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Revealed: the 21 areas set for £15m AP taskforces to prevent crime

The government has confirmed the 21 areas set to receive funding under a scheme to prevent vulnerable pupils in...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
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School attendance data to be published fortnightly from September

The government will only publish school attendance data every two weeks from September, it has emerged. It comes as...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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More than 1 in 10 pupils absent as isolation rises again

More than one in ten pupils were absent from school last week because of Covid, after the number of...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Pupils three times more likely to be self-isolating in north-east than London

Secondary pupils in parts of northern England are more than three times as likely to miss classes while they...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
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More than 600,000 pupils off school due to Covid

More than 600,000 pupils were absent last week because of Covid, with around one in ten secondary pupils missing...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Covid: Poorer pupils missed 30% more school days last autumn

Poorer pupils missed almost 30 per cent more school days due to Covid in the autumn than their better-off...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Attendance: 1 in 20 pupils absent due to Covid as isolations soar

More than one in 20 pupils were off school last week due to Covid, with more than a quarter...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Covid: Masks still in place and onsite testing returns in ‘Delta’ hotspot schools

Headteachers in “Delta” Covid variant hotspots are “praying” the virus does not rip through their schools again in the...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Covid-19: Almost 1 in 3 Bolton secondary pupils absent as Delta variant surges

Attendance data has revealed the scale of Covid-19 disruption to schools in some parts of England, with almost one...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker