Schools

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The Guardian view on arts education: a creativity crisis | Editorial
Editorial: The government’s bleakly utilitarian education policies risk restricting the arts to a privileged few. It’s time for a change

Editorial

07, Feb, 2023 @6:52 PM

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From stolen nudes to ‘rape chat’: the horrific drama tackling the sexual assault epidemic in UK schools
Sexual violence is so normalised that 59% of young women have been attacked. The creators and stars of bold new show Consent explain this awful culture – and why it’s worse in private schools

Hollie Richardson

07, Feb, 2023 @10:42 AM

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In defence of Haberdashers' school | Letter
Letters: Nobody ever made me feel inferior for not being fee-paying, says Brenda Sufrin

06, Feb, 2023 @4:47 PM

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Teachers handing out toothpaste as rising UK costs hit pupils’ dental health
Three-quarters of teachers surveyed say they have noticed children lacking access to toothpaste and toothbrushes

Alexandra Topping

06, Feb, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Traumatised teens can turn their lives around – but they need help | Letters
Letters: Readers respond to Daniel Dylan Wray’s article about escaping the shadow of his abusive father

05, Feb, 2023 @5:25 PM

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Edinburgh school accused of discrimination by ex-spy is cleared
St George’s school asked to improve procedures after complaint from former MI6 mole within al-Qaida Aimen Dean

Severin Carrell Scotland editor

03, Feb, 2023 @1:42 PM

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Specialist London state school averaged A* for every A-level entry in 2022
DfE figures show selective King’s College London mathematics school topped results in England last summer

Richard Adams Education editor

02, Feb, 2023 @5:45 PM

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‘We see misogyny every day’: how Andrew Tate’s twisted ideology infiltrated British schools
A year ago, most teachers had never heard of the ex-kickboxer and social media influencer. Now, his toxic machismo is the talk of the playground – and the staffroom

Sally Weale

02, Feb, 2023 @10:00 AM

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Public health groups urge Rishi Sunak to widen free school meals programme
Junk food levy could fund meals for 800,000 more children and young people in England, experts tell PM

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

02, Feb, 2023 @12:01 AM

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Ministers and unions dig in amid widespread strike action across UK
Little prospect of breakthrough as strikes hit schools, trains, universities and border posts

Heather Stewart, Richard Adams and Peter Walker

01, Feb, 2023 @6:42 PM

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How to dislodge the posh clique that rules Britain | Letters
Letters: Simon Bull asks for discrimination against the state-educated to be outlawed, and other readers write on Oxbridge and Eton domination

01, Feb, 2023 @6:42 PM

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At private school, I saw the arrogance of those ‘born to rule’ | Letter
Letter: Norma Cradock recalls being a pupil with a free place at a direct grant school, and the snobbery of her fee-paying classmates

01, Feb, 2023 @6:41 PM

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