Covid

Covid absence falls to 1.5% after self-isolation rules relaxed

But absences due to suspected or confirmed cases remain similar to the end of last term

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Covid

Minister condemns ‘intimidation’ of schools after vaccination death threat warning

Vaccines minister says schools should 'not be afraid to speak to the police'

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Covid

Create ‘voluntary third session’ in school day, says children’s commissioner

Dame Rachel de Souza issues report in response to 'Big Ask' consultation

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Cabinet reshuffle

Resist calls to scrap GCSEs and ‘excuse failing standards’, Gibb tells successors

Former schools minister issues message to new DfE team in article

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Governance

Trust that shortlists ‘blind’ wins governance award

Schools and trusts recognised at National Governance Association awards

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Cabinet reshuffle

Reshuffle: Meet the new education ministers

The new ministerial team is complete, but their responsibilities are yet to be confirmed

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Cabinet reshuffle

Reshuffle: Baroness Berridge gone as academies minister

Conservative peer has been in the role since February 2020

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Tutoring

Tutoring in limbo as Randstad contract stand-off drags on

Providers refuse to sign up to flagship programme 17 days after its launch

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Ofsted

Ofsted expansion hangs in spending review balance

Questions over pledge from 2019 to extend inspections

James Carr
James Carr