At the opposite end of the scale from free education, the rich are paying through the nose for exclusive private schools.
The benefits of physical exercise on academic learning have long been documented, yet three years after Public Health England
For years, people have been attempting to tackle the problem of bullying. Some believe it's working and some believe 'kids will never change'. According to some data from a survey conducted by Ditch the Label, it seems the problem might not be improving.
As I think about my daughter, Eden, heading towards the school gates, I want to soak up the memories of the fun times we've had together. The cuddles, the days out, the stories and just being able to see her grow into the amazing little girl she is today.
Having been in education for ten years, I've seen some real changes - all as dull as a Brexit talk at a vegan dinner party
Successive governments recognise the importance of investing in children's mental health, and the role of schools in developing wellbeing and recognising mental health needs. Yet the figures don't indicate enough of an improvement.
Programmes to tackle racism could encourage children to find out more about the historical multicultural nature of British society, dating back centuries, along with the influence and positive impact this has had on UK society.
Time brings depth. With a narrow, exam-focused curriculum, we are doing our children an injustice if we don't invest in PSHE. Its teaching can help remove barriers, improve academic outcomes and help young people make informed choices. It surely isn't asking too much to give them the information they might need to handle difficulties better and the space to consider them.
The place of Christianity in state schools will come under the spotlight in a court case.
Following Philip Hammond's budget reveal that an extra £320m will be made available to fund an extra 140 new free schools