Fast food deliveries should be banned to schools, experts have said, after a quarter of teenagers said they had ordered takeaways to them.Read the full story ›
Copies of the "highly concerning" leaflets were found during an Ofsted inspection at Birmingham's Darul Uloom Islamic High School.Read the full story ›
Almost half of parents say they are more likely to take their children on holiday during term-time following a recent court ruling.Read the full story ›
Durga Kami, whose six children have all left home, never completed his studies as a child due to poverty but now has a scholarship.Read the full story ›
That's the warning of the NSPCC who commissioned the most extensive look at the impact on secondary school pupils in the UK to date.Read the full story ›
Around one in six children in England missed out on a place at their top choice of secondary school this year, government figures show.
In total, 84.1% of 11-year-olds across the country were given a spot at their first preference, compared with 84.2% in 2015.
The latest Department for Education statistics also show that 88.4% of youngsters seeking primary school places were offered their first choice, up from 87.8% last year.
This means that almost one in eight did not receive their top preference.
Department for Education "has no plan" to meets targets to fill teacher training places, according to the Committee of Public Accounts.Read the full story ›
Jon Platt won a legal battle after being fined for taking his daughter on a holiday during term-time- but this ruling is to be appealed.Read the full story ›
Jon Platt says his company is willing to take on thousands of cases of parents who believe they have been unlawfully fined.Read the full story ›
Headteachers have urged Barnsley Council to reconsider cutting the school holiday break from six weeks to five.Read the full story ›