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Profile: Jeffery Quaye

Aspirations Academies Trust’s new national director of education and standards explains his ‘success by design’ strategy to tackle the…

JL Dutaut
JL Dutaut
Features

Profile: Matt Rooney, principal, St Giles School

A headteacher for only three years, NASEN award-winner Matt Rooney isn’t wasting any time in making an impact, finds…

JL Dutaut
JL Dutaut
Features

‘I was on posters, I ended up in a magazine. It was bizarre’

Jess Staufenberg talks to one of the country’s youngest ever headteachers who then stayed put for almost 13 years…

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg
Features

Profile: Stephen Chamberlain

Twelve months into the job of CEO at The Active Learning Trust (ALT), Stephen Chamberlain talks to James Carr…

JL Dutaut
JL Dutaut
Features

No one has done much with the children’s minister post since Edward Timpson, say heads. Can the current incumbent…

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg
Features

Profile: Kate Green

Three months into the job of shadow education secretary, Kate Green reveals she is a ‘policy geek’ who is…

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg


Feature, Features

Do maths schools have proof of concept yet?

With numerous more maths schools in the pipeline, what have the two open since 2014 been up to? Jess…

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg
Features

Schools in the biggest training hub in the north-west for the new relationships and sex education curriculum speak to…

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg
Features

Give us both barrels, say heads of ‘inadequate’ schools

The loudest voices have called for Ofsted to suspend full inspections during the Covid crisis. But for a section…

JL Dutaut
JL Dutaut
Features

JL Dutaut meets an influential academic trying to reconcile himself to the fractures in his life and society at…

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg
Features

Profile: T’Challa Greaves

Jess Staufenberg meets a middle leader intent on breaking the glass ceiling, if only for others It’s rare for…

JL Dutaut
JL Dutaut
Features

Profile: Richard Tutt

Schools Week meets Britain’s other ‘strictest headteacher’ to find out what drives him and what he’s doing next If…

JL Dutaut
JL Dutaut

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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