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Knife crime curfew plan for 12 year olds

2 hours 12 min ago
The Home Office is to allow courts to impose restrictions on people police suspect carry weapons.

Edinburgh youth climate strikers allowed one school day off a year

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 17:35
However, no punishment will be levelled at pupils or parents if they choose to strike for a longer period.

Record number of students seek university through clearing

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 16:50
Students snap up record number of university places through clearing a day after the A-level results.

Twin festival in northwest France reaches 25th year

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 05:44
The town of Pleucadeuc in northwest France holds an annual festival for twins, now in its 25th year.

Bournemouth cookery class for young asylum seekers

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 04:47
Workshops are teaching young asylum seekers how to cook and improve their English skills.

Stormzy funding two more Cambridge University places

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 02:06
Grime artiste Stormzy pledges to fund two more Cambridge students.

A-levels: Students celebrate results

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 22:31
Thousands of students collect their A-level results as the proportion picking up top grades falls.

Celebrities call for more creative education in schools

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 21:48
Stars from the arts world urge the government to make creative education accessible to young people.

A-level agony: What to do if your results are a surprise

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 17:25
Eddie Playfair, of the Association of Colleges, and Helena Poole, of Which? University, offer advice.

A-levels: What subjects are students dropping and why?

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 17:01
As students in England, Wales and Northern Ireland get their A-Level results, Reality Check looks at how subject choices are changing.

Dental surgeons urge England's schools to go sugar-free

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 05:51
They say tackling tooth decay - which affects a quarter of five-year-olds - is a priority.

A-levels: Anxious wait over for thousands of pupils

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 05:45
Thousands of pupils will learn their fate and find out about university and college places.

'Don't break yourself over a letter on a piece of paper'

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 05:44
Here are some words of advice and encouragement for those awaiting their A level results.

A-level results 2019: Key questions

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 05:43
As thousands of teenagers receive their A and AS-level results, the BBC looks at some key questions.

A-level results: 'I didn't go to uni and I love what I do'

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 04:45
The BBC meets three people who opted not to go to university after their A-levels.

Dr Becky: The Oxford University YouTube astrophysicist

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 04:45
"Dr Becky" receives thousands of views on her channel, which answers questions about the Universe.

Thousands of students receive BTEC results

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 00:31
More than half of qualifications awarded for 16-18 year olds in England are for vocational courses.

A-level grade boundaries leaked ahead of results day

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 18:56
Leaked documents show A-level maths candidates had to score just 55% to get an A in this year's paper.

BTec Nationals: Who are the students who didn't just do A-levels?

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 17:09
All about the BTec National, one of the popular alternatives to A-levels.

BTec results: Vocational qualifications 'not an easy option'

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 14:26
Tasnim Bhuiyan from Cardiff is one of thousands of students getting their BTec results.