Sixteen per cent of children in London failed to get into their first choice of primary school, according to figures released today.Read the full story ›
When his IQ was tested by Mensa, Aum Amin, registered 162 - the highest possible score for someone under 18.Read the full story ›
If you've tried - and failed - to get your children eating more healthily, here's an idea from a school in West London, that may encourage more kids to eat their greens.
Pupils at Phoenix High School in Shepherd's Bush are being urged to change their diet simply by learning where food comes from.
In the latest in our series putting the Focus on Obesity, Ruth Zorko reports from the school farm:
Colin Hegarty, 36, designed a website to help teach maths and is the only Briton nominated for a prestigious global teaching award.Read the full story ›
Tackling should be banned in school rugby games due to the risk of "serious injury", an open letter from health experts has warned.Read the full story ›
Parents and pupils can pick their top six places, but continued high demand means many are missing out.Read the full story ›
It has been revealed more than three quarters of car pollution in the South East is produced by drivers living outside of London.
An Oxford University study found that in 2012 the population of 12 million living in the South East but outside the capital produced 77% of the region's car emissions, compared with just 23% by the eight million people within London.
Researchers found that the average daily car mileage per person was 7.7 miles by Londoners, less than half the 15.6 miles driven by those neighbouring the capital.
In maths alone, secondary school pupils in Shanghai are around three years ahead of those in the capital, according to a new study.Read the full story ›