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Coatbridge's Buchanan High teachers strike over health fears

Thursday 20th June 2019

Staff at Buchanan High have fears about chemical contamination of land the school is built on...

 

Leamington school sportswear uniform introduced

Thursday 20th June 2019

A Leamington Spa junior school replaces its uniform with "activewear", despite objections...

 

Coatbridge's Buchanan High teachers strike over health fears

Wednesday 19th June 2019

Staff at Buchanan High have fears about chemical contamination of land the school is built on...

 

My baby?s still learning to crawl. Must he really be taught ?British values?? | Amelia Granger

Wednesday 19th June 2019

I would rather my childminder ignored government advice and concentrated on teaching my seven-month-old son to eat solidsAs a recent migrant to this country, I got a shock when my husband and I looked for a childminder for our baby...

 

England's schools 'worst for cyber-bullying'

Wednesday 19th June 2019

International study suggests England's schools have the highest levels of bullying on social media...

 

Cyber-bullying 'worst in England schools'

Wednesday 19th June 2019

International study suggests England's schools have the highest levels of bullying on social media...

 

Why must my baby be taught ?British? values? | Amelia Granger

Wednesday 19th June 2019

I would rather my childminder ignored government advice and concentrated on teaching my seven-month-old son to eat solidsAs a recent migrant to this country, I got a shock when my husband and I looked for a childminder for our baby...

 

I had special needs help in school. But the doors that were opened for me are closing | Gerry Hart

Wednesday 19th June 2019

Without support, I would have floundered. The squeeze on school funds today means children?s potential is being squanderedAnyone watch the Tory leadership debate on Tuesday night? Miserable spectacle though it might have been, something of wider interest did slip through the cracks...

 

Hundreds of special needs pupils 'squeezed' out of school

Wednesday 19th June 2019

One parent, who has been waiting two years for a school place, says her son was "squeezed out"...

 

Traineeships help young people to access jobs and further study

Wednesday 19th June 2019

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Teachers in England have 'unmanageable' job ? global survey

Wednesday 19th June 2019

OECD study of 48 countries reveals secondary schoolteachers have one of highest workloads in worldMore than half of all secondary schoolteachers in England say their job is ?unmanageable?, according to an international survey revealing that teachers in England have one of the highest workloads in the world...

 

A private school gets a castle-library, while we fundraise for public school music lessons | Celina Ribeiro

Wednesday 19th June 2019

The choice between sending children to a public or private school should be about the bells and whistles, not the basicsOn the first Tuesday of the month, after the kids are asleep, my partner starts baking...

 

'I was terrible at drawing': Helen Cammock, the social worker who became a Turner prize nominee

Tuesday 18th June 2019

She flunked art at school and spent 10 years in children?s services...

 

Ben Quartermaine: Mum hopes pupils learn lesson of sea death

Tuesday 18th June 2019

Ben Quartermaine's mother says more should be done to warn children of the dangers of the sea...

 

Watchdog to review English exams system after A-level leak fears

Tuesday 18th June 2019

Edexcel to replace further maths paper pupils were due to sit later this weekRegulators are to review the integrity of the school examination system in England after a ?completely unacceptable? security breach led the Edexcel board to withdraw and replace an A-level further maths paper over fears it had been leaked...

 

'I was terrible at drawing': the social worker who became a Turner prize nominee

Tuesday 18th June 2019

She flunked art at school and spent 10 years in children?s services...

 

Philip Hammond 'considered quitting over Theresa May spending plans'

Tuesday 18th June 2019

Chancellor unhappy with PM binding successor?s hands with big spending commitmentsToday?s political developments - live updatesPhilip Hammond is so frustrated by Theresa May?s plans to spend billions of pounds on projects to shore up her legacy that he considered resigning, according to government sources...

 

School Diversity Week founder: ?I don?t recall a single teacher using the word gay?

Tuesday 18th June 2019

Tim Ramsey wants all LGBT children to feel free to be themselves ? but says Birmingham shows we have a long way to goThe first mention Tim Ramsey ever heard at school of homosexuality was negative, he remembers...

 

We?ve constructed a ruthless exam system where bereavement barely matters | Laura McInerney

Tuesday 18th June 2019

Even if A-level or GCSE students have lost a parent, their future depends on being poised to perform on a random dayI met a woman on a train last week who told me about her two sons currently sitting their GCSEs and A-levels...

 

Schools ?need support of government to help grieving children?

Tuesday 18th June 2019

Report calls for national bereavement policy as 41,000 children a year lose a parentThere is no government-led national bereavement policy for schools despite the equivalent of every classroom in the UK containing at least one child who has lost a parent or sibling, according to a report into the consequences of childhood bereavement in the British school system...

 

You?ve set up a successful school. What next? Start a university, of course

Tuesday 18th June 2019

Ed Fidoe, co-founder of School 21, is launching the London Interdisciplinary School, mixing arts, science and business skillsEd Fidoe, co-founder of School 21, an ?outstanding? free school in east London, has spotted a problem...

 

Beechwood: 'I can't believe the evil that happened there'

Tuesday 18th June 2019

A victim of the regime at a notorious children's home has come forward to tell her story - one of hundreds of accounts of abuse heard by a national inquiry...

 

New measures to support disadvantaged children in schools

Monday 17th June 2019

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Children's speech therapy: Call for wider support in Wales

Monday 17th June 2019

One in 10 children in Wales struggle with their speech and language, according to therapists...

