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Schools should encourage pupils with poor grades to mix with stronger students if they want to keep them in education, suggests a study.
Almost a third of 2,000 UK teenagers, polled for a body confidence campaign, avoid activities like PE because of fears about their looks.
Seven in 10 children in England think the government should ensure all children have school lessons on sex and relationships, new figures reveal.
The Prime Minister has announced a comprehensive package of measures to transform mental health support in our schools, workplaces and communities.
More than 1,000 schools have no outdoor sports facilities, according to Scottish Labour.
Young people from black and Asian Muslims communities are more likely to be unemployed and face social immobility later in life than working class white boys despite doing better at school, according to new research by t ...
NICE recommends councils could provide toothbrushing schemes in schools and nurseries in areas where children have poor oral health in a new quality standard.
Using the Freedom of Information Act, BBC Yorkshire has obtained figures from 135 councils in England, that show there are at least 12,600 council-run schools where asbestos is known to be present.
The Chairs of five Parliamentary Select Committees have written to the Secretary of State for Education calling on the Government to act on proposals to make Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education (PHSE) and Sex ...
More than 30,000 children were missing from schools in England and Wales for substantial periods of time in the 2014-15 academic year, local education authority figures show.
Head teachers are urging MPs to back a plan to ensure all children from poorer homes are automatically registered for free school meals.
Poorer pupils in disadvantaged "opportunity areas", designated for extra help by the government, are lagging almost two years behind better off counterparts elsewhere in England.
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) pupils are still experiencing high rates of bullying in schools, according to campaigners.
Schools are being urged to focus improvement efforts on struggling white working-class pupils who get the worst GCSE results of all the main ethnic groups, amid growing concern about stark disparities in attainment.
Pupils with behaviour problems are too often "offloaded" into illegal schools, the chief inspector of schools says.
Plans to ban smoking in school and hospital grounds and playgrounds in Wales will be introduced on Monday.
This Public Health Matters blog post discusses the opportunities teachers, school nurses and others who work in educational settings have to educate young people about antimicrobial resistance.
The status of physical education in schools needs a "radical shake-up" and it should be valued in the same way as core academics subjects, a report says.