Chemistry has now overtaken history as the fourth most popular A Level subject.

Exam boards are set to introduce a category for students who do not identify with their gender when comparing the grades of boys and girls.

The government will not be able to see the impact of its £72 million project, which aims to boost social mobility in 12 areas, until after 2020, according to government research.

Headteachers are not able to go out on training opportunities as a result of heavy workloads and funding shortages, research shows.

A single parent-of-two claiming in-work support and working full-time as a teacher could be over £3,700 worse off a year in 2018-19, research shows.

The Department for Education has said that it will withdraw all funding from the adult training provider Learndirect following a report into its poor standards.

Large multi-academy trusts (MATs) are less appealing to primary headteachers than secondary, according to researchers.

Exam stress sees spike in Childline counselling sessions

In the last two years, there has been a 21 per cent rise in Childline counselling sessions for young people worried about exam results.

A new report from Public Health Wales has revealed that 29 per cent of children under five in Wales are not getting enough time outdoors despite 97 per cent of parents thinking it is important for children to play outside.

Pupils from lower socioeconomic backgrounds may be held back by their A Level subject choices when applying for elite university places, a study has found.

Several Ofsted websites are to have limited availability on 19 and 20 August as a result of maintenance work.

More than half of students who were admitted to Oxbridge last year came from a state school, figures show.

Not enough is being done by the government to stop left-handed pupils from falling behind, according to MPs and educationalists.

Nearly a third of male secondary school teachers believe that science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) subjects are more for boys, Tes has reported.

Environment Agency in water safety education drive

Staff recently carried out visits to local schools in south west Derbyshire to educate pupils about water safety

Lunch clubs in Wales provide free meals during school holidays

As first announced earlier this year, the government in Wales has been providing free school meals during the summer holidays after putting £500,00

Sutton Trust poll shows University expectations in decline

The Sutton Trust is urging the Government to reform the student funding system after poll shows that the proportion of young people who think they are likely to go into Higher Education has fallen

Former Birmingham Governor barred from running schools

Waseem Yaqub, former Chair of Governors at Al-Hijrah School, has been barred from running schools in the future by the Secretary of State for Education Justine Greening.

Acting Up: Labour plans to address performing arts class gap

Published today. the Labour Party’s ‘Acting Up’ report highlights a widening class gap in the performing arts and suggests that stage, television or film roles are “increasingly dominated by a narrow set of people from well-off backgrounds”.

FOI request reveals alarming rise in pupils' sexual misconduct exlusions

Between July 2013 and April 2017, over 8000 incidents involving senior school students were reported, with 754 in primary schools.

Scottish exam results: Record number of University places gained

UCAS has confirmed that so far 28,700 Scottish students have had their places in higher education confirmed.

Ysgol Bae Baglan designed by Architects Stride Treglown

The £40 million Ysgol Bae Baglan school in Port Talbot has won the National Eisteddfod of Wales’s Gold Medal for Architecture.

Scottish Exam Results: Childline expecting surge in calls

As almost 140,000 pupils in Scotland prepare to receive their exam results, the Childline service says its preparing to offer support to pupils suffering from stress.

Children’s Commissioner warns of internet ‘junk food’ as new campaign launches

New ‘Digital 5 A Day’ campaign aims to give children and parents easy to follow steps to achieve a balanced ‘digital diet’.

Amanda Spielman slams health and safety culture in schools

Ofsted Chief Inspector claims over cautious practices can be harmful, and prevent children being given the chance to develop “resilience and grit”.

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