Schools

‘Investment area’ schools have £19m of repairs cash cut

Shake-up of school condition allocation grants will leave trusts, councils and dioceses tens of millions worse-off

Tom Belger
Tom Belger and Samantha Booth
Opinion

Talent is everywhere, opportunity is not

The government's new policies will allow every child to benefit from education, no matter where they live, says Robin...

Freddie Whittaker
Robin Walker
Schools

DfE clamps down on loophole allowing fraudsters in classrooms

New banning powers would also apply to ex-teachers and those in online schools

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Politics

Police won’t investigate DfE Christmas party, but Sue Gray findings withheld

Party was allegedly instigated by Gavin Williamson to 'thank staff' and attended by Susan Acland-Hood

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Academies

DfE restructure delays advisory board election results

Ministers are considering adding a ninth regional schools commissioner

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Covid

Council tells heads to ‘self-manage’ Covid outbreaks

Local authority tells schools to stop reporting Covid cases amid an 'increase demand on public health services'

James Carr
James Carr
Schools

Warm welcome: The schools offering ‘sanctuary’ to Afghan refugees

Thousands of children evacuated from Kabul have been placed in England's schools. We talk to leaders about their 'moral...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Schools white paper

DfE considers council-run MATs to achieve academy ambition

Ministers 'open to slightly different models of partnership' as schools white paper looms

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Academies, Covid

MATs gain schools and record cash boost amid Covid

Academies boasted record levels of spare cash and continued to expand amid the pandemic, Kreston's annual benchmarking report shows

Tom Belger
Tom Belger