News Archive

Pupils back sacked 'gunshot' teacher

3rd February 2014
Pupils at a Wolverhampton school call for a physics teacher who was sacked after he accidentally shot a student with a pellet gun to get his job back.

Gove 'state schools like private'

3rd February 2014
Education Secretary Michael Gove says he wants to end the divide between state schools and private.

AUDIO: Pupils support teacher over shooting

3rd February 2014
Pupils at a Wolverhampton school are campaigning to stop a physics teacher being sacked after he accidentally shot a pupil.

Many ways to measure schools

24th January 2014
What do they tell us about schools?

Poor pupils 'still at disadvantage'

24th January 2014
Many pupils from poorer families are still not gaining the qualifications needed to compete for top jobs, researchers say.

VIDEO: More schools are making the grade

23rd January 2014
More secondary schools in England are meeting baseline government targets on GCSEs, the latest league tables show.

VIDEO: Gove: 'School reforms are working'

23rd January 2014
More of England's secondary schools are meeting baseline government targets on GCSEs, according the latest league tables.

More schools meet government targets

23rd January 2014
More secondary schools in England are meeting baseline government targets on GCSEs, the latest league tables show.

VIDEO: Cathedral gets first girls' choir

23rd January 2014
For nearly 1000 years the only voices heard singing in Canterbury Cathedral's choirs were male - but that will all change when the cathedral's first girls' choir makes its debut this weekend.

Girls 'slip in maths confidence gap'

23rd January 2014
The maths ability of teenage girls in the UK is on average about three years behind their counterparts in high-performing Shanghai, according to figures from the OECD.

Is higher education a waste of money

23rd January 2014
Is higher education a waste of money?

VIDEO: Coding push for primary pupils

22nd January 2014
From September, every child in England will have to learn computer coding.

Coalition wives dish out job advice

22nd January 2014
Sam Cam and Miriam Clegg join forces for Basildon schoolgirls

'Pay people' to aid problem families

22nd January 2014
"Good" neighbours should be given financial incentives to help troubled families in their neighbourhood, the head of Ofsted, Sir Michael Wilshaw, suggests.

The rise of the teenage coder

22nd January 2014
How learning to code computers became cool