Abuse report police chief to stay

The Police and Crime Commissioner for South Yorkshire vows to stay in the job despite calls for him to quit over a damning report into child abuse in Rotherham.

Posted by on 27 August 2014 | 5:27 am

Primary school places budget squeeze

There are warnings that the rising primary school population in England is putting pressure on budgets and raising fears of "supersize" schools.

Posted by on 27 August 2014 | 5:05 am

The parenting lessons to be taken from movies

Should anybody take a parenting tip from a movie?

Posted by on 27 August 2014 | 4:10 am

Event to address 'ageing population'

A conference on how society should react to the increasing elderly population will take place in Belfast later on Wednesday.

Posted by on 27 August 2014 | 12:40 am

Sniffing out the allergy epidemic

Why so many of us are developing allergies

Posted by on 26 August 2014 | 9:49 pm

Boys 'overlooked' as abuse victims

A report from children's charity Barnardo's says up to a third of victims of child sexual exploitation are male, much higher than previously thought.

Posted by on 26 August 2014 | 6:43 pm

Push for student vote registration

University students are being urged to make sure they do not lose their right to vote in the referendum.

Posted by on 26 August 2014 | 6:37 pm

China widens schools in Pisa tests

There will be a much wider sample of Chinese pupils taking part in the next round of the international Pisa tests, says the OECD.

Posted by on 26 August 2014 | 9:18 am

US schools to have non-white majority

White pupils in state schools in the United States are set to be a minority for the first time when schools return for the new term.

Posted by on 26 August 2014 | 6:51 am

Sex lessons 'should start at seven'

All children in England's state schools should get lessons about sex and relationships from the age of seven, the Liberal Democrats say.

Posted by on 26 August 2014 | 5:21 am

AUDIO: Students 'exempt from migration cuts'

Lord Heseltine has criticised as aspect of government immigration policy, which includes overseas students in net migration figures.

Posted by on 25 August 2014 | 4:03 am

Beach trip 'pipe dream' for poorest

One in five families will be unable to afford a day trip to the seaside this August Bank Holiday, warns children's charity Barnardo's.

Posted by on 24 August 2014 | 6:04 pm

Councils bar campaigns from schools

The official referendum campaigns are being barred from the majority of schools in Scotland ahead of polling day, BBC research finds.

Posted by on 21 August 2014 | 6:14 pm

GCSE grades rise, but fall in English

Hundreds of thousands of pupils are receiving their GCSE grades, with an overall rise in results despite changes to the exam system

Posted by on 21 August 2014 | 1:08 pm

Sexual harassment case uni boss goes

Plymouth University's chairman of governors will "stand aside" while he is investigated about claims of sexual harassment.

Posted by on 21 August 2014 | 12:01 pm

Best and worst excuses for GCSE pain

The best excuses to use when exam results don't make the grade

Posted by on 20 August 2014 | 6:38 pm

Do GCSEs have a long-term future?

With the school leaving age now 17, do GCSEs still matter?

Posted by on 20 August 2014 | 6:37 pm

Uni boss faces sex harassment probe

Plymouth University's chairman of governors is to be investigated about claims of sexual harassment of female staff.

Posted by on 20 August 2014 | 12:51 pm

Student in lifesaving heart finding

An 18-year-old student has made a scientific breakthrough that could help save the lives of black athletes with undiagnosed heart problems.

Posted by on 20 August 2014 | 7:13 am

Ofsted to probe tip-off claims

Ofsted is to investigate claims that schools in Norfolk were given advance notice of inspections.

Posted by on 20 August 2014 | 3:58 am

Neglect 'left girl unable to walk'

A three-year old could not walk because agencies underestimated the impact of neglect by her parents who were later jailed, a report says.

Posted by on 19 August 2014 | 11:37 pm

Calls to reinstate Trojan heads

Three head teachers who left schools in Birmingham involved in the alleged Trojan Horse plot should be reinstated or given compensation, a union says.

Posted by on 19 August 2014 | 1:17 pm

VIDEO: 'Trojan horse' principal on school return

A principal at an academy school in Birmingham, who resigned because she felt under undue pressure from governors, has given a statement after resuming her post.

Posted by on 19 August 2014 | 7:48 am

Child's drawing 'predicts intellect'

A study suggests the way children draw at the age of four can be a predictor of intelligence 10 years later.

Posted by on 19 August 2014 | 6:20 am

VIDEO: 'I am Malala' memoirs re-versioned

Malala Yousafzai's memoirs 'I am Malala' was originally released in 2013 has just been reversioned for young people. She speaks to BBC School Reporters in a Birmingham library

Posted by on 19 August 2014 | 1:12 am