Paintpots News

Domestic abuse: Focus more on children, says Ofsted

Schools must educate children about healthy relationships, say inspectors. ...read more

Housing money wasted 'propping up rents'

There are calls for changes to the way the lack of affordable housing is tackled in England. ...read more

Textbook revolution

New Turkish school textbooks omit evolution but include the idea of "jihad" - provoking a row. ...read more

Schools break law on religious education, research suggests

RE teachers fear that pupils who do not study the subject will be left unprepared for modern life. ...read more

Honorary degree given to Sidmouth centenarian

Marjorie Hodnett trained to be a teacher in 1934, little did she know she would be graduating in 2017. ...read more

Wolverton Grammar School celebrate 70-year reunion

A group of friends met at the Buckinghamshire school in the 1940s. ...read more

Academics uncover 30 words 'lost' from English language

Ear-rent, slug-a-bed and merry-go-sorry are among the words that academics want to revive. ...read more

SATs for seven-year-olds scrapped from 2023

Key Stage 1 tests in England are to to end but nine-year-olds will sit times table tests. ...read more

Horrid or hero?

Horrid Henry's author defends the naughty schoolboy as Emmerdale actor Adam Thomas bans him. ...read more

Labour's plan to halt tuition rise passes unopposed

The government is arguing that the motion is not legally binding ...read more