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The children in care left with...

Oct 23, 2017 by

They are some of society’s most vulnerable children – those taken into care. And yet some schools are failing in their...

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10 fines at the dentist…...

Oct 22, 2017 by

When dentists warned that tens of thousands of people were being unfairly fined £100 after a visit to the surgery – it prompted...

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Oxbridge uncovered: More eliti...

Oct 20, 2017 by

The sheer dominance by the top two social classes of Oxford and Cambridge University admissions has been revealed in newly released...

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Dyslexia link to eye spots con...

Oct 19, 2017 by

French scientists say they may have found a potential cause of dyslexia which could be treatable, hidden in tiny cells in the human...

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‘He hid in a cupboard &#...

Oct 19, 2017 by

The pressures of school life can be tough for a lot of kids, but for a child who’s experienced abuse, neglect and years in...

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Children ’embarrassed by...

Oct 18, 2017 by

Moderate drinking by parents can have a negative impact on children, causing anxiety and disrupting bedtime routines, a study says....

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‘I felt so low, I couldn...

Oct 16, 2017 by

“To get to my school I had to cross a railway bridge and I would just stand there and think ‘I could just jump...

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Disabled children hate crime r...

Oct 15, 2017 by

Reported hate crimes against disabled children are rising, a BBC investigation has discovered. Figures from police forces across the...

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Apprenticeships: ‘ItR...

Oct 13, 2017 by

Apprenticeship starts this summer were down almost two thirds on the same period last year despite a new funding scheme which started...

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Supply teachers ‘quittin...

Oct 12, 2017 by

Supply teachers are having to take on extra jobs to make ends meet and many are considering quitting the profession, it has been...

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What to do if your child is ov...

Oct 11, 2017 by

One in ten young people in the UK, aged between five and 19, is obese, according to new research that looks at obesity trends in over...

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Ninety children taken into car...

Oct 11, 2017 by

Ninety children are being taken into care every day in England and Wales and it’s claimed social workers are...

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I was an idiot looking back, s...

Oct 10, 2017 by

With 35 pupils being excluded every day, Ben tells how he went from an ugly statistic to reformed character. As the number of pupils...

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‘My daughter had to shar...

Oct 9, 2017 by

Rachel’s daughter was raped by a boy at her school. He was arrested, bailed, and put back in his normal lessons, alongside his...

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School discipline: How strict ...

Oct 8, 2017 by

“Everyone will sit up extra straight, eyes front, looking at the teacher. You will follow their instructions first time, every...

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Girls go along with sex acts, ...

Oct 6, 2017 by

One young secondary school teacher is shocked by the stories she hears. Are children turning to pornography to educate themselves...

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Tuition fee changes ‘to ...

Oct 3, 2017 by

Raising the earnings threshold for repaying tuition fees in England could save individual students up to £15,700 over their working...

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Record gender gap in universit...

Oct 3, 2017 by

“I was never really put off by the fees,” says Maya Little. She is part of a surging number of young women beginning...

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‘I worry about money mos...

Sep 29, 2017 by

Pippa has plenty to feel anxious about. Four years ago, aged 17 and having mental health issues, she dropped out of sixth form. By...

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What can my child eat at schoo...

Sep 28, 2017 by

A school in Bradford has banned “unhealthy” foods such as sausage rolls in pupils’ lunchboxes – a move which...

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