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Eight tips to prepare for a positive new term

Friday 1st September 2017

Eight tips to prepare for a positive new term for teaching staff Have flowers and plants in decorative pots about the room...


Watch: School's FINALLY out for summer! Students dash out of the last school in the country to break up

Friday 28th July 2017

Severn Vale School pupils will enjoy a fortnight-long Autumn half term instead Read full story...


Major expansion plans at Gloucestershire school could be given go-ahead tomorrow

Wednesday 26th July 2017

The plans would mean 325 new pupils at the school Read full story...


Is this the last school to break up? Why they've got a shorter break at this secondary

Wednesday 26th July 2017

Should other schools follow this idea? A shorter summer break? Parents have mixed views Read full story...


These inspiring stories show why Gloucester's Milestone School for disabled children is 'Outstanding'

Tuesday 25th July 2017

Gloucestershire's largest special school says it is "absolutely thrilled" to be judged 'Outstanding' by the education watchdog Read full story...


National news

1.4m mental health project to help school pupils

Monday 25th September 2017

A trial is launched to help pupils showing early signs of anxiety, depression or self harm...


Bath Spa Uni brands transgender reversal plan 'politically incorrect'

Monday 25th September 2017

Academic James Caspian says he was told by Bath Spa University "it's better not to offend people"...


Third of state schools in cash deficit

Monday 25th September 2017

With warnings over school funding shortages, figures show more than 9,000 in England are in deficit...


Four in 10 parents 'asked to give to school funds'

Friday 22nd September 2017

Schools are asking parents to dip into to their pockets to boost their funds, a survey says...


Loneliness: The cost of the 'last taboo'

Thursday 21st September 2017

Loneliness costs 6,000 per person in ill-health, says a study, with calls to end the "stigma"...