Schools

GMB union ballots school support staff over £1,925 pay rise

Members polled over a pay deal worth 10.5% for the lowest-paid school staff and 4% for some higher earners

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Schools

Councils offer school support staff pay rise worth almost £2,000 each

It leaves schools facing another unfunded cost increase that will further stretch budgets

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Academies

Council trusts allowed to run schools beyond their own boundaries

Sector leaders said LA-founded MATs should be allowed to expand anywhere like other trusts, but one expert warned of...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Covid

Covid savings fuel record turnaround in maintained school finances

Lower energy and exam costs saved schools millions during lockdowns

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
News

£45 million for schools to prevent violence ‘nowhere near’ amount needed

Experts have warned £45 million package of school funding is “nowhere near” enough to tackle youth violence, highlighting a...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
News

MPs tell government to ‘shake up status quo’ on home education

MPs have slammed an “astonishing” lack of data on the number of children educated at home, and called for...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
News

School staff in Devon get £10 each as Covid thank you gesture

A council with a £50 million deficit has given its schools around £65,000 to spend on staff as a...

James Carr
James Carr
News

Chartered College of Teaching elects first president and council

The Chartered College of Teaching has elected Stephen Munday, principal of Comberton Village College and chief executive of The Cam...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson