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Schools do not need to submit verifiable evidence in support of their claim on a prize fund drawn from a £5 million Department for Education scheme (DfE) –...
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A sixth form set up by a London council has been left in legal limbo after councillors were told that it was “likely to be unlawful”, just months...
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An academies trust director suspended amid allegations of misconduct has broken his silence after the chair who suspended him and two headteachers was removed. Cuckoo Hall Academies Trust...
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An academy trust has spoken of its plans to expand after being removed from the Department for Education’s (DfE) list of “paused” sponsors. Academy Transformation Trust (ATT), which...
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Concerns have been raised about the uptake and completion of school “middle leader” qualifications. NAHT Edge – the middle leaders’ union and part of the National Association of...
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A top exams officer has warned of a shortage of invigilators when the GCSE reforms come into force. Andrew Harland, chief executive of the Examination Officers’ Association, told...
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Nicky Morgan’s war chest for building “character, resilience and grit” has expanded with the announcement of a £3.5 million grant fund and £1 million for research, taking the...
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Schools performing much better than expected – a grade or more above predictions – will be exempt from Ofsted inspections for a year, a Department for Education (DfE)...
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Schools minister Nick Gibb has ruled out making personal, social and health education (PSHE) and sex and relationships education (SRE) compulsory, saying instead that schools should be “autonomous”...
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The performance of regional schools commissioners will be judged by how many schools in their areas convert to academy status, despite education secretary Nicky Morgan’s public stance that...
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Boris Johnson today called for more grammar schools at The Mayor’s Education Conference. Speaking at City Hall, the Mayor of London called for more competition in education, suggesting...