The funding will support projects that work in partnership with a range of key sectors, such as education, local government, health and social services, to tackle serious violence.

£2million of government funding has been released to allow thousands of families to benefit from free healthy meals and activities in the summer holidays.

The £7.7million Curriculum Fund has been launched by School Standards Minister Nick Gibb.

The number of days teachers expect to work over the holidays has increased from six days five years ago to an expected eight days this year.

The government has rejected reports that its Green Paper on mental lacks ambition in terms of scale and pace

An event is being held today, 25 July, where 250 disadvantaged students in year 12 will be encouraged to follow a career in law

Some classroom teachers will get a pay increase of 3.5 per cent, enabled by £508 million funding.

Analysis of the National Child Measurement Programme (NCMP) shows that the proportion of severley obese children in year 6 has reached a record high

Two thirds (68 per cent) would choose a role in a standalone school over a job working within a MAT, according to research from Affinity Workforce

The summer project will be run by EXPECT Youth, Doncaster’s youth alliance which works closely with the Opportunity Area programme by delivering projects for the most vulnerable in the borough.

Mayor of London is urged to keep pressure on government to ensure funding increases per pupil with high needs, and the creation of new special schools where the need is greatest.

A series of online resources to help head teachers eliminate unnecessary and time-consuming tasks has been launched by Education Secretary Damian Hinds