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DfE reminds schools to ‘avoid partisan activity’ as election looms

School staff are being reminded to “avoid activity that could be construed as partisan or favouring a particular political…

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
CPC, News, Politics

Gavin Williamson’s conference speech: The full text

It is a great honour to serve as Education Secretary…   Serving the young people who will become the…

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
CPC, News, Politics

Williamson pledges a maths school in every region

Gavin Williamson has pledged to open a maths free school “in every region” of England. The education secretary made…

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
CPC, News, Politics

Williamson backs ‘Rolls Royce-level’ degree apprenticeships for teachers

Gavin Williamson has backed the idea of a teaching apprenticeship for non-graduates, saying that the government should not limit…

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
LPC, News, Politics

Angela Rayner: Full text of Labour Conference 2019 speech

Labour activists heard from Angela Rayner at the party’s annual conference this morning. Here is what she said. Conference,…

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
LPC, News, Politics

The 4 schools policies in Angela Rayner’s Labour conference speech

Angela Rayner, the shadow education secretary, has addressed the Labour Party conference in Brighton. In a short speech, Rayner…

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker

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Covid

DfE threatened with legal action over ‘unlawful’ Covid attendance rules

The government is being threatened with legal action if it fails to update attendance guidance for vulnerable children and…

James Carr
James Carr
Covid

Academy trusts’ cash stash rises to £3bn despite pandemic pressures

Academy trusts boosted their reserves and surpluses last year despite the upheaval of Covid, official figures show. New Department…

Tom Belger
Tom Belger