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DfE commissioner to take over ‘failing’ Birmingham SEND provision

Intervention is first of its kind by the government

James Carr
James Carr
News

Walk-in centres will open for under 16s to boost slow jabs roll-out

NHS chief confirms access from half-term

James Carr
James Carr
Covid

Rise in Covid absence slows, but record numbers still off

A rise in Covid-related absence from schools seen since the beginning of term has slowed, with attendance rates actually…

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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UK training provider The Skills Network steps up to tackle the knowledge gap on climate sustainability

The Skills Network is launching new training courses in sustainability and eco literacy in response to the growing concerns…

The Skills Network
The Skills Network
Sponsored post

Would your Scrutiny arrangements stand up to scrutiny?

Peter Harrison, Regional Managing Director for TIAA, provides advice and guidance for school leaders and trustees on the importance…

TIAA Ltd
TIAA Ltd
News

Revealed: The winners of the Nasen Awards 2021

Thirteen schools, individuals and organisations recognised for work supporting children with SEND

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker


Off-rolling

Three academy leaders guilty of misconduct over off-rolling scandal

Two of the ex-staff at Samuel Ward Academy in Suffolk were also rebuked over exam “malpractice”

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
News

Trust may lose special school where staff ‘held pupils to the floor’

Ofsted has warned pupils ‘do not feel safe’

James Carr
James Carr
Covid

The councils forced into school Covid action

11 councils are advising all schools in their areas to reintroduce Covid classroom measures

Schools Week Reporter
Schools Week Reporter
Covid

Covid: 1 in 12 secondary school pupils test positive

ONS data shows rising infection rates among older pupils, as heads warn they are struggling with absences

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

Police called in as anti-vaxxers ‘grab’ pupil at school gates

Education leaders have branded the behaviour as ‘utterly unacceptable’

James Carr
James Carr
News

Energy crisis hits schools as bills to rise 50%

Investigation finds leaders are budgeting tens of thousands of pounds to meet soaring costs

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth

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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
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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