An expert said standalone academies faced particular challenges, but Covid boosted rather than worsened many schools' finances
Breakdown published by DfE shows schools received almost £300m in Covid grants
Nearly one in 10 secondary school teachers were off last week, DfE estimates
Schools have contributed a huge amount to our pandemic understanding and readiness for the future, write the leaders of...
The department has contracted a global legal firm based in Manchester for five years
Pupils with symptoms 12 weeks or more after getting Covid are also more likely to suffer mental health problems
New data on learning loss is helpful, write Joan Mill and Jon Andrews, but our accompanying resources could make...
Data also suggests more teaching vacancies have been advertised in the last five months than in any of the...
Changes to isolation rules reduced Covid-related absence, but illness drove a rise in other absences