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EEF trial finds breakfast clubs more effective than infant free school meals

Breakfast clubs are more cost-effective than the government’s flagship £1 billion universal infant free school meals policy in improving...

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg
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Rio Olympics 2016: Where did the Team GB medal winners go to school?

Proud teachers and their schools have heaped praise on former pupils who have contributed to a record medal haul for Team...

Sophie Scott
Sophie Scott
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Doomed spelling and grammar test cost government £1 million

The government spent almost £1 million developing this year’s doomed key stage 1 spelling and grammar test, Schools Week...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Top school chef axed as government free school meals funding ‘cuts’ bite

A high-profile school chef, who was in the final of a national TV cooking show, has been made redundant after...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
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Closing the gap: New report calls for schools to publish disadvantaged pupil progress results on their websites

Schools should publish progress measures for disadvantaged pupils on their websites, a new report has claimed, after revealing stark...

John Dickens
John Dickens
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Aldi back-to-school advert causes outrage

A national supermarket chain has apologised after provoking social media outrage with an advert that many people felt pandered...

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Features Team
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Year 6 pupils will not have to take times tables tests next summer

Primary schools will not be expected to adminster times tables tests for year 6 pupils next summer, despite an...

Sophie Scott
Sophie Scott
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Primary schools to receive £41m for Shanghai ‘mastery’ maths

Over the next four years, half of all primary schools in England will receive a share of £41 million...

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
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The next micro:bit? BBC launches primary science education campaign 2017

The BBC’s next flagship education campaign will be based around a series of mass participation science experiments for primary...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden