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Thousands of weapons seized from U.K schools

Samurai swords, axes and air guns are among thousands of weapons seized from schools in England and Wales, Freedom of Information requests have shown. ...by BBC

Female heads 'under-represented in secondary schools', says study

Female head teachers in England's secondary schools will remain an under-represented group for a quarter of a century, a study has found. ...by BBC

Free school meals is 'unreliable poverty measure'

Counting the proportion of pupils taking free school meals is an increasingly unreliable way of measuring poverty and the fairness of admissions policies, researchers say. ...by BBC

Schools must do more on mental health, say School Reporters

Grace, 16, has been bullied for the past nine years, has moved schools twice, struggled with suicidal thoughts and taken medication for anxiety and depression. ...by BBC