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.

New free school to open in September 2016

Logic Studio School focuses on an education system linking students with a career

School admissions: Find out how many school places are available in west London

With the schools application deadline approaching, you can use our interactive tool to find out your child's chances of getting into their chosen school

School admissions: Which are west London's most oversubscribed schools?

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Using exclusive data from local councils, we take a look at which secondary schools are the most oversubscribed across west London

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

School admissions: Catchment areas closing in as pressure builds on school places

Some schools in west London only accept pupils who live less than 0.1mile from the school

Education in Pictures


Top authors star at Hillingdon's first literary festival

Will Self and Benjamin Zephaniah are among the authors appearing at the Hillingdon Literary Festival

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

Schools & Academies

Private Eye steps into Marlborough School demolition controversy

The magazine criticises the actions of John Lewis, but the company says the magazine's report is "inaccurate"

New free school to open in September 2016

Logic Studio School focuses on an education system linking students with a career

MP Ruth Cadbury shocked at government plans to review free school meals

In Hounslow, more than 3,000 pupils are eligible for free school meals

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