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Wilfred Owen and Philip Larkin GCSE removal 'cultural vandalism'
The poets are not part of a new GCSE poetry anthology drawn up by an exam board.

Sheffield Hallam: Sherwood writer's concern over uni's English Lit course move
The writer of Sherwood criticises the suspension of Sheffield Hallam's English Literature degree.

LGBT awards: Adele Roberts named role model of the year
The Radio 1 presenter receives "role model" award for opening up the conversation around bowel cancer.

Teachers' pay warning over NI industrial action
It is claimed union members taking action short of strike may be in "breach of contract".

Clare College Cambridge changes 'colony' name over slavery connotation
The student accommodation known for decades as The Colony is being renamed.

System measuring school performance scrapped in Wales
Parents are told the change will mean they get "better and more up to date information".

Dogs: Llandeilo Primary School uses pets to help pupils
A headteacher uses her pet to help children regulate their emotions in school.

Mitchell House: The special school founded from whiskey
Whiskey and education do not normally mix but the spirit is central to one special schools' story.

How Sandwell is encouraging families to embrace exercise
Sandwell is reversing the trend of having the least active residents - and it's hugely paying off.

Cost of living crisis: Concerns over impact on students
Students say they have become anxious about their future because of the cost of living crisis.

How a family of 14 is coping with rising costs
Mother of 12, Zoe Sullivan, explains how she cuts costs as her family's energy and fuel bills double.

A-level and GCSE exams: What happens to your papers?
Exam season is coming to an end this week for many students and millions of papers will be examined.

Children learn sign language to support classmate
Pupils at Omagh Integrated Primary School inspire emergency services to learn new skill.

Drone test for delivering school meals
A Scottish council is trailing delivering meals to more remote schools by drone.

Newcastle Hotspur Primary bans vehicles from drop-off area
Some parents welcomed the move but others worry it will take longer to get their children to class.

Writing a book in a day to get more kids reading
South African charity Book Dash is creating children's books in super-fast time.

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