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More than 250 pupils isolating after Covid-19 case at school

Friday 25th September 2020

Pupils at Severn Vale School have been sent home after a positive Covid-19 testRead full story...

 

Judgement reserved in Christian school worker's LGBT lessons tribunal

Thursday 24th September 2020

Kristie Higgs was dismissed for gross misconduct by Farmor's School in Fairford last year...

 

Head denies suspending school assistant over religious views

Wednesday 23rd September 2020

Kristie Higgs, 44, was dismissed for gross misconduct by Farmor's School in Fairford last year...

 

Christian school worker 'not sacked for beliefs'

Wednesday 23rd September 2020

Kristie Higgs was dismissed for gross misconduct by Farmor's School in Fairford last year...

 

Schoolgirls save woman from drowning off Isle of Wight

Wednesday 23rd September 2020

Two sisters meet the woman they saved from drowning off the Isle of Wight...

 

Construction begins on new 900-pupil school in Cheltenham

Tuesday 22nd September 2020

The High School Leckhampton is costing £30m and will ultimately have 900 pupilsRead full story...

 

Head denies suspending Christian assistant over beliefs

Tuesday 22nd September 2020

Kristie Higgs was dismissed for gross misconduct by Farmor's School in Fairford last year...

 

Girl who faced life in a wheelchair has walked her baby sister to school

Monday 21st September 2020

The family raised a massive £100,000 to get young Amelia-Rose life changing surgery...

 

School assistant sacked over LGBT post takes case to tribunal

Monday 21st September 2020

Kristie Higgs, 44, was dismissed for gross misconduct by Farmor's School in Fairford last yearRead full story...

 

Pupils and teachers self-isolating after Covid-19 case at school

Monday 21st September 2020

Pupils and teachers from Churchdown Parton Manor Junior School are self-isolatingRead full story...

 

ADVERTORIAL: Strive for excellence at Newent Community School

Monday 21st September 2020

Newent Community School and Sixth Form Centre is a caring a supporting mixed comprehensive in NewentRead full story...

 

Girl who faced life in a wheelchair walks baby sister to school

Monday 21st September 2020

The family raised a massive £100,000 to get young Amelia-Rose life changing surgery...

 

School worker dismissed over LGBT Facebook posts

Monday 21st September 2020

The posts raised concerns about plans to teach LGBT relationships in primary schoolsRead full story...

 

Christian school assistant's shock at dismissal for LGBT posts

Monday 21st September 2020

Kristie Higgs believes same-sex marriages are against God's law - and "God does not make mistakes"...

 

ADVERTORIAL: Sisters say Malvern St James education made them the women they are

Thursday 17th September 2020

This leading independent school gave Isabel and Lily Rawlings the launch pad for their future careersRead full story...

 

School pays tribute to pupil who died following car crash

Wednesday 16th September 2020

The Shrubberies School's head teacher said: "Even as he grew older, he never lost his love of blowing bubbles and enjoyed entertaining the little ones in school with this...

 

Why year groups are being sent home because of Covid-19

Wednesday 16th September 2020

Several schools in Gloucestershire have had a case of Covid-19 and the number of children who are sent home depends on whether they are a secondary school or a primary schoolRead full story...

 

Cuts force school pupils to hang around train station for hours

Tuesday 15th September 2020

Schools and parents complain pupils face ten to 12 hour days because they have to start earlier and finish later...

 

Staff test positive at Cheltenham primary school

Tuesday 15th September 2020

The classroom has been deep cleaned and fogged with disinfectantRead full story...

 

Covid-19 confirmed at school – whole year group to self-isolate

Tuesday 15th September 2020

A 'significant number of students' have been asked to self-isolate for 14 days - including the entirity of Year 10Read full story...

 

Staff member tests Covid-positive at Cheltenham primary school

Tuesday 15th September 2020

The classroom has been deep cleaned and fogged with disinfectantRead full story...

 

T20 Blast: Group leaders Gloucestershire and Nottinghamshire both win again

Sunday 13th September 2020

North Group leaders Notts beat Derbyshire to go four points clear, while Gloucestershire open up a two-point lead in Central Group after beating Somerset...

 

The number of children attending school despite Covid fears

Saturday 12th September 2020

Over the summer holidays, numerous measures have been put in place to help social distancing and ensure the safety of both pupils and staffRead full story...

 

The reality of schooldays in Gloucestershire after lockdown

Saturday 12th September 2020

Over the summer holidays, numerous measures have been put in place to help social distancing and ensure the safety of both pupils and staffRead full story...

 

ADVERTORIAL: Achieving your maximum potential at Dene Magna

Friday 11th September 2020

Dene Magna School, founding member of the Forest of Dean Trust, is a thriving school for 11-18 year-oldsRead full story...

 


National news archive

Covid: Adults without A-levels to be offered free college courses

Tuesday 29th September 2020

The government offer will be available from April and aims to support jobseekers during the pandemic...

 

Dear Gavin Williamson, here's how to avoid more exam catastrophes | Michael Rosen

Tuesday 29th September 2020

Perhaps now Eton agrees that GCSEs are past it, you might talk to experts about a new way forwardI would guess that like the rest of us when we emerge from a nightmare experience, you’ve been hiding under your pillow...

