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1.4m mental health project to help school pupils

Monday 25th September 2017

A trial is launched to help pupils showing early signs of anxiety, depression or self harm...

 

Bath Spa Uni brands transgender reversal plan 'politically incorrect'

Monday 25th September 2017

Academic James Caspian says he was told by Bath Spa University "it's better not to offend people"...

 

Third of state schools in cash deficit

Monday 25th September 2017

With warnings over school funding shortages, figures show more than 9,000 in England are in deficit...

 

Four in 10 parents 'asked to give to school funds'

Friday 22nd September 2017

Schools are asking parents to dip into to their pockets to boost their funds, a survey says...

 

Loneliness: The cost of the 'last taboo'

Thursday 21st September 2017

Loneliness costs 6,000 per person in ill-health, says a study, with calls to end the "stigma"...

 

Quarter of 14-year-old girls 'have signs of depression'

Wednesday 20th September 2017

The findings come from 10,000 young people's views and make worrying reading, say UK researchers...

 

Transgender pupils 'leaving schools over rights breaches'

Wednesday 20th September 2017

Families are starting to take transgender children out of schools over human rights, it is claimed...

 

News story: Deal to help schools save cash on computer equipment

Wednesday 20th September 2017

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

 

Great Yarmouth Charter Academy: Parents remove children

Wednesday 20th September 2017

Parents say 20 children have left Charter Academy over concerns about its teaching methods...

 

Domestic abuse: Focus more on children, says Ofsted

Tuesday 19th September 2017

Schools must educate children about healthy relationships, say inspectors...

 

Young people 'face debt epidemic'

Tuesday 19th September 2017

A quarter of 18- to 30-year olds in England and Wales borrow to make ends meet, a survey suggests...

 

Young spend three times more on housing than grandparents

Tuesday 19th September 2017

Young people are paying more to live in less space than previous generations, a think-tank says...

 

News story: Back to school for thousands of pupils as new free schools open

Monday 18th September 2017

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

 

Textbook revolution

Monday 18th September 2017

New Turkish school textbooks omit evolution but include the idea of "jihad" - provoking a row...

 

Schools break law on religious education, research suggests

Sunday 17th September 2017

RE teachers fear that pupils who do not study the subject will be left unprepared for modern life...

 

Horrid or hero?

Friday 15th September 2017

Horrid Henry's author defends the naughty schoolboy as Emmerdale actor Adam Thomas bans him...

 

Wolverton Grammar School celebrate 70-year reunion

Friday 15th September 2017

A group of friends met at the Buckinghamshire school in the 1940s...

 

News story: Fairer funding system to end 'postcode lottery' for schools

Thursday 14th September 2017

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

 

Press release: Helping children learn through a proportionate primary assessment system

Thursday 14th September 2017

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

 

'Historic' schools funding change confirmed

Thursday 14th September 2017

Government confirms minimum per pupil funding levels but Labour says it's a real terms cut, due to inflation...

 

Horrid or hero?

Thursday 14th September 2017

Horrid Henry's author defends the naughty schoolboy as Emmerdale actor Adam Thomas bans him...

 

Young people fear for futures in Brexit Britain, says study

Wednesday 13th September 2017

Under-30s 'overburdened by responsibility and multiple barriers', report finds...

 

News story: Partnership is key to creating more good school places

Wednesday 13th September 2017

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

 

City College Norwich autistic student 'binned' from course

Tuesday 12th September 2017

City College Norwich has apologised but says James Parker, 16, was "enrolled in error"...

 

Boy removed from school in transgender rights row

Monday 11th September 2017

The couple claim the school's decision to recognise a transgender pupil clashes with their beliefs...

 

Pupil removed from school in boy-in-dress row

Monday 11th September 2017

The couple say the school's decision to allow a male pupil to wear a dress clashes with their beliefs...

 

Great Yarmouth parents slam strict rules at failing academy

Monday 11th September 2017

A school bans mobile phones and tell parents children should be in bed by 21:30...

 

Parents remove son from school in pupil gender row

Monday 11th September 2017

The couple say their son became confused as to why a fellow pupil dressed as both a boy and a girl...

 

Bodies of 'hundreds' of children buried in mass grave

Sunday 10th September 2017

At least 400 children are believed to be buried in a section of St Mary's Cemetery in Lanark...

 

Disabled child travel cuts 'force parents to work less'

Sunday 10th September 2017

Government orders guidance review as councils say they face "sustained financial challenges"...

 

Teachers' funding fears for breakfast clubs

Friday 8th September 2017

Schools say the clubs boost behaviour and attendance but fear funding pressures could cause closures...

 

Rise in number of under-18s reported for sex offences

Friday 8th September 2017

Prosecutors say better education about the law will ensure children understand sexual abuse and how to seek help...

 

Wakefield City Academies Trust pulls out of 21 schools

Friday 8th September 2017

Only four of the Wakefield City Academies Trust schools are rated as good or outstanding by Ofsted...

 

'Real superheroes in society'

Thursday 7th September 2017

Children with illnesses and disabilities transform into Justice League characters for a photoshoot...

 

Lewes school makes trousers compulsory for new girls

Thursday 7th September 2017

New girls are being made to wear trousers amid concerns over decency and gender identity issues...

 

First 'new' grammar school in 50 years opens in Kent

Thursday 7th September 2017

The school, which is an "annexe" of an existing grammar school, has places for 450 pupils...

 

Piers Morgan criticises Lewes school's gender neutral uniform

Thursday 7th September 2017

Former pupil Piers Morgan criticises the change made by Priory School in Lewes...

 

School sends 'wrong trousers' pupils home

Thursday 7th September 2017

Pupils at Kepier School were lined up while trousers were checked to see if they were the right shade...

 

Schools open doors to 'more unfilled teacher posts'

Wednesday 6th September 2017

Teaching recruiters say schools are scrambling for staff as they try to fill vacancies as term starts...

 

'Zero progress' on school places in decade, says UN

Wednesday 6th September 2017

There are still 123 million children without access to schools, says Unicef...

 

News story: Back to school for thousands of pupils as new free schools open

Wednesday 6th September 2017

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

 

Oxford University's vice-chancellor says comments were 'misconstrued'

Wednesday 6th September 2017

Louise Richardson has distanced herself from comments she made on Monday...

 

Children of Karachi: From the streets to education

Wednesday 6th September 2017

Pakistan's "street children" get food, clothes and money to allow them to attend a unique school...

 

400 Ysgol Penglais pupils in detention over uniform

Wednesday 6th September 2017

Parents complain and sign a petition saying their children were treated unfairly after uniform changes...

 

Adult education classes in Somerset on hold owing to cash shortfall

Tuesday 5th September 2017

As many as 200 jobs at course provider SS&L could be at risk, a staff member says...

 

Isle of Wight secondary plan dropped

Tuesday 5th September 2017

The council wants to bring in another body to run the school or create an "all-through school"...

 

Too many new pupils not school ready, say head teachers

Tuesday 5th September 2017

A poll of school leaders suggests many think the problem has become worse in recent years...

 

'Sharp rise' in student mental illness tests universities

Monday 4th September 2017

University mental health services face a "considerable challenge", a report says...

 

What do teachers do on school inset days?

Monday 4th September 2017

Some parents think it's just an excuse for teachers to put their feet up...

 

A-level places dispute pupils to return to their school

Saturday 2nd September 2017

A grammar school reverses its policy of refusing to let some students continue to the upper sixth...