Knife crime

The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Knife Crime has published a report on youth knife crime in England. The report, supported by Barnardo’s and Redthread, compares data collected through freedom of...

Torture and cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment

  The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has published a report on torture and cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment in the UK, including sections on child trafficking and exploitation, child...

Call for 16-19 education funding review as report reveals extent of cuts

The education sector is calling for an urgent government review of the impact of funding cuts on disadvantaged students after new research reveals how far they have gone. School sixth forms, sixth form...

League table pressure influences off-rolling, say teachers

Teachers believe the practice of schools “off-rolling” pupils is happening regularly and is being primarily used to manipulate their standing in performance league tables, a survey has found. The...

School funding and pupil premium 2019

The Sutton Trust’s annual polling of teachers looks at issues around school funding, budget pressures, use of Pupil Premium funding and the application of research evidence in schools. 1,678 teachers in the...

Knife crime

The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Knife Crime has published a report on youth knife crime in England. The report, supported by Barnardo’s and Redthread, compares data collected through freedom of information requests to local authorities...

School funding and pupil premium 2019

The Sutton Trust’s annual polling of teachers looks at issues around school funding, budget pressures, use of Pupil Premium funding and the application of research evidence in schools. 1,678 teachers in the state-funded sector in England were...

Screen time

  The World Health Organisation (WHO) has published new guidelines on screen time for young children. The guidelines recommend children under three have no sedentary screen time and children aged 3 to 4 should have no more than an hour. The...