It is the first day back for some primary pupils in England - but heads say attendance ranges between 40% and 70%.Read more
Department for Education
A Labour MP has said that there's been a 70 percent increase in the number of children expelled from school since 2014. In a debate about pupil exclusions, there were accusations that this was fuelling a rise in knife crime. Mandy Baker reports. There's more from Today In Parliament on BBC Radio 4 and BBC Sounds at 11.30pm.