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.

The Apprentice's Nick Hewer hands out prizes at Fulham Boys School

The Countdown host helped the school celebrate it's first year

One in 10 teachers working in west London NOT qualified

Figures reveal 12.2% of teachers working in Westminster's state schools are unqualified whereas Ealing had the highest levels of qualified teachers in west London

Brick-loads of fun at launch of Lego in our Libraries scheme

Free taster sessions are being held across the borough in July and August

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"

Education in Pictures


'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

Brunel University Graduation 2015: Students enjoy celebration

Families and friends came together to enjoy summer graduation ceremonies at the university's Uxbridge campus

Schools & Academies

Creative young writer reaches final of national short stories competition

Nine-year-old boy's tale from visit to India wins over judging panel to be shortlisted for KalliKids Story Competition

School volunteer crowned national gardening champion

Peter Edwards, 82, gives up five days a week to help pass on his passion for horticulture to pupils

School denies carrying out 'phoney' search for new home

Protesters say sites apparently considered by Nishkam School West London included a hospital and a sewage works

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