Letter sent from St Michael's Academy criticised what it called a "poor indictment of the parenting skills of some of our families".Read the full story ›
Morice Town Primary School and Stuart Road Primary School in Plymouth both have catchments of less than 300 metres.Read the full story ›
Thornlow Prep School in Weymouth will shut its doors for the final time today due to falling pupil numbers.Read the full story ›
A mother from Devon is asking more people to be aware of organ donation and how many lives it can save.
Jackie King's daughter Emily lost her life at the age of eleven - but her death and the decision to donate her organs gave a future to several people.
New artwork was unveiled at Derriford Hospital, thanking bereaved families for agreeing to donate the organs of their loved ones.
In England three people a day die who are on the organ transplant waiting list.
Carclaze Community Primary School is ditching many chairs and desks for hay bales and beanbags, and letting children write on the floor.Read the full story ›
Owen Taylor turned up with reddish pink hair rather than his natural blond. The school said it was too "extreme" and sent him home early.Read the full story ›
Two skilled school cooks from Devon and Cornwall have got the chance to see what life is like in the kitchen at the House of Commons.Read the full story ›
A school in Exeter has had a remarkable visitor - Helen Sharman OBE, a chemist who became the first Briton in space.Read the full story ›
West Country MPs will discuss the impact of changes to term-time holiday rules in Westminster today - after securing a special Parliamentary debate on the issue.
A report found that the introduction of fines for parents who take their children out of school during term-time has caused businesses to lose up to 30% of their income since 2013.
100,000 people from the region signed a petition against the law.
The number of fines given to parents for taking their children on holiday during term time has almost trebled in two years.Read the full story ›