London's mayor has secured a deal to allow Fulham Boys School to open its doors at the start of the new term in September.
Surrey Heath MP Michael Gove, who lost his job in today's reshuffle, was the architect of the controversial free school policy.
More parents in London miss out on their first choice school than anywhere else.
The Archbishop is meeting with staff at Trinity C of E School in Lewisham to discuss measures to stamp out homophobic bullying In schools.
Research by Stonewall shows that more than half (55 per cent) of gay young people experience homophobic bullying.
The Lesbian Gay and Bisexual charity says that if homophobic bullying goes unchallenged, it can have severe negative consequences for young people.
It says three out of five gay young people say homophobic bullying affects their school work and many have skipped school because of it. Homophobic bullying also impacts on young people's self-esteem and ambitions.
The Archbishop of Canterbury will be in Lewisham today to launch measures to tackle homophobic bullying in Church of England schools. Justin Welby recognises what he terms 'particular challenges in this area' and insists pupils must be protected.
The Archbishop explained that the guidance was about "challenging schools to strive towards a deeply accepting environment for all their pupils".
A programme, organised by the Naz Legacy Foundation, will be launched at the National Portrait Gallery today offering children from deprived and minority communities the chance to visit a gallery or museum for the first time.
The Naz Legacy Foundation was set up three years ago after Mr Bokhari died.
Children as young as eight have been referred for specialist drug and alcohol treatment in Waltham Forest.
Charities are calling for improved drugs education in schools following an investigation by the Press Association that revealed the details.
Treatment experts said the most common reason for children to come into contact with drugs and alcohol is through their parents and preventative work is key to heading off misuse among youngsters.
Parents in the capital will find out today whether their child has been allocated their preferred primary school place.
It is the first time slots are being allocated on the same day across the country.
School places are under increasing strain as a result of a rising birth rate in recent years.
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More than 1,500 striking teachers marched in central London today in protest at Government changes to the education system. Demonstrators from the National Union of Teachers held banners reading "Gove Out" and wore T-shirts with the slogan "Stand Up for Education".
Morag Carmichael retired from full-time teaching four years ago but joined today's demonstration:
"We're here because we don't like what the Government is doing. The profession has got worse in a number of ways over my 24 years. The paperwork, workload, and hours are all issues now."