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London mayor Boris Johnson learnt a thing or two in the classroom as he visited the East London Science School, which is taking part in a £320,000 project aiming to "put the fizz back into physics."

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Pupils started the school year at a newly-created secondary in the Royal Docks today, Monday.

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Canary Wharf College has been given the go-ahead to open the third arm of its school.

The Isle of Dogs establishment was one of 38 free schools approved by the Government's Secretary of State for Education this week, with 17 of these falling in the capital.

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By Tabitha Ronson

The letter sent home in Master A's book bag read: "Please would you prepare a five-minute talk to the class this summer term. You can bring in photographs, or special artefacts to illustrate your talk. You may even choose to create a PowerPoint presentation..."

A PowerPoint presentation! Master A is six.

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The founders of Canary Wharf College initially envisaged the Isle of Dogs free school would cater for children throughout their primary and secondary studies.

The lack of space hampered plans and, instead, a school for Reception, Year One and Year Two was opened in the former Docklands Settlements Community Centre in 2011.

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