Covid

Oak academy to move into public hands with ‘no privatisation’ and independence condition

Education secretary will say he’s committed to building on the ‘by teachers, for teachers’ approach behind its launch’

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Teacher pay

IFS: Most teachers will still be worse off after pay rise

Starting salaries will rise, but more experienced teachers face 5% real-terms pay cut, warns think tank

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Schools

Most councils don’t know how many children are ‘missing’ education

Children's commissioner calls for reform after finding 'significant weaknesses' in data held by local authorities

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Covid

Covid: Attendance reaches 9-month high, but schools ‘not out of the woods’

More than one in ten schools still report high staff absences

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Schools

50 schools sought for £980k girls sport scheme

DfE says 'Your Time' programme will offer opportunities for girls to access competitive sport

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
school funding

Save some cash for later to fund teacher pay bill, DfE says

Schools told to plan budgets over multiple years to make best use of 'frontloaded' funding settlement

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Academies

Catholic trust pilot in disarray after academy U-turn and pay gaffe

The DfE faces calls to apologise after a legal challenge halted its academisation push with Hallam diocese, whose schools...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Schools white paper

The schools resisting ministers’ all-academy land ambitions

Schools Week looks at the areas that have thwarted ministers’ decade-long academisation drive

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Ofsted

Teachers observed on ‘curriculum intent’ as Ofsted focus seeps into classroom

One in five teachers report receiving feedback on curriculum intent following a lesson observation

James Carr
James Carr