 

UK coronavirus news: Johnson faces backlash over 'chaotic' announcement of latest local lockdown

Tuesday 29th September 2020

Live updates: PM gives speech about post-18 education as part of ‘levelling up’ agenda but faces backlash from council leaders in north east over latest restrictionsAdults in England without A-levels to get free college courseCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage 9...

 

'We deserve to be taught about it': why students want climate crisis classes

Monday 28th September 2020

Universities are bowing to pressure from their students to include modules on climate breakdown and sustainabilityIn five years’ time, every student at Sheffield University – whether they study maths, music or drama – will also need to get to grips with sustainability...

 

Black working-class pupils unfairly excluded in England, thinktank warns

Monday 28th September 2020

Two-tier education system criminalises black youth, says Institute of Race RelationsBlack working-class young people in England are being unfairly excluded and criminalised by a “two-tier education system”, a thinktank has said...

 

Covid: About 40 universities report coronavirus cases

Monday 28th September 2020

More courses are switched online as more universities face Covid outbreaks and isolating students...

 

'Where is the money going?': students demand tuition fee refunds

Monday 28th September 2020

Young people on the impact of Covid and isolation on their teaching and mental healthCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageUniversity students have told of the mental health impact of the coronavirus restrictions on campuses and demanded to be refunded part of their tuition fees...

 

Covid-19: what are UK students' rights over accommodation and courses?

Monday 28th September 2020

The lowdown on rent and finances as universities tackle a term like no otherCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageAs university terms get under way around the UK, students are facing a new academic year like no other...

 

The Guardian view on universities: test, trace and teach | Editorial

Monday 28th September 2020

Terms have barely begun and already students are locked down...

 

Covid: Adults without A-levels to be offered free college courses

Monday 28th September 2020

The government offer will be available from April and aims to support jobseekers during the pandemic...

 

France's most tattooed man told not to teach nursery children

Monday 28th September 2020

Sylvain Helaine says a parent complained their three year old had nightmares after seeing him...

 

Adults in England without A-levels to get free college course

Monday 28th September 2020

Government measures aim to boost employment chances in a post-Covid economyAdults without A-levels are to be offered a free college course to help boost their employment opportunities in the beleaguered post-Covid-19 economy, as Boris Johnson reiterates the government’s warning that not all jobs can be saved...

 

Exempt under-12s in England from Covid rule of six, says report

Monday 28th September 2020

Children’s commissioner criticises downgrading of the rights of the most vulnerableCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe children’s commissioner for England has called on the government to exempt under-12s from its “rule of six” for social gatherings, in a wide-ranging new report that lays bare the damaging impact of the pandemic on children...

 

Children 'must be the priority' in Covid-19 planning

Monday 28th September 2020

England's Children Commissioner calls for package to tackle a "rising tide of childhood vulnerability"...

 

Coronavirus lockdown: Let students go home for Christmas, says Labour

Sunday 27th September 2020

The party says it wants a guarantee from ministers as thousands of young people remain in campus lockdowns...

 

Covid-19: Prince Charles highlights coronavirus impact on young people

Sunday 27th September 2020

The coronavirus pandemic means it is a "particularly difficult time to be young", says Prince Charles...

 

Class sizes in UK may rise to 60 as schools struggle to cover for self-isolating teachers

Sunday 27th September 2020

Lack of coronavirus tests forces staff to stay home longer than necessary, headteachers warnCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageSome schools are planning to increase their class sizes to up to 60 pupils so that they can continue to offer students an education this term, as fears grow of a looming teacher shortage...

 

UK schools told not to use anti-capitalist material in teaching

Sunday 27th September 2020

DfE categorises idea as ‘extreme political stance’ equating to endorsing illegal activityThe government has ordered schools not to use resources from organisations which have expressed a desire to end capitalism...

 

Follow Covid rules so students can go home for Christmas, says minister

Sunday 27th September 2020

Oliver Dowden says everyone must follow rules after Labour urges promise on ‘unfair’ restrictionsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageUniversity students should be able to return home to their families at Christmas if the country “pulls together” and observes the new coronavirus rules, a cabinet minister has said...

 

Schools in England told not to use anti-capitalist material in teaching

Sunday 27th September 2020

DfE categorises idea as ‘extreme political stance’ equating to endorsing illegal activityThe government has ordered schools in England not to use resources from organisations which have expressed a desire to end capitalism...

 

Schools in England told not to use material from anti-capitalist groups

Sunday 27th September 2020

Idea categorised as ‘extreme political stance’ equivalent to endorsing illegal activityThe government has ordered schools in England not to use resources from organisations which have expressed a desire to end capitalism...

 

'Our first case of Covid. Parents are hounding me, staff are afraid': diary of a headteacher's week

Saturday 26th September 2020

The exhausted head of a school in England wonders how much more he can takeCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThree weeks into the autumn term and we are all wrecked...

 

Covid: Glasgow University to refund students ordered to self-isolate

Saturday 26th September 2020

One month’s rent to be reimbursed as compensation after coronavirus outbreak led to new restrictionsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageGlasgow University is to refund one month’s rent to students in halls of residence as compensation after hundreds were forced to self-isolate following an outbreak of coronavirus...

 

University students: Tips and tricks to help you cope in a pandemic

Saturday 26th September 2020

From embracing awkward Zoom chats to persevering with annoying flatmates, experts give some advice...

 

Why do students travel to university? Covid has proved they don't need to | Simon Jenkins

Friday 25th September 2020

Freshers’ week in Glasgow has turned into a fiasco...

 

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