Raised in the UK but 'blocked' from going to university

An 18-year-old who has lived in the UK since she was four says she's been denied a chance to attend university.

Posted on: 2 December 2016 | 10:28 am

Family matters

In case you missed them, here’s a round-up of the best parenting stories from the BBC this week.

Posted on: 2 December 2016 | 10:27 am

Booster bother

New rules on car seats are being brought in but what are they and will parents need to buy replacements?

Posted on: 2 December 2016 | 8:52 am

Faith school push will not 'help results'

Education levels will not rise if faith schools in England take more pupils on religious grounds, a report says.

Posted on: 2 December 2016 | 5:12 am

Asbestos in schools: Petition to protect children from deadly material

The daughter of a retired teacher who died after being exposed to asbestos at school, is warning parents of the risk to their children.

Posted on: 2 December 2016 | 2:26 am

Smart money

As global student loan debt reaches crisis levels, can tech start-ups help cut costs?

Posted on: 1 December 2016 | 6:23 pm

Schools asbestos claims hit £10m

BBC News finds councils in England have paid out £10m due to school asbestos compensation claims.

Posted on: 1 December 2016 | 6:03 pm

National Teaching Service dropped, government confirms

A scheme to recruit top teachers to work in deprived areas has been dropped, the government confirms.

Posted on: 1 December 2016 | 12:43 pm

Mind the Gap

Chief inspector of schools Sir Michael Wilshaw says children in the northern England are missing out.

Posted on: 1 December 2016 | 12:11 pm

Playing safe

A programme teaching primary school children about mental health through fun games is being rolled out in south London.

Posted on: 1 December 2016 | 11:29 am

Art history A-level saved at last minute

Art history A-level campaigners say they are "thrilled" by a last-minute decision to save it.

Posted on: 1 December 2016 | 10:29 am

More than 250,000 are homeless in England - Shelter

More than a quarter of a million people in England are homeless, says housing charity Shelter.

Posted on: 1 December 2016 | 7:25 am

School performance link to Brexit vote, says Ofsted boss

Poor schools contributed to a sense of being ignored revealed in the Brexit vote, says Ofsted boss.

Posted on: 1 December 2016 | 4:52 am

Tax credit benefit removals criticised by MPs

A "cut first, think later" attitude plunged tax credit claimants into hardship and debt, say MPs.

Posted on: 30 November 2016 | 10:30 pm

Muslim families sending children to Catholic schools

More than 20,000 pupils in Catholic schools are Muslims, new figures have revealed.

Posted on: 30 November 2016 | 8:58 pm

Christmas card printing firm Schoolcardshop ceases trading

A company that converts children's artwork into Christmas cards has gone out of business.

Posted on: 30 November 2016 | 4:22 pm

Senior MPs call for compulsory sex education

Five Commons select committee chairmen and women call for sex education to be a statutory subject.

Posted on: 30 November 2016 | 8:14 am

New nursing apprentice role announced

Aspiring nurses can soon enrol on a new on-the-job apprenticeship role, the government says.

Posted on: 29 November 2016 | 10:02 pm

Young women 'shut out of jobs market' by lack of support

Too many young women are being shut out of the workplace by a lack of support, a charity says.

Posted on: 29 November 2016 | 9:08 pm

Thousands of children 'missing' from education

More than 30,000 children were missing from schools for substantial periods of time in the 2014-15 academic year, figures suggest.

Posted on: 29 November 2016 | 8:09 pm

Nativity pay

A school's decision to charge for tickets for the nativity play has sparked fury among some parents. But are these charges a sign of the times or a step too far?

Posted on: 29 November 2016 | 12:47 pm

Ben Carter's Tommee Tippee cup search 'incredible' success

A dad's desperate search to replace his autistic son's beloved "little blue cup" ends in "surprising" success.

Posted on: 29 November 2016 | 10:45 am

Card game ditches 'Trump' name as 'brand disaster'

An educational card game is having to ditch "Trump" from its name because people think it is connected with the president-elect.

Posted on: 29 November 2016 | 8:29 am

Singapore tops global education rankings

Northern Ireland does well at maths, but England fails to advance in global school rankings.

Posted on: 29 November 2016 | 7:53 am

Ministers criticised over school sexual harassment response

Ministers face criticism for rejecting calls for statutory action to tackle sexual harassment in England's schools.

Posted on: 29 November 2016 | 6:57 am