Schools

DfE to get new suspension powers for ‘unsafe’ private schools

Unsafe private school providers risk suspension and jail, while loopholes allowing unregistered schools will be closed

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Tutoring

School tutoring ‘league tables’ will be published this autumn

School-level take-up data will also be shared with Ofsted as ministers seek to name and shame schools over take-up

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Schools

DfE finalises its climate change strategy: What schools need to know

Every school will have a climate lead, and 'sustainable' tests will be developed

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Politics

Schools should be more patriotic, and 8 more things we learned from Zahawi

Minister tells MPs white paper will narrow the attainment gap and he's 'open-minded' about where council MATs can open

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker and Samantha Booth
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
Academies

Zahawi admits reform failures. But can he win over academy sceptics?

The education secretary speaks to Schools Week about his plans for schools, and why he doesn't want to 'play...

John Dickens
John Dickens
Tutoring

Tutor cash will go straight to schools as Randstad AXED

Nadhim Zahawi says move will give schools flexibility, and refuses to blame under-fire contractor

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth and John Dickens
Academies

White paper: What academy shakeup means for trusts, councils and schools

Trusts should have 10+ schools, councils will run academies and good schools may exit trusts in shakeup of 'messy'...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Academies

Legal threats and governor revolts: Inside the mass academisation of Catholic schools

The Catholic MAT drive boosts the DfE's flagging academy agenda, and dioceses say schools are reaping rewards - but...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger