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    Extra funding designed to help poorest pupils failing to reach those in need

    Extra funding meant to help the poorest pupils under the pupil premium scheme is failing to reach those most in need, according to research.










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    Eton headmaster: Children need ‘pretty graphic’ sex education

    Children are in need of “pretty graphic” sex education from the age of nine to combat the growing pressures of the modern world, Eton headmaster Tony Little has said.









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    Sex education: Ministers need to be bolder and act on their findings

    The conclusion of the education select committee could not have been starker. “Better PSHE (personal, social health and economic education) and SRE (sex and relationships education) has the potential to help efforts to address many ‘problems’ in society, including teenage pregnancy, STI rates, drug and alcohol abuse, cyberbullying and child exploitation.”









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    Report: State schools need wellbeing officers to beat Britain’s health crisis

    Every state secondary school should appoint a head of wellbeing to counter a health and fitness crisis amongst today’s schoolchildren, says a report published today.









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    Exclusive: Children need ‘compulsory, comprehensive sex and relationships education’

    Children should have compulsory lessons in sex and relationships education at both primary and secondary school to combat the growing tide of online pornography they are subject to as they grow up, campaigners are urging.









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    Exclusive: Children need compulsory, comprehensive sex and relationships education, campaigners say

    Children should have compulsory lessons in sex and relationships education at both primary and secondary school to combat the growing tide of online pornography they are subject to as they grow up, campaigners are urging.









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    GCSE results day 2014: Michael Gove’s reforms mean schools need to prepare for a shock, expert claims

    Many schools – especially in disadvantaged areas – will face a “sharp shock” when they get their GCSE results tomorrow, a leading exam expert has warned.



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    GCSE results 2014: Michael Gove’s reforms mean schools need to prepare for a shock, expert claims

    Many schools – especially in disadvantaged areas – will face a “sharp shock” when they get their GCSE results tomorrow, a leading exam expert has warned.









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    Trust told academies need to improve

    Ofsted tells an academies trust led by a former government adviser that too many of its schools are not improving fast enough.
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    Do four-year-olds need a graduation ceremony?

    Do four-year-olds need a graduation ceremony?
    BBC News – Education & Family