The Prime Minister said as a parent it is your duty to get your children to school every day.Read the full story ›
Teachers union says workload, pay and low morale drive educators away from the profession.Read the full story ›
Free school meals for infants in England will not be scrapped, Downing Street has confirmed.
It is thought that David Cameron personally intervened to make sure that free school meals were on offer to pupils aged four to seven.
The free school meals scheme in England marked its first anniversary in September, with every child in Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 qualifying for a cooked school lunch.
There have been recent concerns however, that the scheme may be axed.
The £600 million cost is paid by the government.
More than 40 leading health experts call for a government rethink, warning the move will worsen the growing obesity problem among children.Read the full story ›
A mother has complained after teachers confiscated her 14-year-old son's e-cigarette - claiming he needs it to kick his 10-a-day habit.Read the full story ›
Under a quarter of teenagers are "frequent" readers of books as the majority spend their spare time online, according to a new study.Read the full story ›
Children as young as 12 are being struck down with illnesses caused by stress over decisions about their future, a study says.Read the full story ›
Nearly two thirds of businesses say that maths should be a compulsory subject post-GCSE, to combat a shortage of skilled job candidates.Read the full story ›
Schools will be ordered to let children born between April 1 and August 31 to begin reception at the age of five under new proposals.Read the full story ›