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Tories accused of 'sleight of hand' on manifesto grammar schools data

Monday 29th May 2017

An academic questions methods used to calculate working class pupil numbers at grammar schools...

 

Schools worse off under Conservatives, says IFS

Friday 26th May 2017

Independent think tank the IFS says schools will fare worse financially under the Conservatives...

 

'I don't know how we will fund nursery staff'

Friday 26th May 2017

Deputy manager of Little Legs Nursery in Southend Morgan Parker on funding free nurseries Read full story...

 

What does top chef Yotam Ottolenghi feed his children?

Friday 26th May 2017

Top chef Yotam Ottolenghi on the simple dishes he serves his children Read full story...

 

English GCSE exam error admitted by board

Friday 26th May 2017

A question in Friday's exam muddled up the family background of a key character in Romeo and Juliet...

 

GCSE exam error: Board accidentally rewrites Shakespeare

Friday 26th May 2017

A question in Friday's exam muddled up the family background of a key character in Romeo and Juliet...

 

Girl, 11, accuses school of war crime in feedback form

Friday 26th May 2017

She shot to viral fame after citing the Geneva Conventions on a school feedback form...

 

Cost of Tories' free breakfasts 'could treble'

Thursday 25th May 2017

A Tory promise to offer free breakfasts to primary school pupils could go beyond the party's 60m costing...

 

Instagram and Mental Health

Thursday 25th May 2017

Instagram is rated as the worst social media platform when it comes to its impact on young people's mental health, a UK snapshot survey suggests...

 

1 in 10 children diagnosed with mental health disorder

Thursday 25th May 2017

One in 10 children under the age of 16 have already been diagnosed with a mental health disorder, a report has revealed...

 

IPads 'help improve young pupils' skills'

Wednesday 24th May 2017

The two-year study involved 650 pupils in 10 primary and nursery schools...

 

Manchester attack: Mum addresses head-on her children's worries about terror

Wednesday 24th May 2017

A mother of three answers her children's questions about the tragic events in Manchester...

 

Exam boards say A-levels and GCSEs can be postponed

Tuesday 23rd May 2017

After the Manchester attack, exam boards say schools can re-arrange GCSE and A-level exams...

 

Schools to decide on going ahead with exams after attack

Tuesday 23rd May 2017

Exam boards say schools affected by the Manchester attack can decide whether to hold GCSE and A-level exams...

 

Talking to children about terrorist attacks

Tuesday 23rd May 2017

What is the best approach for parents when the news is frightening? Read full story...

 

How to talk to children about terrorist attacks

Tuesday 23rd May 2017

What is the best approach for parents when the news is frightening? Read full story...

 

German schools get tough Prince Harry English exam changed

Tuesday 23rd May 2017

Germany changes a "difficult" school English exam, said to include Prince Harry "mumbling"...

 

Tackle candidates on school cuts, heads ask parents

Friday 19th May 2017

Parents are receiving letters from school asking them to tackle prospective politicians over funding cuts...

 

Jamie Oliver: Axing free school meals a disgrace

Friday 19th May 2017

Theresa May's plan to axe free school meals is a disgrace, says TV chef Jamie Oliver...

 

The interview Prince William couldn't forget

Friday 19th May 2017

Prince William reunites with the child interviewer who forgot his name - does he still remember her slip-up? Read full story...

 

Free lunch

Friday 19th May 2017

Schools say abolition of free school meals for the youngest pupils will come at a cost...

 

School choice

Thursday 18th May 2017

If the US moves towards a voucher system, what does the OECD say about the possible consequences? Read full story...

 

Tories pledge school cash from cutting free infant meals

Thursday 18th May 2017

Conservatives promise an extra 1bn per year for schools from scrapping free meals for all infants...

 

Jamie Oliver: Axing free school meals a disgrace

Thursday 18th May 2017

Theresa May's plan to axe free school meals is a disgrace, says TV chef Jamie Oliver...

