Father calls for pornography s...

May 6, 2021 by

A father and an Oxford student seek a High Court hearing to require age verification on porn sites. A father and a student campaigner...

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Children will suffer, Unicef w...

May 4, 2021 by

The UK government is to cut 60% of its funding to Unicef, the United Nation’s children’s fund, as part of its move to...

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Autistic teens face ‘bar...

May 1, 2021 by

Parents tell MPs their children were restrained unnecessarily and isolated from their families. The mother of a teenager with autism...

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Lockdowns hurt child speech an...

Apr 28, 2021 by

Delays to speech and language skills are a top concern for primary schools, researchers say. There is growing evidence that the past...

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Support for young people’...

Apr 23, 2021 by

Children are struggling with self-esteem as a result of the pandemic, a youth project manager says. Adele Sutton said that now, more...

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TikTok sued for billions over ...

Apr 21, 2021 by

The case is being brought on behalf of millions of children by England’s former children’s commissioner. TikTok is facing...

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Covid in Scotland: Schools beg...

Apr 14, 2021 by

Secondary and primary pupils in six Scottish councils have returned to full-time, in-class lessons following the Easter break. The...

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Schools ‘a lifeline to m...

Apr 11, 2021 by

School staff have been giving clothing, food and furnishings to families that have been struggling financially in the coronavirus...

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Autism diagnosis delays in Cov...

Apr 6, 2021 by

Parents say having to wait up to three years for an assessment “lets down children”. Marie Smith said the delays she had...

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School abuse: ‘Rape cult...

Mar 31, 2021 by

Police promise a helpline and will investigate the allegations – and blame pornography. More than 8,000 allegations have now...

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Exams: Heads told to beware pa...

Mar 25, 2021 by

Schools should help teachers who come under pressure from students and parents to boost their grades, the exams regulator has said....

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Police warn students to avoid ...

Mar 20, 2021 by

Universities are urged to block a science research website, which police say could put data at risk. Police have warned students in...

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School attendance back at high...

Mar 16, 2021 by

The first attendance figures since schools in England returned last week show high levels of pupils back in the classroom. In primary...

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Covid in Scotland: More childr...

Mar 15, 2021 by

More pupils have returned to school in Scotland in the latest phase of lockdown easing. Children in primaries four to seven joined...

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First day back at school has &...

Mar 9, 2021 by

Millions have returned to school in England, with face masks and Covid tests for secondary pupils. The first day back at school for...

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Covid: Gavin Williamson ‘...

Mar 7, 2021 by

A range of measures are being looked at to help pupils in England catch up, the education secretary says. Longer school days and...

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Pupils need ‘bold and am...

Mar 4, 2021 by

Catching up is only part of helping pupils move forward after Covid, says education recovery tsar. Children need a period of recovery...

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Covid-19: Free rapid testing f...

Feb 28, 2021 by

Schoolchildren’s household and bubble members will be offered Covid tests to take at home twice a week. Free Covid tests will...

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Summer catch-up schools planne...

Feb 24, 2021 by

A total of £720m will help ensure “no child is left behind” due to the pandemic, Boris Johnson says. Secondary schools in...

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‘Reckless’ if all ...

Feb 21, 2021 by

Teachers’ unions call for a phased return to school in England to avoid a spike in infections. It would be...

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