Posts by: Freddie Whittaker

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Schools that host campaign visits from politicians risk breaking the law or charity rules if they don’t act with political balance. Candidates from all the major parties have...
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A mistake in a GCSE English literature paper will not put pupils at a disadvantage, the exam board OCR has said. The organisation apologised after it emerged the...
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A commitment by the Conservative party to build 100 new free schools a year if it wins the general election only guarantees that a further 17 will open...
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The Conservative Party has admitted that a key manifesto commitment to provide breakfasts for every primary school pupil in England could cost far more than the £60 million initially...
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The Supreme Court has ruled against a sixth form which deducted too much pay from teachers who went on strike in 2011. Justices today allowed an appeal against an earlier ruling...
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The Conservative Party’s manifesto has been launched by the prime minister Theresa May in Halifax, West Yorkshire today. The 84-page document sets out the party’s vision for the...
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The Conservative Party has confirmed plans to lift the ban on new grammar schools in its manifesto, a move which will guarantee the policy will go ahead if...
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The prime minister Theresa May has launched her party’s manifesto in West Yorkshire. Here are the Conservatives’ policies for schools. More good school places 1. Build 100 free...
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New teachers will have their student loan repayments forgiven for the whole time they remain in the profession, the Conservative Party has announced. In its election manifesto, launched...
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The government will only expect 75 per cent of pupils to be entered for the EBacc GCSE subjects by 2022, the Conservative Party’s manifesto has revealed. A consultation on...
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The Conservatives have announced plans to scrap universal infant free school meals in favour of free breakfasts for all primary school pupils, and say they will pump £4...