Posts by: Freddie Whittaker

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While schools and councils across the country deal with the challenge of mid-term arrivals, officials in the London borough of Wandsworth can call upon the expertise of one...
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Just six areas meet government criteria for new grammar schools, according to a study published today, that found the areas all had low rates of deprivation. The Education...
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Schools are being told to prepare for the arrival of hundreds of child refugees over the coming months following the closure of the Jungle camp in Calais. According...
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The children of families who are ‘just about managing’ are “significantly under-represented” in grammar schools, the Sutton Trust has warned as it called for subsidies to give all...
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The Department for Education has appointed Emran Mian, the director of the Social Market Foundation think tank and a critic of grammar schools, as its new head of...
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An increase in teachers’ pay of just 1 per cent would cost schools an additional £250 million next year, the government has warned. Justine Greening, the education secretary,...
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Ministers have suggested that sex and relationships education could be made statutory in schools through upcoming legislation due early next year. Edward Timpson, the children’s minister, told MPs...
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The children’s commissioner Anne Longfield will lead a project aimed at addressing educational inequality in the north of England Over the next year, Longfield will be joined by...
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When Janet Renou gave her first interview to Schools Week in 2014, just 13 per cent of schools in her region were academies, well below the national figure...
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Christine Quinn is the newest regional schools commissioner, filling the shoes of Pank Patel who presided over significant growth in the number of academies in the region. Quinn,...
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A landmark report which was supposed to provide a ‘major review’ of the impact of migration on schools has made just three recommendations relating to education. The Casey review...