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This is the law on teachers applying suncream to schoolchildren in the hot weather

Tuesday 8th May 2018

Parents/guardian/carers have prime responsibility towards their child's welfare and health and safety Read full story...

 

Schoolchildren could be weighed by teachers for Ofsted obesity checks

Monday 7th May 2018

It would be a dramatic change to Ofsted checks Read full story...

 

Jo Whiley and Julian Dunkerton open 'wonderful' new music school in Cheltenham

Thursday 3rd May 2018

The BBC Radio 2 DJ and the Superdry co-founder cut the ribbon at the school Read full story...

 

Why hundreds of books are being handed out to primary schools in Cheltenham

Wednesday 2nd May 2018

A total of 15 centres will recieve the free books Read full story...

 

Gloucestershire 10th in home-schooling rates

Wednesday 25th April 2018

Mental health and avoiding exclusion are among reasons given for removing children from classrooms...

 

Apprenticeships aren?t just for school leavers ? they?re for management too

Thursday 19th April 2018

Simon Kay from SGS College tells us about how apprenticeships are set to provide the company’s future leaders Read full story...

 

Meet the dog who is helping children at a Gloucester school to read

Monday 2nd April 2018

Skye the therapy dog is sitting with children at a Kingsway Primary school Read full story...

 

How your child can learn tight-rope walking, trapeze, juggling and even walking on a giant globe

Saturday 24th March 2018

The Gloucestershire school with a difference Read full story...

 

The Gloucestershire Apprenticeship Awards are still accepting entries

Wednesday 14th March 2018

Don’t miss entering yourself or an exceptional apprentice you know Read full story...

 

Revealed: The 50 Greatest Gloucestershire Women of all time

Thursday 8th March 2018

We've teamed up with Cheltenham Racecourse to reveal the 50 Greatest Gloucestershire Women Read full story...

 

Why 10 Royal Marines are walking to EVERY primary school in Gloucestershire

Sunday 25th February 2018

Former Royal Marines planning a marathon charity walk Read full story...

 

More spaces coming due to 5.3m expansion of secondary school

Sunday 11th February 2018

The extensive expansion has received a further cash injection Read full story...

 

Hartpury student King crowns goalscoring performance with England Schools selection

Thursday 1st February 2018

17-year-old called up Read full story. Taken from the gloucestershirelive - News RSS feed.

 

Primary school will double in size after 1.4million investment

Wednesday 31st January 2018

Three new classrooms are being built to double its capacity Read full story...

 

The genius trick this Gloucestershire school uses to keep children calm

Thursday 25th January 2018

A new approach has been adopted Read full story. Taken from the gloucestershirelive - News RSS feed.

 

A father and daughter warn others to be more aware

Monday 22nd January 2018

A Gloucestershire family urges parents to guard against 'sexting' after falling victim to the craze...

 

How I had the 'sexting' conversation with my teenage son

Tuesday 16th January 2018

Nobody told me that I would have to talk about this 'Sexting' malarky to my kids one day...

 

Centuries of single sex education set to end at two Gloucestershire grammar schools' sixth forms

Sunday 17th December 2017

It's the end of a longstanding arrangement and single sex sixth forms Read full story...

 

Look at these little stars! Nativity pictures from schools across Gloucestershire

Friday 15th December 2017

Cuteness alert Read full story. Taken from the gloucestershirelive - News RSS feed.

 

UPDATED: Full list of schools closed or opening late in sub-zero Gloucestershire

Tuesday 12th December 2017

Will your child be going to school today? Read full story...

 

Meet the lads who brought home bronze from the Special Olympics

Thursday 7th December 2017

They both started playing tennis at an all ability after school club and now they train three to four times a week because they enjoy the sport do much...

 

Stranger danger alert issued by headteacher

Wednesday 6th December 2017

It's the second one from the same school in a space of two months Read full story...

 

?Unbelievable!?: Cheltenham school revealed as best comprehensive in South West in schools guide

Friday 1st December 2017

The Sunday Times Parent Power ranked Balcarras School in Cheltenham top of secondary comprehensives in region Read full story...

 

Blade Shunners: Teachers at a Gloucestershire school as you have never seen them before

Friday 1st December 2017

Movember spawned a moustache or two at Cleeve School in Bishop's Cleeve Read full story...

 

This is where a new 30million school in Gloucestershire could be built

Wednesday 29th November 2017

It’s on the edge of the town Read full story...

 


National news archive

'Crisis point': New Zealand hit by primary school teacher strike

Wednesday 15th August 2018

Zoos, community halls and churches hold all-day events to help keep 400,000 children occupiedPrimary school teachers have gone on strike in New Zealand for the first time in 24 years, weeks after 30,000 nurses walked off the job...

 

The man who is fervent about feeding hungry kids, but hates food banks | Aditya Chakrabortty

Wednesday 15th August 2018

Children should not be victims of austerity says Robbie Davison, head of a meals service...

 

University open days: your turn to ask the questions during clearing

Wednesday 15th August 2018

You?re choosing a new home ? so you?ll want the lowdown on the course, the university and the city Students often feel under pressure to make a snap decision on a clearing place, but how do you choose the right one? It?s not all about the course ? the university and its location will also have a bearing on how much you enjoy the coming years...

 

If teachers can?t have better pay, give them rail tickets or capped rents | Laura McInerney

Tuesday 14th August 2018

The government needs new ways to attract more teachers if it?s not willing to fund a competitive salaryTeachers are the envy of the country during the summer break, snoozing and reading for six weeks...

 

Idea from Harlem transforms young lives in west London

Tuesday 14th August 2018

A scheme lauded by Barack Obama is steering pupils out of hardship and into universityTwo years ago Phoenix academy in Shepherds Bush, west London, was put in special measures...

 

School cuts: ?Children now raise money for their own education?

Tuesday 14th August 2018

Funding crisis means some UK headteachers spend more than 50% of their time seeking charity for essential subjects The village of Benenden in Kent has a green nearly as big as a football pitch...

 

School exclusion of autistic boy unlawful, judge rules

Tuesday 14th August 2018

The exclusion of an autistic boy after he hit a teaching assistant with a ruler, punched her and pulled her hair, was 'unlawful'...

 

Oxford college employed sex abuse monk for 12 years

Tuesday 14th August 2018

Fr Bernard Green sexually assaulted a boy in 1995 and was banned from working with young people...

 

I know how hard it is for working-class actors to succeed. We can change that | Eddie Marsan

Tuesday 14th August 2018

Money is a huge obstacle for people trying to get into the arts...

 

Mental health at university: know where to find support

Tuesday 14th August 2018

The transition to university is drastic ? and not everyone sails through it...

 

School discriminated against expelled autistic boy, judge rules

Tuesday 14th August 2018

Tribunal judge says aggressive behaviour is not a choice for children with autismChildren with special needs who have been excluded from schools for aggressive behaviour linked to their condition are being discriminated against, a judge has ruled...

 

Bringing up your baby as a vegan

Tuesday 14th August 2018

Laceinne Cooper is raising her child on a plant-based diet...

 

Debate over Scotland's schools enters new term

Tuesday 14th August 2018

As Scotland's children head back to school this week, the debate over education intensifies...

 

Locals decry 'tortuous' exclusion after Glasgow School of Art fire

Monday 13th August 2018

Calls for public inquiry grow amid anger at lack of clear schedule for displaced residents and businessesLocal residents and businesses have described their ongoing exclusion from homes and premises around the Glasgow School of Art?s Mackintosh building as ?tortuous?, amid growing calls for a public inquiry into the cause of the second blaze to devastate the building in four years...

 

Equity president warns working class struggle to get into acting

Monday 13th August 2018

Maureen Beattie also hopes anti-harassment measures set out by UK actors? union will be adopted by wider industryWorking class youngsters who dream of becoming actors or performers are increasingly being kept out of the profession because of the cost and failures in the education system, the new president of Equity has warned...

 

New A-level and GCSE grades will be handed out fairly, says Ofqual

Monday 13th August 2018

Students are reassured they will not be disadvantaged by sitting ?tougher? examsThe chief qualifications regulator in England, Sally Collier, said that year?s A-level and GCSE students would not be suffer from being the first to take the new, tougher, exams...

 

Working mums: 'We're too tough on ourselves'

Monday 13th August 2018

We ask three women about the challenges of being a working mum...

 

Going plastic-free with kids: Tips to reduce your dependence

Monday 13th August 2018

Blogger Mamalina gives five tips on reducing your plastic dependence if you have young children...

 

Middle-class teenagers 'play the system to get into top universities'

Sunday 12th August 2018

Richer applicants shop around through clearing to detriment of poorer peers, say expertsMiddle-class teenagers and their parents are increasingly using university clearing to shop around for the best courses to the detriment of their less well-off peers, education experts have warned ahead of A-level results day next week...

 

Mature students who embrace clearing: 'Getting a degree was life-changing'

Sunday 12th August 2018

The transformational benefits of a university education aren?t just for the youngA university degree can transform your life at any age, and each year thousands of mature students enrol on degree courses...

 

Clearing: how parents can help

Saturday 11th August 2018

Adulthood is just around the corner, but for now, as they tackle clearing, your children need calm, non-judgmental support, says Gavan NadenResults day can be a nerve-racking experience if things don?t go your child?s way, but parents should try to not get swept up in the emotion...

 

Need some perspective before university? Take a gap year

Saturday 11th August 2018

Exams, exams, exams ... are you ready for a break? Time volunteering overseas will be a confidence-building adventureA six-month stint working and travelling around Australia? Or three months volunteering on a sea turtles conservation programme in Costa Rica? With so many options available, deciding what to do when you?ve deferred university for a year can be both fun and exhausting; so begin by knuckling down to some research...

 

Scientists launch campaign to overturn gender stereotypes

Friday 10th August 2018

Campaigners aim to raise 15,000 to get book on women?s brains into every school Two scientists have launched a campaign to get a copy of a book debunking accepted scientific ?facts? about women into every state school in the UK...

 

Female scientists launch campaign to debunk gender 'facts'

Friday 10th August 2018

Plan to get book into every UK school to help encourage girls to overcome structural barriersTwo scientists have launched a campaign to get a copy of a book that debunks accepted scientific ?facts? about women into every state school in the UK...

 

Early years teacher gaps 'risk children's futures'

Thursday 9th August 2018

Save the Children says there are 11,000 too few early years teachers working across England...

 

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