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Primary school children get elderly pen pals from local care homes

A primary school has teamed up with two local care homes to launch an inter-generational pen pal scheme.

Posted on: 18 November 2017

St Olave's Grammar School row head resigns

Aydin Önaç, head of St Olave's Grammar School in Orpington, will leave at Christmas.

Posted on: 17 November 2017

Mistakes in benefits claims could cost up to £500m

Around 75,000 claimants were underpaid by mistakes made in assessing the main sickness benefit.

Posted on: 17 November 2017

Glitter banned by Dorset children's nursery chain

The art material is a "dangerous" microplastic which can enter the food chain, the nursery chain says.

Posted on: 17 November 2017

Eviction threat over complaints about crying baby

A family renting in London are threatened with eviction after complaints over a crying baby.

Posted on: 17 November 2017

The worst bullies: 'My friends called me Ugly Betty'

Bullying by friends is 'really harmful and teachers should take it more seriously', says a victim.

Posted on: 17 November 2017

Degrees of value

Huge numbers of young people are making a big decision about university - and their future income.

Posted on: 17 November 2017

School counsellors needed to tackle self-harm 'epidemic', minister told

More school counsellors are needed to deal with a rise in emotional problems, the government is told.

Posted on: 16 November 2017

Lawrence Okolie: Boxer talks being bullied at school, losing seven stone and building his confidence

British boxer Lawrence Okolie visits his former school as part of anti-bullying week, as he reflects on how he was bullied for his weight, made changes to his lifestyle and overcame confidence issues.

Posted on: 16 November 2017

School in Theresa May's constituency seeks £1 for pens

The school in Theresa May's constituency says donations would help it through a "funding crisis".

Posted on: 16 November 2017