Covid

Schools face ‘knife edge’ as scientists warn of ‘exponential’ Covid surge

A warning by government scientific advisers that schools will likely see “exponential” increases in Covid when they reopen has...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Covid

Covid: School attendance data collection to go weekly from October

Schools will be asked to submit Covid-19  attendance data to the government on a weekly rather than daily basis...

James Carr
James Carr
Covid

DfE outlines new Covid case ‘thresholds’ to prompt extra controls in schools – but their use is optional

The government has updated its contingency framework for schools to include new Covid case “thresholds” that could prompt extra...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Covid

Covid knocks permanent exclusions to lowest level since 2013 after pre-lockdown rise

Permanent exclusions dropped by more than a third to their lowest level since 2013 last year, official figures show,...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Covid

Daily Covid testing a ‘safe alternative’ to isolation, but study has ‘limitations’

Daily contact testing of pupils who have been in close contact with a positive Covid case is a “safe...

James Carr
James Carr
Covid

How has Covid really affected mathematics performance?

Our data reveals in great detail whose mathematics performance have been impacted and how and could help to formulate...

JL Dutaut
CRAIG BARTON
Covid

How we’ll build on the relationships forged in Covid adversity

As the Cabinet Office’s National Leadership Centre launches its 2021 report, Stephen Crookbain and Leora Cruddas explain its part...

JL Dutaut
STEPHEN CROOKBAIN* and LEORA CRUDDAS**
Covid

Post-Covid: risk and opportunity for women in schools

The pandemic has worsened factors that were already holding women back from leadership positions, writes Sharon Monaghan, but it...

JL Dutaut
SHARON MONAGHAN
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