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Brazil teacher changes hairstyle to support bullied girl

Saturday 25th March 2017

"A boy had told my pupil her hair was ugly, and she was sad...

 

Head teachers to get 3.5m support scheme

Thursday 23rd March 2017

Head teachers are to be offered a new package of training support as part of a 3...

 

Scottish heads to get 3.5m support scheme

Thursday 23rd March 2017

Head teachers are to be offered a new package of training support as part of a 3...

 

Arts versus sciences

Wednesday 15th March 2017

Is there enough support for students training in performing arts or is all the emphasis on STEM subjects? Read full story...

 

Heads 'cut exam courses amid funding squeeze'

Friday 10th March 2017

Courses are being axed and support services cut as schools struggle to balance the books, heads say...

 

Top state schools 'dominated by richest families'

Wednesday 1st March 2017

As children find out which school they will attend, research reveals who goes to the best schools...

 

Families 'struggle to get first-place secondary school'

Wednesday 1st March 2017

Parents in parts of England are finding it harder to get their child into the secondary of their choice, data suggests...

 

Young people 'fear stigma' if they ask for mental-health help

Wednesday 1st March 2017

Fear of stigma is major obstacle to seeking help for mental health issues, research finds...

 

Sex education to be compulsory in all England's schools

Wednesday 1st March 2017

All schools in England will have to teach sex education, the government is expected to announce...

 

Press release: Schools to teach 21st century relationships and sex education

Wednesday 1st March 2017

Read full story. Taken from the Announcements on GOV...

 

Sex education to be compulsory in England's schools

Wednesday 1st March 2017

Children in England will learn about safe and healthy relationships from the age of four...

 

Sugary drinks levy will earn schools 415m

Tuesday 28th February 2017

Every school in England will get cash to invest in mental health facilities and physical exercise...

 

Poor children 'more likely to be in care'

Tuesday 28th February 2017

Huge gap in the likelihood of children from the poorest UK areas being put into care, a study finds...

 

Press release: New funding to boost schools facilities and healthy lifestyles

Tuesday 28th February 2017

Read full story. Taken from the Announcements on GOV...

 

OECD report backs radical reform of Welsh curriculum

Tuesday 28th February 2017

The organisation behind the PISA international school rankings says Wales should continue its radical reform of the curriculum...

 

Children exposed to 'unacceptably high levels' of alcohol marketing

Tuesday 28th February 2017

Children are exposed to "unacceptably high levels" of alcohol marketing through sports sponsorship and public adverts, according to a report...

 

Children 'should be taught about pornography and sexting'

Monday 27th February 2017

There is also support for compulsory lessons on the impact of sexting, a charity claims...

 

Social mobility: Poorer children 'making less progress'

Monday 27th February 2017

The gap between them and their better-off peers has widened every year since 2012, a report says...

 

Government targets sexting and cyberbullying

Monday 27th February 2017

Ministers will meet with large technology companies, young people and mental health experts...

 

Traveller camp forces Birmingham school partial closure

Monday 27th February 2017

Older pupils are being escorted on to the site by police officers and staff, the school says...

 

Northern Ireland 'single transfer test'

Monday 27th February 2017

Two organisations that run separate school transfer tests say they want to produce a common exam...

 

Plan to tackle sexting and online bullies

Monday 27th February 2017

Ministers will meet with large technology companies, young people and mental health experts...

 

Bollin Primary School shuts with immediate effect in teaching row

Monday 27th February 2017

The closure follows a staff strike over an "oppressive" system of measuring teachers and pupils...

 

Nantwich parents protest over school funding

Monday 27th February 2017

Parents in Cheshire say government proposals to "end the postcode lottery" in school funding will leave their children worse off...

 

Parents protest over school funding

Monday 27th February 2017

Parents say government proposals to change school funding will leave their children worse off...

 

Halle Orchestra plans to open Stoke-on-Trent school

Friday 24th February 2017

The intention is for students to spend 40% of their time in specialist music classes...

