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Halfon: Give schools their own NHS-style 10 year plan

Education needs a ten-year funding plan like the one drawn up for the NHS, the chair of the parliamentary...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Schools and colleges call on chancellor to ‘Raise the Rate’ of sixth form funding

Twelve associations representing school and college staff and students have written to the Chancellor of the Exchequer to urge...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
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Academy trust rapped over boss’ £23,000 ex-gratia fee

A government investigation has uncovered a swathe of financial and governance failings at a single academy trust – including...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
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Alternative provision academy trust turns to online learning to make savings

An academy trust in charge of 11 alternative provision academies intends to increase its use of online learning as part...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
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School sixth form funding down 21% since 2010, IfS finds

Funding for students in school sixth forms has plunged by 21 per cent since 2010–11, new research has found....

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
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Primary schools relying on fundraising to deliver basic education

More than four in ten Kent primary schools are dependent on fundraising to deliver basic education for their pupils...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
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Heads concerned after ‘lifeline’ school improvement funding cut

A “lifeline” government scheme that issued school improvement grants has closed, with £85 million from its coffers left unspent....

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
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Government plans a review of children’s physical activity at school

Schools’ efforts to engage their least active pupils in physical activities will be reviewed by the government as it...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
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Schools have ‘strong legal case to make councils fully fund SEND provision’

Schools are forking out millions of pounds for special educational needs provision even though there is often a strong...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson