The Department for Education has released draft guidance on relationship and health education, with the importance of good physical and mental health an integral part of the subjects.

Colleges in the West Midlands will benefit from the latest equipment and facilities to teach the skills the region and the country need, including digital, and construction.

Ofsted has released its report on obesity, which says that while schools are important at reinforcing messages of healthy lifestyles, they are not the ’silver bullet’ to fixing childhood obesity.

More young people from diverse backgrounds will be able to join national youth groups like the Scouts, Police Cadets and Guiding thanks to a £250,000 funding boost.

The annual challenge from Discovery Education engages thousands of children each summer, preventing a dip in academic skills during the long break.

Some secondary schools are giving safety lessons to 11 to 16-year-olds on avoiding knife crime over the summer holidays, with help from Home Office teaching material.

The Autism Education Trust (AET) has had its contract with the DfE extended by another two years, allowing it to help more autistic children and young people get the education they deserve.

Six teaching unions have called on the government to decide whether it will back a call for a real pay rise for teachers in England.

Expanding the number of grammar schools is unlikely to promote social mobility by providing more opportunities for disadvantaged pupils, a new study published in Educational Review finds.

Education Secretary Damian Hinds has confirmed Dame Martina Milburn as Chair of the Social Mobility Commission, following an endorsement of her appointment by the Education Select Committee.

Using Embedding Formative Assessment techniques has been found to boost Year 11 students’ progress by two additional months.

Included in the Scottish Government's Active Scotland Delivery Plan are actions such as giving more opportunities for pupils to participate in sport before, during and after school

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