A growing number of private pupils are taking alternatives to A-levels, independent school results show today.
Young people heading for university this autumn are facing a student digs crisis thanks to a chronic shortage of suitable university accommodation and George Osborne’s decision to abolish the cap on student numbers.
A-level results 2015: Sixth-form college overcomes spending squeeze to double number of students it sends to Oxbridge
One of England’s beleaguered sixth-form colleges is celebrating overcoming a squeeze on its spending – by doubling the number of teenagers it is sending to Oxbridge this autumn.
A major rise in the number of parents being taken to court over their children’s truanting from school is revealed in figures published on 12 August.
SQA results day 2015: ‘Great day for Scottish education’ as number of university and college acceptances rises on last year, says UCAS
Almost 25,000 Scottish pupils are heading-off to college and university after receiving their Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) exam results today – a three per cent increase on last year.
The number of secondary school pupils is set to increase by 20 per cent during the next 10 years, according to the latest statistics.
The number of universities charging the maxim student fee of £9,000 a year is growing, according to a published report by the universities’ access watchdog.
Children banned from doing handstands and cartwheels during school breaktime following a number of injuries
A primary school in Devon has banned children from doing handstands and cartwheels at breaktimes, over fears students will injure themselves.
The number of students at UK universities who went abroad as part of their studies soared by 50 per cent last year, according to figures released.