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RAF flyover in memory of pilot who sacrificed his life to save Quedgeley schoolchildren in WWII this month

Sunday 19th September 2021

A memorial service for Flight Lieutenant Robert Coventry will take place on September 25 at St James's Church in QuedgeleyRead full story...


ADVERTORIAL: Holmleigh Park High School celebrates successes as it marks second anniversary

Friday 17th September 2021

A member of the Greenshaw Learning Trust, the school delivers engaging and high-quality teaching and learningRead full story...


New carbon neutral £6.5 million school building gets green light

Thursday 16th September 2021

Warden Hill Primary School in Cheltenham expect work on the building to start in late OctoberRead full story...


Schoolboy handed detention for forgetting ruler - but it was in his bag the whole time

Thursday 16th September 2021

His parents can't understand why he wasn't allowed to fetch itRead full story...


Public to choose design of £11 million primary school in Gloucestershire

Wednesday 15th September 2021

It is set to open in 2023Read full story. Taken from the RSS feed at http://www...


National news

Give £200 to every child for catch-up lessons – Lib Dems

Sunday 19th September 2021

Ed Davey reveals £5bn ‘listen to parents’ scheme to spend on extra tuitionParents should be handed a £200 voucher for each child to spend on extra tutoring, music lessons or sports clubs as part of a £5bn programme to help pupils catch up after the pandemic, the Liberal Democrats announce today...


Should schools retain online parents' evenings?

Sunday 19th September 2021

Parents and teachers seem to agree it is the number one innovation worth keeping post-lockdown...


UK teachers targeted by Covid anti-vaxxers as schools prepare to vaccinate pupils

Saturday 18th September 2021

One headteacher threatened with legal action by own governor over student jabsSecondary schools in the UK have been plunged into the centre of the row over Covid vaccines for 12- to 15-year-olds, with anti-vaxxers at school gates and a headteacher threatened with legal action by one of his own governors...


‘It takes too long to get support’: alarm over rising primary school exclusions

Saturday 18th September 2021

Parents and teachers call for action as figures show more young children in England being permanently excludedSam Bates* was excluded from school for the first time when he was five years old...


Freshers’ week drive to give Covid jabs to students in England

Saturday 18th September 2021

Top NHS doctor urges young people to use pop-up clinics and walk-in centres before start of autumn termCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageUnvaccinated university students have been urged to get a Covid jab during freshers’ week to protect themselves and their peers against the virus...


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