A headteacher has sent a newsletter to parents warning pupils who go on holiday during term time could be expelled.
Children are being segregated when they start school, according to a report which found that white pupils grouped together while almost two-thirds of ethnic-minority children formed the majority of pupils in their classrooms when they began their education.
A warning that student fees could rise again was delivered by former Universities Minister David Willetts as he insisted the ceiling of £9,000 a year could not be held indefinitely.
Children are arriving at school hungry, tired, ill and unable to concentrate or learn, as families struggle to provide the basics because of government social and economic policies, a teachers’ union claims today.
Young people ‘diverted onto low-pay jobs’ because of ‘elitist’ education reforms, teachers’ leader warns
Young people are being “diverted onto the dirt track of low-pay, zero-hours and dead-end jobs” because of the Coalition Government’s “narrow academic and elitist” education reforms, a teachers’ leader warned yesterday.
GCSEs should be scrapped if the UK is going to properly nurture the business leaders of tomorrow, and an overhaul to the EU is needed for companies to thrive, according to an influential business leader.
Private schools would have to do more for state school children or lose charity tax breaks, Labour warns
British private schools are perpetuating divisions that “corrode society” and “damage the economy”, the shadow education secretary Tristram Hunt has said, warning that such schools that fail to do more to help children from the state sector could stand to lose millions of pounds in tax breaks under a Labour government.
British parents are among those in Europe most likely to neglect their children, according to the Government’s childhood tsar.