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Birbalsingh says better behaviour key to solving Covid learning loss

Head of country's 'strictest school' quizzed by MPs on social mobility role

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
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Katharine Birbalsingh, Headmistress, Michaela Community School

A customised Marmite jar stands on Katharine Birbalsingh’s desk, with the name “Michaela” emblazoned across it. It’s a stroke of...

Schools Week Reporter
Schools Week Reporter
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Detentions are a kind of ‘violence’ against pupils, says expert

Detentions were “a kind of violence” against pupils, said a conflict expert during a heated panel debate on pupil...

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg