Schools

Schools Week mental health investigation longlisted for top journalism award

Eight-page special on the CAMHS crisis is in the running for the Paul Foot award for investigative and campaigning...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Schools

Non-white candidates less likely to get into teacher training

Acceptance rates are 21 percentage points lower for black applicants than their white counterparts

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Schools

BESA threatens legal action over ‘unlawful’ DfE plans for Oak

The British Education Suppliers Association claims government breached rules on subsidies, procurement and consultation

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Schools

‘People are so open-hearted’: Ukrainian families find refuge in English schools

Heart-wrenching stories of children taken in by schools reveal horror of Putin’s war

Freddie Whittaker
Samantha Booth and Tom Belger
Schools

£3k teachers retention bonuses: How they will work

Up to 7,000 early-career computing, maths, physics and chemistry teachers in 2,500 schools will receive retention bonuses

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Politics, Schools

Schools bill: The 15 new laws proposed

DfE outlines new powers to intervene in academy trusts and allow councils to force conversion of their schools

Schools Week Reporter
Schools Week Reporter
Schools

Budget to meet ‘parent pledge’ next year, schools told

Schools told to consider how to 'factor in' the white paper policy when setting budgets

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Academies, Schools

Queen’s Speech to announce new academy intervention powers

Schools bill to implement white paper reforms will be introduced in the next year

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Schools

DfE to let councils invest absence fines in attendance support

The DfE has also published more prescriptive guidance for schools, trusts and councils on attendance policies

Tom Belger
Tom Belger