schools

  • September 10, 2017

    In the UK over 200 schoolchildren take their own lives every year. A charity dedicated to the prevention of young suicide has produced a new guide for teachers and school staff.

  • June 22, 2017

    Expressing alarm over the suffering of people Syria, in particular those in Raqqa and in other locations where fighting continues,the  UN Secretary-General  has called on all conducting military operations in the country to ensure the safety and protection of civilians and civilian infrastructure.

  • March 25, 2017

    With schools facing funding cuts, parents across the country are being asked to make a financial contribution to make up the shortfall.

  • January 30, 2017

    A local education authority has admitted a Bedfordshire primary school discriminated against a seven-year-old boy and his younger brother by calling police because the children had been given plastic toy guns as presents.

  • December 28, 2016

    There are huge variations across the country in the number of children reaching a good level of development for reading, writing and their social and emotional development, leading to a ‘life chances postcode lottery’

  • November 25, 2016

    Figures released yesterday (24 November 2016) reveal that the British Army has increased its intake of 16-year-olds in the past 12 months, defying calls from the UN, children's rights organisations and others campaigning for an end to the recruitment of minors.

  • October 28, 2016

    The First Minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon yesterday gave her backing to Remembering Srebrenica’s Scottish education pack along with the leaders of four other parties.

  • October 10, 2016

    Some schools have demanded that pupils who are not white British bring in their passports and parents have been asked to confirm they are not asylum seek

  • August 16, 2016

    Since the collapse of peace talks on 6 August 2016, the Saudi-led coalition has intensified its devastating bombing campaign in Yemen.

  • June 24, 2016

    On a day when Britain awakes, divided and disappointed by the EU Referendum and bruised by acrimonious campaigning, Quakers in Britain will host a ground-breaking national conference for teachers to learn how to equip pupils to handle conflict in a constructive way and to develop critical thinking skills.