Posts by: Freddie Whittaker

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The House of Commons education committee has published a key report on primary assessments and the chaos that ensued when they changed last year. They raked over the...
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Theresa May has called a snap election on June 8, and education looks set to be a major issue in the campaign. As we wait to hear what...
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Labour wants to reverse the £3 billion cuts to school budgets, Jeremy Corbyn has told headteachers. The Labour leader was asked by a delegate at the National Association...
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A Labour government will let councils open and run new schools and take over academies, Jeremy Corbyn has told Schools Week. Speaking following his speech to the annual...
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School business leaders are losing sleep over cuts to their funding which are prompting redundancies, larger classes and sixth form closures, according to Russell Hobby. In his last...
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Heads will consider running a four-and-a-half-day school week, refusing to submit their budgets and running a deficit in a bid to fight funding cuts. The National Association of...
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The upcoming snap election could cause the national funding formula to be “delayed or abandoned”, the National Association of Head Teachers has warned. Expected changes to primary testing...
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Pre-election “purdah” has put the brakes on the government’s free schools policy, with a number of institutions due to open this September now in limbo until after the...
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Half of academies sponsored by grammar schools are rated as requiring improvement or inadequate, casting doubt on the effectiveness of government plans to get more selective schools running...
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June’s general election is a make or break moment for schools and young people, says NAHT president and headteacher Anne Lyons. The good news about this surprise general...
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Justine Greening will not address the annual conference of the National Association of Head Teachers this weekend after her visit was cancelled by the Department for Education. The...