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Pinner school faces closure after chalk mine discovery

Pinner school faces closure after chalk mine discovery

James March 23, 2017 0

A junior school is facing an uncertain future after a chalk mine was discovered beneath it. Geological surveys have found an “unacceptable risk” that the ground below the Pinner Wood School, in Pinner, north-west

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London students leave underwear around university campus to protest sexual violence

London students leave underwear around university campus to protest sexual violence

Charlotte England March 23, 2017 0

Underwear featuring quotes from rape survivors has been hung by London students around their campus to demand more support for women who are sexually assaulted at university. The Feminist Society at Roehampton University want a dedicated member of staff employed to tackle rape

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Doncaster primary school investigates pupil's walkout

Doncaster primary school investigates pupil's walkout

James March 23, 2017 0

A primary school is investigating after a pupil walked out and was missing for an hour before being found two miles (3.2km) away. The pupil left Doncaster’s Mallard Primary School, at about 11:40 GMT

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Scottish heads to get £3.5m support scheme

Scottish heads to get £3.5m support scheme

James March 23, 2017 0

Head teachers are to be offered a new package of training support as part of a £3.5m Scottish government scheme. The Excellence in Headship programme aims to help school leaders “improve critical self-awareness, leadership

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Drop in teacher training recruits revealed

Drop in teacher training recruits revealed

James March 23, 2017 0

There are fears it could get even tougher to recruit teachers after a drop in the number of trainees on courses in England. The latest figures show a 7% drop in acceptances on to

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Faith schools and grammars the most ethnically and socially segregated in UK, warns charity report

Faith schools and grammars the most ethnically and socially segregated in UK, warns charity report

Rachael Pells March 22, 2017 0

Thousands of England’s schools are segregated by ethnic or social status, new research has revealed, with faith schools and grammars found to be the most divided of all. A report published by social mobility

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Warning over segregation in England's schools

Warning over segregation in England's schools

James March 22, 2017 0

Thousands of state schools across England are segregated along ethnic or social grounds, according to research. More than a quarter of primary and four in 10 secondary schools are ethnically divided, the social integration

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PMQs: May gets personal with Corbyn over grammar schools

PMQs: May gets personal with Corbyn over grammar schools

James March 22, 2017 0

Theresa May has launched an attack on Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn for sending his son to a grammar school. At Prime Minister’s Questions she said: “Typical Labour, take the advantage and pull up the

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Teachers' unions merge to make super-union

Teachers' unions merge to make super-union

James March 22, 2017 0

The members of two teaching unions have voted to merge to form a new super-union, to be called the National Education Union (NEU). The merged National Union of Teachers and the Association of Teachers

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School governors point to 'diabolical' budget squeeze

School governors point to 'diabolical' budget squeeze

James March 22, 2017 0

School governors have pointed to a “catastrophic” squeeze on budgets, as the government prepares to introduce a new funding formula for schools. A snapshot survey of 4,000 governors by the BBC sheds light on

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