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School rebuilding programme: Second set of 50 schools named

The government has named 50 schools chosen in the second round of its school rebuilding programme. Ministers pledged last...

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DfE advisers DIDN’T back keeping school building reports secret

The government’s excuse for keeping key school condition reports secret has been called into question after members of its...

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Freddie Whittaker
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Repairing England’s schools will cost £11.4 billion, DfE admits

Repairing or replacing all defects in England’s schools will cost £11.4 billion, the Department for Education has admitted. It...

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Freddie Whittaker
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DfE to target £20m SEND capital funding at councils with ‘safety valve’ bailout deals

Up to £20 million from a £300 million capital fund to provide more school places for children with special...

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Freddie Whittaker
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DfE refuses to release reports on school buildings

The government has been accused of “knee-jerk secrecy” after refusing to release reports on the condition of school buildings...

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Heads demand transparency over £1 billion school rebuilding programme

Leaders want transparency from ministers over how they select rebuilding projects after it emerged two schools getting a share...

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Freddie Whittaker
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Revealed: The 50 school rebuilding projects selected to split £1bn capital cash

The government has named the first 50 school rebuilding projects that will benefit from £1 billion in capital cash...

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Freddie Whittaker
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£1bn for school rebuilding projects in 2021, but details on new 10-year plan scarce

A new school rebuilding programme will see 50 projects split £1 billion in funding next year, the government has...

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DfE names 16 grammar schools that will split £50m expansion cash

The 16 grammar schools that will split the government’s first round of expansion funding have been named by the...

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Freddie Whittaker