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Warning from school after 'loitering man follows woman'

Friday 18th June 2021

He reportedly "followed a lady down the hill causing her to feel extremely uncomfortable"Read full story...


Primary school confirms 10 positive Covid-19 cases

Friday 18th June 2021

Year 5 and 6 have been told to isolate for ten daysRead full story...


Secondary school closed for infection control directive

Thursday 17th June 2021

Headteacher said it is hoped it will reopen on June 28Read full story...


School can't reopen in September as planned

Thursday 17th June 2021

The Steiner Waldorf school is based in Whaddon, GloucesterRead full story...


Crash near Gloucester school - updates

Tuesday 15th June 2021

Traffic is delayed on the A4173 Stroud Road in TuffleyRead full story...


National news

Poems not proms: England’s schools give leavers send-off in Covid times

Friday 18th June 2021

Headteachers across the country have been forced to get inventive to recreate a sense of occasionCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageHeadteacher Ben Davis bowed to the inevitable this week and wrote to all his year-11 pupils and their families to inform them that the school prom – the now fashionable highlight at the end of secondary school – had been postponed...


England’s school assessment system favours the sharp-elbowed and the wealthy | Gaby Hinsliff

Friday 18th June 2021

It’s a good sign that teachers, not algorithms, are in control this summer...


Duchess of Cambridge launches 'landmark' centre for childhood

Thursday 17th June 2021

The centre will shape the Duchess of Cambridge's future focus as a senior royal, an aide says...


Goldsmiths to allow students suffering racial trauma to apply for extensions

Thursday 17th June 2021

London university to allow students to cite racial trauma as extenuating circumstance affecting their workGoldsmiths, University of London, is to allow students to cite cases of racial trauma as having affected their studies, becoming the first UK university to recognise the damaging effects of racism on academic progress...


Care services too focused on investigating families in crisis, says review

Thursday 17th June 2021

Child protection services in England are not providing enough early support, a report says...


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