Rural councils call for fairer deal as school transport services scaled back

England’s rural councils warn it is becoming increasingly difficult to fund free school transport

Ofsted needs better information, says National Audit Office report

NAO report says Ofsted is unable to demonstrate value for money; Government needs to clarify inspection role and resource it accordingly

Photo by Dave McGowan from the Londonist Flickr pool

Some of London’s most polluted primary schools will share a new £1 million fund from the Mayor of London, following detailed air quality audits in 50 schools across 23 London boroughs.

Grammar school plan unlikely to improve children’s outcomes, says IOE report

Author John Jerrim: "The money the government is planning to spend on grammar school expansion is unlikely to bring benefits for young people."

Ready to Ride offers free bike training through schools

British Cycling and HSBC UK, in partnership with the Youth Sport Trust, aim to ensure that every child in the UK is given the opportunity to learn to ride a bike.

Public Health England (PHE) has published its first assessment on the government’s sugar reduction programme, which has the aim of reducing childhood obesity.

Schools with a mix of pupils from different ethnicities create pupils with more positive feelings towards other cultures, according to a new study

Charity Living Streets has delivered a report to the Transport Minister, Jesse Norman, setting out recommendations that would make it safer for children to walk to school, as well as clear up air pollution.

The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has launched an online teaching resource, billed as a ‘one-stop shop’ for people who want to become a teacher in London

The government has announced it will be working on new laws to increase online safety, including making the internet safer for children

A new poll has revealed that two thirds (74 per cent) of people believe that reading is the most important life skill a child can learn

Arts University Bournemouth (AUB) has launched an augmented reality (AR) app, which allows users to experience its campus remotely.

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