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Nursery boss 'killed baby she strapped to beanbag'

16th April 2024
Kate Roughley, 37, is accused of the manslaughter by ill-treatment of nine-month-old Genevieve Meehan.

Muslim student loses school prayer ban challenge

16th April 2024
Michaela School was entitled to enforce a ban on prayer rituals, the High Court has ruled.

More of city's children not going to school - report

16th April 2024
A council report says an increasing number of parents are refusing school places offered to them.

Half of area's pupils missing out on chosen secondary school

16th April 2024
Less than half of children in Butetown get their top choice school compared with 88% across Cardiff.

Primary school places 2024: When do parents find out offers?

15th April 2024
Parents will soon be finding out which primary school their children will be going to.

'We are operating as a charity' says head teacher

14th April 2024
Chris Currie from Killinchy Primary School says it is "impossible" to work within his school budget.

Fears pupils prefer processed food to school meals

12th April 2024
Reasons for children not wanting school meals include portion sizes and noisy canteens.

Nine-year-olds added to malicious WhatsApp groups

12th April 2024
Schools warn thousands of parents on Tyneside about malicious group chats on the messaging app.

Teen's joy as skateboarding added to GCSE sports

12th April 2024
Skateboarding is one of 13 new sports which will be allowed as part of GCSE PE from September 2026.

Call to continue free period products in schools

12th April 2024
The government's scheme which offers free period products in schools is due to end in July.

Improved pay offer for further education lecturers

11th April 2024
The offer includes an improved £30,000 starting salary as well as an 8.4% pay rise for lecturers.

Weak evidence and toxic debate letting down gender care children, report says

10th April 2024
A landmark report says "toxicity" of debate is hampering medical research into gender services.

Parents want TikTok star to encourage kids outdoors

9th April 2024
Social media posts of the two-year-old exploring the natural world are watched by millions.

Living near Sure Start centre boosted GCSEs, study suggests

9th April 2024
Children who grew up close to a centre achieved better GCSE grades than their peers, research suggests.

Boy, 17, accused of knocking teacher unconscious

8th April 2024
He is alleged to have thrown the teacher to the floor before seizing her by the throat at a Dundee school.

Ex-Ofsted boss to lead head teacher death review

8th April 2024
Ruth Perry took her own life after an inspection at her school in Reading in November 2022.

Lib Dems unveil special needs support plan

8th April 2024
Leader Ed Davey wants a new national champion to tackle the most complex special educational needs.

Dog sitting helping stressed and isolated students

7th April 2024
University students in Bristol say volunteering to look after dogs has boosted their mental health.

'I sent out 300 applications and got 299 rejections'

6th April 2024
Universities and employers are working together to help low-income families start a career by 2030.

'I sent out 300 applications and got 299 rejections'

6th April 2024
Universities and employers are working together to help low-income families start a career by 2030.

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