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Scrapping universal free school meals could jeopardise children’s health and education, chefs and politicians warn

Reported plans to abandon the universal free school meals programme in England could jeopardise children’s health and education, chefs and politicians have warned.












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Sixth-form centres warn government spending cuts may stop them offering A-levels

Top sixth-form centres are warning that their ability to offer A-levels is in jeopardy because of impending government spending cuts.










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Teachers warn: We will ballot for strike if cuts are not reversed in autumn statement

Teachers threw down the gauntlet to an incoming government today – warning of a national strike ballot if it did not reverse education cuts in its first autumn statement.










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Energy drinks fuelling rise in bad behaviour in schools, warn teachers

Caffeine-packed energy drinks are fuelling a rise in bad behaviour in the classroom as youngsters consume excessive amounts of these “readily available legal highs” that could even encourage use of illegal drugs, campaigners will warn on Monday.










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Parents must seek to find out if their children’s school contains asbestos, teachers warn

Parents should be seeking to find out whether their children’s school contains asbestos now deaths from the disease are rising, teachers claim today.










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Teaching unions warn of self-harm epidemic among students

An epidemic of self-harm is blighting the lives of students across the country, with schools unable to offer assistance due to a shortage of support services, teaching unions have warned.









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Headteachers warn of job losses as schools face budget crisis

Schools will have to sack teachers, increase class sizes and drop subjects from the curriculum in the new year because of a squeeze on budgets, head teachers are warning. They predict a “perfect storm”, not of their making.









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AUDIO: Police warn teens over explicit texts

Teenagers who send explicit pictures of each other could be threatened with prosecution, a police officer warns.
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Cutting music lessons will ‘cost soul of the nation’ warn musicians after drop in funding

The celebrated violinist Nicola Benedetti and trumpet soloist Alison Balsom are among leading musicians calling on the Government to drop controversial advice to local authorities to pull funding for music lessons, warning it could “cost the soul of the nation”.



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Cutting music lessons will ‘cost soul of the nation’ warn top musicians after drop in funding

The celebrated violinist Nicola Benedetti and trumpet soloist Alison Balsom are among leading musicians calling on the Government to drop controversial advice to local authorities to pull funding for music lessons, warning it could “cost the soul of the nation”.









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