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Two-thirds of heads warn schools face cuts despite ‘record’ funding

Two-thirds of primary school leaders say sharp cutbacks could be needed to balance their books in two years’ time,...

Tom Belger
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DfE tried to avoid ‘bringing attention’ to face mask guidance error despite confusion

The Department for Education put off clarifying a mistake in its own Covid guidance because it would “bring greater...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
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Senior mental health lead training: 5 things you need to know

Up to two-thirds of schools will have to wait until at least next spring to hear if they will...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
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NAHT: Leaders have spent 7 extra school days ‘propping up’ test and trace

The government faces calls to release leaders from the “burden” of running test and trace in their schools, after...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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DfE to offer new headteachers ‘targeted support’ during first two years in post

The Department for Education has announced a “targeted support package” for new headteachers, offering additional training in the first...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
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Whiteman’s Wishlist: NAHT boss sets out his demands to ministers

The NAHT school leaders’ union will hold its annual general meeting today, with general secretary Paul Whiteman due to...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Back-to-school plans in chaos as unions launch legal action

The government’s back-to-school plans are in chaos after leadership unions began legal action and the country’s largest teaching union...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Schools take £900m Covid hit, but few get cash help

New figures show that the cost of Covid safety measures for schools across England has soared to almost £400...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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NAHT: 4 in 5 schools have pupils isolating because of lack of tests

Headteachers have reported that pupils at more than four in five schools are isolating because they can’t get access...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker