State school numbers rise at Cambridge

Cambridge University is expecting its highest proportion of state school students since the 1980s. Read more »

Playing hide and seek with books

'Look for a Book' Scotland has launched a national book hunt to encourage children to love reading. Read more »

Should kids be tested on their times tables?

Many head teachers think that new mathematics tests for primary school children should be scrapped. Read more »

Why gay dads worry about starting primary school

Most Britons support primary school teachers talking positively about LGBT families, a survey suggests. Read more »

New guidance promised on branded school uniforms

An inquiry heard blazers, trousers and socks can cost three times more when embroidered with a logo. Read more »

Scientists want creationism teaching ban in Welsh schools

Sir David Attenborough joins calls warning "pseudoscience" could creep in to the curriculum. Read more »

School funding boost to reverse cuts

Schools in England are receiving £2.6bn extra as part of a three-year plan to tackle budget shortages. Read more »

Dairylea pulls food splat ad amid complaints

Parents of children with dairy allergies described the ad as "dangerous" and "insensitive". Read more »

Food banks increasing in schools for pupils’ families

Governors report that more schools are setting up food banks to help feed pupils and their families. Read more »

Teacher starting salaries could rise to £30,000

Unions say the increase is long overdue, and necessary, to attract graduates into the profession. Read more »