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Manorfield School scoops tasty award

PUPILS AT Manorfield primary school in Tower Hamlets launched their edible playground last week. No – they’re not down on their knees gnawing at the tarmac. The pupils are growing fruit and veg – and scoffing it when it’s ready for ...

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Bangladeshi girl wins place at top uni

TAFSIA SHIKDAR is an ordinary school pupil at an ordinary school in Newham, nervous about her “A”-level exams that are coming up in the summer. From September, though, she will be doing something quite extraordinary – studying engineering at the ...

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Schools face funding crisis

PRIMARY AND second schools throughout the UK are bracing themselves for a difficult future as details of the Government’s new funding formula become clear. Under the current funding formula, schools with more challenges – such as higher levels of deprivation among ...

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