In Depth

Tackling offender mental health

A Mac-UK scheme could point the way for supporting young offenders with mental health problems.

Outstanding school is full of surprises

The Pendlebury Centre pupil referral unit in Stockport has just been awarded its fifth consecutive "outstanding" rating. Tom de Castella went to meet staff and pupils to find out how it achieves such success.

Children in care attainment tool

How a resource analysing education progress for looked-after children could "revolutionise" support.

Caring for children with complex needs

WellChild nurses work in innovative ways to support children with complex needs and their families. Gabriella Jóźwiak finds out about their varied roles and the difference they make to children's lives

Are schools funding plans fair?

Government proposals to revise the formula used to decide school funding is meant to move money to more deprived areas, but critics say changes place too much emphasis on pupils with additional needs.

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