Teens

‘I’m absolutely terrified. What will this mean for children?’

‘I’m absolutely terrified. What will this mean for children?’

Education plans to send children with special needs to mainstream schools have been branded ‘terrifying and damaging’.

Rising basketball star ‘devastated’ after injury risks future career

Rising basketball star ‘devastated’ after injury risks future career

A rising basketball and football star needs to raise £11,000 for reconstructive surgery after injuring her knee.

College saves axed hair and beauty course

College saves axed hair and beauty course

Hair and beauty students who’d been told they wouldn’t get a grade after their course was scrapped will be able to sit their exams after all.

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Child Benefit warning for one million families at risk of payments stopping

Child Benefit warning for one million families at risk of payments stopping

Child Benefit payments will stop for more than a million families this summer unless parents with teenagers staying in education update their claim.

School retains ‘outstanding’ rating 12 years after last inspection

School retains ‘outstanding’ rating 12 years after last inspection

A grammar school has received the highest possible rating from a school regulation more than a decade after it was last inspected.

‘We don’t need any more memorial benches’: Mums vow to tackle teen mental health crisis

‘We don’t need any more memorial benches’: Mums vow to tackle teen mental health crisis

Three mums who have lost their sons to suicide in the past four years have bravely come together to try and make a lasting difference.

Students face disqualification if they search for leaked exam papers online

Students face disqualification if they search for leaked exam papers online

As GCSEs and A levels get underway there’s a stern warning about the risks associated with cheating - including pupils taking phones into tests.

‘Overconfident’ young drivers could face tough new driving licence law

‘Overconfident’ young drivers could face tough new driving licence law

New drivers could face a zero-alcohol limit and rules on driving unsupervised under a proposed law introducing Graduated Driving Licences.

Praise for ‘firm and fair’ school after first-ever Ofsted report

Praise for ‘firm and fair’ school after first-ever Ofsted report

One of the county’s newest secondary schools has scored highly following its first visit from the education watchdog.

Huge new secondary school set to open at Kent ‘garden town’ next summer

Huge new secondary school set to open at Kent ‘garden town’ next summer

A new secondary school being built at a sprawling ‘garden town’ development is set to open next summer, it has been confirmed.

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