Former Birmingham Governor barred from running schools

Waseem Yaqub, former Chair of Governors at Al-Hijrah School, has been barred from running schools in the future by the Secretary of State for Education Justine Greening.

Acting Up: Labour plans to address performing arts class gap

Published today. the Labour Party’s ‘Acting Up’ report highlights a widening class gap in the performing arts and suggests that stage, television or film roles are “increasingly dominated by a narrow set of people from well-off backgrounds”.

FOI request reveals alarming rise in pupils' sexual misconduct exlusions

Between July 2013 and April 2017, over 8000 incidents involving senior school students were reported, with 754 in primary schools.

Scottish exam results: Record number of University places gained

UCAS has confirmed that so far 28,700 Scottish students have had their places in higher education confirmed.

Ysgol Bae Baglan designed by Architects Stride Treglown

The £40 million Ysgol Bae Baglan school in Port Talbot has won the National Eisteddfod of Wales’s Gold Medal for Architecture.

Scottish Exam Results: Childline expecting surge in calls

As almost 140,000 pupils in Scotland prepare to receive their exam results, the Childline service says its preparing to offer support to pupils suffering from stress.

Children’s Commissioner warns of internet ‘junk food’ as new campaign launches

New ‘Digital 5 A Day’ campaign aims to give children and parents easy to follow steps to achieve a balanced ‘digital diet’.

Amanda Spielman slams health and safety culture in schools

Ofsted Chief Inspector claims over cautious practices can be harmful, and prevent children being given the chance to develop “resilience and grit”.

A compulsory lengthened school day could affect the family life of pupils and increase pressure, Department for Education research has concluded.

Exam watchdog Ofqual has announced that it intends to withdraw its criteria for Key Skills qualifications following a detailed review.

The Exams Results Helpline has returned for August in order to help out pupils and families as exam results are soon to be released.

The most disadvantaged pupils in England are two years behind in learning by the time they sit their GCSE's, research shows.

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