Education

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.

X Factor star talks to children about how bullying affected her childhood

Emily Middlemas spoke to children from Burlington Danes Academy and Old Oak schools

Guru Nanak Sikh Academy: 'Malicious communication' forced school to send 'staff and pupils' home

Guru Nanak Sikh Academy said police "traced the source" of the communication and that "there's no cause for alarm"

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Five-year-olds in Hounslow 'being left behind'

"Shocking" figures show children on path to "a lifetime of inequality and denied opportunity"

GCSE and A level results: Everything you need to know before results day

When are the results released? What do I do if I don't get the grades I need? How do I retake an exam? We answer all your questions here

Education in Pictures

Universities

Third Runway and emergency budget will top agenda at Hillingdon Business Expo

Visitors to Hillingdon Business Expo will have plenty to talk about - George Osborne’s emergency budget, the third runway decision and the drones buzzing overhead.

University of West London: Community delighted as 'precious trees' saved at site

A planning application to turn a green space into eight houses was rejected by Ealing London Borough Council

Unwanted Brunel students' duvets given to dogs' charities

Harefield Dogs Trust had a large delivery of duvets from Brunel University that would have otherwise gone to landfill

Schools & Academies

Memorial garden unveiled for former 'well-loved' headteacher in Acton

The garden features a variety of pink flowers and for its opening was decorated with matching pink bunting - to reflect Mrs Golding's favourite colour

X Factor star talks to children about how bullying affected her childhood

Emily Middlemas spoke to children from Burlington Danes Academy and Old Oak schools

Parent claims pupils 'lobbed stones into his garden' nearly hitting his son

School said the pupils "didn't intentionally" throw stones through the fence, were playing a game at the time and had written letters of apology

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Salina Patel
Hounslow
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
Tim Street
Deputy Sports Editor
Paul Warburton
Sports Reporter