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Schools

Christopher Tribble, Honiton primary

With public services diminishing, schools are being described as the fourth emergency service. But for headteacher Christopher Tribble, that’s...

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Jessica Hill
Alternative provision

How former footballer Eugene Dwaah is redefining alternative provision

Catching staff from alternative provision (AP) settings smoking weed alongside the young people they were responsible for was a...

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Jessica Hill
Politics

Nick Brook, chief executive, Speakers for Schools

There are moments as Nick Brook talks about narrowing the opportunity gap for disadvantaged youngsters when he becomes so...

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Jessica Hill
Leadership

The story of PiXL: how the pursuit of excellence found new meaning

The moment when Rachel Johnson announced that she was taking over as school and college leadership network PiXL’s new...

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Jessica Hill
Alternative provision

‘Out of sight, out of mind’: The rise of unregistered alternative provision

Thousands of children are being educated in unregistered alternative provision where teachers require neither qualifications nor criminal record checks....

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Jessica Hill
Governance

The two Emmas of the National Governance Association

Emma Knights has been championing the work of school governors and trustees as the National Governance Association’s resident knight...

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Jessica Hill
Alternative provision

The excluded children with nowhere to go

A third of councils still had waiting lists this summer for PRU places

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Jessica Hill
Schools

RAAC: Why have we tolerated this ‘ticking timebomb’ for so long?

While the dangers of reinforced aerated autoclaved concrete (RAAC) have only recently been on the public’s radar, it has...

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Jessica Hill
Schools

How hostile immigration policies are ‘piling misery on to children’

Thousands of traumatised Afghan children, displaced by the Taliban, face educational disruptions and funding shortfalls in the UK.

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Jessica Hill