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Child, four, among pupils taking weapons to school

Knives, swords and machetes are among the weapons taken into school, police figures show.

Child gambling a 'growing problem' - study

Two-fifths of 11- to 16-year-olds have gambled in the past year, research suggests.

Mobile phone ban in school relaxed to 'ease friction'

A head teacher says the ban detracted from pupils' education - but other schools take a different view.

Career ambitions 'already limited by age of seven'

Young people are often trapped by a lack of knowledge about job options, a report says.