Covid

Council urges immediate stricter Covid controls across all schools

Staffordshire is believed to be the first local authority to recommend bringing back such wide-ranging measures

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Covid

DfE U-turns on move to weekly school attendance collection

Last-minute change means schools must continue reporting data daily from tomorrow

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Exams

2022 exams: What you need to know about plan B

DfE and Ofqual seeking views on draft teacher assessed grades guidance

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Covid

School admission appeals flexibilities extended again to September 2022

Changes to the way appeals process works extended for another year, albeit with slightly different wording

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Exams

2022 exams: Adaptations and grading plan finally confirmed

Education secretary Nadhim Zahawi says 'fairness at the heart' of plans

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Politics

Starmer to pledge Ofsted ‘reform’ and thousands more teachers

Labour leader to commit to new 'national excellence programme' in conference speech

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

Queen’s jubilee book for schools to cost £12m

The book will be sent to every primary school pupil next year

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
News

Zahawi vows to ‘tackle harassment head on’ following anti-vax protests

Education secretary says protests are 'outrageous' and warned 'no one should be stigmatised for their decision'

James Carr
James Carr
Cabinet reshuffle

Williamson reportedly out in Boris’s ‘build back better’ reshuffle

The education secretary has already said goodbye to DfE staff, according to sources

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker