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School repairs derailed by ‘inexplicable’ CIF delays and material shortages

Schools have been forced to delay building repairs by up to a year after the government awarded condition improvement...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
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The Brexit ‘minefield’: how immigration changes threaten school jobs and trips

Some migrant pupils risk exclusion from school trips and European staff risk losing jobs under post-Brexit immigration reforms. As...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
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Schools warned Brexit driver shortages threaten meal supplies

School meals could face disruption and caterers have begun stockpiling as a driver shortage fuelled by Brexit and Covid...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
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Campaigners fear another ‘hostile environment’ over EU pupils’ status

Schools will face “inappropriate” pressure to snoop on EU pupils’ immigration status from next month, say heads and campaigners...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
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UCAS teacher training applications data: 7 things we learned

Applications for teacher training have surged as the pandemic fuels interest in the profession, with new figures showing applicant...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
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School trip funding plummets under government’s Turing scheme

School leaders say pupils will miss life-changing experiences with funding set aside for overseas trips slashed by two thirds...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
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Brexit nudges funding formula to the back of the line

The national funding formula sits in the wings while the government attempts to sort Brexit. But is it worth...

John Dickens
John Dickens
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Ofsted and DfE staff nabbed for Brexit planning

Civil servants from Ofsted have been redeployed to help prepare for a no-deal Brexit, with more staff set to...

Pippa Allen-Kinross
Pippa Allen-Kinross
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Racial hate crimes in schools surge in wake of Brexit

Schools across the country have experienced a surge in racial hate crimes in the aftermath of Brexit, new figures...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden