News

Hinds challenged over ‘dangerously inadequate’ SEND funding

A coalition of trade unions and 39 local authorities have written to the education secretary to warn of “dangerously...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
News

Dorset school told to improve or have funding withdrawn

A Dorset multi academy trust has been warned that one of its schools will have its funding agreement terminated...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
Opinion

No school should be forced to rely on Amazon wishlists

Most schools are now too poor to buy all the necessary learning resources, which Patrick Hayes believes is a...

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PATRICK HAYES
Features

Sabrina Hobbs, principal, Severndale specialist academy

A nine-year-old boy in a wheelchair is delightedly pressing the large button on a battery-powered speaker that calls Betsy the...

Schools Week Reporter
Schools Week Reporter
News

A NEU dawn: NUT and ATL hold final conferences

The National Union of Teachers and Association of Teachers and Lecturers held their last conferences as separate unions over...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

Nine in 10 heads are headed for an ‘unmanageable’ budget deficit

More than 90 per cent of headteachers expect their schools to rack up an unmanageable budget deficit in the...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
News

New figures: 18,000 schools face funding cuts

Education unions have revised upwards their predictions for the number of schools facing funding cuts to almost 18,000. The...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

Government doubles cash for letters promoting UTCs and studio schools

The Department for Education has more than doubled what it pays councils to write letters promoting University Technical Colleges...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

Greening heralds £2.4bn school capital funding, but money isn’t new

The Department for Education has outlined how it will spend £2.4 billion in school capital funding in the coming...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker