After years of belt-tightening, school leaders and teachers have been lobbying for investment in the nation’s schools, and it now seems that politicians are responding.
Election officials have accused the Education Secretary of a “complete lack of knowledge and understanding” after he called for disruption to schools caused by polling day to be kept to a minimum.
Education must not be used as a “political football” in the General Election campaign, school leaders have warned.
Around one in 12 primary school teachers says the General Election is set to disrupt nativity plays and Christmas concerts, a poll suggests.
Teenagers who are given unconditional university offers are more likely to drop out, new figures show.
Efforts to ensure Dundee’s most vulnerable children are given the best start in life are reaping rewards, a new report has found.
Young children are being caught with weapons at school but are immune from being taken to court because of their age, an investigation has found.
Complicated school admission rules are leaving parents confused and at risk of making unrealistic applications, it has been suggested.
Being excluded from school is often the “tipping point” that leads to children picking up knives, a group of MPs and peers has warned.
Around one in eight schools do not have a library, with poorer children less likely to have access to one than their richer peers, according to a study.
Thousands of children have been caught carrying weapons in school, an investigation has found, with suspects as young as four years old.
The UK is at risk of wasting talent if young children start ruling out career options based on their gender, ethnicity or class, an international education expert has warned.
Children are being taken out of school to be home educated in as little as a day, according to an Ofsted report which says parents often see removing youngsters as the only option.
West End musical impresario Lord Lloyd-Webber has criticised successive governments for cutting the music budgets in schools.
Hundreds of schools will see their budgets boosted by more than 10% next year, while many others will get the minimum increase.
The East Midlands and the South West are among the biggest winners out of a government boost to school funding.
Labour’s attack on private education is a “vote loser” with the public keen for fee-paying schools to open, not close, according to a leading headmistress.
Four in five state schools will be worse off financially next year than they were less than five years ago, unions have claimed.
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Parents and residents support the idea of traffic-free streets outside schools, according to a survey.