Education

Primary school places – not got what you wanted?

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Hundreds of thousands of parents in England are finding out which primary school their children will go to later this year. If the school on offer is unsuitable for some reason, there are a number of things you can do. Think carefullyFirst, read the letter from your local authority very closely.It will provide instructions about how to proceed if you do not wish to accept
Education

Free school meals are changing but will children lose out?

[ad_1] Image copyright Reuters New analysis of how many children will benefit from free school meals under the government's Universal Credit system has been published. The Institute for Fiscal Studies says that 50,000 more children overall will be entitled in future. But the IFS also warned that 160,000 children across the UK, who would have qualified under the old system will be ineligible when the rules change. So what are