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.

ATL claims

Kensington & Chelsea pupils top national Key Stage 2 results

90% of 11-year-old pass in reading, writing and maths

School admissions: All you need to know about the application process

All the dates you need to know in your borough if taking part in the school application process this year

'Unlawful' Marlborough School plans to go ahead despite playing fields concerns

Opponents to the controversial scheme to demolish the Victorian school say K&C Council failed to apply for the disposal of school land and are calling for the project to be scrapped

Tutor hopes to hit right notes with music for new landmark college building

Peter Hopkins has composed the music for the new DLD College London building, which opens in September

Ealing among top 10 councils for helping disadvantaged children

The latest figures have been released by Ofted, the government’s school and early years’ inspection body

Education in Pictures

Universities

People want to know future of University of West London's 'Mandela site'

Plans to develop the green space into housing have previously been rejected, but the community is keen to hear what's next

'Shock' at sudden death at Brunel University halls of residence

An eyewitness described the "shock" of seeing ambulance crews and police on the university campus in Uxbridge

University of West London students graduate in style

TV chef Heston Blumenthal's son Jack was among those who graduated from the University of West London this week

Schools & Academies

Longfield Primary School was flooded after freak weather

School term start dates delayed after flooding damage

Longfield Primary School suffered severe flooding thanks to the heavy rainfall last week

Kensington & Chelsea pupils top national Key Stage 2 results

ATL claims
90% of 11-year-old pass in reading, writing and maths

MP 'very, very concerned' about new school building plans

Ruth Cadbury says roads around Nishkam School West London's proposed new home are already "gridlocked" in the morning

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Journalists

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