Schools

Breach school capacity and class limits if needed for Ukrainian children, says DfE

Schools can exceed their published admission numbers and class size limits to ensure children from Ukraine have places

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Schools

How schools can reverse Gypsy and Roma under-achievement

MPs are investigating why Gypsy, Roma and Traveller children have the worst exclusion and attainment rates

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
News

The Brexit ‘minefield’: how immigration changes threaten school jobs and trips

Some migrant pupils risk exclusion from school trips and European staff risk losing jobs under post-Brexit immigration reforms. As...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
News

Schools warned Brexit driver shortages threaten meal supplies

School meals could face disruption and caterers have begun stockpiling as a driver shortage fuelled by Brexit and Covid...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
News

Campaigners fear another ‘hostile environment’ over EU pupils’ status

Schools will face “inappropriate” pressure to snoop on EU pupils’ immigration status from next month, say heads and campaigners...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
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Government faces legal action on pupil nationality data

A campaign group is raising money to take the Department for Education to the High Court over its decision...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

Two-year visa migrant teachers ease recruitment crisis

Schools are increasingly opting to employ migrant teachers on strict two year-only visas. The government’s Migration Advisory Committee (MAC)...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
News

Child refugees: One school’s international solution for new arrivals

While schools and councils across the country deal with the challenge of mid-term arrivals, officials in the London borough...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

Schools prepare for arrival of ‘hundreds’ of child refugees

Schools are being told to prepare for the arrival of hundreds of child refugees over the coming months following...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker