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Vulnerable teenagers to be offered Covid vaccine, but routine jabs ruled out for now

The NHS is to offer a Covid vaccine to vulnerable teenagers at “greatest risk” from the virus, but the...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Secondary school league tables to return in 2021-22

Secondary school league tables will be brought back next academic year after being suspended for two years because of...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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School rebuilding programme: Second set of 50 schools named

The government has named 50 schools chosen in the second round of its school rebuilding programme. Ministers pledged last...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Ofsted

Ofsted’s 2020-21 annual report and accounts: 8 things we learned

Ofsted has published its corporate annual report and accounts, laying bare how the watchdog’s work has changed in an...

James Carr
James Carr
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Exam boards ask schools for staff contacts available ‘throughout the summer’

Exam boards have asked schools to identify staff who will be available “throughout the summer”, fuelling fears leaders won’t...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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REAch2 Academy Trust boss Sir Steve Lancashire to stand down in 2022

Sir Steve Lancashire, the founder and chief executive of the REAch2 Academy Trust, is to step down next year....

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

Downsizing trust ‘failed to balance books quickly enough’

The Department for Education has slapped strict spending controls on an academy trust accused of failing to balance its...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
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Kyle: Labour won’t ‘meddle’ with successful schools

A Labour government will not “meddle” in successful schools or launch a “revolution” in school improvement mechanisms, says the...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Bubbles and masks go at step 4, but isolation rules in place to end of term

Schools will no longer be told to keep pupils in consistent “bubbles” from step four of the government’s roadmap...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker