Social workers who look after children’s interests in the family courts are being given new guidelines to help in cases where a child refuses to see a parent.
Image caption Those responsible were claimed to be members of the Bracton Law Society A university is investigating claims of racism among law society members. University of Exeter made the announcement after screenshots of “vile, deplorable” racist comments from a private students’ WhatsApp group were shared on social media. The student who revealed the comments […]
Image copyright Getty Images Delaying a summer-born child’s entry to primary school has little impact on attainment, research suggests. Children born in England between April and August, whose start in Reception was put back a year, did only marginally better in Year 1 tests, according to a government study. The number of applications to councils […]
Image copyright Harrow Council Image caption Pinner Wood School might never reopen, the council has warned A junior school is facing an uncertain future after a chalk mine was discovered beneath it. Geological surveys have found an “unacceptable risk” that the ground below the Pinner Wood School, in Pinner, north-west London, could become unstable, Harrow […]