Children with autism, who struggle to cope at school, are being given help in a specially adapted bungalow in Leicester.
A school in Derby has come up with a novel way of calming the nerves of students sitting their GCSE exams - relaxation classes.
A group of students from Wolverhampton who were stranded in extreme snow in Scotland for more than three days tell their story of survival.
Farmers across the Midlands have thrown open their doors to the public today.
It is part of Open Farm Sunday, an annual event giving people the chance to find out where their food comes from and the challenges facing the industry today.
Farmer's daughter Kate Spence says the number of people that do not know a loaf of bread 'starts off in a field' and hopes today's open day teaches the origin of food to visitors At Great Wood Farm in Grantham.
Farmers across their Midlands have thrown open their doors to the public today.
It is part of Open Farm Sunday, an annual event, giving people the chance to find out where their food comes from, how farming has changed, and the challenges facing the industry today. One farm popular with visitors today was Great Wood Farm in Grantham in Lincolnshire.
A thousand schoolchildren from the Midlands will find out what it was like to be an evacuee during World War 2 later.
The Great Central Railway at Loughborough in Leicestershire is putting on a special lesson for the youngsters, as part of its Wartime Weekend event.
Despite the cold temperatures, Ospreys have migrated back to the Midlands to have their chicks.
The birds have returned to Rutland Water, which is home to the first Ospreys to breed in England for 150 years.
The charity Childline says its Nottingham office is getting hundreds of calls a week in the Midlands from teenagers suffering exam stress.
It's urging students who are feeling anxious about their GCSEs to get in touch.
Last year, the charity received more than 1500 calls from young people under 18 who were worried about their exams.
Headteachers have declared they have no confidence in the Government's education policies at the NAHT union conference in Birmingham.
Kenny Frederick, a headteacher and member of the NAHT executive, has accused the Education Secretary Michael Gove of wanting to "bring us back to 1950s".
Speaking on the BBC's Radio 5 Live, she said that Mr Gove has not listened to teachers and that his plan was destined to "fall flat on its face".
Mr Gove is expected to receive an angry reception when he speaks at the NAHT conference in Birmingham this afternoon.
Schools are losing their sense of humour under piles of data and spreadsheets as headteachers are forced to "wrestle with an octopus" of government initiatives and reforms, a union leader will warn today.
Heads are becoming tired of constant change to the education system, and believe it is being dismantled before their eyes, according to Bernadette Hunter, president of the National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT).
In a strongly-worded attack, Ms Hunter will say she believes that Education Secretary Michael Gove is not a champion of education, and liken the minister to a "fanatical personal trainer" urging headteachers to go "faster, faster, higher and higher".