reporter
Salina Patel
Hounslow
Tim Street
Deputy Sports Editor
Paul Warburton
Sports Reporter