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Eight tips to prepare for a positive new term

Friday 1st September 2017

Eight tips to prepare for a positive new term for teaching staff Have flowers and plants in decorative pots about the room...

 

Watch: School's FINALLY out for summer! Students dash out of the last school in the country to break up

Friday 28th July 2017

Severn Vale School pupils will enjoy a fortnight-long Autumn half term instead Read full story...

 

Major expansion plans at Gloucestershire school could be given go-ahead tomorrow

Wednesday 26th July 2017

The plans would mean 325 new pupils at the school Read full story...

 

Is this the last school to break up? Why they've got a shorter break at this secondary

Wednesday 26th July 2017

Should other schools follow this idea? A shorter summer break? Parents have mixed views Read full story...

 

These inspiring stories show why Gloucester's Milestone School for disabled children is 'Outstanding'

Tuesday 25th July 2017

Gloucestershire's largest special school says it is "absolutely thrilled" to be judged 'Outstanding' by the education watchdog Read full story...

 

Retired teacher raises privacy concerns over use of fingerprint scanners in county schools

Monday 24th July 2017

He referenced George Orwell’s dystopian novel 1984, set in a world of omnipresent government surveillance Read full story...

 

School's out - so why do Gloucestershire school's finish on a Tuesday?

Monday 24th July 2017

Why does the end of term fall in the middle of the week? Read full story...

 

New teaching block planned as academy expands to meet student demand

Sunday 23rd July 2017

The Tuffley academy is set to have a nine form intake this September so the school is making preparations for the school to expand...

 

Teacher bids farewell to generations of children after 30 years

Sunday 23rd July 2017

Headteacher John Coles has left Heron Primary School Read full story...

 

Is driving your child to school damaging their health?

Saturday 22nd July 2017

Air quality outside county schools shows high levels of pollution Read full story...

 

All you need to know about new GCSE grades - it's going to be harder to get top marks

Friday 21st July 2017

The headteacher of Stroud High School said it will take some time to get a measure of the new system Read full story...

 

More than 100 primary school pupils suspended for attacking teachers in Gloucestershire

Friday 21st July 2017

There were 132 fixed-term exclusions for primary pupils in the area in 2015/16 Read full story...

 

Where could Cheltenham's new 30million school go? Possible locations revealed

Thursday 20th July 2017

Another bidder could also come in for the school Read full story...

 

School's out for summer- but children will be turned away from one school if they return without wearing the correct skirt or trousers

Thursday 20th July 2017

The head has written to parents informing them of the shake-up Read full story...

 

A new school costing 30million could be built in Cheltenham to meet soaring demand

Wednesday 19th July 2017

The exact location of the new free school is yet to be announced but it could be open by 2020 Read full story...

 

Now Poundland is selling school uniforms - for just 1

Wednesday 19th July 2017

Budget deal aimed at families looking to save money Read full story...

 

The 7 skills graduates and schools leavers need to improve their employment prospects

Wednesday 19th July 2017

It pays to be one step ahead of the competition when it comes to finding your first job in the world of work Read full story...

 

Students revisit the eighties in end of year school play

Wednesday 19th July 2017

The children have worked really hard this term to put on their last show at the Gloucester primary school Read full story...

 

Gloucestershire schools set for cash boost after Justine Greening pledges 1.3billion extra funding

Tuesday 18th July 2017

The bailout will stretch over the next two years and will increase the basic amount of funding for every pupil in the country Read full story...

 

This nursery has just been graded outstanding in ALL areas

Tuesday 18th July 2017

Berkhampstead Day Nursery is top of the class Read full story...

 

Girls school Fitbit ban 'not related to calorie counting'

Thursday 13th July 2017

A girls' high school bans social media compatible devices over concerns about pupils' wellbeing...

 

Why banning mobiles and make-up and reading 'classics' will turn my school around - new head

Wednesday 12th July 2017

Mobile phones create tension and anxiety , so if they are switched off, they can just get on with being kids Read full story...

 

New name, new headteacher and new look for major secondary school

Thursday 6th July 2017

They'll be wearing blazers and ties for the first time Read full story...

 

Winners revealed: Gloucestershire Apprenticeship Awards 2017

Thursday 6th July 2017

More than 200 finalists, guests and colleagues gathered at Cheltenham Racecourse for the sixth annual Gloucestershire Apprenticeship Awards - a celebration of everything being done in the county to train and promote the talent within our boundaries...

 

Parents face 120 fines and even prosecution if their child is late to school

Tuesday 4th July 2017

New rules involving prosecutions and fines are to be put into place to decrease the amount of lesson time students are missing Read full story...

 


National news archive

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...