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Cyber-bullying 'worst in England schools'

Wed, 06/19/2019 - 20:41
International study suggests England's schools have the highest levels of bullying on social media.

Exeter University: Arrest after students threatened with 'gun'

Wed, 06/19/2019 - 19:25
Police received reports of a man "making threats while in possession of a handgun" at Exeter University.

Hundreds of special needs pupils 'squeezed' out of school

Wed, 06/19/2019 - 17:32
One parent, who has been waiting two years for a school place, says her son was "squeezed out".

Computer 'geek' stereotype puts girls off subject

Wed, 06/19/2019 - 11:05
Only 50 girls in Northern Ireland took computing at A-level in 2018 compared to 314 boys.

Oxford University accepts £150m from US private equity boss

Wed, 06/19/2019 - 05:21
Stephen Schwarzman, a confidant of President Trump, makes the largest ever donation to a UK university.

Ben Quartermaine: Mum hopes pupils learn lesson of sea death

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 22:18
Ben Quartermaine's mother says more should be done to warn children of the dangers of the sea.

Further maths A-level paper replaced following leak

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 19:31
The move is a "precautionary step" to protect students, says Edexcel's parent company, Pearson.

Girl, 12, flooded with beauty ads on Instagram

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 18:11
The ads were displayed to the young user despite Instagram's policies saying some should not be shown to her.

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

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 05:45
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.

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

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 05:15
One in 10 children in Wales struggle with their speech and language, according to therapists.

Syrian universities weakened by 'brain-drain', says report

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 05:04
Syria's war is near an end but its universities are struggling to help the country's recovery.

Dogs' eyes evolve to appeal to humans

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 05:04
Scientists have found a muscle that allows dogs to make 'puppy eyes' and bond with humans.

Jailed mothers: The 'terrible damage' to children

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 21:48
With 17,000 children a year separated from imprisoned mothers, some MPs are calling for legal reform.

School places change for domestic abuse

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 19:38
Families escaping domestic violence will be prioritised for school places, says education secretary.

Divorce likely to put weight on children, study finds

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 18:16
Study compared the weights of children whose parents had broken up with those whose parents had not.

Theresa May calls for mental health to be priority

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 03:07
Tackling mental health problems needs 'urgent attention', says the prime minister.

Maths paper leak: Students' fury at exam board 'shambles'

Sat, 06/15/2019 - 20:32
Students who sat the Edexcel A-level maths paper claim 'widespread' leak occurred hours before exam.

Edexcel launches investigation after A-level maths paper leaked online

Sat, 06/15/2019 - 12:36
Part of an Edexcel maths paper was shared on social media ahead of the exam on Friday.

Birmingham LGBT school row: MP Roger Godsiff given warning

Fri, 06/14/2019 - 16:20
Labour MP Roger Godsiff is reprimanded after voicing support for parents opposed to LGBT teaching.

Ofsted sounds warning over outstanding schools

Fri, 06/14/2019 - 15:10
Numerous outstanding schools are downgraded by Ofsted after concerns are raised.