School worker who hit three cyclists and left them lying injured in the road jailed for 25 months 

Drink-driving school worker, 48, who hit three cyclists and left them lying injured in the road as she drove home from the pub with her daughter is jailed for 25 months Sandra Graham, 48, had stopped at a pub where she drank wine and cider  On the way home she hit members of Northumbria Cycling … Read more

Chris Hemsworth shares sweet creative writing task his son Tristan, six, wrote at school 

‘My special friend is dad’: Chris Hemsworth shares the sweet creative writing task his son Tristan, six, wrote about him at school By Candice Jackson For Daily Mail Australia Published: 03:17 GMT, 25 February 2021 | Updated: 03:17 GMT, 25 February 2021 Chris Hemsworth has starred in plenty of Hollywood blockbusters, but he treasures his … Read more

Covid lockdown UK: Teachers are to take control in school exams free-for-all

Plans to make end of year exams voluntary and give teachers almost complete control over deciding the GCSE and A-level grades of their pupils this summer has sparked warnings of further grades chaos and widespread inflation. Education Secretary Gavin Williamson, who previously said exams would be cancelled for the second year in a row because … Read more

Teachers are to take control in school exams free-for-all

Teachers will have almost complete control over deciding the GCSE and A-level grades of their pupils this summer, it was announced last night. Education Secretary Gavin Williamson said staff will also get to choose how they assess children – after exams were cancelled due to the pandemic. Teachers can decide to rely on previous essays, … Read more

Gavin Williamson hints at longer school days as he unveils £700million Covid catch-up package

Gavin Williamson today hinted that the school day will be extended alongside summer catch-up classes as part of a £700million catch-up package after the pandemic. The Education Secretary confirmed the government is looking at a ‘broad range of options’ when asked if school hours could be increased to make up for lost time during lockdowns. … Read more

Gavin Williamson hints at longer school days as he unveils £700million Covid catch-up package

Gavin Williamson today hinted that the school day will be extended alongside summer catch-up classes as part of a £700million catch-up package after the pandemic. The Education Secretary confirmed the government is looking at a ‘broad range of options’ when asked if school hours could be increased to make up for lost time during lockdowns. … Read more

Secondary pupils and all children leaving primary school will be offered summer lessons

Summer lessons will be offered to children leaving primary school and all secondary pupils as part of a £700million catch-up package designed to reverse the impact of Covid on education. Under plans to be announced today, secondaries will offer face-to-face teaching over the holidays, with ministers keen to see summer classes for incoming Year 7 … Read more

Can YOU remember what was taught at school? Teacher puts your knowledge to the test with quiz

Are YOU smarter than a secondary school student? Teacher’s 15-question challenge will put your knowledge of maths and English to the test Rupal Ragha who lives in Wembley, boasts over 5,000 followers on Instagram Teacher provides free Maths and English lessons for children aged five to 16 She puts your knowledge to the test with 15 … Read more

British ‘suspected drug dealer’, 46, is shot dead outside South African primary school

British ‘suspected drug dealer’, 46, is shot dead outside South African primary school seconds after dropping his son off there Briton Simon Mather, 46, was fatally shot as he was dropping off his stepson Mr Mather was shot twice in the head while carrying out the school run   He is believed to have become involved … Read more

Covid England: Secondary school pupils to wear face masks in lessons

Chief Medical Officer Chris Whitty tonight insisted the risk posed by coronavirus to children at school is ‘incredibly low’ as he ‘categorically denied’ a claim he opposed a full return to classrooms on March 8.  The Government’s top medical advisor said there are ‘huge advantages’ to reopening schools in terms of the mental and physical … Read more