News

Small academy trusts told to use reserves to fund urgent safety repairs

The government has warned small academy trusts and sixth form colleges they will be denied funding for urgent health...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Opinion

Here’s how to solve the ‘hyper problem’ of interrupted learning

Delivering ‘more but faster’ is not what the evidence advises about improving learning, writes Tim Oates The development of...

Jess Staufenberg
Tim Oates
Covid

Covid knocks permanent exclusions to lowest level since 2013 after pre-lockdown rise

Permanent exclusions dropped by more than a third to their lowest level since 2013 last year, official figures show,...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
News

DfE seeks public ownership of Oak as budget set to halve next term

The Department for Education wants to take Oak National Academy into public ownership, according to the group behind the...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
News

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
News

Over 1 million children miss school because of Covid

More than a million children were absent from school last week because of Covid, new government data suggests. Department...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

Vulnerable teenagers to be offered Covid vaccine, but routine jabs ruled out for now

The NHS is to offer a Covid vaccine to vulnerable teenagers at “greatest risk” from the virus, but the...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

National funding formula: Extra cash for 1,300 remote schools

The government has more than doubled a funding pot for small schools in remote areas, with up to 1,300...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
News

How Covid contact tracing will work in schools from July 19

The government is leaving it up to schools to decide whether or not to inform parents if a pupil...

James Carr
James Carr