More than a million parents will be forced to negotiate a “minefield” as they seek school places for their children, a parents’ leader has warned – with some prepared to pay a £500,000 “premium” on houses that are closest to the most desirable school.
Labour would continue to allow good and outstanding schools to convert to academy status, says Shadow Education Secretary Tristram Hunt.
QS university world rankings: Imperial College London leapfrogs Oxford to join Cambridge as best British university
Forget Oxbridge – this year’s world university league tables show the best two institutions in the UK should go by the name “Impbridge”.
Scottish universities could face a brain drain of some of their finest scientists if the country votes for independence, a number of leading academics fear.
Cambridge University is looking for someone to undertake a PhD that for the sweet-toothed many could lead them to their dream position – becoming the first doctor of chocolate.
Black pupils have achieved the biggest rise in test and exam results of any ethnic group in the country, according to new statistics published tomorrow.
Scotland is the best educated country in Europe, according to a report released by the Office for National Statistics.
An unofficial compulsory school starting age of two has been introduced around the country as desperate parents try to get their children into the best performing primary schools, says a report out today.