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This is the law on teachers applying suncream to schoolchildren in the hot weather

Tuesday 8th May 2018

Parents/guardian/carers have prime responsibility towards their child's welfare and health and safety Read full story...


Schoolchildren could be weighed by teachers for Ofsted obesity checks

Monday 7th May 2018

It would be a dramatic change to Ofsted checks Read full story...


Jo Whiley and Julian Dunkerton open 'wonderful' new music school in Cheltenham

Thursday 3rd May 2018

The BBC Radio 2 DJ and the Superdry co-founder cut the ribbon at the school Read full story...


Why hundreds of books are being handed out to primary schools in Cheltenham

Wednesday 2nd May 2018

A total of 15 centres will recieve the free books Read full story...


Gloucestershire 10th in home-schooling rates

Wednesday 25th April 2018

Mental health and avoiding exclusion are among reasons given for removing children from classrooms...


National news

'Crisis point': New Zealand hit by primary school teacher strike

Wednesday 15th August 2018

Zoos, community halls and churches hold all-day events to help keep 400,000 children occupiedPrimary school teachers have gone on strike in New Zealand for the first time in 24 years, weeks after 30,000 nurses walked off the job...


The man who is fervent about feeding hungry kids, but hates food banks | Aditya Chakrabortty

Wednesday 15th August 2018

Children should not be victims of austerity says Robbie Davison, head of a meals service...


University open days: your turn to ask the questions during clearing

Wednesday 15th August 2018

You?re choosing a new home ? so you?ll want the lowdown on the course, the university and the city Students often feel under pressure to make a snap decision on a clearing place, but how do you choose the right one? It?s not all about the course ? the university and its location will also have a bearing on how much you enjoy the coming years...


If teachers can?t have better pay, give them rail tickets or capped rents | Laura McInerney

Tuesday 14th August 2018

The government needs new ways to attract more teachers if it?s not willing to fund a competitive salaryTeachers are the envy of the country during the summer break, snoozing and reading for six weeks...


Idea from Harlem transforms young lives in west London

Tuesday 14th August 2018

A scheme lauded by Barack Obama is steering pupils out of hardship and into universityTwo years ago Phoenix academy in Shepherds Bush, west London, was put in special measures...


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