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Children In Need: 'You mourn the child you would have wanted'

5 hours 7 min ago
Two-year-old Thomas has a rare condition which left him with communication and mobility problems.

School delay call for summer-born pupils in Wales

10 hours 32 min ago
Parents say some children are not ready to start primary school when they are aged four.

Help for trauma in childhood 'fragmented'

11 hours 11 min ago
Early intervention to reduce the impact of adverse childhood experiences is "fragmented" across England, say MPs.

University 'not for people like us'

12 hours 16 min ago
The winner of a big education prize grew up thinking poor families like his could not go to university.

Rachael Bland's husband on how their son has reacted to his mum's death

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 22:51
BBC presenter Rachael Bland's husband reveals moving words of their son, Freddie, after her death.

Hampshire play centre to close as 'children too noisy'

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 21:11
The owners say they will have to leave after complaints from businesses below the role play centre.

'Schools should have consistent policy on phones'

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 19:57
Pupils in schools where phones are banned like being free of the associated pressures, says England's Children's Commissioner.

'I do my school work from my hospital bed'

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 13:28
Ashleigh tells us how she copes with kidney disease

'Tinkering' children make robots, planes and catapults

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 05:48
Primary pupils in Manchester take on design projects to boost creativity and problem solving skills.

School isolation rooms: 'It was like I didn't exist'

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 01:17
More than 200 school children spent at least five consecutive days in school isolation booths last year.

'Hundreds of pupils spend week in school isolation booths'

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 22:30
More than 200 children spent five consecutive days in an isolation booth in English schools, the BBC has learned.

Hertfordshire school's drill dance from the 1800s

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 08:03
Drill is a mesmerizing dance tradition dating back centuries - and is still performed at this school.

Pseudonyms to protect authors of controversial articles

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 07:00
A new journal will allow academics to publish controversial articles under a pseudonym.

The letters that ended World War One

Sat, 11/10/2018 - 10:34
Phones and telegrams were in their infancy, so letters were key to negotiating an end to The Great War.

Bullying: Children point finger at adults

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 07:27
Four out of 10 children aged 11-16 say they have seen adults bullying each other in the past six months.

Stormzy's scholarship scheme 'rejected' by Oxford University

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 17:34
The rapper says his offer to fund two black students was turned down by the top university.

Where do teachers get the most respect?

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 06:28
An international study looks at where teachers are held in the highest public esteem.

Children are being 'datafied from birth'

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 06:26
Internet giants and toy-makers should be clear about the data they collect, children's commissioner says.