Should teachers be able to police what goes in children’s packed lunch? When it comes to making children a pack lunch, most parents are full of healthy good intentions. Well, not necessarily because it seems some schools and nurseries are actually monitoring the healthy-levels of children’s packed lunches and sending notes home to parents who don’t meet strict nutritional standards.
Town halls are to be given £100 million to spend on new nursery places in a bid to ensure poor families can take advantage of a Government guarantee of free childcare, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has said. From September next year 130,000 of
Some families are being denied access to free nursery education unless they agree to pay compulsory "top-up fees" for extra hours, a cross-party group of MPs has warned. The practice risks excluding poorer families from nurseries,