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video 15 April 2014 UK

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Long working hours producing 'ghost' children - video

A survey of teachers suggests that some parents are working such long hours, children as young as four are spending 10 hours at school each day, producing "ghost" children. Fatima Manji reports.

article 15 April 2014 UK
Michael Gove (picture: Getty)
Gove criticised over 'Islamist plot' schools investigator

Senior police figures criticise Michael Gove's "desperately unfortunate" decision to appoint a former anti-terror chief to investigate an alleged Islamist plot to take over 25 schools in Birmingham.

video 14 April 2014 UK

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Birmingham council: 'This document is probably fake' - video

Schools watchdog Ofsted investigates 25 Birmingham schools over claims they're at the centre of an Islamist plot. Council leader Sir Albert Bore says the letter the claims are based on may be fake.

article 12 April 2014 UK
News
Darshna Soni by Divided by faith: inside the segregated Madani schools

Home Affairs Correspondent Darshna Soni gains exclusive access to the Madani Federation in Leicester criticised for gender segregation in school.

article 03 April 2014 UK
News
More nursery classes in schools could tackle inequality

The head of Ofsted, Sir Michael Wilshaw, says too many children from poor backgrounds are not "school ready" aged five, and more nursery provision in primary schools in England would help.

article 02 April 2014 UK, Scotland
Edinburgh school wall collapse
Urgent Edinburgh school checks after schoolgirl wall death

Surveyors are inspecting walls in school buildings across Edinburgh after a 12-year-old pupil died when a wall in a changing room collapsed on top of her.

article 26 March 2014 UK
News
Teachers on strike over pay, pensions and workload

Thousands of schools across England and Wales face disruption and closures as teachers stage a national walkout in an ongoing row over pay and conditions.

article 11 March 2014 UK
News
Darshna Soni by Free school called 'inadequate' by Ofsted

A flagship free school is expected to be put into special measures after inspectors called it "inadequate".

article 03 March 2014 UK
News
Did your child get a place at the school of your choice?

With more than 500,000 children learning which secondary school they are going to in September, Channel 4 News asks: did you get a place at your first choice school?