Results tagged “education”

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Tower Hamlets Council leaders have been accused of letting education standards slip in the borough.

Conservative Party's Chris Wilford, who is a candidate for the Poplar and Limehouse seat in the upcoming general election, pointed to latest Ofsted figures which show a drop in the number of pupils attending Outstanding-rated local authority primary schools.

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A little urban oasis in Greenwich Peninsula is looking to raise £60,000 towards an outdoor classroom.

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Education Secretary Nicky Morgan has called for an immediate response from six independent Muslim schools in Tower Hamlets after education watchdog Ofsted said pupils might have been left vulnerable to radicalisation and their welfare put "at serious risk''.

The findings of the report into a seventh state school, Sir John Cass Foundation and Red Coat Church of England School in Stepney, had been leaked ahead of the publication date but now the full scale of the concerns has become clear.

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Six weeks in and celebrating its first half term, Beth Allcock caught up with the man at the helm of the new Oasis Academy Silvertown.

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"Unfortunately, I'm not bionic," says Sarah Counter with a rueful smile.