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School playing field sales hit 3-year high as Johnson pledges £50m football pitch investment

Sales of school playing fields hit a three-year high last year, it has emerged, on the same day Boris...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
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Downsizing trust ‘failed to balance books quickly enough’

The Department for Education has slapped strict spending controls on an academy trust accused of failing to balance its...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
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DfE told to reveal its working out on £90m pupil premium funding ‘stealth cut’

The government must publish a full breakdown of its pupil premium “stealth cut” analysis as the current explanation only reveals...

James Carr
James Carr
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Schools handed extra cash to take NQTs off-timetable after Covid hits induction

Schools will receive cash to fund additional off-timetable development for their current cohort of newly qualified teachers (NQTs) as...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
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‘No frills’ private school racks up £170k loss

The country’s first “no frills” private school – charging pupils just £60 a week – has posted a £170,000...

John Dickens
John Dickens
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‘They think it’s exclusive…but it’s done on a massive scale’ – inside the glossy mag that charges schools £3,500 for exposure

The Parliamentary Review “misleadingly implied” it was an official government magazine, the advertising watchdog has ruled. A Schools Week...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Brexit nudges funding formula to the back of the line

The national funding formula sits in the wings while the government attempts to sort Brexit. But is it worth...

John Dickens
John Dickens
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The lost generation: Are we failing England’s deaf children?

Deaf children in England fall a whole grade behind their peers at GCSE, according to new analysis that has...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Teacher supply and school funding on the agenda for new Social Mobility Commission team

The rejuvenated Social Mobility Commission will investigate school funding issues and the teacher recruitment and retention crisis, its new...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker