Extra-curricular activities, particularly music and sport, are three times more likely to be accessed by children from high-income households than their less well-off peers, a study has shown.
With funds lacking to meet families' expectations of special educational needs and disability services, parents and practitioners have pursued education, health and care plans to obtain support, worsening the cash crisis.
Expert says differential pupil premium rates could boost outcomes for some disadvantaged pupils.
Is the country ready to lower the voting age to 16 for all UK elections? This was the question that was debated at a unique event held recently at the Old Bailey.
Following Edward Timpson's review of exclusions, the government has vowed to make schools accountable for excluded pupils and close loopholes used to off-roll. But sector leaders call for action to tackle high-stakes culture.
DfE figures show a growing attainment gap for children in care, highlighting the need to boost support.
Local authorities in England and Wales have a legal duty to report annually...