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Studying as a teen mum

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 00:21
Olga, 18, who is studying for her A-levels shares her tips on planning revision and studying with a child.
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Pencader student drops out over loss of care allowance

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 22:07
A young carer who dropped out of college because she would lose her allowance wants a change in the law.
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School meal smoothie ban in obesity fight

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 11:21
Fruit juices could also disappear from school lunch menus, while the amount of fruit and vegetables increase.
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Cambridge University asks for help attracting black students

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 04:51
The university says it cannot improve diversity among its student population "on its own".
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My 84-year-old husband now does my make-up

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 00:02
When Mona's deteriorating sight meant she could no longer apply her own make-up, her loyal husband Des stepped in, and started taking lessons.
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Exams 2018: The 'myth' of the visual learner

Sun, 06/03/2018 - 01:33
Across the UK, hundreds of thousands of pupils have been revising for exams.
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Teacher recruitment agencies face fees crackdown

Sun, 06/03/2018 - 01:00
The move follows the education secretary's promise to help schools cut unnecessary costs.
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Streaming at five set me up to fail, says deputy head

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 01:30
Deputy head Sean Macnamara says his own experiences convinced him streaming is a bad idea.
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Five tips for your fussy eaters

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 09:45
Here's some advice from a psychologist based on scientific research.
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Bereaved parents 'let down at work by lack of support'

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 03:15
Two out of five parents said no-one talked to them about the loss of their baby when they went back to work.
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Educate children to tackle ethnic minority donor crisis, MPs say

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 02:48
MPs say teaching children about organ donation could boost donor numbers and bust some common myths.
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'Pinball kids experience too much change in care'

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 02:16
Almost 2,400 children in England changed home, school and social worker in one year, warns children's commissioner.
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'Junk food for exams' school head banned

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 20:14
Karen Parker gave pupils McDonald's, KFC and Dominos to "motivate" them to sit tests.
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Black applicants 'face more university fraud claims'

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 11:50
Ucas says it doesn't know why black students' applications are more likely to be flagged for potential fraud.
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Hay Festival: Bradford schoolgirls' first time review

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 01:26
A group of Bradford pupils visit the Hay Festival for the first time and give their review.
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Twins in school: To separate or not to separate?

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 00:57
Some mothers want their twins kept together, some prefer separate classes and others say "they'll find their own way regardless".
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Parents 'not involved' in new free schools

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 00:13
Free schools have failed to live up to their original, innovative purpose, say researchers.
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Young carers: 'I wouldn't be here if it wasn't for him'

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 00:12
Stuart Gumm says his 12-year-old son Carwyn has saved his life - but young carers need more support.
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Hotter years 'mean lower exam results'

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 12:19
There is a significant link between higher temperatures and lower school achievement, says a US study.
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Grammar school tests: How do children cope?

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 01:20
Thousands of pupils each year try to get into selective schools, which are set for a £50m expansion.
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