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Nearly two-thirds of school leaders believe their budgets will be “untenable” in two years’ time, a survey has revealed. The Breaking Point survey, published by the National Association...
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The first secondary school to use energy-saving Passivhaus design principles is set to be built for the Harris Federation in south London. Its design could help to reduce...
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A Wiltshire academy that started a “grammar stream”, giving a small group of children access to specialist teachers and lectures at a nearby private school, will continue the project...
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Amanda Spielman, new head of Ofsted, has appointed Nicky Morgan’s former special adviser to her team. Luke Tryl, who was appointed as special adviser to the former education...
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Schools trying to organise language exchange trips face increasing hurdles including costs, visas and “unclear” government guidance on safeguarding, according to speakers at a Westminster education forum held...
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A new inquiry has been launched to discover why speech and language disorders are going unidentified in the majority of primary school pupils. The review follows a Schools...
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Jennifer Bexon-Smith, regional schools commissioner for the East Midlands and the Humber, will retire in March after just over two years in the role. Bexon-Smith was previously the...
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One of the largest lead schools in the government’s “returner teachers” pilot says demands for flexible working scuppered the scheme – leaving it with just three of the...
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Schools in Norfolk have paid more than £500,000 in “conversion costs” to their local authority to become academies, Schools Week can reveal. The charges cover almost the entire...
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A new analysis has found a headteacher’s performance is not linked to their subject background – challenging previous research that claimed heads of failing academies can be categorised...
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The government has announced several million pounds of special educational needs (SEND) funding to help councils move to the new system of education and health care (EHC) plans,...