4th September 1998 at 01:00

For a free copy of this review of research on specialist schools by Tony Edwards, emeritus professor of education, Newcastle University, send a large A4 SAE to: The Research and Information on State Education Trust, 54 Broadwalk, London E18 2DW.


To help new students cope with the stresses of starting university, Depression Alliance - a self-help group for depression sufferers and their carers - has produced a free booklet. It gives advice on: adapting to college life; coping with studies and exams; accommodation; making the money last; relationship problems; religious crises; addictions; and stress and depression. Address: 35 Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7JB, 0171 633 0557.

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