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Sex education should start aged seven, say Liberal Democrats

Sex education would start from the age of seven and would form part of secondary education curriculum in every state-funded school in England, under a plan that will be part of the Liberal Democrat election manifesto.









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One in seven students have full-time jobs during degree course

One in seven students now holds down a full-time job whilst they study at university, according to a survey out today.









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Crisis in primary places as one in seven children fail to win admission to their first choice school

Teachers’ leaders warned of a crisis in primary school places on a day when thousands of parents had to face up to the disappointment of not getting their child into their first-choice school.









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Report into the Jeremy Forrest affair damns school for ignoring seven months of warning signs that led to the abduction of a pupil

A secondary school repeatedly turned a blind eye to evidence one of its teachers was having an affair with a pupil until it was too late to stop him abducting her, a serious case review concluded yesterday.


    








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All seven and 14-year-olds must take exams, says Ofsted chief Sir Michael Wilshaw

A return to compulsory national curriculum tests for all seven and 14-year-olds was demanded today by chief schools inspector Sir Michael Wilshaw as essential for improving standards in maths and English.


    








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‘Bring back tests at seven and 14′

National curriculum tests for 14-year-old in England’s school should be reintroduced, says the chief inspector of schools Sir Michael Wilshaw.
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Reinstate tests for seven and 14-year-olds – we should never have dropped them, says Ofsted chief

Scrapping national curriculum tests for seven and 14-year-olds was a “mistake”, Sir Michael Wilshaw said today as he called for them to be reinstated.


    








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Universities ‘seven times Tesco size’

Universities in the UK occupy property that is seven times bigger than the total estate of Tesco’s shops, generating £27bn of income, says university estate report.
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Blow for Gove: One of ‘Magnificent Seven’ superheads resigns after IT contract probed

One of the country’s best-known “superheads” has resigned – just months after an investigation was launched into the awarding of IT contracts at his school.


    








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Too many pupils ‘failures at seven’

Children who fall behind at school before the age of seven are likely to stay behind, says a report from Save the Children
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