Schools

£25m for instruments as music hubs and PE premium extended

Schools asked to "offer at least one hour of music curriculum a week”, with a 'music development plan' and music...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Schools

DfE adviser calls for dozens of attendance hubs

Trust CEO Rob Tarn wants DfE funding so other schools can follow North Shore Academy's lead in launching attendance...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Schools

National Institute of Teaching hints at running iQTS training abroad

One of the founding trust's leaders also said the NIoT would mean 'positive disruption' for the teacher training sector...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Schools

DfE looking for £100k school reforms policy adviser 

Candidates need 'strong understanding' of school sector

Schools Week Reporter
Schools Week Reporter
Schools

Covid wipes almost a third off academies’ fundraising income

Charity Parentkind said PTA fundraisers upped their hours last year, but suffered from cancelled events and less lucrative virtual...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Schools

Six in 10 councils face DfE intervention to cut SEND deficits

All councils also face new guidance on making spending on pupils with special educational needs and disabilities 'sustainable'

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Schools

‘Patriotic’ Queen book for schools printed in … Italy

Publisher forced to look abroad as there was no UK printer for all 4.5m books

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Schools

Teacher pay rise proposals will ‘exacerbate supply challenges’

The NFER backs higher pay rises, bursaries and bonuses - but secondary teachers should get higher awards than primary...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Schools

NEU threatens strikes if teachers not given inflation-busting pay rise

The teachers' union wants an "undifferentiated" pay rise for all teachers, as inflation soars to 9.1 per cent

Tom Belger
Tom Belger