Academies

Zahawi won’t set ‘arbitrary deadline’ for academy ambition

Education secretary faces calls for clarity over academies plans

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Politics

Zahawi pledges to put wellbeing ‘at the centre of everything we do in schools’

Education secretary to address heads in first speech to sector today

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Schools

Trustees leave as new investigation opens at Holland Park

School dubbed the 'Socialist Eton' has faced allegations of a 'toxic' working culture and 'public shaming' of students

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Careers

Mandatory college visits in pipeline for pupils’ careers education

The measure will feature as government amendments in the Skills and Post-16 Education Bill

Shane Chowen
Shane Chowen
Covid

Covid vaccinations in schools lag behind demand

Experts are now calling for walk-in centres to boost the inoculation of 12 to 15-year olds

James Carr
James Carr
Schools

Directed time cap safeguarded as schools extend hours

Schools Week finds leaders are already running extended school days within the 1,265 hour rule

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Politics

Experts challenge ministers over £3k ‘levelling up premium’

Details are scarce on policy rehashed from retention scheme scrapped in 2020

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Schools

Schools swap salmon for sandwiches as food supply problems bite

Nearly 500 primary schools in Lancashire are offering a cut-back menu for two weeks

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
school funding

State V private school funding gap widens

IfS analysis finds average private school fees are now 92 per cent higher than state funding

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker