Schools white paper

Government to set 2030 target for all schools to become academies

But white paper is likely to kick decision on forced academisation down the road

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Covid

DfE scales back school Covid attendance data collection

Schools will only have to fill out educational settings status form weekly from Monday

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Academies

DfE cancels 19 academy orders after legal challenge

Ministers U-turn after signing off academy orders for Catholic Hallam diocese schools without governor approval

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Schools

Government ‘gaming the figures’ on £24m breakfast club scheme

Freedom of information data shows over half of the clubs involved so far are not new

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Schools

Flooded classrooms and collapsed roofs: Schools count cost of storms

One school suffered over £40,000 worth of damage in the recent bad weather

James Carr
James Carr
Schools

Ofqual proposes stricter controls on BTECs that survive qualifications cull

Ofqual is consulting on stricter controls over alternatives to A Levels and T Levels, with BTECs and other qualifications...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Schools

Augar review: What schools need to know about university shake-up

Ministers have set out their plans for higher education reform

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Covid

Weekly Covid testing for most school pupils ditched from today

Boris Johnson outlines plan for 'living with Covid-19'

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Schools

Political impartiality guidance: What schools need to know

DfE says new document will help schools meet their existing legal duties

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker