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Delayed free school cancelled over site issues

A free school plagued by delays has now been scrapped without teaching a single pupil after problems finding a site –...

John Dickens
John Dickens
Opinion

What to make of ‘British values’ in the aftermath of Brexit?

More than 37 headteachers and representatives of professional associations have signed an open letter to Justine Greening calling for a...

David Lundie
David Lundie
News

Design and technology: 87 MPs demand inclusion of subject in EBacc

Pupils should be able to choose between computer science and design and technology as part of the EBacc, almost...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

Department for Education reshuffle: Meet the ministers

You would be forgiven for thinking the new ministerial line-up at the Department for Education looks familiar. Justine Greening, who...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

High court backs government in landmark free school site ruling

A high court judge has ruled in favour of the government in a landmark planning battle over a free...

John Dickens
John Dickens
Opinion

Justine Greening has the best job in government – she must address Morgan’s toxic legacy, quickly

As Nicky Morgan leaves office, her one-time opposite number Lucy Powell glances over her legacy Teachers everywhere will rejoice...

Lucy Powell
Lucy Powell
Opinion

Is Justine Greening the first education secretary to attend a comprehensive school? Yes, sort of

Justine Greening is the new education secretary and is said to be the first to have attended a comprehensive...

Laura McInerney
Laura McInerney
News

‘Disaster’ SATs results will have ‘serious consequences’ for schools, warns Labour

The government will use the results of controversial new key stage 2 SATs tests to identify underperforming schools, Labour has warned....

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

Nick Timothy leaves New Schools Network for Number 10 role

Theresa May’s leadership campaign manager Nick Timothy has been released from his director role at the New Schools Network...

John Dickens
John Dickens