Schools

New DfE powers to ban online teachers amid grooming fears

The government plans to close a series of loopholes in its teacher misconduct regime

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Ofsted

Ofsted downgrades England’s biggest free school amid safety concerns

Ofsted were called in for an emergency inspection after footage surfaced of canteen brawl

James Carr
James Carr
Ofsted

Sex, booze and drugs uncovered at private school after DfE lifts intervention

Ampleforth College branded 'inadequate' by Ofsted after repeated safeguarding failures uncovered

James Carr
James Carr
Schools

DfE must ‘urgently’ overhaul guidance after ‘disturbing’ strip search of black schoolgirl

School staff had 'insufficient focus' on safeguarding, report finds

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Schools

Abuse inquiry demands tougher school safeguarding rules

The indendent inquiry into child sexual abuse (IICSA) wants to fix 'shortcomings' in safeguarding training, data-sharing, checks and sanctions

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Schools

Behaviour and exclusions consultation: What schools need to know

Don't use 'no exclusion' policies and set out mobile phone use mitigations, government says

James Carr
James Carr
Schools

New school safeguarding rules: what you need to know

Consultation launched on changes to keeping children safe in education guidance

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Illegal schools

Public urged to report illegal schools as pupils taught in ‘squalid’ settings

Ofsted warns parents and councils are paying thousands for 'woeful' education in 'squalid' conditions at unregistered schools

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
News

Safeguarding failures exposed as trust’s High Court challenge thrown out

Khalsa Academies Trust's bid to overturn a government termination warning thrown out of court

James Carr
James Carr