Schools

Budget to meet ‘parent pledge’ next year, schools told

Schools told to consider how to 'factor in' the white paper policy when setting budgets

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Exams

Ofqual reveals how exams in 2023 will look

Coursework and subject content to return to pre-pandemic standards

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Academies, Schools

Queen’s Speech to announce new academy intervention powers

Schools bill to implement white paper reforms will be introduced in the next year

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
SEND

3-week SEND review extension after accessible versions finally published

Children's minister said a 'full, fair, open consultation is key to vision for more inclusivity'

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Academies

New Schools Network to close after losing free schools contract

Charity says its original mission 'has been achieved' as board announces plans to wind up operations

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Schools

DfE to get new suspension powers for ‘unsafe’ private schools

Unsafe private school providers risk suspension and jail, while loopholes allowing unregistered schools will be closed

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Schools

Schools see rise in ‘incel’ extremism Prevent referrals

Leaders are hold parents’ evenings about emerging misogynistic ideology, while others train staff to recognise its language

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Exams

New ‘national baccalaureate’ could ease sense of exams ‘failure’

Trust proposes new qualification to give all students a record of accomplishments between 14 to 18

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Exams

Ofqual boss: Adaptive testing could end exams tier ‘ceilings’

The exams regulator has pledged to investigate computerised tests

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth