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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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Hotter years 'mean lower exam results'

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 00:01
There is a significant link between higher temperatures and lower school achievement, says a US study.
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Bank of Mum and Dad 'feels the pinch'

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 07:29
The average parental contribution for home buyers this year will be down 17% on 2017, a survey says.
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Bank of Mum and Dad 'feels the pinch'

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 07:29
The average parental contribution for home buyers this year will be down 17% on 2017, a survey says.
Categories: Education News

Free schools boost for England's worst-performing areas

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 04:26
Councils will also get £50m to create about 740 new school places for children with special needs.
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Free schools boost for England's worst-performing areas

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 04:26
Councils will also get £50m to create about 740 new school places for children with special needs.
Categories: Education News

Trans activist Stephen Whittle on facing abuse on TV

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 00:58
Stephen Whittle on how life has changed since he started campaigning for transgender rights in the 1970s.
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Trans activist Stephen Whittle on facing abuse on TV

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 00:58
Stephen Whittle on how life has changed since he started campaigning for transgender rights in the 1970s.
Categories: Education News

First colleges to teach new vocational T-levels named

Sun, 05/27/2018 - 11:27
The new technical courses, including construction and childcare, will be an alternative to A-levels.
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First colleges to teach new vocational T-levels to be named

Sun, 05/27/2018 - 02:25
The new technical courses will equip students for "the jobs of tomorrow," says the education secretary.
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University of Southern California president quits in gynaecology scandal

Sat, 05/26/2018 - 09:02
The resignation follows allegations of sexual misconduct by a university doctor and a cover-up.
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University of Southern California president quits in gynaecology scandal

Sat, 05/26/2018 - 09:02
The resignation follows allegations of sexual misconduct by a university doctor and a cover-up.
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Stabbed GCSE student refused exemption by exam board

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 16:29
The 16-year-old lost part of his lung in the random attack in a London park earlier this month.
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Poor broadband means Conwy valley girl does homework in lay-by

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 12:26
A 12-year-old is so frustrated by no broadband - she has to do homework in the car a mile from home.
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League tables changes ‘toxic’ for poor white schools

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 12:11
Exam league tables are stigmatising white working-class schools, head teachers say.
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Brightlingsea parents consider removing children from school

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 08:43
One parent said his daughter had experienced "nothing but trouble" since joining the school.
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Poor white schools 'destroyed' by rankings

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 00:37
Exam league tables are stigmatising white working-class schools, head teachers say.
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Disabled boy sues theme park over lack of suitable toilet

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 05:41
A severely disabled boy, 11, says Flambards Theme Park in Cornwall is discriminating against him.
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'Relax A-level grades for some medical students'

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 01:22
Entry requirements for medical degrees should be lowered for those from the worst UK schools.
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Free school transport lost for 20,000 rural pupils

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 01:22
More than 20,000 children in rural England have lost access to free school transport, say local authorities.
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