Denbigh High School defends 72 exclusions over uniform

BBC - Thu, 08/09/2016 - 14:01
A head teacher defends excluding 72 students from regular classes for not complying with uniform rules.
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Increase in number of suicidal children calling Childline

BBC - Thu, 08/09/2016 - 12:49
The number of children seeking counselling because they are considering suicide has more than doubled in five years, according to the NSPCC's Childline.
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University of St Andrews chief defends admissions policy

BBC - Thu, 08/09/2016 - 12:47
The head of admissions at the University of St Andrews tells the BBC you can have a good "student diversity" policy without being a "charitable venture".
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Raspberry Pi passes 10m sales mark

BBC - Thu, 08/09/2016 - 10:22
The Raspberry Pi passes the 10 million sales mark - continuing its success as the most popular British computer ever made.
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Starting university

BBC - Thu, 08/09/2016 - 09:00
Things new students need to know - and what to avoid - as they start university.
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Record numbers call Childline over suicidal thoughts

BBC - Thu, 08/09/2016 - 05:01
The NSPCC says a child in the UK contacts its Childline services once every 30 minutes about suicidal thoughts.
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Theresa May 'not turning clock back on grammar schools'

BBC - Thu, 08/09/2016 - 01:48
Theresa May tells Conservative MPs she will not "turn the clock back" on grammar schools in England, but doesn't rule out some expansion.
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Universities to hide applicants' names in anti-bias trial

BBC - Thu, 08/09/2016 - 00:03
Universities are going to test an admissions system where students' names are concealed, to prevent potential racial bias.
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Two academies per week need intervention

BBC - Wed, 07/09/2016 - 13:51
An average of more than two academies per week in England are facing formal interventions because of poor performance.
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Transfer test: Peter Weir announces U-turn on test preparation

BBC - Wed, 07/09/2016 - 11:48
Primary schools can now prepare pupils for unregulated transfer tests, as the education minister reverses a long-standing policy.
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'Parent mocking tweets' law firm wins case

BBC - Wed, 07/09/2016 - 11:32
A law firm criticised for gloating at winning cases over parents of children with special needs was paid millions of pounds by local authorities.
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Head: I sent home 50 pupils for wrong uniform

BBC - Wed, 07/09/2016 - 09:36
Headteacher Matthew Tate explains why he sent home 50 pupils on the first day of school
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How do you train to be a big city mayor?

BBC - Wed, 07/09/2016 - 00:48
Harvard is going to offer lessons to mayors in how to run a city.
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Universities head: EU students need urgent Brexit reassurance

BBC - Wed, 07/09/2016 - 00:03
European students applying to UK universities next year need reassurance about funding or their numbers could crash, a universities leader will say.
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'Grammar plans' caught by photographer

BBC - Tue, 06/09/2016 - 20:18
A document outlining plans for new grammar schools has been accidentally caught by a photographer.
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'Riot' as Margate pupils sent home in Hartsdown uniform row

BBC - Tue, 06/09/2016 - 20:17
Police intervene when 50 pupils are sent home from school for flouting uniform rules on the first day of term.
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Higher fees allowed for current students

BBC - Tue, 06/09/2016 - 14:29
The watchdog for university access approves the plans of universities wanting to increase tuition fees in England to £9,250.
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Apprenticeships plan 'needs to be linked to economy'

BBC - Tue, 06/09/2016 - 12:32
The government's multi-billion pound apprenticeships scheme needs to be more strategically linked to economic plans, a report says.
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Primary school for all 'not until 2042', says Unesco

BBC - Tue, 06/09/2016 - 12:29
The global target for all children to have a primary education by 2030 is likely to be missed, a report from Unesco warns.
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Should parents share back to school photos?

BBC - Tue, 06/09/2016 - 11:13
Emily Unia speaks to parents and children about sharing back to school photos online.
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