Resits

Zero-tolerance resit rule could cost schools £10m

Heads warn the 'out-of-the-blue' changes, which include minimum teaching hours, are 'simply unrealistic'

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Schools

Schools face struggle to plug the gaps in ‘bankrupt’ Birmingham

School leaders warn councils making multi-million pound cuts to children's service is a 'sign that something is badly wrong'

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Exams

Ministers mull scrapping Gove’s Russell Group school metric

It follows calls from a House of Lords committee to review destination measures

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Behaviour

de Souza wants to check how many schools ban phones

Children's commissioner tells MPs she'd like to use her statutory powers to get clear picture of practice in schools

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Exams

GCSEs: What ministers said in response to Lords’ reform calls

DfE rejects calls to scrap the EBacc and for wider reform, but sets out some of its thinking on...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Exams

Ex-education secretary to chair OCR curriculum and exams review

Exam board boss said they can 'create something better across education and assessment' in secondary schools

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Mental health

Mental health: Four-week CAMHS wait pledge up in the air

Consultation on plans warned of 'unintended consequences'

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Schools

Primary head named as first school safeguarding tsar

Jon Le Fevre will help the DfE explore whether schools should become a fourth safeguarding partner

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Mental health

Child mental health support pledge looks in doubt

Presentation seen by Schools Week shows a key pledge was a third below target with just five months to...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth