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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

Teens on 9-1 GCSEs: 'Everyone's worried about grade boundaries'

Saturday 23rd June 2018

How have teenagers coped with taking the new 9-1 GCSE exams this summer? Read full story...


Brick by brick, Glasgow must recreate its lost masterpiece | Ian Jack

Saturday 23rd June 2018

To rebuild Mackintosh?s great work would be a long and costly project...


Ofsted chief: families of white working-class children 'lack drive' of migrants

Friday 22nd June 2018

Ofsted chief says data shows families bear brunt of economic hardship and lose aspirationWhite working-class children have fallen behind because their families can ?lack the aspiration and drive seen in many migrant communities,? according to Amanda Spielman, the chief inspector of schools in England...


'Panic attacks and crying': how the new GCSEs affected pupils

Friday 22nd June 2018

Many of those doing revamped exams report mental health problems and extreme stressPupils have delivered a damning verdict on the revamped GCSEs, saying they have caused crying, mental exhaustion, panic attacks, nosebleeds, sleepless nights, hair loss and outbreaks of acne...


Glasgow School of Art fire damage survey delayed over falling debris fear

Friday 22nd June 2018

Assessments on hold until next week due to risk fire-damaged stonework could fall into streetConcerns about the safety of the surviving shell of Glasgow School of Art?s Mackintosh building, which was gutted by fire last Friday, have delayed a full survey of the damage until next week...


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