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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.

Cllr Gary Malcolm: Ealing school pupils getting a better deal thanks to the Liberal Democrats

Liberal Democrats in Government are making a difference in schools in Ealing, says local Lib Dem leader Councillor Gary Malcolm in his latest column.

'Saving anthropology A-levels could help prevent home-grown terrorists'

Tomislav Maric, who teaches anthropology at Heston Community School, is backing a national campaign to prevent it being axed as an A-level subject

Hounslow primary school ordered to move amid safety fears

Tarbiyyah Primary School's location at an industrial unit on a busy road is deemed unsafe for pupils

Education minister tackles questions from Hounslow teachers and students

Issues raised included league tables, role of creative subjects and how academy programmes impact the borough

£2.6m feasibility study for expansion at Hounslow secondary schools given go-ahead

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If plans are approved in full Chiswick School, Heston Community School and Isleworth & Syon will add 5.5 forms of entry by 2017 at a total cost of £17.9 million

Universities

Mohammed Emwazi's mother 'instantly recognised' son in gruesome ISIS video

Ghaneya Emwazi recognised her son's voice before she saw him in ISIS's first video in which American James Foley was beheaded by 'Jihadi John'

Mohammed Emwazi was 'quiet and hard-working', says ex-headteacher

Jo Shuter, former headteacher at Quentin Kynaston in St John's Wood, has said there was no indication at school Mohammed Emwazi would become someone like 'Jihadi John'

Mohammed Emwazi Maida Vale ex-classmates in disbelief as they say 'he was a normal kid'

West Londoner Mohammed Emwazi - also known as 'Jihadi John' - has been ousted as the Briton responsible for beheading journalists and aid workers for ISIS

Schools & Academies

Video: Watch Fulham finally claim victory over Derby

Re-live the best of the action as Fulham sheer the Rams

MP Steve Pound joins BHF campaign to teach CPR in schools

The BHF says too many lives are lost needlessly because people do not know how to perform CPR

'Saving anthropology A-levels could help prevent home-grown terrorists'

Tomislav Maric, who teaches anthropology at Heston Community School, is backing a national campaign to prevent it being axed as an A-level subject

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Will Ackermann
Uxbridge and Hillingdon borough
Steve Bax
News Editor, West London
Danya Bazaraa
Ealing, Acton Greenford and Northolt
Goolistan Cooper
Uxbridge and Hillingdon borough
Alix Culbertson
Westminster, Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington & Chelsea
Robert Cumber
Hounslow, Heston and Isleworth, Chiswick
Camilla Horrox
Ealing, Southall, West Ealing and Hanwell
Matt Lewis
Sports Reporter
Jacob Murtagh
Sports Reporter
Salina Patel
Feltham, Bedfont & Hanworth
Tim Street
Deputy Sports Editor
Paul Warburton
Sports Reporter