 

Mindfulness to help children's mental well-being in schools

Friday 24th February 2017

Over 5,000 teachers in the UK are trained to teach mindfulness, says the Mindfulness Initiative...

 

School funding changes 'risk injustice'

Thursday 23rd February 2017

Some of the poorest funded areas fear losing out in the planned shake-up of school funding...

 

School days 'could be shortened' to save money at seven schools

Thursday 23rd February 2017

Academy head says government cuts have left funding at "crisis point" amid threat to shorten days...

 

Schools funding system 'must be fairer'

Thursday 23rd February 2017

Campaign group warns schools in poorer areas could suffer under new rules...

 

Schools funding: re-think the re-think

Thursday 23rd February 2017

Campaign group warns schools in poorer areas could suffer under new rules...

 

School building repairs 'to cost 6.7bn', report estimates

Wednesday 22nd February 2017

The government has pledged billions for free schools while existing buildings are deteriorating, watchdog finds...

 

NICE advice to look for 'soft' signs of child abuse

Wednesday 22nd February 2017

Signs may include excessive clinginess, recurrent nightmares or over-friendliness towards strangers...

 

'More spent on free schools as older buildings deteriorate'

Wednesday 22nd February 2017

The government has pledged billions for free schools while existing buildings are deteriorating, watchdog finds...

 

Pupils to sit times tables check from 2019

Wednesday 22nd February 2017

Pupils in England will sit a times tables check, from 2019, at the end of their primary schooling...

 

Head resigns over school funding crisis

Wednesday 22nd February 2017

A head teacher has told parents she is resigning in protest over school funding shortages...

 

Third of children 'not reaching expectations'

Friday 17th February 2017

More than 800,000 children could be behind in literacy and numeracy by 2020, says charity Read full story...

 

Deputy head Jonathan Norbury banned for sex with teens

Friday 17th February 2017

A deputy head teacher is banned from schools for at least 10 years for having sex with teenage girls...

 

German parents told to destroy Cayla dolls over hacking fears

Friday 17th February 2017

Researchers say hackers can use an insecure bluetooth device to listen and talk to a child...

 

Schools fear business rate rise will be 'breaking point'

Friday 17th February 2017

A sharp rise in schools' business rates could push budgets beyond breaking point, say head teachers' leaders...

 

School's out

Thursday 16th February 2017

Teacher Daniel Gray decided it was time to speak out about his sexuality...

 

Early deaths among care leavers revealed

Wednesday 15th February 2017

Young people who have grown up in care are far more likely to die in early adulthood, figures reveal...

 

Lack of sex education a ticking time bomb, councils warn

Wednesday 15th February 2017

A lack of sex education in some of England's schools leave pupils at risk of infection, councils say...

 

Cancer: How to tell your child your diagnosis

Wednesday 15th February 2017

It?s one of the hardest things a parent can do, so UCLH Cancer Collaborative has released an animated film with advice on how to talk to children about a cancer diagnosis...

 

Scottish schools 'lacking' mental health provision

Tuesday 14th February 2017

A lack of mental health provision for children is leaving them at serious risk, according to key charities...

 

Graduate nursery staff have 'tiny effect' on children

Tuesday 14th February 2017

Research challenges "many assumptions" of current policy campaigners say...

 

Graduate nursery staff have 'little effect' on children

Tuesday 14th February 2017

Research challenges "many assumptions" of current policy campaigners say...

 

'Ban children under 10 heading footballs in Wales'

Monday 13th February 2017

Under 10s should be banned from heading footballs, former Wales striker Iwan Roberts says...

 

1m endowment fund for children to take up music

Monday 13th February 2017

A new 1m endowment fund to encourage children to become musicians is unveiled by the Welsh Government...

 

Custody battle

Monday 13th February 2017

A mother paid thousands of pounds to a man who said he could win her child custody battle...

 
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