• The number of under-18s caught on the tracks rises from 86 to 173 in the space of three years.

  • Factors beyond the school gate make it impossible for schools to affect pupils' weight, says report

  • This may explain the sharp fall in teen pregnancies, the British Pregnancy Advisory Service says.

  • British parents pay an average of £133.34 a week for full-time holiday childcare for one child, a survey finds.

  • A student racing car competition wants to tackle a global shortage of recruits into engineering.

  • Religious education needs to be taken more seriously in a diverse society, says Charles Clarke.

  • Leighanne Bromley was left "gobsmacked" by the expletive-laden message about autistic son Harley.

  • Ethnic minority characters should feature in more books and not be defined by their "otherness".

  • Teenagers in England are taught not to get caught up in knife crime in the summer holidays.

  • A school in Peterborough has decided to give pupils verbal feedback instead of marking their books.