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Plans to convert a school in east London into an academy have been abandoned after its teachers went on strike for 19 days. A battle has been raging...
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The Church of England may have to close some of its small rural schools as problems with funding, teacher supply and building maintenance get worse. It oversees 70...
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The controversial studio schools programme has announced a dramatic shift in focus after the tally of those closed or due to do so rose to 24. Studio schools,...
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An inquiry into the impact that early years education has on children’s life chances has been set up by the parliamentary education committee. The inquiry will look at...
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A leading union has demanded better funding for high-needs pupils after the number of children with special needs increased by 21 per cent in just three years. The...
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The National Education Trust will close this year, but the academy chain it operates will continue. The trust, established in 2006 to support school improvement, confirmed it had...
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The body that represents middle schools has defended the three-tier education system after another county announced plans to move a tranche of schools to a two-tier model. The...
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The education committee held a double session this morning as part of its inquiry into alternative provision. As well as questioning schools minister Nick Gibb, the committee also...
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Two multi-million pound schemes have been announced to help boost early language and literacy development for disadvantaged children. The projects, totalling £13.5 million, aim to “build the confidence...