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Zahawi vows to ‘tackle harassment head on’ following anti-vax protests

Education secretary says protests are ‘outrageous’ and warned ‘no one should be stigmatised for their decision’

James Carr
James Carr
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Now Is the Time to Get Hands-on in Maths!

The Education People’s Sarah Carpenter, Specialist Improvement Adviser for Maths, provides advice and guidance for teachers on how to…

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The Education People
Politics

Citizenship reforms, digital skills and careers advice: Starmer sets out his plan for schools

Labour announces raft of measures to be paid-for with money raised from lifting private schools’ VAT exemption

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Politics

Keir Starmer to pledge end to private schools VAT exemption – reports

Pledge echoes one made in 2019 manifesto under former leader Jeremy Corbyn

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Tutoring

Tutoring stand-off set to end as providers sign contracts

Three week contract dispute with Randstad comes to a close

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Covid

Union demands more ‘robust’ rules as sports event held amid Covid cases

Unions want stricter Covid curbs after one school with 33 cases sent pupils to a sports event while others…

Tom Belger
Tom Belger


Schools

Ministers ponder pilot scheme for ‘mini-UTCs’ within schools

The Baker Dearing Trust is hoping to pilot what they call ‘UTC sleeves’ in ten schools

Schools Week Reporter
Schools Week Reporter
Schools

Chair of governors at ‘toxic’ Holland Park school resigns

Ex-charity CEO stands down from role at west London state school dubbed the ‘socialist Eton’

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Academies

Multi-academy trust drive in danger of hitting the buffers

Survey shows lack of appetite among maintained schools and single-academy trusts

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Academies

Academy CEO pay ‘name and shame’ policy under review

Freedom of information request reveals ESFA is looking at its approach on pay

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
SATs

Year 6 SATs don’t make children unhappy, says study

Researcher says findings counter ‘conventional narratives’, but critics question research based on 2012 data

John Dickens
John Dickens
Covid

‘Abhorrent’: The schools caught up in the anti-vax crossfire

Police increase presence at targeted schools as councils demand extra powers to deal with protests

James Carr
James Carr

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DfE threatened with legal action over ‘unlawful’ Covid attendance rules

The government is being threatened with legal action if it fails to update attendance guidance for vulnerable children and…

James Carr
James Carr
Covid

Academy trusts’ cash stash rises to £3bn despite pandemic pressures

Academy trusts boosted their reserves and surpluses last year despite the upheaval of Covid, official figures show. New Department…

Tom Belger
Tom Belger