Covid

Covid: Government ‘allowing mass infection of children’, scientists warn

Scientists have warned the government’s back to school plans are “reckless” and allow the “mass infection of children”. An...

James Carr
James Carr
Ofsted

Harford: ‘Longer Ofsted inspections could reduce anxiety for schools’

In his final interview as Ofsted’s national director of education, Sean Harford talks to Schools Week about the future...

James Carr
Exams

Pupils might not have been taught parts of autumn exams, says Ofqual

Ofqual opted to make no adaptations to the majority of exams in the autumn series despite flagging it would...

James Carr
James Carr
Ofsted

Ofsted: Councils won’t get heads-up on ‘inadequate’ judgements

Ofsted will no longer notify local authorities of provisional inadequate judgements of their maintained schools and academies. But the...

James Carr
Covid

Teachers not at increased risk of severe Covid, study finds

Teachers and their households were not at an increased risk of experiencing severe Covid or being hospitalised from the...

James Carr
James Carr
Ofsted

Ofsted orders action plan from council over SEND pupils’ ‘spiral of decline’

SEND pupils have fallen into a “spiral of decline” and are being excluded too often because a region’s authorities...

James Carr
James Carr
Ofsted

Ofsted tells inspectors to explicitly state when off-rolling is found to quash school denials

Ofsted has told its inspectors to explicitly state in their reports when evidence of off-rolling is found after schools...

James Carr
News

DfE admits it has never used remote education legal powers

The government has been accused of ‘political posturing’ after admitting it has never used emergency powers to force schools...

James Carr
James Carr
News

New £75 ‘connectivity support grants’: What you need to know

Schools will be able to claim back money to help disadvantaged pupils absent due to Covid get online in...

James Carr
James Carr