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The number of pupils with special educational needs waiting in limbo for school places has more than doubled, according to new figures. Released last week, the government data...
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The Church of England is to gain overall control of a new multi-academy trust, even though nine of the 10 schools intended for the new trust are secular....
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The Catholic Church has backed down on its plans to take the government to court over faith pupils, and will instead make conditions clearer for parents by rewording...
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NHS commissioners have backtracked on proposals to diagnose children with autism only if they also have a mental health condition, after an outcry that pupils would be left...
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Twice the number of pupils at an Oasis academy have been “home educated” since the start of the year compared to other schools in the area, with parents...
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A multi-academy trust for excluded pupils will take over a failing school even though Ofsted rated its first school ‘inadequate’ – in a move that appears to contradict...
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Poorer pupils are more likely to go to university if they do the government’s flagship National Citizen Service (NCS), a new report has found. But pupils from more...
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Two hospital schools will join forces to become the first medical-needs-only multi-academy trust, after turning down offers from mainstream MATs which had threatened to “swallow” their funds. Northamptonshire...
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The Conservatives have set aside just under 7p per pupil for its manifesto pledge to give all primary school pupils free breakfasts, in what food experts have labelled...
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Schools should contact their exam boards about making provisions for pupils who may have been affected by the terrorist attack on a pop concert in Manchester last night....
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Stringent “hack plans” must be developed by schools in the light of a global cyberattack that brought much of the NHS’s computer system to its knees last Friday....