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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?
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Exclusive: Poor white pupils need extra help with English

Schoolchildren from white working-class homes should be entitled to the same kind of remedial language support as pupils who have English as a second language, because without extra help they are falling behind their foreign-speaking classmates, research has found.









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AUDIO: Councils ‘need power’ over troubled schools

David Simmons and Nick Gibb speak to Evan Davis about local councils dealing with troubled schools
BBC News – Education & Family

Trojan Horse row Q&A: Everything you need to know about alleged plot by fundamentalist Muslims to take over schools in Birmingham

Q: What is the Birmingham “Trojan Horse” investigation?

A: It stems from a letter purporting to outline “Operation Trojan Horse” whereby a group of fundamentalist Muslims were plotting a take-over of city schools. It is widely seen as a fake – but thought to come from someone who had an inkling of what was going on and wanted to draw attention of it.









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VIDEO: Universities ‘need to raise their game’

David Willetts says universities “need to raise their game and improve the quality of the teaching experience”.
BBC News – Education & Family