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Schools want ed tech demonstrator scheme to keep going

Schools are joining together to ensure that the “legacy” of the rerouted EdTech Demonstrators scheme stretches beyond the pandemic....

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Hypnotherapist helps to overcome teacher stress

Teachers at an east London primary have teamed up with a sports hypnotherapist who improves “mental toughness” in elite...

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Snow days melt into the mists of time

Most people can remember listening to the radio or checking their school’s website to see if snow had shut...

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Is the traditional parents’ evening a thing of the past?

The traditional parents’ evening may be a thing of the past as schools hail the merits of virtual meetings....

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School PE kit policy is saving time and space

A pandemic policy for children to arrive and stay in their sports kit on the days they have PE...

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The new school day (and it’s not as you’ve known it)

Headteachers say that Covid-driven changes to the traditional school day – such as staggered break times and longer lessons...

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Absence fines drop by 90% despite fall in attendance

The number of fines issued for school absence crashed by 90 per cent in the first half-term of this...

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Faith schools waive church attendance requirements

Faith schools are amending requirements for prospective pupils to have attended places of worship in the wake of Covid-19...

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DfE launches hiring spree for Covid response

A huge recruitment drive has been launched at the Department for Education to aid its response to Covid-19, with...

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