Covid

‘I’m trying to protect young people’: Heads ignore PM call to drop face masks from classroom

Many schools persisting with masks despite guidance change

James Carr
James Carr
Covid

All schools and trusts offered improvement help to tackle Covid woes

The trust and school improvement offer, including support from NLEs, is no longer limited to RI schools

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Politics

Ex-Tory MP claims government threatened free school project

Christian Wakeford alleges the government threatened to pull a new school planned for his constituency if he did not...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
inspection, Ofsted

Ofsted back to business as usual from end of January

The watchdog will have its full team of inspectors back in schools from January 31

James Carr
James Carr
Covid

Face masks in classrooms ditched from tomorrow

Rules on coverings in communal areas will end on Thursday next week

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Schools

Academics want reform of ‘narrow’ phonics focus

Study claims teaching reading in England has been 'less successful' under new approach

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Schools

Poorer pupil progress ‘increasingly difficult’ to measure

Leaders demand 'urgent review' after study finds poorer disadvantaged pupils' outcomes are becoming harder to measure

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Schools

Maths teacher made OBE hits out at ‘pointless’ 10-year fraud battle

Dr Richard Evans received the award for services to charitable fundraising during Covid

Schools Week Reporter
Schools Week Reporter
Academies

Diocese academy conversions get go-ahead without governor approval

Union claims academy orders came as a shock to some governors and heads

Tom Belger
Tom Belger