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Hundreds of primary schools in England are failing to give their pupils a decent education in reading, writing and arithmetic, official figures suggest.
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Sean Harford, Ofsted regional director for the east of England, spoke of his concern after the study found pupil attainment levels in the region at age five, 11, 16 and 19 are all worse than national standards.
THURROCK is once again in the bottom three for the percentage of its pupils attending good or outstanding primary schools, Ofsted's annual report has revealed.
GOVERNMENT inspectors have been sent in to Bournemouth council to find out why so few of its schools are good.
Faith groups, teachers and also representatives of major teaching unions, have joined with Burnley Council to oppose the plan The proposed school, which could open with as few as 60 pupils next September, at a projected cost of A 5million, would be funded from a budget currently allocated to existing schools and colleges in the town.
Children from similar backgrounds and of similar abilities can end up with different prospects just because of where they were born and the quality of the school they attended, according to the watchdog's annual report.
Members of the Collectif A©ducation sans frontiA res protested for several hours outside the office of Quebec education minister, Marie Malavoy.
England's schools are suffering from a culture of "casual acceptance" of misbehaviour in the classroom, according to Sir Michael Wilshaw.
More students are seeking help from counsellors and guidance services - and a report has found many school services are struggling under pressure or simply not up to scratch.
Girls Rock Austin, the local branch of a much-lauded national summer camp program devoted to empowering female tweens and teens through music immersion , has been well-publicized and celebrated in Austin media.
MORE than 1,000 people have signed a petition urging the Government to open a full consultation over forcing Darwen Vale High School to academy status.
An analysis of almost 9,000 high school students that follows them into adulthood finds those rated by others as better-looking had higher GPAs.
When one of the biggest private education firms in Sweden went bankrupt earlier this year, it left 11,000 students in the lurch and made Stockholm rethink its pioneering market reform of the state schools system.
Puberty does not happen at the same age in both boys and girls. Those that mature earlier than most of their peers undergo both physical and emotional changes.
Girls who began puberty before 11 years old were more likely to give in to bad influences, especially if they had a deviant best friend, according to a study.
THE funding package aims to develop youth involvement in sport in the wake of the Commonwealth Games and the Ryder Cup next year.