Parents

Parents prepared to pay average fine of £210 for taking children on holiday during school term, survey finds

Half of parents from across the UK are prepared to face fines over the next year after admitting they will be taking their children out of school to go on holiday, according to an online travel agency’s research.












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Give parents automatic right to send summer-born children to school a year later to prevent ‘post code lottery’, says Tory MP

Parents should be given the automatic right to send summer-born children to school a year later to prevent a “post-code lottery” from harming their development, a Conservative MP will tell the Government.












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Government launches official guide to help parents decipher children’s social media chat

An official guide to help parents decipher the language used by their children on social media has been launched by the Government.












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Official guide to help parents decipher language used by children on social media launched by the Government

An official guide to help parents decipher the language used by their children on social media has been launched by the Government.












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State schools across England are ‘demanding money from parents’, claims British Humanist Association

Parents are reportedly being pressured to give money to budgets by at least 100 schools across England potentially in violation of the law, according to new research.












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Number of parents moving to their desired school catchment area is increasing, according to Santander research

The extent to which parents are resorting to to live within their desired school catchment area has been revealed in new research from Santander Mortgages as competition for places at the UK’s best schools continues to increase.












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London majority-Muslim school scraps sex segregation – despite angry parents’ complaints

The principal of a majority-Muslim school in northeast London has said he will not allow a “militant minority” of parents to derail his plans to abolish gender segregation.












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Truancy prosecutions for parents up by a quarter, say new figures

A major rise in the number of parents being taken to court over their children’s truanting from school is revealed in new figures.












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Major rise in number of parents taken to court over children’s school truancy, say new figures

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.












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Top-five practical tips for parents when planning for their child’s future university education, tuition fees, and cost of living expenses

Of the 5,550 parents from 16 countries and territories across the globe – who were surveyed by HSBC into the value of education – more than 70 per cent said they believe university is unaffordable for most people.












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