Former pupils and parents tell public inquiry how disabled school kids were given contaminated blood

Parents who sent their children to a specialist school where disabled pupils were given infected blood products were not given details of the treatment their sons were receiving, an inquiry has heard. Several pupils who attended the Lord Mayor Treloar College, a special education boarding school in Hampshire, in the 1970s and 1980s were given … Read more

Aldi launches ‘Britain’s cheapest school uniform deal’ costing just £4.50

Aldi launches ‘Britain’s cheapest school uniform deal’ costing just £4.50 for a sweatshirt, two polo shirts and trousers or a skirt Budget retailer has launched the UK’s cheapest ever school uniform packageIncludes £1 sweatshirt, two-pack polo shirts for £1.75 and £1.75 trousers or skirtLikely to start price war on uniforms among supermarkets before term ends By … Read more

Aldi launches ‘Britain’s cheapest school uniform deal’ costing just £4.50

Aldi launches ‘Britain’s cheapest school uniform deal’ costing just £4.50 for a sweatshirt, two polo shirts and trousers or a skirt Budget retailer has launched the UK’s cheapest ever school uniform packageIncludes £1 sweatshirt, two-pack polo shirts for £1.75 and £1.75 trousers or skirtLikely to start price war on uniforms among supermarkets before term ends By … Read more

Aldi launches ‘Britain’s cheapest school uniform deal’ costing just £4.50

Aldi launches ‘Britain’s cheapest school uniform deal’ costing just £4.50 for a sweatshirt, two polo shirts and trousers or a skirt Budget retailer has launched the UK’s cheapest ever school uniform packageIncludes £1 sweatshirt, two-pack polo shirts for £1.75 and £1.75 trousers or skirtLikely to start price war on uniforms among supermarkets before term ends By … Read more

Pupils securing first choice secondary school place falls in England as a FIFTH miss out

Number of pupils securing their first choice secondary school place falls compared to last year as a FIFTH miss out Nearly a fifth of children have missed out on their top choice secondary schoolBut this rose to more than two in five pupils in some areas of England, data saidThe number of applications to secondary … Read more

The CEOs still at school: The kid-preneurs making extra pocket money

With the school summer holidays looming, many parents are desperate for ideas to keep children entertained without breaking the bank.  So why not encourage them to put their talents to work so they can make a little money of their own?  Many mums and dads have cut back on pocket money during the pandemic. But … Read more

Trowbridge girl, 14, is put into isolation at John Of Gaunt School for wearing too-tight trousers

Girl, 14, is put into isolation at school for wearing too-tight trousers after teacher says her legs are ‘too big’ Mum Lou Glover, 42, says the  uniform rules at John of Gaunt School, Trowbridge, are ‘ridiculous’Another parent claims her daughter was told her  trousers showed ‘too much ankle’Teachers have been criticised for not being consistent … Read more

Police launch urgent hunt for missing girl, 12, who was last seen in her school uniform

Police launch urgent hunt for missing girl, 12, who was last seen in her school uniform in south London 24 hours ago Tameda Khamara, 12, vanished from Camberwell, south London, yesterdayThe youngster was last seen wearing a grey skirt, white shirt and grey blazerSouthwark Police have since said they are ‘really concerned’ for her welfare … Read more

Teacher quits New Jersey private school because the school is teaching students critical race theory

An English teacher at a $52,000-a-year private school in Englewood, New Jersey has quit her job over critical race theory lessons she has branded racist.  Dana Stangel-Plowe, who taught at the Dwight-Englewood School in Bergen County, accused the school of creating a ‘hostile culture of conformity and fear’ in her resignation letter on Tuesday.  Stangel-Plowe said … Read more

12-year-old who graduated from high school and college the SAME week opens up about accomplishments

A 12-year-old boy who graduated from high school and college in the same week has opened up about taking extra classes during the coronavirus pandemic and running not one, but two tech businesses — insisting he is having the time of his life.  Mike Wimmer, from Salisbury, North Carolina, graduated from Rowan-Cabarrus Community College with a 4.0 … Read more