Thousands of children in England with special educational needs are waiting too long for an education, health and care plan.

Education caterer Cityserve, which is part of Birmingham City Council, has launched a cashless payment system which will be offered free to all Cityserve schools in Birmingham.

A parliamentary education committee has heard concerns that the country is being left behind when it comes to educational technology.

Social work charity Frontline has secured £45 million in funding from the DfE to create 900 places on its children's social work programme.

New Change4Life teaching resources will support teachers to use English and Maths lessons to help children cut back on sugar.

The Education Secretary is urging schools to follow the lead of Georgeham Primary School in Devon who are the first school in the UK to achieve single use plastic free status.

The list of activities is intended to support parents and schools in introducing children to a wide variety of experiences 

The Education Secretary has outlined plans for life-saving skills such as CPR and how to get help in a medical emergency to be taught in every school from 2020.

Ahead of the School Sport Action Plan next year, the DfE has called on the UK's sporting bodies to advice them on how to help children to harness the benefits of sport.

In 38 of the 58 chains analysed, disadvantaged pupils performed below the national average for all state schools

75 per cent of teachers think that low level disruption occurs frequently or very frequently in their schools and many know a colleague who has left because of bad behaviour.

Research by charity RedSTART reveals that parents in the UK are scared their children will end up poorer than them, and 44 per cent want compulsory finance education at school.