Posts by: Freddie Whittaker

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The education secretary Justine Greening has approved 111 new free schools, including one sponsored by a grammar school and another by England’s largest state boarding school. Twenty councils...
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Justine Greening risks squandering the “talents and potential” of children and condemning them to a sense of self “undermined by failure and exclusion” with the expansion of selection...
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Justine Greening has today announced the approval of 111 new free schools. For the full story, click here. Below is the full list of schools approved: East Midlands Buckton...
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Boys are not being protected from the cancer-causing human papillomavirus (HPV) infection because of a lack of medical intervention and guidance in schools, the Association of Teachers and...
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Teachers have warned that social media apps, such as Snapchat and Facebook, are making it easier for pupils to abuse each other, with mild insults escalating into “serious...
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The Association of Teachers and Lecturers has voted to lobby the government over “excessive” chief executive pay in academy trusts, demanding new rules and guidance for schools. Delegates...
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Teachers have reported cuts to spending on books, ICT, SEND provision, and non-EBacc subjects in their schools, in a week where funding will dominate the agenda at several...
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England’s teaching and leadership unions have reiterated their opposition to plans to expand selective schools amid rumours that ministers may try to buy their cooperation with the promise...
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Some councils must expand their school capacity by 12 per cent in the next 18 months to meet demand for places, new figures suggest. The Department for Education...
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Officials are unable to say how many foreign teachers face deportation under new immigration rules that require them to earn at least £35,000 a year if they want...
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Schools in Southport, Suffolk, London, County Durham, Hertfordshire and West Sussex will receive a share of £1.2 million to become new research hubs. The announcement today from the...