News

DfE raids own coffers for a tenth of £3.1bn catch-up cash

More than a tenth of the government’s £3.1 billion education catch-up funding is coming from existing Department for Education...

Freddie Whittaker
News

Leading academy CEOs demand £5.8bn catch-up cash for poorer pupils

A group of leading academy trust bosses have set out proposals for a £5.8 billion Covid recovery plan, as...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Tutoring

National Tutoring Programme: Almost 1 in 5 enrolled pupils haven’t started tuition

Almost one in five pupils enrolled in the first year of the government’s flagship National Tutoring Programme are still...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
News

£10m maths and English catch-up scheme announced

The Department for Education has announced a £10 million maths and English catch-up scheme. The department says specialist training...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
News

Where is £3.1bn catch-up cash coming from, MPs ask DfE

MPs have demanded ministers provide answers regarding the £3.1 billion in catch-up funding after the government’s own sums appeared...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
News

Johnson claims catch-up tsar’s evidence for a longer school day ‘not as good as it could have been’

Evidence put forward as part of proposals to extend the school day “was not as good as it could...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
News

DfE: Schools may need to change curriculum ‘substantially’ to help kids catch-up

Schools may need to modify their curriculum “substantially” as part of their efforts to help children catch-up following lockdown...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
News

The £579m school-led tutoring fund: what you need to know

The Department for Education has publicised more details on how much schools will receive for school-led tutoring next year....

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
News

DfE contradicts its own minister’s claims on tutoring scheme scale

The Department for Education has contradicted its own education secretary’s claim that six million pupils will benefit from the...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth