BBC News - Family & Education

BBC News - Family & Education

04/20/2018 09:53 AM
School denies charging pupils for water in heatwave
Onslow St Audrey's School in Hatfield said no child would ever be refused access to water.

04/20/2018 07:38 AM
Poorest families 'going without food or power'
Citizens Advice says hundreds of thousands of UK families cannot afford to put money in their meters.

04/19/2018 11:49 AM
Should twins be taught separately?
A study suggests not - and says there should be no strict rules about separating twins at school.

04/19/2018 02:10 AM
'My teacher saved me from suicide'
Now 26, Hati Sparey-South is herself training as a teacher, determined to help today's pupils.

04/18/2018 11:14 PM
Narrow vocabulary 'hits pupils' grades'
Research suggests four out of 10 pupils in their first year of secondary have limited vocabulary.

04/18/2018 10:42 PM
Manchester 'snack' teenager explains his viral head boy campaign video
Chilombo's comical take on running for head boy has been viewed more than a million times on Twitter.

04/18/2018 01:53 PM
Governors quit free school where no pupils did GCSEs
An Ofsted inspection last year rated Route 39 Academy inadequate in all areas.

04/18/2018 12:51 PM
Student loans interest rate to rise in line with inflation
Rates charged on student loans will go up from 6.1% to 6.3% from September.

04/18/2018 09:16 AM
Dad regrets parenthood
One father believes his friends without children tend to be the happiest.

04/18/2018 12:06 AM
Siblings in care
Thousands of siblings in care have been split up by councils in England and Wales, new figures suggest.

04/17/2018 11:05 PM
Distraction tactics
What should parents say to teenagers who seem to be playing on their computers more than revising for exams?

04/17/2018 09:46 AM
School children quiz Nasa astronaut
Karen Nyberg, who's been to space twice, answers questions from primary school children.

04/17/2018 09:36 AM
UK makes £212m Commonwealth education aid pledge
Theresa May tells Commonwealth leaders children should spend at least 12 years in education.

04/16/2018 12:28 PM
Primary school places - not got what you wanted?
If the school on offer is unsuitable for some reason, there are a number of things you can do.

04/16/2018 12:17 AM
Jacob says his school locked him away in a cupboard
Jacob recalls how he was repeatedly locked in a storage cupboard at school when he was five years old.

04/12/2018 08:57 AM
'It's not a shock anymore'
Teachers describe teaching in an area where knife crime is part of life.

04/10/2018 11:43 PM
Child amputees get new sport prosthetics fund
A mother's campaign has led to government funding that gives hope to child amputees.

04/10/2018 11:15 PM
JK Rowling wants happy ending for orphans
The Harry Potter author is running an international campaign to stop children being isolated in poor-quality institutions.

04/06/2018 11:46 PM
Reality Check
Youth services have seen big cuts in their budgets, but it's impossible to make a clear link.

04/06/2018 09:41 AM
Frozen meals
New research into how children and families will be affected by changes to free school meals has been published

04/03/2018 11:16 PM
World's poor suffer for lack of glasses
Billions of people in poorer countries are being held back by a lack of affordable glasses.

04/03/2018 08:13 AM
Motherhood taboo
Three women describe what it is like to secretly wish they had never had children.

04/01/2018 11:51 PM
When the kids hear
It is normal for parents to argue, but the way rows affect children varies greatly.

03/30/2018 11:46 PM
Lives in their hands
How do the families of generals who sent men into battle commemorate World War One?

03/28/2018 09:20 AM
The world's toughest place to study?
In the ruins of the siege of Eastern Ghouta in Syria there are still students refusing to give up learning.

03/27/2018 12:14 AM
Linda Brown, centre of Brown v Board civil rights case, dies
Linda Brown was nine when she was denied entry to a white school, becoming the focus of a landmark case.

03/20/2018 11:11 PM
Teaching boys that 'real men' would stop rape
A project in Kenya is teaching boys how to intervene to stop sexual violence