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Seventeen of 41 free schools opened in the academic year 2018/19 have no on-site sports facilities, a belated Freedom of...

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The media arm of the Department for Education has at last mentioned provision for special educational needs and disabilities (...

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The Department for Education’s media department has written another blog featuring higher education. This is the fourth such...

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Campaigners in Buckinghamshire are calling for the 11+ test to be abandoned after errors were found in an 11+ test paper taken...

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The DfE media department has yet to respond to the National Audit Office report criticising provision for pupils with special educational needs...

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The International Academy of Greenwich, a free school mired in planning difficulties* since it opened, has been judged to...

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The Prime Minister’s claim that £14bn extra will be spent on education in England between now and 2022/23 has been doused with...

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The National Audit Office has criticised the support for pupils with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) in...

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Leigh Academies Trust (LAT) took over two primary schools in Tonbridge, Horsmonden and Paddock Wood, earlier this month but the...

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Dominic Cummings, Boris Johnson’s chief adviser who was once consigliere to Michael Gove at the Department for Education, is ‘...

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The chancellor, Sajid Javid, has announced £14bn extra funding for schools in England. His apparent spending splurge is supposed...

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Writing in The Times , the new education secretary Gavin Williamson says he wants ‘more free schools to shake things up and do...

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Difficulty in paying for basic essentials, never mind school-related costs such as uniform and transport*, can result in...

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Medway council granted a ‘commercial loan’ to the Delce Academy, Rochester, for a classroom block to house new infant provision...

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Eight years ago, Lord Griffiths of Burry Port gave a character assessment of the then education secretary in a debate on the...

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Back in June, Nick Gibb attempted to claim the government’s credit for the rise in the proportion of good or better schools...

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Nutrition standards in schools may not be met if the UK leaves the EU without a deal, some councils warn. The BBC reported that these local...

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Sir Kenneth Baker, former education secretary from 1986-89, fired a broadside against GCSE reforms in England in a letter to the...

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