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Labour claims the shortage of school places in Tower Hamlets is set to continue after the borough missed out on cash from a Government scheme.
Mayor Lutfur Rahman failed to secure funding for school expansion and renovation from the Priority Schools Building Programme - which selected more than 270 establishments across the UK to benefit.
With their brains buzzing with science facts and experiment ideas, pupils at an Isle of Dogs school are busy preparing projects for The Big Bang Fair 2013.
The annual event, to be held at Westminster Kingsway College, strives to introduce youngsters to careers in science, technology, engineering and maths and spark interest with a host of hands-on activities from businesses and universities.
Statistics show 93 per cent of Tower Hamlets children will begin education at one of their top three school choices in September.
And for the third consecutive year, the borough was placed above the London average in figures which also revealed 84 per cent of families secured a place at their first choice establishment.
By Tabitha Ronson
The letter in Master A's satchel did not make for positive reading.
"We are writing to inform you there are children in the school with pinworm. A case of head lice has also been reported in school. Please check your child.
A proposed link between education and economic opportunities in the Royal Docks is one step closer to becoming a reality.
An application to create a secondary Free School in Silvertown, put forward by Oasis Community Learning and Britannia Village Primary School, has reached the second stage of the approval process.