Election 2024

Labour manifesto ‘missing’ key school spending details – IfS

Party offers ‘mostly small’ resources for the many pressing ‘challenges’ facing education, says think tank

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Election 2024

Labour manifesto 2024: All the schools policies

Party wants to ‘modernise’ curriculum but ‘build on’ knowledge-rich successes

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
SEND

SEND: Number of EHCPs soars by highest rate in 6 years

But around half are still not issued by the 20-week legal deadline

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
School places

Primary school first choices hit record high as rolls fall

DfE data shows 93.2% of primary school applicants got their first choice of school for this September

Schools Week Reporter
Schools Week Reporter
Election 2024

Green Party manifesto 2024: All the schools policies

Party plans £14bn more education spending, an end to ‘formal’ secondary testing and Ofsted, and wants all academies under…

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Election 2024

Teacher supply crisis cuts through to wider public, poll suggests

Labour’s 6,500 teachers pledge is top schools policy among voters, with 4 in 10 saying schools have got worse…

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker


Election 2024

Tory funding pledge could be ‘biggest cut in 50 years’, says IfS

Think tank says Sunak’s per-pupil funding ‘protection’ actually works out as a 6% reduction and would lead to job…

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Election 2024

Conservatives manifesto 2024: All the schools policies

13 new policies include protecting school spending in real-terms and mandating phone bans guidance and PE hours

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Movers and Shakers

Movers and shakers: Asare, Sameja, Wharf, Baddeley, Van Walwyk, Glackin, Jerrim

Professional actress, keen walker and leader who once worked as a baker, greengrocer, cook and roadie among those with…

Schools Week Reporter
Schools Week Reporter
Election 2024

Lib Dems manifesto 2024: All the schools policies

26 pledges include above-inflation school funding boosts, putting arts subjects in the EBacc and upping capital funding by £1.9bn

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
School funding

Village primary gets a second ‘golden ticket’ to deck out its new home

The small school has been handed the keys to a 400-capacity building after a planned free school was abandoned

Jack Dyson
Jack Dyson
Election 2024

Labour will convert ‘spare’ primary classrooms into 3,334 nurseries

Policy would cost around £140 million and create 100,000 childcare places, party says

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker