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Education secretary Nicky Morgan has defended claims her party has made a U-turn on its stance on selective schools after allowing a grammar school to expand on to...
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Education Secretary Nicky Morgan is set to approve the country’s first “new” grammar school in fifty years today – despite insisting just last year she was “resistant to...
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School leaders and businesses have joined voices today to urge the Government to bring back compulsory work experience for pupils under 16. A survey published by the British...
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An academy trust that runs ten Muslim faith-based schools is set to take over three non-faith community secondaries in the north, Schools Week can reveal. Last week the...
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The government is investigating an allegation of financial irregularity at an academy trust previously praised by Prime Minister David Cameron. Department for Education officials are looking into the...
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Schools have been urged to help address a “significant gap” in the diagnosis of dyspraxia among girls after a new survey found they may be “slipping through the...
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The government needs to do more to ensure its pupil premium funding is closing the attainment gap, according to the chair of the government’s Public Accounts Committee. The...
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Education secretary Nicky Morgan opened her speech at the Conservative party conference today with this statistic: NiMo: Imagine a country where 1 in 3 young people can't read,...
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The Conservative chairman of the education select committee has today said he finds it “amazing” that parents who home educate their children do not have to be registered...
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The principal who led the formative years of the Teaching School Council has today been announced as the new regional schools commissioner for Lancashire and West Yorkshire. Vicky...
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New schools have been granted additional breathing space from Ofsted after the education watchdog announced today it will put back initial inspections until their third year of opening....