Unions are furious at the sudden closure of Coln House Residential Special School in Fairford after a damning report by Ofsted.Read the full story ›
Controversial fines for parents who take their children out of school during term-time are being debated in parliament today.Read the full story ›
Parliament is due to debate on parents taking their children on holiday during term-time.
MPs will discuss whether fines for unauthorised absence should be scrapped.
In the meantime ABTA, The Travel Association, is calling on schools to set their own holiday dates. It says this will bring prices down.
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Swindon Borough Council wants to close 11 of its 15 libraries to save money and focus on looking after elderly and vulnerable people.Read the full story ›
An investigation has begun into Exeter Deaf Academy after allegations were made about how the students were cared forRead the full story ›
Teachers have been demonstrating in Plymouth in protest at what they say is the underfunding of our education system.Read the full story ›
Hundreds of teachers have marched through Bristol City Centre in protest at what they say is the underfunding of our education system.Read the full story ›
A ten-year-old boy with cerebral palsy has learnt to communicate using his eyes - despite being told by doctors he would never be able toRead the full story ›
Many schools across the region suspended lessons for the afternoon so pupils could watch England play Wales in the Euros.Read the full story ›
More than 7 in 10 people in the South West believe more parents would abandon their cars for the school run, if the journey was safer.Read the full story ›