 

Lib Dems pledge 7bn for England's school budgets

Wednesday 17th May 2017

They would reintroduce maintenance grants, but stop short of scrapping tuition fees in England...

 

Governors stage 'strike' over funding

Wednesday 17th May 2017

School governors in West Sussex are staging a first "strike" over worries about funding...

 

Rosemary sales surge during exam season

Wednesday 17th May 2017

Exam season sales of rosemary have surged after links with memory, says health food chain...

 

Lib Dems pledge 5.8bn for England's school budgets

Wednesday 17th May 2017

They would also reintroduce maintenance grants, but stop short of scrapping tuition fees in England...

 

Union condemns cuts to school nurses

Tuesday 16th May 2017

The Royal College of Nursing voices concern over drops in school nurse and health visitor numbers...

 

Sleep, snacks, support

Tuesday 16th May 2017

How to help your child through the exam season. Read full story...

 

Labour manifesto pledges 25bn package for education

Tuesday 16th May 2017

Scrapping tuition fees in England, limiting class sizes and extending free childcare to all two-year-olds...

 

Teaching travellers

Monday 15th May 2017

What is it like to run a school where most of the pupils are from traveller families? Read full story...

 

London private school may let boys wear skirts

Monday 15th May 2017

Highgate School is considering introducing gender neutral "mix-and-match" uniforms...

 

Parents should be offered 'childcare passport'

Monday 15th May 2017

The National Day Nurseries Association suggest putting all existing funding schemes into one account...

 

Thousands of weapons seized from schools

Friday 12th May 2017

Freedom of Information requests reveal 2,579 weapons were seized in schools in England and Wales over two years...

 

More than 2,000 weapons seized from schools

Friday 12th May 2017

Freedom of Information requests reveal 2,579 weapons were seized in schools in England and Wales over two years...

 

Bow pupil Nasar Ahmed died from allergic reaction

Friday 12th May 2017

Nasar Ahmed died from a reaction to his school dinner and his mother said school staff failed him...

 

Children going 'days without seeing parents'

Friday 12th May 2017

A charity is warning that many children are going for days without seeing their parents...

 

Willenhall school pupils threw food at Ofsted inspectors

Friday 12th May 2017

Ofsted report finds its staff were also jostled in corridors during an inspection...

 

Stayin' Alive: Bee Gees hit free to German first aiders

Friday 12th May 2017

German schools are granted a fee waiver for playing Bee Gees hit Stayin' Alive in first aid classes...

 

Funding shortfall 'threatens support for vulnerable children'

Thursday 11th May 2017

A worsening budget gap is putting council children's services at risk, town hall bosses say...

 

Can corporation tax pay for Labour's education pledge?

Thursday 11th May 2017

Jeremy Corbyn plans to invest £20bn in schools in England by raising business taxes...

 

The 'bus stop' for children who feel lonely

Thursday 11th May 2017

A school has introduced a special area in the playground for children who find themselves alone...

 

General election 2017: Labour and Lib Dems pledge school cash

Wednesday 10th May 2017

Labour would raise corporation tax for a £5bn investment - the Tories call the plans "nonsensical"...

 

Welsh schools mental health scheme to 'tackle stigma'

Wednesday 10th May 2017

The Big Lottery-backed scheme will pilot at nine schools across Wales...

 

Schools told not to plan for budget deficits

Wednesday 10th May 2017

Schools have been told that they "must" avoid planning to go into budget deficits...

 

Manchester University job cuts 'due to Brexit', union claims

Wednesday 10th May 2017

Cuts will be made to staff in the biology, medicine, health, business and humanities departments...

 

General election 2017: Labour pledge 20bn for English schools

Wednesday 10th May 2017

The Lib Dems also pledge to invest 7bn but the Tories say education spending is at record levels...

 

Mum: Why I'm teaching my kids about voting

Wednesday 10th May 2017

A mum explains she thinks mothers should teach their children to vote...

 

Manchester University denies job cuts 'due to Brexit'

Wednesday 10th May 2017

Cuts will be made to staff in the biology, medicine, health, business and humanities departments...