Covid

DfE says over 550 ex-teachers answered Covid call to arms

But no figures on how many have actually rejoined classrooms missing tens of thousands of teachers

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Covid

Schools cut music and PE, and 7 other findings from DfE recovery research

Report looks at how schools coped with the impact of Covid in 2020-21

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Covid

Open classroom windows between lessons so kids don’t get too cold, says DfE

But experts warn methods are not a 'magic bullet'

James Carr
James Carr
Covid

Omicron: 1 in 25 staff off with Covid as absence rate doubles

Tens of thousands of staff are off school with confirmed cases of the virus

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Covid

Online Oak academy lessons soar as Omicron hits returning schools

Internet learning platform says use has returned to levels not seen since last March

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Covid

Schools raid own coffers after DfE provides just 8,000 air-cleaning units

Education secretary claims allocation is based on school feedback

James Carr
James Carr
Covid

Omicron battle looms as pupils return to schools

Staff shortages bite as few returner teachers reach classroom, Freddie Whittaker and James Carr report

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Covid

What impact has the pandemic had on our youngest learners?

New data shows green shoots of recovery from Covid's impact on key stage 1 but schools need more support...

JL Dutaut
SUSAN ROSE
Covid

How effective are face masks in the classroom?

Minsters have published the evidence behind their decision to bring back face coverings in the classroom

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth