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Student loans fraud exposed by...

Nov 20, 2017 by

The chairwoman of Parliament’s spending watchdog wants a police probe after the BBC’s Panorama uncovered evidence of...

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Smacking ‘has no place i...

Nov 20, 2017 by

As Wales marks Universal Children’s Day, a minister says smacking can no longer be accepted. The physical punishment of...

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Grammar school row head resign...

Nov 19, 2017 by

Aydin Önaç, head of St Olave’s Grammar School in Orpington, will leave at Christmas. The head of a grammar school at the centre...

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The worst bullies: ‘My f...

Nov 17, 2017 by

Bullying by friends is ‘really harmful and teachers should take it more seriously’, says a victim. “Looking back, I...

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Action urged on self-harm R...

Nov 16, 2017 by

More school counsellors are needed to deal with a rise in emotional problems, the government is told. All young people in the UK...

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School asks for £1 per day for...

Nov 16, 2017 by

A primary school in Prime Minister Theresa May’s constituency has asked parents for a £1 daily donation to help pay for...

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What happens to Mexicans retur...

Nov 15, 2017 by

Hundreds of thousands of Mexicans are deported to their home country each year from the United States. The Trump...

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Dyslexic students ‘discr...

Nov 13, 2017 by

Assessments for dyslexic students claiming disability allowances should be reviewed, peers have said. The issue was raised by Lord...

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Universities to be warned over...

Nov 11, 2017 by

Universities are going to face a crackdown on how they advertise and market courses to attract students. With hundreds of thousands...

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Ex-Big Issue seller wins ̵...

Nov 10, 2017 by

A former Big Issue seller has said he is “still getting used to the idea” he has fulfilled his “dream” of...

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Terror survivor’s call f...

Nov 8, 2017 by

Bjorn Ihler read Anders Breivik’s book only a week after jumping into lake Tyrifjorden in Norway to escape the...

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The families living in modern ...

Nov 7, 2017 by

Poor children are being crammed into slum-land bedsits, some of which are so risky that some families end up being referred to social...

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‘Tubby and terrifiedR...

Nov 7, 2017 by

Gracie Rowe used to be terrified of PE. “I was on the tubby side. “My personal self-consciousness was like a devil on my...

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Police investigate 17 child se...

Nov 5, 2017 by

Police investigations into children sharing sexual images of themselves and others have more than doubled in two years, figures have...

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Parents brand school toilet ca...

Nov 4, 2017 by

Media captionSchool move to install cameras in pupils’ toilets divides parents Parents have criticised a secondary school after...

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Colston’s Girls’ S...

Nov 3, 2017 by

A girls’ school named after a 17th Century slave trader will not change its name. Colston’s Girls’ School (CGS), in...

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‘I don’t want to g...

Nov 1, 2017 by

The women taking to the streets to campaign for better rights for UK working mothers. By Katherine Sellgren – Halloween mummies...

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‘I’m scared of my ...

Oct 31, 2017 by

Parents struggling to cope with their violent autistic children say they are not being supported. Ian Goldsworthy says bars across...

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Scrap student loan interest an...

Oct 31, 2017 by

Payback time should also be extended to help avoid a future debt crisis, says the UK 2020 report. Scrapping interest on student loans...

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Pools and sports halls ‘...

Oct 29, 2017 by

At a town hall meeting last week, Pendle Council in Lancashire heard a solution to a looming £4m deficit may be to close a sports...

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