THE #merky story so far STORMZY 2018   As a reward for my excellent attendance I was one of 8 students invited to attend the Stormzy #Merky book launch at the Barbican Centre Central London. I have never been to the Barbican before and was impressed to see other authors such as Benjamin Zephaniah and Malorie…

Extra financial help for students Who was Colin Pond? Colin Pond was a councillor in Barking and Dagenham who had a lifelong interest in education. He was a firm believer in the European Union and developed strong links with Witten in Germany. He left a sum of money to help young people benefit from an extended…