Schools

A mum came under fire for saying she would let her seven-year-old daughter have a lie in and be late for school . Singlebutmarried wrote on Mumsnet: "Am I being unreasonable to leave the child in...

A set of quintuplets graduated from the same university on the same weekend – with degrees in five different subjects. Enna, Maria, Emilio, George and John Diaz, 21, donned their caps and gowns to...

A furious mother removed her two sons from school after they were banned from wearing shorts to lessons – despite scorching temperatures of up to 29C. St Illtyd’s Catholic High School in...

A furious mum took two of her children out of school after they were kept in isolation because of their hairstyles. Teachers at Kingswood Academy at Kingston upon Hull segregated Leroy Wilson, 13, and...

Ban phones in schools and bring back old fashioned punishments like lines and litter picking, Ofsted chief demands Ofsted chief calls mobiles in schools ‘dubious at best’ and supports a ban Amanda...

Anyone else pass the time by shading in the bar graph? GCSE students joke about their exam disasters after finishing school for the summer After months of revision and weeks of exam after exam, GCSEs are...

The mum of a 14-year-old schoolboy sent home over his ‘army-style’ haircut is now threatening to withdraw her son from school. Teachers ruled Casey Healy’s recent trim – which he...

A mum was told her twin daughters would have to live apart if illness meant they did exams on separate days. Mary O’Connor, 50, said Violet, 11, could not attend a maths test because she had been up...

A grass-roots group is pushing to stop the city from putting armed cops in schools — even ­after the Texas massacre that left eight students and two teachers dead. The group of activists and volunteers,...

EL PASO, Texas — Authorities are trying to determine how a box of ammunition fell from a military helicopter and crashed through the roof of an elementary school in Texas. The Ysleta Independent School...

Grammars and faith schools raise standards ‘because it makes them compete’ Mix of academies, free schools, faith schools and grammars drives up standards Schools vie with each other to achieve...

The city has removed a Queens principal who has cost taxpayers $830,000 in lawsuit settlements — including payments to four women who accused him of lewd comments and groping. The ouster of Howard Kwait,...

A heartbroken family has launched a campaign to warn youngsters about the danger of aerosol abuse – after their 12-year-old daughter died inhaling deodorant spray. Jess Anderson died at home after...

A mum has described the horrifying moment she battled to save her 10-year-old daughter’s life after she collapsed at the finish line of a school race. At first, Jo Naylor told her sporty daughter...

A brave schoolgirl who was visited by Ed Sheeran in hospital to lift her spirits has been put on life support after an operation, it’s emerged. The family of little Melody Driscoll, 11, say they...

Pupils at a primary school are being given bread and water for their lunch if they forget their dinner money. Parents and students at Mount Pleasant Primary School in Shrewsbury, where a school dinner...