Posts by: Freddie Whittaker

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New free schools will be allowed to open if their proposers can demonstrate a “social need” or “significant demand” from parents under new changes announced by the government...
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Schools will be able to download all marked Edexcel GCSE and A-level exam scripts for free from next year in a move to make decisions on whether to challenge...
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A new bid to force the government to make personal, social and health education (PSHE) compulsory in schools has been launched amid claims by a senior police commissioner that sex education...
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New rules governing the opening of free schools could pave the way for more studio schools, it has been claimed, despite question marks over their viability after scores of...
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Schools have been urged to develop a “different approach” to teaching refugee children after it emerged hundreds are still yet to enter the school system just weeks before...
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Education select committee chair Neil Carmichael has joined the growing ranks of politicians, policy experts and academics opposing Theresa May’s reported plan to lift the ban on grammar...
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Scottish MPs have not ruled out breaking with convention to block Theresa May’s bid to scrap the ban on new grammar schools in parliament, Schools Week can reveal....
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Pupils should be able to choose between computer science and design and technology as part of the EBacc, almost 90 MPs have said in a letter to the...
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More than 100 Conservative MPs have pledged to campaign for a wave of new grammar schools, reigniting the decades-long debate on the issue of selection. The opening of new...
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A committee of MPs and peers has called for an independent review of the Prevent duty after witnesses warned some teachers were “over-enthusiastic” with the duty and young Muslims...
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The implementation of the new national funding formula has been pushed back to 2018-19, Justine Greening has announced. The new education secretary has confirmed today that the government...