Leora is a student who takes a ‘smart drug’ to help her cope with the pressures of university.
So what do you do after your GCSEs? Stay in education is the answer for the overwhelming majority of teens. Claire Hughes, now 22, is one of the few who bucked the trend and went out to work. In 2012, at 16, with a string of good GCSEs, Claire did two unusual things. First, she […]
Amelia Eldred was given a group hug by her friends as she walked into class on her prosthetic leg for the first time. The eight-year-old from Tamworth, Staffordshire, had her left leg amputated last year after being diagnosed with bone cancer. She had a rare procedure called rotationplasty to reattach the lower part of her […]
Image copyright Getty Images Excluded schoolchildren are at serious risk of becoming involved in knife crime, a children’s charity has warned. Barnardo’s added excluded children are also at risk of “being groomed and exploited by criminal gangs”. The charity said 47 councils, about one in three in England, had no spaces in pupil referral units […]