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Labour refuses to rule out replacing Ofsted

Labour is “looking at all options” for an overhaul of the school accountability system, including replacing Ofsted. In an…

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News, Politics

Johnson re-announces latest free schools application round

The prime minister has re-launched the latest free school application round – more than seven months after it was…

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News, Politics

66 schools split £22m to boost nursery places

The government has announced 66 schools will get extra funding to boost their nursery places – but ministers have…

John Dickens
John Dickens
News, Politics

Children in need review: What the government has promised

The Department for Education has published its response to the children in need review today. Here are the key…

John Dickens
John Dickens
News, Politics

Gove and Johnson make school funding pledges as education becomes key campaign issue

Conservative leadership frontrunners Michael Gove and Boris Johnson have both pledged extra funding for schools – placing the issue…

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News, Politics

DfE told to publish official school funding figures amid another stats slap down

The Department for Education has been told to publish a “comprehensive set” of official figures on school funding after…

Kathryn Snowdon
Kathryn Snowdon

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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