Archived news headlines
The following news was published in December 2019. For other headlines, please browse the archive.
01/12/19: A fifth of young people in the UK have been bullied in the past 12 months, according to the annual bullying survey by the charity Ditch the Label - figures which are almost identical to those from last year's survey.
01/12/19: The annual Teacher Wellbeing Index has revealed that almost three-quarters of respondents' are stressed, while more than half had considered leaving the sector because of mental health and wellbeing pressures.
01/12/19: A report by Sport England has found that one in three children in England does fewer than 30 minutes of physical activity a day - half the amount recommended by government guidelines - with the gap between girls' and boys' activity levels widens from the end of primary school.
01/12/19: Researchers from the University of Leeds have found that GCSE students who said they rarely ate breakfast achieved nearly two grades lower than those who rarely missed their morning meal.
01/12/19: DfE has published non-statutory guidance to schools on character development for pupils.