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More than half of university technical colleges (UTC) visited by Ofsted have been rated “inadequate” or “requires improvement” compared with 10 per cent of schools overall. UTC Swindon,...
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Mindfulness and relaxation are to be taught in schools as part of a government trial to combat teenage anxiety and to promote child happiness. But critics say the...
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The government is under fire for its “unprecedented” refusal to reveal the full allocations for next year’s initial teacher training (ITT), even though officials have had the information...
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A one-time ‘Outstanding’ studio school for 14 to 19 year olds has announced it will convert to become a sixth form centre after its performance slumped. Rye Studio...
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Councils across the country are slashing their school crossing patrol budgets despite growing pupil numbers and increasing child pedestrian injuries. About £2.5 million less was spent in the...
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A free school set up by Bolton Wanderers Football Club will close later this year owing the government £500,000 – much of which is likely to be written...
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A free school set up by Bolton Wanderers Football Club will close at the end of this academic year, less than three years after it opened. Trustees of the...
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Hundreds of schools are using apps to employ supply teachers in a bid to cut out crippling recruitment agency fees. But they should be “cautious” about using the...
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The government has stripped more powers from the National College for Teaching and Leadership, telling schools to submit requests to become a teacher training provider directly to the...
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Hereford Sixth Form College has become the first institute of its kind to convert to academy status, with plans to invest some its VAT savings into supporting partner...
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State schools should hand out places based on random admission ballots to ensure the country’s best comprehensives can’t tactically select wealthier pupils, the Sutton Trust has said. New...