Changes to toilet breaks, staff meetings and home marking: primary and secondary school teachers tell us the challenges they'll face.
A sixth-form pupil is devastated after his snazzy Christmas suits were BANNED by his "Grinch" teachers who said they were not appropriate for school. George Johnson, 17, is in Year 12, where male pupils are allowed to wear suits to
A Leeds bus driver has been praised for taking pity on a young girl who was scared she was going to be late for school. Seeing the girl, aged around 11 or 12, standing at a bus stop visibly upset, he pulled over to see if she was OK. See also:
It's bad news for people looking to move who haven't yet found a buyer: the autumn term has started, and your home is much less likely to sell. It's no surprise that most families like to minimise the disruption to their kids by
Controversial mannequin-style traffic figures have been branded 'creepy' and 'dangerous' by residents in Buckinghamshire. The bollards, known as Bill and Belinda, have been installed by Iver District Council in an aim to
In a blunder on a par with Diane Abbott's struggle to explain how Labour would pay for extra police officers, the Conservatives have apparently admitted they have no idea what it will cost to fund free school breakfasts. The proposal
Parents face a blow to their holiday plans, as the Supreme Court has ruled that they cannot take their children out of school for an affordable break. The experts warn that this will give holiday companies even more reason to hike the cost of a
Parents will do almost anything to get their children into a good school, with some faking a religion or camping out with the grandparents to try and satisfy admission criteria. One of the commonest tactics is simply to move house into the right
Chancellor Philip Hammond's first full budget contains few surprises; he'd already warned that the massive cost of Brexit would mean that belts would have to stay tight. Nevertheless, while today's budget certainly isn't a
A mother of four has been found guilty of falsely claiming £35,000 in benefits - to buy a second home that would get her children into a good school. Rejiya Mukith, from Ipswich in Suffolk, lied about her financial situation to claim income
Nearly two-thirds of head teachers (64%) in England are having to dip into their reserves or cut back on basics, like equipment, building maintenance and teaching assistants, according to a new report. Related Searches school equipment Ofsted
A new redevelopment might just be the answer to every Harry Potter fan's dreams. A former public school in London that was park of the Harry Potter set in the first three films has undergone major remodelling, and is now being sold as
The majority of teachers have considered leaving the profession in the last six months, a survey has found. Three-quarters (76%) said the workload gave them doubts, with a quarter (24%) saying they thought about packing it in because they dislike
If you wanted someone to explain money clearly and knowledgeably to you, then a teacher might be the worst person to ask. A new study has revealed that an astonishing 53% of teachers admit they couldn't teach simple personal finance issues.
Getting financial education on the National Curriculum was viewed as a major breakthrough by campaigners. It was meant to ensure that the next generation will avoid the financial mistakes of their debt-ridden, pension-neglecting parents, and take
A primary school in Stoke-On-Trent has announced it will charge parents £45 a year to drop their children off by car. St Gregory's Catholic Academy has been facing a traffic nightmare, and decided that the best solution was to build a new
Getty Images Over 1,000 schools should be fitted with air filtration systems to protect children from harmful exhaust fumes, a new report by the Commons Environmental Audit select committee has
A five-year-old girl, known only as Elizabeth, has been made to sign a contract in which she promises not to kill anyone at school. Her mother Rebecca went to the press after discovering her daughter had been forced to sign the contract.
A report has revealed that the parents of children at private school are giving teachers extraordinary gifts in an effort to help their child get ahead. Among the gifts were iPads, free flights on the family jet, and diamond necklaces. But why