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DfE behaviour consultation seeks views on mobile phone bans

Schools will be asked for information about their behaviour strategies, their use of so-called “managed moves”, and how they...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Mixed signals: evidence for mobile phone bans contested

Evidence cited by Nick Gibb to support mobile phone bans in schools is from an eight-year-old study that some...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Williamson plans behaviour survey and urges ‘sensible debate’ over exclusions

Schools will take part in a new survey on student behaviour every term, the education secretary has announced. Gavin...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
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Revealed: First 22 lead schools for DfE’s £10m ‘behaviour hubs’ project

The government has revealed the first 22 schools which will head up its £10 million behaviour hubs initiative. Gavin...

James Carr
James Carr
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Pupils face £2 ‘fines’ to get their phones back

A school has been accused of holding pupils’ mobile phones to “ransom” after charging parents £2 to return confiscated...

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg