Education

Teacher banned over groping claims

A teacher who was cleared by a crown court jury of groping boys at a Birmingham primary school has been banned from teaching for life after teacher’s disciplinary panel findings that he was guilty of groping three boys.

School fines 'cheaper than summer holiday'

Parents are taking their children out of school in Wolverhampton for family holidays during term time because paying a fine is cheaper than hiked summer prices, according to research.

TB outbreak at Birmingham school

Birmingham school tuberculosis

Around 1,000 pupils and staff members at a Birmingham school have been offered tuberculosis tests after a student tested positive for the most serious form of the disease.