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Teacher’s strike action at Cardigan School

Image caption Members of the union went on strike today Members of a teaching union have gone on strike at Cardigan Secondary School due to concerns about management practices. NASUWT said it decided to take…

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Welsh pupils refused hot school dinners due to credit debt

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Children’s meals are often paid for in advance using apps Pupils are being refused a hot meal in school if they have no credit on their cashless payment account,…


All school music lessons ‘should be free’, MSPs say

Image copyright Getty Images Music tuition should be provided free of charge in schools, Holyrood’s education committee has recommended. Some councils still give pupils individual lessons for free, but others have introduced charges of up…


Lancashire school’s ‘£1,000 holiday fine’ warning denied

Image caption Currently penalty notices of £60 can be issued for unauthorised absences A school’s warning to parents that they could be fined £1,000 for taking their child on holiday during term time has been…


Tributes to ‘old-school copper’ PC Kevin Flint

Image copyright Thames Valley Police Image caption PC Kevin Flint had been with Thames Valley Police for 27 years An off-duty police officer killed in a motorbike crash has been described as an “old-school copper”…


Glen Durrant: BDO world champion earns PDC tour card at Qualifying School

Glen Durrant beat Scott Waites to clinch his third BDO World Championship title earlier this month Three-time BDO world champion Glen Durrant has switched to the PDC circuit after earning a two-year tour card through…


Newcastle school targeted in fees phishing scam

Image copyright Google Image caption Royal Grammar School in Newcastle was one of a number of schools targeted in the cyber attack Fee-paying schools were targeted in a cyber attack which accessed parents’ email addresses,…


Campaign to save Swindon Clifton Street School

Image caption Campaigners want to save Clifton Street School A petition to save a Victorian school partially demolished by mistake has attracted almost 1,100 signatures. Part of Clifton Street School in Swindon, which was built…



Two teenagers reported over ‘drugs’ incident at school

Image caption The alarm was raised at Dunfermline High School at lunchtime on Friday A boy and a girl, both aged 13, have been charged in connection with an alleged drugs incident at a school…


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