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October 15, 2018 9:37 PM Teachers launch school aimed at middle classes unable to pay ‘greedy’ private school fees

TEACHERS from leading institutions are opening a sixth form school in London costing £13,000 a year aimed at middle class students priced out of private school education by “corporate greed”. The average cost of private school tuition each year has soared above £17,000-a-year with fees rising by 553 per cent in the past 25 years. Joe Francis, a senior 5

October 9, 2018 11:01 PM Fury as school tries to replace smart uniform with tracksuit

PARENTS have criticised a junior school over plans to scrap the existing uniform and replace it with tracksuits and hoodies. Teachers claim they want to help cash-strapped families save money by telling all parents to kit their children out in casual sportswear. Telford Junior School, in Leamington Spa, Warks, says the new uniform would consist of "tracksuit

September 29, 2018 11:18 PM Teachers ‘bullying’ right-wing pupils as leftist union ideology infiltrates schools

CHILDREN of Right-wing politicians are being bullied by teachers and ostracised by classmates because trade unions have an iron grip on schools, it is claimed. It has strengthened calls for more free schools to stop youngsters being drip-fed socialist views in the classroom. “She turned to the class which is particularly ethnically diverse and said, ‘This 9

September 25, 2018 8:44 AM Children to be banned from cycling to school without number plates

Children have been told they will be banned from cycling to their south London school if they do not put number plates on their bikes. Teachers at Stanley Park High, in Carshalton, are introducing the scheme so members of the public can report pupils cycling dangerously. Charity Cycling UK questioned why Stanley Park High "want to make cycling to school 7

September 11, 2018 7:52 AM Kids warned not to mention Fortnite or crisps in ‘what I did in the summer’ essays

PARENTS are forcing their children to not mention telly, computer games or grab bags of sweets in their ‘what I did this summer’ essays, it has emerged. Hoping to avoid judgement by teachers and social services, child owners have been coaching their offspring to create false narratives of stimulating nature walks, Shakespeare plays and piano lessons 24

September 8, 2018 2:51 AM In detention, pupils with the wrong colour socks

TEACHERS dished out detentions to scores of students on their first day back at school this week for breaking strict new uniform rules. Parents said some pupils were held back simply for wearing the wrong colour socks. Tracey said: “I’m disgusted and have contacted Ofsted. Some children were left with no transport home.” The academy said parents would 12

September 3, 2018 3:04 PM Teachers at Hockley Primary School gift sweet treats to parents on children's first day

Nervous parents were gifted a sweet treat to "break the ice" on their children's first day at primary school. Teachers at Hockley Primary School in Chevening Gardens waited outside to give parents a Kit Kat with a note, providing comfort to parents on their children's first day. Simon Harris, the author of the Southend News Network, felt the gifts were a perfect 16

August 28, 2018 4:00 AM Self-taught pianist Jacob, 11, plays in Brighton station

Elouise said: “Jacob is autistic, and playing piano helps him calm down if he gets frustrated with a computer game. “He is good at doing two things at once, which is useful for playing piano. “He used to play the piano at school in assemblies, and the teachers said we should get him one. “He has taught himself to play by listening to songs and working 22

August 15, 2018 11:03 AM Calling all ex-pupils and staff of Commonweal School

A MAJOR reunion is being planned for ex-pupils and staff of one of Swindon’s best known schools. Town centre venue MECA will host the gathering of Commonweal old boys, old girls and teachers on Saturday, September 22, beginning at 7pm. Tickets are priced at £5, and any surplus funds will be divided between four good causes – Prospect Hospice, Commonweal 15

August 4, 2018 9:34 PM Anti-semitic graffiti on Auschwitz survivor Elie Wiesel's house

Police in Romania are investigating anti-semitic graffiti found on the walls of the house where Auschwitz survivor Elie Wiesel was born. Comments painted in pink included the remark that Wiesel, who died in 2016, was "in hell with Hitler". They were quickly removed. Wiesel became famous after writing about his teenage years in Nazi concentration camps 13