Encouraging positive associations with school, good temperament and keeping communication open between parents, children and teachers can help your child (and you) be more ready for this transition.
Science shows that early starts can be bad for teenagers' health. Schools and universities would be better off starting at 10am.
Research shows that for children, the most important aspect of school life are the relationships they build with their friends and teachers.
Toby Young’s comments on meritocracy, and 'progressive eugenics' are shocking, but the history of its long association is far more disturbing.
But could the influences of Shanghai and Singapore help?
More bad news for academies as new findings show deepening divisions within English education system.
Research shows that children attending schools with low-quality food environments, in poorer neighborhoods, gain more central body fat -- putting them at risk of obesity and cardiometabolic disease.
Parents say they homeschool for a number of reasons including, lifestyle, dissatisfaction or disagreements with local schools, special needs, bullying and religion.
The Godfather effect: how higher levels of education helped Italian mobsters earn more money and live in wealthier neighbourhoods.
Learning another language is more than just a boost to your CV. It makes you smarter, more decisive and even better at English.
Should children with reading difficulties get their hearing checked?
While talking about drugs with young people isn't always comfortable, research has shown that it's critical for prevention.
Teenagers aren't just lazy. Their sleep hormones aren't calibrated to let them get up and go until later in the morning – which has academic and health consequences when school starts too early.
Dreading math class as you head back into school? Never fear: Try these tips from famed mathematician George Pólya.
As students return to school and prepare to join sports teams, here's what they and their parents need to know about concussions.
As the first days of school approach rapidly, an educational psychologist offers strategies for combating anxiety in children and teens.
Why are parents increasingly inserting their child's name into stories?
University students sometimes retake courses they had previously failed. How well do they perform on their second attempt?
It was widely reported boys beat girls in A-level results, but my analysis shows this isn’t actually the case.
This year's changes to GCSE grades means results cannot be compared with those of previous years.