Paintpots News

Cardiff youngsters sent 200 miles to Liverpool for care

Building new children's homes is one option being considered for looking after children in care. ...read more

Nigerian students 'tied to cross and whipped' for being late

Three people, including the school's headteacher, are under arrest in Nigeria after the incident. ...read more

The father lost to postnatal depression

Vicky Clayton cannot give her son the thing he wants most in the world - his dad. ...read more

School delay does not help summer-born, study shows

Putting summer-born children's school start back a year boosts attainment by less than one mark. ...read more

Foreign students: Universities axe 'unusable' survey

Anyone could fill in the official study, which, some academics said, uses "loaded, them and us" questions. ...read more

Learning about the trenches

The trenches and a 'battlefield' were made for students in the Highlands, but are to be opened up to other schools. ...read more

How physics gender gap starts in the classroom

Some progress has been made in encouraging girls to study A-level physics, but not enough, says report. ...read more

Exams: How do the new 9-1 GCSE grades work?

As teenagers face this year's GCSEs, we explain the new 9-1 grading structure in England. ...read more

May 16, Potty training problems and solutions

What should we do when kids act anxious? Refuse to sit on the potty? Refuse to use the potty? Here is an evidence-based guide to coping with common potty training problems. ...read more

Watch ban imposed at GCSE and A-level exams

The move is designed to prevent cheating via smartwatches designed to look like standard timepieces. ...read more