 

Damian Hinds: home shapes a child's future more than school

Monday 17th June 2019

Education secretary says arguments and disengaged parents cost nine GCSE gradesChildren?s home environments have a bigger effect on social mobility than being born into low-income backgrounds or attending underperforming schools, the education secretary has said...

 

Nicholas Sparks defends diversity record at school after emails leak

Monday 17th June 2019

Author of The Notebook and school?s co-founder says emails to former headmaster are ?not news? ahead of trial in AugustBestselling romantic novelist Nicholas Sparks has rejected claims that he fostered an anti-LGBT environment at a school that he co-founded, after emails between him and a former headmaster were leaked to the Daily Beast...

 

School places change for domestic abuse

Monday 17th June 2019

Families escaping domestic violence will be prioritised for school places, says education secretary...

 

Divorce likely to put weight on children, study finds

Monday 17th June 2019

Study compared the weights of children whose parents had broken up with those whose parents had not...

 

News story: New measures to support disadvantaged children in schools

Monday 17th June 2019

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David Lammy says England is failing those who don't go to university

Monday 17th June 2019

Former universities minister warns that the lack of vocational alternatives is entrenching inequality England?s education system is failing young people who don?t go to university because there are too few quality routes for vocational education, says David Lammy, a Labour MP...

 

Can you solve it? Are you in the smartest 1 per cent (of 13-year-olds)?

Monday 17th June 2019

The test given to the UK?s maths prodigiesToday you are pitting yourselves against the best 13-year-old mathematicians in the UK...

 

Jailed mothers: The 'terrible damage' to children

Monday 17th June 2019

With 17,000 children a year separated from jailed mothers in England and Wales, some MPs want change...

 

Teachers to be trained to spot mental health issues early

Sunday 16th June 2019

PM to pledge new materials and guidance for schools as part of prevention initiativeTheresa May is to announce that all teachers in England and Wales will be trained to spot the early signs of mental health issues in children as part of a package of measures aimed at prioritising prevention...

 

Theresa May calls for mental health to be priority

Sunday 16th June 2019

Tackling mental health problems needs 'urgent attention', says the prime minister...

 

The Guardian view on impoverished schools: charity is not the answer | Editorial

Sunday 16th June 2019

Headteachers are being forced to beg for donations...

 

May I have a word about? the intriguing profession of cryptozoology | Jonathan Bouquet

Sunday 16th June 2019

Why didn?t my careers adviser suggest that I take up the study of Nessie, the chupacabra or the Mokele-mbembe?I well remember my school careers adviser shaking his head and saying that I was fit only for the armed forces or the police, which rather demeans these noble professions...

 

What Cambridge University taught us about racism

Saturday 15th June 2019

Cambridge graduates Chelsea Kwakye and Ore Ogunbiyi have written a guide to help students ? and it?s the second title published by Stormzy?s #Merky BooksCChelsea Kwakye and Ore Ogunbiyi are the co-authors of Taking Up Space: The Black Girl?s Manifesto for Change, the second title from #Merky Books, a partnership between Penguin and grime star Stormzy, who has also announced he is funding two Cambridge scholarships for black students in the UK...

 

Hinds visits Arsenal?s league leading language project

Friday 14th June 2019

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Nations must protect spending on the vulnerable, says IMF chief

Friday 14th June 2019

Shift in stance comes as more countries raise concerns about inequality ? Christine LagardeThe International Monetary Fund is urging countries to protect spending on health, education and vulnerable groups amid growing concern among its members about excessive levels of inequality, its managing director has said...

 

Birmingham LGBT school row: MP Roger Godsiff given warning

Friday 14th June 2019

Labour MP Roger Godsiff is reprimanded after voicing support for parents opposed to LGBT teaching...

 

Press release: Hinds visits Arsenal?s league leading language project

Friday 14th June 2019

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Ofsted sounds warning over outstanding schools

Friday 14th June 2019

Numerous outstanding schools are downgraded by Ofsted after concerns are raised...

 

Another Etonian leader? Time for Labour to challenge the might of private schools | Robert Verkaik

Friday 14th June 2019

As the Tories edge towards anointing Boris Johnson as prime minister, Corbyn should commit to checking this elitist systemNot since Harold Wilson?s government set up a commission to deal with the ?public school problem? has the Palace of Westminster hosted an event that could bring about the dismantling of Britain?s educational apartheid...

 

The Trump administration is waging a quiet war on education | Ross Barkan

Friday 14th June 2019

The Trump/DeVos vision of American education? Unshackle the rich and let them turn a profit at the expense of working-class studentsPerhaps nothing illustrates the perverse nature of Donald Trump?s administration better than his approach to the regulatory state...

 

Continued success in parents securing their top picks of school

Thursday 13th June 2019

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Thousands of new school places in underperforming areas

Thursday 13th June 2019

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The Romsey young carers using rock music as respite

Thursday 13th June 2019

The music 'school of rock' is giving young carers a break from their daily routines...

 

Press release: Thousands of new school places in underperforming areas

Thursday 13th June 2019

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Birmingham LGBT lessons row: 'Children worried about protests'

Thursday 13th June 2019

Pupils have been concerned about protests against LGBT lessons in Birmingham, school staff and governors say...

 

Jessica Biel denies she is an anti-vaxxer after opposing California vaccination law

Thursday 13th June 2019

The actor said she was ?not against vaccinations? despite joining prominent anti-vaxxer Robert Kennedy Jr in opposition to a bill intended to reduce medical exemptionsJessica Biel denied suggestions she was a supporter of the anti-vaccination movement after spending the day lobbying lawmakers in the US with advocate Robert F Kennedy Jr...

 

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