Covid

16 and 17-year-olds to be offered second Covid vaccine dose

Javid also confirms boosters for those aged 40 and over

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Ofsted

Ofsted questions arts ‘carousel’ at KS3

Watchdog official says teaching music only in part of the year could affect pupils 'aural memory'

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Academies

Church schools facing forced academy conversion

Catholic and Anglican chiefs say that multi-academy trusts can solve 'existential' threats

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Schools

Fifth of schools face 5-year wait for full-fibre broadband

Ministers accused of lacking 'ambition for children'

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Schools

Investigation: The long wait for justice

Former pupils who battled to get school leader's alleged sex offences reinvestigated urge child abuse victims to keep speaking...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Ofsted

‘Outstanding’ schools not inspected for 15 years downgraded in first Ofsted reports

Those downgraded have not been inspected for a combined 235 years

James Carr
James Carr
Politics

Government ditches £90m school ‘arts premium’ manifesto pledge

Policy is one of several 2019 pledges to be delayed or to have fallen by the wayside

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Exams

Exams 2022: Ofqual confirms ‘plan B’ details

Exams watchdog says schools should 'guard' against 'over-assessment' of students

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
SEND

SEND review ‘steering group’ appointed to push through reforms

Children's minister defends delays to landmark review and warns Covid has 'intensified' issues

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker