News

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
News

DfE report: Schools in big MATs shun moves to share responsibility for excluded pupils

Schools in large multi-academy trusts have “refused to engage” in efforts to make them more responsible for excluded pupils...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
News

AP settings to get £7m post-16 transition funding, but only for one year

Alternative provision settings will given up to £750 for each year 11 pupil to aid their transition into post-16...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

Timpson exclusions review: the 7 things you need to know

The Department for Education is set to finally publish the Timpson review into exclusions today. The government has released...

John Dickens
John Dickens
Opinion

Is this the real exclusions ‘scandal’ – leaving too many kids in mainstream?

How can the education committee claim the current level of school exclusions is too high, when no one even...

Expert Contributor
JOHN BLAKE
News

Make schools publish termly exclusions and leavers data, and 9 other recommendations from the education committee

Schools should be forced to publish termly data on the number of exclusions they make and the number of...

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg
News

Out-of-date pregnancy guidance isn’t helping schools, say critics

A worrying lack of up-to-date guidance on how to ensure pregnant pupils continue their education is fuelling a rise...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
News

Children prefer teachers who build relationships, research shows

Children studying in alternative provision favour teachers who they think teach well, according to new research, a perception which...

Laura McInerney
Laura McInerney