Schools

‘Opportunity for all’ schools white paper: All the policies

Nadhim Zahawi sets out his vision to 'introduce and implement standards that will improve children’s education'

Schools Week Reporter
Schools Week Reporter
Schools white paper

Council-run academy trusts get the green light in schools white paper

DfE also to set out new maths and English target for secondary schools

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Schools

School where girl was strip-searched faces legal action

Lawyers representing Child Q launch civil proceedings against the Metropolitan Police and an unnamed school

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Schools white paper

Schools ‘asked to offer’ 32.5-hour week by 2023 – and Ofsted will check

Expectation is equivalent to a six and a half hour day, which most schools already provide

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Grammar Schools

£64m to make grammar schools more inclusive – but the gap widens

Despite pandemic surge in free school meals rates, grammars given expansion cash have fallen further behind

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Schools

Don’t let your energy contracts expire, DfE warns schools

Buying energy out of contract will be 'more expensive', leaders told

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Tutoring

DfE starts secret talks on future of National Tutoring Programme

Officials hold 'market warming' discussions with would-be bidders about next year of flagship catch-up initiative

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Schools

Eton commits £1m annual top-up for ‘elite’ sixth forms

Private school plans to plow an extra £2k per pupil into new institutions, declaring state funding is inadequate

Will Nott
Will Nott
Schools

Persistently absent pupils to be mentored under £5m trial

DfE seeks organisation to mentor pupils in disadvantaged areas as persistent absence remains high

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker