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'Ghost school' with no students for a second year

Fri, 07/23/2021 - 02:43
English language schools warn they are on the "brink of collapse" after two summers without students.

Daily contact testing in schools cuts absences, study finds

Fri, 07/23/2021 - 00:53
A study in 200 English secondary schools and colleges found very few infections in close contacts of cases.

Zoomtown-on-Sea? The lure of a new life on the coast

Thu, 07/22/2021 - 10:16
Remote working meant the Lancaster family could live anywhere - they found their sea view in Scarborough.

Students offered cash to defer medical degree

Thu, 07/22/2021 - 06:14
Applicants offered free accommodation and £10,000 cash by Exeter University to defer until 2022.

'I thought rape isn't something that happens to men'

Thu, 07/22/2021 - 02:31
Support charities say male victims of sexual assault sometimes feel their experiences don't count.

Seaside poor health overlooked, warns Whitty

Wed, 07/21/2021 - 04:29
Bad housing and deprivation are a toxic mix for health, says England's chief medical officer.

Almost a quarter of England's pupils out of school

Tue, 07/20/2021 - 14:02
The "pingdemic" continues to affect schools and families with nearly 25% absent as the term ends.

Covid: Hundreds of thousands of under-18s to get vaccine

Mon, 07/19/2021 - 16:42
The vaccines minister says children at high risk from Covid will be offered the jab.

Covid: Home-education numbers rise by 75%

Mon, 07/19/2021 - 00:13
"Covid anxiety" is among the explanations for the increasing popularity of out-of-school teaching.

Student watchdog concerned about mental health help

Thu, 07/15/2021 - 16:30
A survey finds more than half of UK students feel universities and colleges have not supported them enough.

1.5m pupils out of school in England last week

Tue, 07/13/2021 - 14:46
Numbers continue to rise for pupils missing school - both for Covid and non-Covid reasons.

School for Syrian children who know war planes but not shops

Mon, 07/12/2021 - 17:16
Protecting education in international war zones is supported with £15.8m in UK aid funding.

Exams 2022: Students to get advance notice of topics

Mon, 07/12/2021 - 14:51
A-levels and GCSEs in England next year will be adapted to take account of disruption in the pandemic.

Lockdown: 'Children behind in speech and understanding'

Mon, 07/12/2021 - 11:24
Not being able to talk to friends and over-use of technology are two key factors, says charity.

University of Manchester remote learning plan criticised by students

Wed, 07/07/2021 - 10:18
A University of Manchester plan to keep online lectures is criticised for offering no reduction in fees.

Covid bubbles to be axed in England's schools

Tue, 07/06/2021 - 15:06
Restrictions in England's schools are axed, as 641,000 pupils miss school due to Covid regulations.

Huge surge in number of pupils sent home due to Covid

Tue, 07/06/2021 - 13:59
More than 640,000 pupils in England were not in school last week due to Covid - up from 375,000 the week before.

Covid-19: New rules for schools in England to be set out

Tue, 07/06/2021 - 05:00
It is expected that testing of pupils will replace the need to send entire class "bubbles" home.

Covid-19: Head teacher 'nervous' about lifting restrictions

Sun, 07/04/2021 - 17:16
Ministers are calling for school Covid isolation rules to end by autumn.

Will my child get free school meals this summer?

Fri, 07/02/2021 - 17:11
A year on from Marcus Rashford's successful campaign, what is the current situation?