22 MAY 2017
A Conservative manifesto pledge to scrap 'universal' free school lunches could see as many as 900,000 children from low-income families lose their entitlement to claim the midday meal, a leading think tank has warned.
24 APR 2017
Jeremy Corbyn has claimed that children are being “crammed in classrooms like sardines” and pledged to keep class sizes down if he wins the general election, in the latest of a series of high-profile interventions on education issues.
02 MAR 2017
Sex and relationships education (RSE) is to be made compulsory in all schools in England, the government has announced. The Education Secretary, Justine Greening, says that all children from the age of four will be taught about safe and healthy relationships and children in secondary schools will be given age-appropriate lessons about sex.
29 NOV 2016
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