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Parents Call For 'Much-Loved' Lollipop Man To Be Reinstated

Caters News Agency | Amy Packham | Posted 23.09.2016 | UK Parents

Parents are urging for a sacked lollipop man to be reinstated after a girl was hit on the road where he used to patrol. The seven-year-old girl suffe...

Mum Furious Daughter Put In Isolation Because Of These Shoes

SWNS | Amy Packham | Posted 21.09.2016 | UK Parents

A mum is furious her daughter was put into isolation for breaching uniform rules, because she had a logo on her school shoes. Julie Savage, 51, claim...

Mum Makes Sure Struggling Families Have Free School Uniform

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 20.09.2016 | UK Parents

A mum is trying to ease the expense of the back to school period for families struggling to buy new uniforms for their kids. Charlene Paterson, 33, fr...

Parents Are Divided In Their Opinion Of Grammar Schools

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 19.09.2016 | UK Parents

Parents are split over whether or not increasing the number of grammar schools is a good idea, a small-scale study has sown. The survey of 1,000 paren...

Melanie Sykes Reveals Update On Son With Autism's School Search

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 16.09.2016 | UK Parents

Melanie Sykes has revealed she has found a school for her son with autism, following a long struggle. The 46-year-old revealed in June 2016 that her 1...

Dad Hits Back After School Criticised Son's 'Extreme' Blonde Hair

SWNS | Amy Packham | Posted 15.09.2016 | UK Parents

A boarding school has told parents to “moderate” their eight-year-old son’s blonde hair. Logan Taylor-Johnstone, from Reigate, Surrey, began Ye...

Mum Shocked School Deemed Daughter's Trousers 'Too Tight'

SWNS | Amy Packham | Posted 14.09.2016 | UK Parents

A mum has accused her daughter’s school of fuelling her weight issues by threatening disciplinary action over trousers that were “too tight”. C...

Mum Claims Teen Was Excluded From Lessons For 'Invisible' Highlights

Mercury Press | Amy Packham | Posted 09.09.2016 | UK Parents

A mum claims her daughter was excluded from school lessons on her first day back because she has blonde highlights, which she believes are “invisibl...

Mum Furious After Son Asked To Sign School 'Football Contract'

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 09.09.2016 | UK Parents

A mum has vented her anger on Facebook after finding out her son is required to sign a ‘football contract’ if he wants to play the game at school....

Do We Need to Re-think Homework?

Dr Clare Owen | Posted 09.09.2016 | UK
Dr Clare Owen

We must remember that our students are children and, curriculum burdens asides, they have to be at the heart of any decision we make. If we want them to enjoy their youth and not have to grow up too soon, we must prepare them for, but not force them into, the work patterns we must follow as adults.

Sixth Form Stress

Jevon Levy | Posted 08.09.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Jevon Levy

Those who may have opted for a different career path, I also wish you luck. Only time will tell how this conspicuous nightmare will pan out over the coming months but I firmly believe it will shape out our future landscapes for life.

Mum Furious That Son's £48 Clarks Shoes Were Banned From School

Nathan Sandhu | Amy Packham | Posted 08.09.2016 | UK Parents

A mum has spoken of her anger after she claims her son was banned from wearing his new £48 Clarks school shoes because they look too much like traine...

How To Make Home A Great Learning Environment

Written by Ruth D'Alessandro, commercial writer | Phillip Othen | Posted 19.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Where did the summer go? Suddenly everyone’s back to school, and it’s time to knuckle down to school runs, homework and study again. Learning does...

Mum Praises Clarks Salesman For Helping Six-Year-Old With Autism Escape Crowds

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 08.09.2016 | UK Parents

A member of Clarks Shoes staff has been praised for helping a six-year-old boy with autism buy his school shoes in peace. Gem Salter, from Ipswich in ...

9 Pictures That Show The Reality Of Those Smug Back To School Photos

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 07.09.2016 | UK Parents

In the first week back at school, all parents take pride in dressing their child for the all important Facebook Photo. Although the pictures that mak...

Police Called After 50 Kids Sent Home Over School Uniform Issue

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 08.09.2016 | UK Parents

Police were called to a school during the first week of term after 50 children were reportedly sent home over uniform issues. Parents protested outsid...

10 Tweets That Sum Up Your Child's First Week Back At School

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 06.09.2016 | UK Parents

That’s it, the summer holidays are officially over. Pack up the Lego and buy a new pencil case, because September is upon us and a whole new year of...

Boy With 2% Brain Function Defies Odds To Start School

Caters News Agency | Amy Packham | Posted 06.09.2016 | UK Parents

A boy who was born with 2% brain function has been called a “medical miracle” as he started school. Noah Wall’s parents - Shelly and Rob Wall -...

Parents Lie About Addresses To Get Kids Into Better Schools

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 06.09.2016 | UK Parents

Parents have been lying about where they live in an attempt to get their children into better schools, an investigation has found. Over the past five...

Una Healy Felt Emotional On Her Daughter's First Day Of School

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 06.09.2016 | UK Parents

Una Healy shared an adorable snap of her daughter’s first day at school and she was feeling a little emotional. The ‘Saturdays’ singer, 34, post...

98% Of Schoolchildren's Lunch Boxes Are 'Unhealthy'

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 06.09.2016 | UK Parents

Almost all (98%) schoolchildren’s lunch boxes are ‘unhealthy’ according to a new report. The study by Leeds University suggests school dinners m...

Parents Of Children With Autism Face 'Exhausting Battles' To Get Educational Support

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 02.09.2016 | UK Parents

Many parents of children with autism are facing “exhausting battles” to get the right education and support, according to a new charity report. Al...

Before And After Photos Show Reality Of Back To School For Kids

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 01.09.2016 | UK Parents

The first day back at school after six weeks off can be a bit of a shock for many kids. The stark difference between this little girl’s photo before...

American Football Player's Gesture For Boy With Autism Brought Mum To Tears

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 01.09.2016 | UK Parents

The touching story of an American football player who joined a boy with autism at a dinner table, so he didn’t have to eat alone has captured many p...

XL School Uniforms Are Becoming The Norm, Warns Cancer Charity

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 01.09.2016 | UK Parents

One in three children finish primary school either overweight or obese, a leading cancer charity has warned. New figures from Cancer Research UK sho...