Daily roundup: Vocational training, health and parenting

Derren Hayes
Wednesday, June 18, 2014

New practical qualifications for school children introduced next year; huge rise in Crohn's disease hospital admissions of young people; and parents warned not to give children alcohol at end of exams, all in the news today.

Under government reforms introduced next year school children will be able to study up to three vocational subjects alongside GCSEs. Image: Arlen Connelly
Under government reforms introduced next year school children will be able to study up to three vocational subjects alongside GCSEs. Image: Arlen Connelly

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