Academies

Most heads doubt all-academy system will boost outcomes

But a poll suggests DfE plans to let good schools bid to divorce failing trusts will help lessen fears...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Politics

Partygate making it harder to teach ‘honesty and integrity’ – union boss

NAHT's Paul Whiteman criticises 'absolute failure of political leadership'

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Schools

A third of new secondary heads ‘leave profession within five years’

Union analysis suggests a growing exodus, and shows pay restraint and inflation have wiped 21 per cent off leaders'...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Features

Paul Gosling, president, NAHT

Paul Gosling, new president of school leaders’ union NAHT, tells Jess Staufenberg the government must prioritise getting exhausted headteachers...

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg
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
School Leadership

NAHT wants more support to ease heads’ workload

Leaders' union will debate conference motion to investigate how to better support workloads

Schools Week Reporter
Schools Week Reporter
News

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
Tom Belger
News

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
News

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