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Covid

Covid vaccinations in schools lag behind demand

Experts are now calling for walk-in centres to boost the inoculation of 12 to 15-year olds

James Carr
James Carr
Covid

Council urges immediate stricter Covid controls across all schools

Staffordshire is believed to be the first local authority to recommend bringing back such wide-ranging measures

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Covid, Ofsted

Pandemic, what pandemic? Heads worry Ofsted is failing to take Covid into account

Leaders fear missed opportunity to forge a positive relationship

James Carr
James Carr


Covid

DfE U-turns on move to weekly school attendance collection

Last-minute change means schools must continue reporting data daily from tomorrow

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Covid

School admission appeals flexibilities extended again to September 2022

Changes to the way appeals process works extended for another year, albeit with slightly different wording

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Covid

Union demands more ‘robust’ rules as sports event held amid Covid cases

Unions want stricter Covid curbs after one school with 33 cases sent pupils to a sports event while others…

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Covid

‘Abhorrent’: The schools caught up in the anti-vax crossfire

Police increase presence at targeted schools as councils demand extra powers to deal with protests

James Carr
James Carr
Covid

School cancels post-vaccine remote learning day

Teddington School had asked pupils to work from home on Friday for the benefit of students ‘not feeling 100%’

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Covid

Teacher survey on remote learning: 5 things we learned

Pupils in the poorest areas covered only two-thirds of the material while learning remotely as their peers in the…

Tom Belger
Tom Belger

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Covid

DfE threatened with legal action over ‘unlawful’ Covid attendance rules

The government is being threatened with legal action if it fails to update attendance guidance for vulnerable children and…

James Carr
James Carr
Covid

Academy trusts’ cash stash rises to £3bn despite pandemic pressures

Academy trusts boosted their reserves and surpluses last year despite the upheaval of Covid, official figures show. New Department…

Tom Belger
Tom Belger