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Gloucester gets new �1m sports pitch thanks to historic school

Wednesday 20th February 2019

It’s available for the whole community to use Read full story...

 

Your 2019 Gloucestershire Apprenticeship Award finalists revealed

Monday 18th February 2019

The awards take place on March 7 at Cheltenham Racecourse Read full story...

 

In pictures: Village school pupils celebrate first steps to becoming 'Global Citizens'

Sunday 17th February 2019

Children at the school had fun learning how 'our lives are connected with people and places' across the globe Read full story...

 

Schools' climate strike: 'Why we skipped school to protest'

Friday 15th February 2019

Young people explain why they walked out of schools across England to protest over climate change...

 

Headteacher reveals ?huge sense of sadness? after deciding to leave Gloucestershire school

Tuesday 25th September 2018

Nikki Hill is to leave Greatfield Park Primary School in Up Hatherley, Cheltenham, for another school in the town Read full story...

 

Boys join the girls in class at Gloucester high school for first time

Tuesday 11th September 2018

About 60 boys walked through the school gates at the start of term for the first time Read full story...

 

Mums in tears at school gates on first day as beautiful gesture from teachers opens the floodgates

Monday 10th September 2018

This is wonderful Read full story. Taken from the Gloucestershire Live - News RSS feed.

 

CS Lewis letter to schoolchildren expected to fetch 5k

Saturday 8th September 2018

The two-page letter asks pupils at a school in Wiltshire how they think The Chronicles of Narnia should end...

 

Headteacher praised for transforming failing school which has just had its best ever GCSE results

Tuesday 4th September 2018

Paul Holroyd hopes the community now has confidence Forest High School in Cinderford is here to stay Read full story...

 

Eight tips to prepare for a positive new term

Saturday 1st September 2018

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

 

?Highly impressive? new 5million centre opens at county school (and it's available for the public too)

Friday 24th August 2018

Cleeve School in Bishop’s Cleeve, near Cheltenham, launches its sixth form centre of excellence Read full story...

 

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...

 


National news archive

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

Read full story. Taken from the News and communications from Department for Education (DfE) RSS feed.

 

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

Read full story. Taken from the News and communications from Department for Education (DfE) RSS feed.

 

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...

 

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