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Cars could be banned from driving within 200 metres of school gates in the London Borough of Camden in a bid to tackle congestion and global warming.

Extended school services in Shropshire have received a boost in the form of funding for more school nurses.

Guidance to grow extended schools

By Sarah Cooper |

16 October 2007

The role of extended services should be central to schools' improvement plans, according to a framework developed by the Training and Development Agency for Schools (TDA).

Benefits of health classes short-lived

By Alison Bennett |

09 October 2007

Short healthy eating lessons have no long-term impact on childhood obesity levels, a study has found.

Support staff in two Yorkshire primary schools are being given social work training in a scheme backed by the government-funded Innovation Unit.

Campaigners battling to save a residential study centre for gifted children in Essex are planning to mount a legal challenge against the council, which they say failed to carry out a proper consultation.

A trial using ID cards to help make criminal record checks on people who want to work with children and young people has been hailed a success by the government.

The Citizenship Foundation is looking to roll out its Youth Act programme across the UK.

An agency enabling schools to link up and give pupils the opportunity to meet other young people from different backgrounds has been launched by the government.

High costs of healthy school lunches have contributed to a decline in their uptake, particularly among low-income families not eligible for free meals, a report has said.