Politics

Soft skills and seaside trips: Starmer’s vision for schools

Labour leader sets out what he stands for in long essay

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Covid

School cancels post-vaccine remote learning day

Teddington School had asked pupils to work from home on Friday for the benefit of students 'not feeling 100%'

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Covid

‘Abhorrent’: The schools caught up in the anti-vax crossfire

Police increase presence at targeted schools as councils demand extra powers to deal with protests

James Carr
James Carr
SATs

Year 6 SATs don’t make children unhappy, says study

Researcher says findings counter 'conventional narratives', but critics question research based on 2012 data

John Dickens
John Dickens
Academies

Multi-academy trust drive in danger of hitting the buffers

Survey shows lack of appetite among maintained schools and single-academy trusts

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Academies

Academy CEO pay ‘name and shame’ policy under review

Freedom of information request reveals ESFA is looking at its approach on pay

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Schools

Chair of governors at ‘toxic’ Holland Park school resigns

Ex-charity CEO stands down from role at west London state school dubbed the 'socialist Eton'

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Schools

Ministers ponder pilot scheme for ‘mini-UTCs’ within schools

The Baker Dearing Trust is hoping to pilot what they call 'UTC sleeves' in ten schools

Schools Week Reporter
Schools Week Reporter
Tutoring

Tutoring stand-off set to end as providers sign contracts

Three week contract dispute with Randstad comes to a close

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth