Academies, Schools Bill

Schools bill: New academy standards could dictate trust board make-up

Analysis: Draft law seeks greater control over school system, with standards on pay and school day length also considered

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Covid

Covid inquiry chair wants to investigate impact on children

The UK’s public Covid inquiry chair wants to expand her remit to investigate how children and young people were...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Tutoring

DfE boss: Tutoring league tables ‘not a stick to beat schools with’

Susan Acland-Hood also reveals ongoing discussions about Randstad's contract, which ends this summer

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Schools

Budget to meet ‘parent pledge’ next year, schools told

Schools told to consider how to 'factor in' the white paper policy when setting budgets

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Academies, Schools

Queen’s Speech to announce new academy intervention powers

Schools bill to implement white paper reforms will be introduced in the next year

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Academies

New Schools Network to close after losing free schools contract

Charity says its original mission 'has been achieved' as board announces plans to wind up operations

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Schools

Schools see rise in ‘incel’ extremism Prevent referrals

Leaders are hold parents’ evenings about emerging misogynistic ideology, while others train staff to recognise its language

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Exams

New ‘national baccalaureate’ could ease sense of exams ‘failure’

Trust proposes new qualification to give all students a record of accomplishments between 14 to 18

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Exams

Ofqual boss: Adaptive testing could end exams tier ‘ceilings’

The exams regulator has pledged to investigate computerised tests

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth