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Coronavirus: 50% oppose back-to-school plans as trust in government slumps

The government’s plan for the wider reopening of schools from today is opposed by half of Britons, a new...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

Coronavirus: Borrow teachers from other schools or use TAs to address shortages, schools told

Schools should use teachers from other schools or “experienced” teaching assistants if they don’t have enough staff to teach...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

Arts-focused teacher development fund open for applications

Schools can benefit from up to £150,000 in grant funding to boost arts-based teaching through partnerships with cultural organisations...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
News

Primary schools are being asked to trial lessons in identifying ‘fake news’

The battle against fake news is about to make its way into classrooms, as primary schools are sought for...

Pippa Allen-Kinross
Pippa Allen-Kinross
Opinion

A solid primary curriculum is essential for GCSE success – but what does that look like?

The expanded GCSEs may seem tough, but once pupils have been through the new primary curriculum, they will be...

Expert Contributor
Expert Contributor
News

Exodus of children in care from London – but why?

An exodus of looked-after children from the capital could be driving down the achievement rates in other parts of...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
News

School cancels Friday afternoon classes to run scouts club

A Surrey primary school has cancelled Friday afternoon lessons in favour of running a scouts club, using school funds...

Samantha Lauren King
Samantha Lauren King
News

More multi-academy trusts naming their own feeder primaries

Multi-academy leaders are more frequently naming primary schools within their trust as feeder schools for their secondaries, despite little...

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg
News

School tells staff to switch off ‘non-essential’ lights to save money

A school has told staff to “switch off non-essential” lights – even when pupils are in school – to...

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg