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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Wilshaw: I would have refused pupil immigration checks as head

The collection of pupil nationality and country of birth data by schools is a “daft idea”, Sir Michael Wilshaw...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Pupil nationality data is safe with us, says government

The government has reassured parents that pupil nationality data collected by schools will not be passed to immigration officials....

Billy Camden
Billy Camden